Wherever I go, my SharePoint tattoo travels with me. It is a part of my identity, a unique identifier that is ever prominent and always with me… a permanent reminder of one crazy night in Vegas that anyone can use to identify me.
Within SharePoint 2010, documents (and records) can have a Document ID attached to them that is carried throughout their lifecycle. By maintaining this unique identifier, a document can be clearly identified and if the document is moved to another location (such as a different document library) the Document ID is carried with it.
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