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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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How to tell if an Item is a SPFolder or DocumentSet (through code)

Currently i am creating an Export and Import Tool for SharePoint 2010 to 2013. The Export Tool exports a whole list or DocumentLibrary to a File. In my DocumentLibrary i have serveral Document Sets. ...
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Adding a folder to a list using the REST API

I have a GenericList that accepts folders as elements. I know how to create those folders in Sharepoint's interface. I'd like to be able to generate them with a script, using the REST API. I know ...
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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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Count of Files Under a Folder in a Document Library

Is there a way to get a count of the files under a folder in a SharePoint 2010 (enterprise) document library?
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Deactivate email-notifications for SPLists only temporally (and programmatically)

So here's my Problem: I have a list which is used to notificate user. (Announcements) So it's essential that the email notifications work for most of the time. The announcement (items) get saved in ...
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Uploading a complete folder in Sharepoint 2013

In Sharepoint 2010, I was able to upload entire folders, by choosing Upload Multiple Files and dragging and dropping the folder into the designated location. Or by selecting the folder at upload point....
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Setting Sealed to False… Any repercussions?

I need to attach an event receiver to a content type created by SharePoint: FolderCT.EventReceivers.Add(SPEventReceiverType.ItemAdding, SharepointReceiversAssemblyName, CTReceiverName); ...
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PowerShell: Upload documents to folder in document library

I'm using SharePoint Foundation 2010. I have to make a PowerShell script that copies a structure found on a network share. Its all good except for one thing... I know how to make Document Library's ...
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Change Document Library folder's Modified timestamp to latest timestamp inside

I have a Sharepoint 2010 Document Library with a range of subfolders and some files within each of them. The problem is, right now every subfolder has the same Modified timestamp, and I want each ...
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How can I see what list items are in what folder?

I have some code that shows me all the items (files and folders) in a document library, but everything appears on the same level. How can I see which items sit in which folders? Currently the output ...
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Display all documents list items, including subfolders in webpart using JSLink, as a tree view

I'm trying to find a way to do this: In a webpart on a page, create a tree view of all items in the "Documents" library, with folders, subfolders, and items (links to items). So my idea was to add a ...
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Copy Document Set from 2010 to 2013

I copied a document set from a 2010 farm to a 2013 farm (using Explorer on both document libraries). On the destination document library, the document set was converted to a folder content type. I ...
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How to find all empty folders within a document library, maybe with a PowerShell script?

We have discovered a library where a user has written script to create auto numbered folders, within a library... we now have 32000 of them!!? I need a powershell script that will list the folders, ...
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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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Separate indexer for huge document libraries

Need some help/advice for SP search setup. A single-server MOSS 2007 farm hosts sites for 5 departments in the company. A document library corresponding to one of the department sites is growing at a ...
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How to enable “New Folder” under Team Discussion?

I'm quite new to SharePoint. Currently running SharePoint 2010 in our office. I need to setup folders in the Team Discussion so we can group various topics under each folder. I saw the New Folder ...
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How do I find the Lists folder on our website?

First off, I have almost no experience with Sharepoint and some limited experience with websites. I do have programming experience in Python, as well as some VB.Net and C#. We have a Sharepoint ...
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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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Can't create folder “com.examples.app”

I have tried to create various folders which name came after class packages and found that some can be created but not others. I've found that folders ending with possible extension e.g. ".app",".crt" ...
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How to sort list items in specific sub-folder of the list after creation of new item?

I have a list with information (news). There are severel sub-folders in the list, and according to the content, a new list item shall be put in one of those sub-folders. If a new item is created in ...
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Document Library Sub Folder Access

I have a question related to folder access in a document library in SP 2013. I have a Document Library with a folder structure as follows: Document Library -Folder A -File 1 -File 2 -Folder ...
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2010 - contribute with no delete - renaming folders

I have a user who has created a site with custom permissions. These permissions are basically contribute but without the delete action on list items. The users who have this permission level attached ...
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copy the name of a folder to a column

Is there an out of the box way in SP2010 to copy the name of a folder to a column? Or a workflow to do it? For example. I have a folder content type called scholar and it will be named the scholar's ...
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Upload a file into new document upon folder creation

I have a document library in which I want to store folders (people). Each folder have some metadata (person's properties). Then in each such folder I will hold documents (files) associated with this ...
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Is it possible to translate folder names?

