A view of a document library utilizing WebDAV to render the contents of the library in a Windows Explorer window, imitating browsing through directories on a file system.

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Creating New Folders using Windows Explorer is very slow in SharePoint 2013

We have a SharePoint 2013 environment upgraded from SharePoint 2010. When working with Windows Explorer, users are able to navigate the folders normally without any issues. However, if a user tries to ...
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SharePoint 2010 + Explorer View and creating folders in the root

Users love the Explorer view, too much I find and there in lies my questions; I need to prevent users from adding folders to the root of a site in Explorer view...anyone know how? I do not want to ...
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User without permissions on SharePoint library in a certain computer

I'm really stuck with this problem. Something on our sharepoint (or maybe in the user's computer) is preventing them from using certaing library features: The user cannot see the upload multiple ...
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Sharepoint Workspace Versus Colligo

I used to use colligo for SharePoint 2007 and appreciated it at the time. I also thought that groove was a great tool. I now have a customer who wants a file viewer / offline tool for SharePoint 2010 ...
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Document Library Metadata Lost when Office File replaced?

I have a Document Library with many properties on it's Content Type. After uploading many types of files and enteringtheir metadata (properties), some users may need to re-upload that file in the ...
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Event Receiver Does Not Cancel In Explorer View

I have a document library with a ItemAdding event receiver registered to it that looks for whether a folder has been added and if so, cancels the folder creation. This works fine in the GUI. However, ...
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Explorer View on the Wiki Section of SharePoint

Does any one know if you can open a Wiki site page on SharePoint in Explorer View? If not is there any way around this or will I need to create a new wiki/section to enable me to complete this task? ...
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Trying to check in multiple photos at once, SP2010

I created a photo library in SharePoint 2010 with LOTS of photos going into it. I use windows explorer view to drag photos from the server to the library. The photos all show checked out to me, and I ...
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Hide “Open In Windows Explorer” stopped working

I have a document library where we only want people to see the default filtered view. To stop users from seeing all the files, I had hidden the Open In Windows Explorer button using the following code ...
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Between trusted domain SharePoint is asking for credential for open with explorer

I am working on multiple SharePoint environments. Details: Recently we migrated all users from one domain (say Domain 'A') to another domain (say Domain 'B'). Now the users are on new domain ...
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Drag and drop email attachement to library (explorer view) failing

For some of my users, but not all, when they drag and drop an attachment (tested with both .pdf and .docx) into the explorer view window of a document library it appears to copy it over, but in fact ...
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copying a document from sharepoint explorer view is updating the file timestamp

I am trying to copy documents from SharePoint using Explorer view. Once the copy is completed from SharePoint to my local machine folder, the file time stamp is being updated with my id as last ...
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Problem with moving pages in explorer view from SP 2007 to 2010

So I am working on moving some pages over from an old SharePoint 2007 site to a new 2010 site using explorer view but I am facing some issues. The pages get moved over no problem, but once they are ...
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Files missing during move from SP 2007 to 2013

I have moved about two thousand documents using Explorer View and the SP 2013 UI. Most of the documents have transferred successfully, however some managers are reporting files missing. At most, 100 ...
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Symlink in Explorer View

Is it possible to create a symlink in a document library to another document library that will work in both web and explorer view? If not, is it possible to create a symlink in explorer view?
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See version number in Windows Explorer view

Is there a way to display the current version number in the Windows Explorer view? In the SharePoint web interface we can display a library column showing the current version number. But I cannot ...
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Working with windows explorer view

We've some libraries which are necessary to be burned for our clients. In this library we are working with metadata to sort or filter the documents. If we open the library in windows explorer the ...
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Sharepoint 2010 library stops open in explorer

One of my document libraries stops open in explorer. I received an error message saying "Windows cannot access \\<intranet.myorg>\<library> You do not have permission to access ...
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Accessing SharePoint Online Library from a Cloud IDE? Claims based and Web DAV questions

We have some jQuery development on a SharePoint Online 2013 site Assets library. Basically a SharePoint Page, with content editor webpart pointing to an html page in Site assets that in turn ...
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Modified Date in Explorer view not updated when the file is edited

I modified some Word documents more than a month after they were put into SharePoint. SharePoint shows the updated dates, but the explorer view still has the original file date/time, and the content ...