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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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Get file size with SharePoint 2010 REST call

Is there a way to get file size with SharePoint 2010 REST (via _vti_bin/ListData.svc) service? The same question about number of items in some folder. I don't see such fields in items corresponding 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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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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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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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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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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The advised place to put images and css files

I've been looking on the net for some advise and explanation about where to put my custom css and images for the master page in sharepoint 2010. I'm now busy with branding the portal and i'm a bit ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Get folder item number. REST API

I'm currently using the following code to create a folder. url: http://site url/_api/web/folders method: POST body: { '__metadata': { 'type': 'SP.Folder' }, 'ServerRelativeUrl': '/document library ...
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Using a template folder structure

In my team, we're all new in SharePoint and want to use it for our project file storage. A template folder structure consists of 7 folders in one main folder. 6 of this 7 folders need special ...
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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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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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How to assign different content types to different folders located in the same document library

I am new to sharepoint , and I have an issue with content type. I have 2 content types ( content type1 and content type2) created for my library1, library1 has 2 folder: folder1 and folder2. I have ...
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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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Anti Virus sending alerts in Sharepoint Search folder

We have implemented SharePoint 2010 search, our antivirus generating following: fltxxxxx_xxxx.csv as W32.EICAR.15lc And location of the file is ...
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Can't see files in master page folder in Sharepoint Designer 2010 but It's still there

When I open SharePoint Designer 2010, and open master page folder, the folder is empty, and no files are showed. If I go to browser and check the same folder, all files are there. How can I fix it?
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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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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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Folders in document libraries: how to navigate back up to parent folder (web part on page)?

I have a document library web part on a page and it contains a folder. When a user clicks on the folder it opens and shows the documents inside, but there is no way to go back to the parent folder ...
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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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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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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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Auditing Metadata for folders

I am using Folders in Sharpeoint 2010 Foundation to create document sets as document sets are not supported in Foundation edition. I have created a custom content type inherited from Folder, and I ...
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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 ...