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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Why mixed Folder with files after disabling New Folder

I created a document library in SharePoint 2010 and created many files and folders. In the default view (All Documents) the folders display first, followed by files (just as Windows Explorer does). ...
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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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Can I Create a Folder in Sharepoint Automatically using workflow?

I want the content of the "Current Month" Folder to automatically move into a newly created folder titled after the month (i.e. "January 2016") once we get into February 2016. Is there a way to ...
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sharepoint 2010 folder all ribbon controls disabled

I have a folder into a Doc Library the has a problem. All folder pages doesn't have ribbon controls enabled. It doesn't happen only in the first page. I have Full Control permission in the entire ...
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Clicking into a file takes me to a different place

When I click into a folder, I am taken to a whole different place in SharePoint files instead of inside that folder. What to do?
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How can I access to the parent folder

I don't find how to access the parent folder. How can I add a button or link to access it?
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Folders and metadata filter

Is it possible to keep folders in view, no matter what filter I use on metadata filter in a document library?
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How to create folder in document library using batch processing

I need to create bulk folder(~200) in document library. I have tried using console application but it required more time to create then i have decided to create using batch processing as suggested in ...
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Pictures Gallery and PrettyPhoto

I have a SharePoint dynamic projects picture library with path /resources/gallery. The sub project folder contains images of project activity and I wanted to present the content similar to ...
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How to add a hyperlink which opens a text file into a folder of a document Library

I've a requirement to add a link to a txt file in a folder of a document library such that user who want to upload content to the folder may click on the link which will open the file in a separate ...
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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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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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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; ...
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give permissions to folders o365 powershell csom

Have this code function GetChildFolders($RootFolder) { if($count -ne 1){ $folderName=$folderName+'\'+$RootFolder.Name ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Creating folder in 2013 with REST API

Related to question Creating Folder using REST and JavaScript, I used 3 approaches to create folder with REST API (native C++ casablanca lib): request.set_method(methods::POST); ...
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What is better way to enum directories and documents

I need to enum directories and documents in SP 2013. I need only those the user works with (no system or web files) To get initial lists omitting non-user ones I inquire ...
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A Synced file between two sites

First i have to say I am very new when it comes to Sharepoint but and a skilled developer. I would like to sync a file between two different share sites. The purpose for this is because we have a ...
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Document Center Site in SharePoint: how to structure a large amount of files in the Document Center?

I am supposed to migrate a large amount of files from a current Shared Folder to a SharePoint team site. I am looking at the best way to do this and the Document Center as a subsite seems to me as a ...
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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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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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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. ...