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GetListItems on Lists.asmx returns all items, not just the specified folder

I'm trying to call the Lists.asmx webservice to retrieve only those items within a Folder named "Admin" in my SharePoint list. The webservice 'works' for me to some degree, but not as I expect. The ...
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Folder Heirarchy in Sharepoint 2010 document library?

How many nested folders can we have in document library in Sharepoint 2010?
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Changing the Name of a SPFolder

I am trying to update the name of a folder with the code below: folder.Item[SPBuiltInFieldId.Title] = "New folder name"; folder.Item.SystemUpdate(); I can see that the Title field of the item ...
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Item name / title when creating a folder

I am trying to create a list item with a folder content type by setting it's content type id to a folder content type id. The folder is created successfully but the title is set as 1_.000, 2_.000 etc. ...
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How can I query all of the items which are inside a folder, which is in turn inside a document library?

I am trying to use Powershell to query my Sharepoint site so I can get a list of items to use as input in my migration script. I have a document library (Site Assets), which has a folder (Calendar ...
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Link server physical folder to sharepoint web folder

I have a physical folder on a Sharepoint server located at C:\inetpub\wwwroot\wss\VirtualDirectories\80\temp\. I want this folder, and it's contents, to be available at the server root, eg: ...
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Can't open or rename SharePoint 2007 folders with plus sign in name

We still have SharePoint 2007. I have users who have created/are creating folders with names starting with a plus sign (+). I can't see the folder when I'm accessing the SharePoint document library ...
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Are use of folders detrimental to the use of content types?

Background: I have rather recently taken over the use of the document center aspect of our intranet from a colleague who has moved on to better things. Our organization consists of a number of ...
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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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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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SP2010: Use Workflow to move library item into folder

I need my workflow to move library documents into a folder in the same document library. I can copy items, then delete the original item. I'm not seeing how to specify a folder or sub-folder, just the ...
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Move Files from a SharePoint Library into a Folder

I have a problem. I want to move files from a SharePoint library into a folder using PowerShell. To be more specific I need to move all the files in the library for whose a SharePoint field value ...
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ItemUpdating event not firing on folder rename w/ Windows Explorer

I have an Item Updating event receiver that needs to fire when a document library folder is renamed. Everything works perfect when a user renames the folder with the SharePoint UI. However, if ...
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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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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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SharePoint - Showing folders in a filtered view

I have a library with a few folders in it, and the files in the folder have a "Status" property and an "Assigned To" field. I want to make a view with the following logic: If (Content Type == ...
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How to change Folder Icon in all Document Library

how could I change the Folder Icon in Sharepoint? Is something programmatically, on CSS or simply to change icon in the specific image folder? Thank you very much!
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How to change folder properties inside a sharepoint library

We have an existing SharePoint library that was created years ago for project management. The users who used to manage it are no longer with the company. The library is setup with multiple folders. ...
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Security on Document Library's item

i need to add some security to a Document Library, i want to be able to have multiple folders and multiple documents. This feature would provide users with proper right to modify, read, hide documents ...
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Handling files and folders

In Sharepoint 2010, is there a way to limit the names that folders and files can be given, and is there a way to set criteria for any document libraries that are created by users? Here is what I'd ...
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Approving items in a folder

I was wondering if there's a good way of creating a procedure which goes like this: Select users upload documents that require approval onto a folder. Once in that folder, if they are not approved ...
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Inside folder files are getting deleted in Sharepoint 2010

In a Document library I have a content type say "ABC" and I have added an eventhandler to it. I have itemdeleting so that user can not delete file for specific reason. Problem comes when user makes a ...
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Show number of items in Folder in ListView

I'm looking for a solution that displays the number of items that are stored in a folder of a list. Maybe this can be done with javascript/jquery, but I actually don't want to reinvent the wheel. If ...
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Can't create a folder in a custom list

I'm trying to create folders in a set of custom lists I've created. However, when I try to do this, the New Folder button in the Ribbon is disabled. I read up on the matter; and this lead me to look ...
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Create a SPFolder programatically, how to create folder name encoded

I need to programmatically create a SP Folder (this is not via Object Model!) The SP folders do not allow The file or folder name ... contains invalid characters. Please use a different name. Valid ...
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Update folder name using rest api

I am using REST to update folder name via sharepoint apps. My code as follows. executor = new SP.RequestExecutor(appweburl); executor.executeAsync({ url: appweburl + ...
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Sharepoint 2013 online custom folder limit

Got a noob question regarding folders in a document library. I want to limit the amount of folders a user can create inside a document library. Is there a way to do this as I can only find 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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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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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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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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SharePoint Document Folders Not Accessible

I apologize if this question is dealt with elsewhere, but so far I haven't been able to locate it. My company is running SharePoint Server 2007. I am an owner/admin of several sites and they all ...
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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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Unable to approve folder in Master Page Gallery

I am an administrator/developer and I have created a news site publishing site and all everything in the "Master Page Gallery" Needs to be approved. First I tried to use 'PublishingSite.PageLayouts' ...
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In a SharePoint List I cannot see items that are in a folder

I have a sharepoint list (Not Library), where I am programatically adding in a folder: SPList list = web.Lists[ListID]; SPFolder parent = list.RootFolder; SPFolder child = ...
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Creating Document Libraries Using WebDav Interface

I am currently developing an app that uses the WebDav HTTP protocol to communicate and handle interactions with a Sharepoint site. While I can use a MKCOL request to create directories within a ...
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Connect to a Shared Folder on a new computer

I have been using SharePoint Shared Folders as a backup and synching mechanism for my working documents on my laptop. I created a Shared Folder (I called it "Synchronize") for myself and keep all my ...
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SharePoint 2010 Add new item link disappears with broken inheritance

Hello Stackexchange SharePoint masters :) I've been a long time reader of this marvelous source of information but at long last I could not find a solution to a problem I encountered so I figured it ...
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Unable to seperate normal and hidden folder such as “Forms” [SPFolder Object Model ]

While performing certain task in a console application, i am unable to separate normal folder and hidden ones such as "Forms","FormServerTemplates" etc. I am using SPFolder in the obejct model. I have ...
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“Choose folder” dialog in document library reacts really slow

While uploading a document into a library I want to choose in which folder the document should be uploaded. When I choose a folder the PickerTreeView.aspx answers really slow. Example image where ...
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Can i filter folders to show on different views

How can i make it so that certain folders appear on different views? ex: View 1 (Folder A, Document A1, Document A2, Document A3) View 2 (Folder B, Document B1, Document B2, Document B3) View 3 ...
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CAML Query for getting all files underneath a folder with treepath

I tried the U2U Caml Query Builder but I think it doesn't use the Recursive-Attribute the right way. I'm trying to build a query for getting all files underneath a folder (there a several folders ...
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Folder Content type gets lost when using a list template

I created a new folder content type that has several columns of data and then created some folders in a list using the content type. I then created a list template and included content. When I created ...
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Lock down a folder

I only want to give permissions to a few people or a small group of people - this is only for one folder. Can I do this? If so, how is it done?
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Folder with no permissions, disappeared

I was editing the permissions for a folder on sharepoint, and accidentally gave it no permissions. And error came up, and now the folder is gone. Is there anyway to salvage the folder? Thanks
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SPFolder versions?

I'm using SharePoint 2013 Server. I have a document library with enabled versioning. SPFolder.Item.Versions always returns only one last version of the folder item despite it was modified multiple ...
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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 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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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 ...