Tuesday, October 12, 2010

"Add document" link is missing after migrating document libraries from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010

After we had migrated from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010 we noticed that some document libraries didn't have the Add document" link and the small tick box. The following screen shots show comparison between a working and non-working document library:

Working Document Library:

Non-working Document Library:

At this point, the quick fox was to create a new standard view and make it as the default view. I will try to investigate the issue and update the post.


  1. Hello, Were you able to fix this issue? If yes, please share the solution. Thanks in advance.

  2. Hi there,

    I solved the problem by editing the Web Part by modifying a property and bringing it back to the original value.
    After saving the link appears on their own