Is it possible to translate folders in SharePoint 2010? I know a lot of things are translated OOTB in SP2010 after installing language packs (like content types, columns, document library names etc......
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SharePoint restricted access document set not showing as restricted

I've a problem with one SP 2013 library which contains a couple of folders with many document sets. All folders except one show "unique permissions" (key icon) next to the document set that I've ...
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SharePoint 2013 CSOM where is Folder.MoveTo?

I have to implement a functionality of moving a document folder and was hoping to use Folder.MoveTo; But I don't see it in the Microsoft.SharePoint.Client and Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.Runtime for ...
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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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How to use XsltListViewWebPart with folders

I have an XsltListViewWebPart on a custom page that works fine for a SharePoint 2010 library. My problem is that I need to tell this web part to list only documents in a subFolder of the library. How ...
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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 programmatically 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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Get content Type order in C#

I am building a web part that would be added to the bottom of every library view and would display the folder content types making it easy to create a new folder (rather than having to go to documents ...
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Email to Document Library - Place attachments in sub folders

I am having issues with scheduling Crystal Reports to go into specified folders so I am taking a different route and using emails & attachments. As the title suggests, I'd like to automate where ...
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What could be causing an unexpected error when trying to edit a root folder name? [closed]

I am using sharepoint 2010 publishing site. When I go to the gui part of sharepoint 2010(allitem.aspx) and go to one of my libraries, check a folder, go to the ribbon and hit edit properties and try ...
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SPFolder versions?

I am 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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Edit the “Name” of a document but not it's link

I need to change the "Name" of a bunch of Folders but without changing their URL link. We have last year's dates in the title of the folder and need to update the dates. However, we have a document ...
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How to prevent users from renaming a folder

I have set up a folder structure to manage documents. One requirement is to have different permissions on each folder. Basically no real magic but there is one issue. I need to prevent users from ...
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SharePoint 2013 document library folder limitation

We are working on new project with required storing >50k documents in a document library under single folder. I am wondering if there is any limitation on how many documents we can store in a folder. ...
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Sharepoint 2010 - Folder Permissions

I have a document library which has the hierarchy as follows: Root |---- Folder 1 | |----- Sub-folder 1 | |----- Document 1 | |---- Folder 2 |----- Sub-folder 2 ...
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Limiting permissions to list-items and library files without using folders

I have some files in a flat library, i.e., no subfolders, that need to have access restricted to a couple usergroups. I understand that one way to do this is by placing items in a subfolder in the ...
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Create a folder structure in a discussion board

How can I create a folder structure in a discussion board? I have already tried this solution: 1) Create a new Site Content Type say called 'Thread Folder' based on the Folder Content Type with ...
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How to hide / remove / rename “Name” propertie from folders

I have a content Type that inheritate from Folder (named F_CT) to content my other type elements (I_CT)... When I Click to create a new F_CT Sharepoint asks me how all the F_CT fields and "Name" as it ...
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How to move a file stored in a folder of a document library into the root of that document library (Sharepoint 2013)?

There are multiple articles, tutorials, and videos on the web that show how to move a file into a folder. However I cannot find references for the opposite scenario. How to move a file located in a ...
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How to move list item into folder in Sharepoint online

I created a folder and have some item in this list. So now how can I move list item into folder using JSOM. I know user can drag/drop, but I want when user create a list is always move to folder ...
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How to change content type of several folders (or subfolders) at once in a document library?

I created several content types for folders to define custom default views depending on the content of the folders. However it is quite cumbersome if I need to click on Edit properties for each ...
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breakroleinheritance for a folder powershell csom

I am trying to break permission inheritance for certain folders in my document library in office 365. However when $folder.BreakRoleInheritance($false) is executed I get an error: Method ...
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Need advice to get rid of subfolder-tree structure

Our user wants to build a Knowledgebase portal. He designed the structure with folder-subfolder's concept, i.e., Main Category > sub category > subsub category, etc. Permission inheritance will ...
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Create folder in SharePoint Online without using SharePoint Client Model in C#

In C#, I want to create a folder in my SharePoint Online site without using SharePoint client object model. I am trying to use SharePoint REST APIs and List methods. I don't want to use Microsoft....
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How to create a Shared Folder using Powershell and set permissions

I want to create a shared folder using PowerShell and then want to set permission on it as follows: Farm account: Full access Application pool account: Full access Everyone or Authenticated ...