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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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Issue with deleting a SharePoint 2013 document library folder through call up menu

Recently some of our users reported an issue in which they are receiving an error message as shown below while trying to delete a folder from a document library using the call up menu associated with ...
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SPList.RootFolder.Properties is Null on some lists

I have a weird problem in production that I've been able to identify (and fix) but I don't know how to identify the cause. In this project every list is created by XML creating a Content Type, list ...
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Workflow update list item 'write created date in date field' does not apply to items within folders

I have a document library that receives email and splits email and attachment grouping them with a folder (all by design in 2013 version). I have created a very simple workflow (SP designer) that ...
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Folder based retention policy

I have a SP2013 document library in which I need to set up different policies based on date to where a document would be deleted. I found an OOTB solution but can only use that policy on one folder. ...
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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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Bulk Create folders in document library using client object model

I want to create folder on SharePoint document library using client object model (C#). Below is the code which does that. ContentTypeCollection listContentTypes = list.ContentTypes; clientContext....
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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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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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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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Changing library default folder content type

I needed a folder with some additional info (lookup) so I've created a custom folder content type. Now my question is, is it possible to set this custom content type as default for folders (so that ...
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How to get ItemChildCount of DocumentSet (folder) using REST Api

I used SPServices to create and get a list of custom DocSets. There were some problems with that, so I wrote the code to create them with REST services. And that works properly. I'm trying to rewrite ...
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How can I get the folder level for a publishing page

I am using SP2013 standard on-premise. On a site collection publishing infrastructure is activated. Under "Pages" library nested folder structure is add and multiple aspx files are stored. We applied ...
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Alerts for new folders only

Would anyone know if there is a way to create an alert or a approval workflow anytime a folder is created in a document library. I am not interested in the actual documents at this point, just the ...
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Security performance Issues

I'm kind of new in Sharepoint and I've read that you have performance issues if you set the security at the document level but this happen if you create let's say 3 folders in the library and then you ...
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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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Use workflow to move document within document library to different folder in same library

I am looking to use a workflow to move documents within a document library to a specific folder in the same document library (this to manage access rights on different documents via the libraries). ...
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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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Changing from Metadata to Folders - files not appearing in library

I've been requested to remove the Metadata that was configured for a meeting site's document library. It was structured around Year and Month metadata tags. There was a big issue with being unable ...
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Update document library folder columns in sharepoint code

How to update document library folder columns in sharepoint C# code? I want to update Test column folder properties. SPFolder newItem = item.Folder.SubFolders.Add(title); newItem.Update(); newItem....
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Missing Folder in Sharepoint

I am missing a folder that was set up and the documents are missing. How can I locate them? I check the recycle bin and it was not there
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Retrieve folders and sub folders from document library by REST call

I need to get a list of folders and sub folders from document library. I feel that approaching this problem using REST call would be easier than the traditional CSOM query. Please suggest a relevant ...
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How can I use SPFolder.WelcomePage?

I found that I can set this property for any folder in a library. But what does it do? I thought I would get redirected to this welcome page when I click in the folder. Instead nothing is happening. ...
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How to grant user permission to certain folders using Client Object Model?

So far I am able to grant user certain permission with the following code: ClientContext context = new ClientContext("http://myRealURL"); Principal user = context.Web.EnsureUser(@"myLoginAccout"); ...
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Camlquery: Getting items from top root folder of list

I know how to get items from a folder inside a list (example below) CamlQuery caml = new CamlQuery(); caml.FolderServerRelativeUrl = "/folder/path"; But how do you get the items from just the top ...
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Full access at Subfolder level

I am trying to restrict few users to view only one folder in the library and those users should have access to add documents in that folder. Below is the approach I used: Provide Design, Contribute, ...
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How do I convert an existing folder into a Document Set?

So I have read all over the place that it is possible to convert an existing SharePoint 2010 folder to a Document set. There is apparently even a tool to make sure that this goes smoothly (SharePoint ...
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Is it possible to move a SharePoint 2010 folder from one document library to another with a workflow?

I would have thought an overwhelming yes but it does not seem so... I know you can do it by opening in explorer but I need to do it with a workflow preferably with SharePoint designer but if it can ...
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Archiving Sharepoint folders

We have a document library wish some SharePoint folders with some documents in them. We now need to archive these folders and their contents. From what I am seeing, we cannot move the folder to ...
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How to rename a folder via csom c# in SharePoint List?

How can I rename a folder in a list via CSOM (c#). I tried it with: var folder = ctx.Web.GetFolderByServerRelativeUrl(folderRelativeUrl); ctx.Load(folder); ctx.ExecuteQuery(); var folderItem = ...
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how can I sandbox user areas?

What if I was to create a SP2013 document library that contains one folder for every user? Users can only view and edit their own folders. The idea is that every user would have their own sandbox area/...
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How to rename an SPFolder

In an event receiver, in itemcreated and not creating, i need to rename the spfolder created. I've tried with meta FileLeafRef, it works bu url are not updated. SPFolder.item["FileLeafRef"] = "new ...
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Upload a file to folder in a document libary

I have a java program that uploads a file to a document libary and i have a method that creates a folder. I want the file to be uploaded to the folder but i keeps getting uploaded outside the folder. ...
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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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Sharepoint Folder

How do i give access to someone outside my network to a sharepoint folder, without giving them access to anything else on the site? I would like them to have access to upload and manage files to that ...
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when to use multiple libraries

I've viewed the files out there about this subject but am not getting the answer as it applies to my specific circumstance. Hoping somebody can guide me in making this decision. Our company has ...
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How to move a document from SharePoint folder to local directory in a drive?

I know there is a workflow to move documents from one folder (or a library) to a different one inside the SharePoint based on their approval status or version number etc. But I want to move the ...
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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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I shared a Folder (within a library) with a user and gave them EDIT permission, yet they can't add new sub-folders inside of it. Why not?

When user is trying to add sub-folder it gives error: Access denied. You do not have permission to perform this action or access this resource.
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implementing metadata for document library

We are moving away from folder structure in SP2013, but exactly dont know how to implement the metadata solution. I apologize if this question has been answered before. Honestly I'm short on time to ...
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Create a folder in document library using REST (Java)

How do you create a folder in document library. I got this code right now but getting error code 403 FORBIDDEN public void createFolder(String digest) throws ClientProtocolException, IOException { ...
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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 ...
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Using Folders Within Document Sets in SharePoint 2010

With the New Folder option turned on for a document library that has document sets enabled, the New Folder option is only available on the library itself, not within a Document Set. When viewing in ...
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Get documents inside the folder from Shared Document using powershell

I need to get all the documents name inside the folder from shared document using power shell. Thanks
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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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Cannot add new folder. Upload.aspx gives an 404 error

I am using SharePoint 2010. I have a library where the folder option is enabled. When I try to add a new folder I get a popup with an 404 error. When I go to SharePoint Designer and go to the ...
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BeforeProperties and AfterProperties to check Folder name changed

What field do I need in an ItemUpdating event receiver to check whether a folder's name was changed? I have tried: var before1 = properties.BeforeProperties["Name"]; var after1 = ...
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“+ Add Document” link missing for some users

Running SharePoint 2010. I have a library that has a folder for each user. Each user has contribute rights to their own folder. However, for some users, even if I give them Full Control, they never ...
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Count folders in list

I am not able to count folders in SharePoint 2010 list using code, Below is my code protected DataTable GetMonthlyFSSCReportDataTable(string month, string month1) // Added by Chandan 09/02/2015 ...