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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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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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SharePoint 2013 - Unable to create Folders

We are in process of migrating from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013. We have come across an issue in our UAT environment with creating New Folders in document libraries. Some more information below:...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 change the created date of a folder in sharepoint

I have a document library, I have used a powershell command to change the created date of the files uploaded in that library. However, I also want to change the created date of a Folder which is ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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How to get a file's very top parent folder in SharePoint 2013 document library?

If there is a file in a document library in this structure: Document Library -DocumentSet --Folder1 ---Folder2 ----File How do I get the reference to DocumentSet from the file with server side ...
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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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Document library permissions prevent folder creation and deletion

Is that possible to set permissions on document library folder, so users will be able to create/modify/delete files, but cannot do anything on folders (create/modify/delete). I read that I can ...
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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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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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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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Reserved folder names sharepoint online

I'm currently running into an issue with creating a folder titled "large_files" When using the Web UI in OneDrive for Business I've created the following folder /personal/...
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Permissions for subfolder

Here's my folder structure: Site Contents > Documents > Level 1 folders > Level 2 folders One of my "Level 1 folders" has unique permissions. Can its Level 2 subfolders inherit permissions ...
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How to download a folder from sharepoint given URL using CSOM

I am new to SharePoint development, so forgive me if I am asking stupid questions. I have spent quite some time searching the web without success, so I am hoping to find an answer here. Within a .NET ...
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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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Where does non-SharePoint content saved to SharePoint via WebDAV end up?

Where does non-SharePoint content saved via WebDAV end up? If I use the Windows Explorer to open any site in SharePoint, I can create a folder using the Explorer and add files. But these files aren't ...
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Hide empty folders in a particular view sharepoint 2013

I have a document library in my SharePoint site. It has structure like this : Year Folder Month Folder Document Set Document I have applied my filter condition and created a new view for ...
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Workflow for email alerts on subfolders only

I've inherited a SharePoint site that includes sub-folders in the document libraries. When a customer attempts to set an alert on a particular sub-folder, they wind up receiving alert emails for the ...
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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 C:\Users\svc_sp_search\AppData\Local\Temp\...
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Should we create large number of folders within a list?

For a list having 50K item it is more convenient for user to create folders to segregate list items logically. But if we consider performance, is it recommended to create large number folders of ...
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Get Library and Folder from document guid (C#)

Information given I am using version 16.0.0.0 of the Microsoft.SharePoint.Client library. There are several different document libraries in the SharePoint site. In code, we are given a list of ...