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User permissions on a folder

New to sharepoint and have a quick and simple question. I have a folder that I want to give someone full control of and also be able to add users to access it as they would like to. Will giving ...
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Where does SPFolder store it's “Created By” information?

Here's an odd one: I have a content type derived from SPFolder, that I am creating through code. As part of the creation process, I am trying to set the "Created By" information to be the user who ...
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Data migration Strategy: does moving files in SharePoint after upload create database clutter?

I'm planning to import a large amount of data from a classical file server into a SharePoint 2013 site. I wonder: is it problematic if I first upload e. g. a whole directory tree from the Windows ...
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Folder content Type and document sets

Can you add a External Content type column to either a folder content type or a document set? It doesn't appear to be available for either one. Update You can create columns with external data but ...
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SP2013 folders created via Windows Explorer can only partially be converted to document sets

We have a document library that contains a content type derived from "document set". When my users create folders through Windows Explorer they create new objects in the document library, and these ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Permissions on documens library and folders

Does SharePoint allow read-only permissions to a document library but allow users to edit or upload to a particular folder? Here's my scenario.... I have a few AD groups in SP. They need read only ...
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Performance : Caml query taking long time to load or something else

I have a CAML query which provides a result, if a SPfolder exists or not. When i do the item.Count it takes around 2sec for the line to execute . What is going wrong and taking long time to execute ...
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Return to previous page while in folder in document library returns me to an empty page?

I got a document library web part on a page, and it contains a folder, named X. When I click on folder X, it refreshes the page and now shows the contents of that folder, in which I can see folder Y. ...
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loop splistitem in folder in powershell

I'm trying to loop all splistitem in a folder of a library. I can get my library and have folder but i'm not able to get the items inside the folder. When i display the listitem for folder, i've the ...
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Library Folder Permissions

We have a site named 'DistrictAccess' with a document library under it. In that document library we have many folders. I need to be able to stop inheritance on the 'Document' and devise a script to ...
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Why mixed Folder with files after disabling New Folder

I created a document library in SharePoint 2010 and created many files and folders. In the default view (All Documents) the folders display first, followed by files (just as Windows Explorer does). ...
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getting my Document's parent sharepoint Folder

I have a sharepoint document library containing documents and folders (the folders are newly introduced as a new content type derived from folder) and I'm having an event reciever on document added ...
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SharePoint document library permissions by level?

I've got a SharePoint document library with a folder structure as follows: The library is called Customers. Inside of this library, there are about 150 folders for each of our different customers. ...
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Replacing AllItems.aspx with a custom AllItems.aspx

I'm trying to customize the page that is used to show the content of folders in a certain (dynamically created) list. This page appeared to be AllItems.aspx. To customize the page I decided to replace ...
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Calculated field with library folder name

I have a library (e-amil enabled) with e-mail with attachments and I need to make a calulated field using the e-mail subject. The problem is that the calculated field shows only when I drill down the ...
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Best Approach for using folders in Pages in Publishing site SharePoint 2013

What I'm looking for is an approach to organizing content pages on a Publishing site whose main contributor will be someone unfamiliar with Sharepoint (let alone SP2013). The Publishing site allows ...
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Display folder always expands when opening a file: Performance Point Dashboard Designer

I am using Performance Point Dashboard Designer 2013 on SharePoint Server 2013. My .ddwx file contains large number of contents like KPIs, Scorecards, Grids, Charts ,Filters etc. I have kept them ...
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Cannot iterate subfolders of a very large folder

I have working code that is to iterate lots of folders in our (rather large) document archive, but one folder (which happens to have a very large amount of subfolders) does not allow me to iterate it. ...
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SharePoint search: show only folders in results

What is the best way to show only folders in the search results? I've tried adding a search refiner for Content Type but the Content Type search refiner doesn't show up. And yes, I've added a new ...
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How to copy a folder in SharePoint?

Is there any way by which we can copy a folder from one SharePoint site to another SharePoint site? I know how to copy documents but I am not finding any way to copy a folder which resides in a ...
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get items in specific summary task folder in SharePoint 2010 via client object model in c# [duplicate]

i want to get items in android via web api web service. when user click on items web api return values step by step from sharepoint task list. using (ClientContext context = new ...
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document library webpart open to specific folder

Is there a way to have a document library web part open to a specific folder? I've been playing around for a few hours and I don't see a decent option any help is greatly appreciated
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Get SPFolder by Folder's Name

I'm working on a web part that gets all the children of a SPFolder. The catch is I only have the folder's name. Would this be possible using a CAML query? If not how could I construct the folder's ...
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Moving folders in Moss 2007

Is it supported to move folders with its content between libraries in Moss 2007 while retaining metadata? I tested dragging and dropping the folder through Explorer View and got a message saying ...
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How to find the current folder through JS COM?

Is there a way to get a reference to the current folder through the JS COM? It doesn't seem as though it can be done with SP.ListOperation. And by current folder, I mean the folder the user is ...
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Get all Files from sub folder of a certain content type

my problem is I have a document library with sub folders. Also the document library got more than one content type. Is there a way to create a CAML or LINQ query to get all files of a certain content ...
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How can I move a document from one directory to another?

How can I move a document into a sub-folder and still maintain its version history from the old location in the new location?
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Folder Hierarchy

Is it possible to color code folders (SharePoint 2007, no MOSS)? For example if I want all of my Top level folders to be red, Level 2 to be blue etc. can I do this as I create a folder and can each ...
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Formula for item type in SharePoint

In SharePoint, is there any formula to get item type (Folder or File)? I have a calculated field on the list, which value is depend on if item is a Folder or not.
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When should document sets be used instead of folders (and vice versa)?

SP2010 supports both folders and document sets, but why are both concepts supported, i.e. in what significant ways do they differ from the use-case perspective? Google has revealed seemingly ...
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Sharepoint document library folders

I've got a problem "browsing" folders in my Sharepoint 2010 document library. In my opinion there are two ways of accessing folders, but I can't see the difference. 1) ...
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In SharePoint 2007, is there a way to allow users to see folder names, but not the contents of the folder?

One of the SharePoint sites I have has a Document Library called Requested Requirements. Withing that document library, a folder is created for each new request that comes in. I would like people to ...
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Move item to folder when added/edited (SP2013 or O365)

How to move item to folder automatically when it has been added or edited in a library? The folder is in the same library. The correct folder will be defined by metadata. This should happen ...
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upload to document library subfolder in client object model

I'm using the Client Object Model to upload files from a network drive to a SharePoint document library. Here is how I would specify the upload location if I were uploading to the document library's ...
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How to get SPListItemCollection from a SPFolder?

I am making a SharePoint 2010 visual web part, and I want to recursively iterate through all files in a document library which has nested folders. I can get a SPListItemCollection for all items and ...
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Get All Items in a Folder (including ALL subfolders)

I am trying to get the count of the number of items in a SPFolder. I have tried several things so far however they seem to break once I add two subfolders. I want the total number of files in all ...
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Get the Parent Folder URL or Name in a SharePoint Foundation 2013 Reusable Workflow

Is there an easy way to get the parent folder URL in a SharePoint Foundation 2013 Reusable Workflow? The workflow is linked to a Content-type that is used in a Document library. The CT is a custom CT ...
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Prevent folder deletion in document library - Explorer view snafu

We want to prevent users from deleting top level folders in a document library. We created an event receiver on ItemDeleting that checks if the item type is a folder and if the path is the top level, ...
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Automatic folder approval

We are creating folders every day via Project Web App and SharePoint 2010, and as of right now they are manually approved. Folders in our company are always allowed to be approved so my question is: ...
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Possible to get E-mail Subject for attachments in E-mail Enabled Document Library?

I can't test so sorry if I am asking here. I would like to know if for e-mail enabled document libraries, is there a field that gets populated with the E-mail subject, in particular for the ...
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Set Created By field for Folder in Document Library

I need to migrate documents from xml to Document Library. We can use Files.Add method to create documents with created by and modified by fields. How can we update / create Folders in Document Library ...
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“Invalid file name” error creating folder programmatically

I get the following error when trying to create a folder: Invalid file name. The file name you specified could not be used. It may be the name of an existing file or directory, or you may not have ...
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Organize Site Content when there are a large number of lists

I'm working on a project that has a large number of lists. I'd like to group these lists to make it easier for users to find the list they are looking for. I'd like a structure like the following: ...
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Creating a folder with a specific set of subfolders

just wondering if you can help I'm only just starting with SharePoint Development I have a request for some c# code that will allow users to do the following: Within a specific Site Collection e.g. ...
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Folders and subfolders replacing and updating workflows

Morning, I have looked at previous posts re creating folders and subfolders, and other assigning permission, but trying to combining the two. Currently I have List1, List2, Library1. List1=Single ...
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How to get a creation date from a SPListItem that is a folder in c#?

I am making a visual webpart in SP 2010, and I download the SPListItems from a document library. I need to get the creation date of all the documents and folder items. I can do it successfuly for ...
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Cannot delete a folder in a library

I am replacing a colleague for the support of a SharePoint 2010 intranet. I want to delete a folder in a library. The folder to delete is special : I can see the folder in the intranet I cannot see ...
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Setting permissions on a folder

2010, c# server object model I'm trying to programmatically assign permissions to specific folders in a document library (see my original post here) but I'm hung up on selecting a folder as an ...
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Hide content type on “Add new item” ribbon button in folder

I have a problem which concerns hiding content types in the "Add new item"-Ribbon-Button. In Visual Studio, I defined 2 custom content types (derived from the default folder content type) and a ...
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Add Document Library to Document Library or Folder?

We have a top-level doc library 'Operations' with multiple folders. I wish to add a folder or doc library under 'Operations' called 'Purchase Orders'. This folder or library 'Purchase Orders' ...