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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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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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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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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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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. ...
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Cannot delete a folder in a library

I am replacing a colleague for the support of a SharePoint 2010 intranet. I want to delete a folder in a library. The folder to delete is special : I can see the folder in the intranet I cannot see ...
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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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Set Created By field for Folder in Document Library

I need to migrate documents from xml to Document Library. We can use Files.Add method to create documents with created by and modified by fields. How can we update / create Folders in Document Library ...
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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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Connect to a Shared Folder on a new computer

I have been using SharePoint Shared Folders as a backup and synching mechanism for my working documents on my laptop. I created a Shared Folder (I called it "Synchronize") for myself and keep all my ...
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SharePoint 2010 Add new item link disappears with broken inheritance

Hello Stackexchange SharePoint masters :) I've been a long time reader of this marvelous source of information but at long last I could not find a solution to a problem I encountered so I figured it ...
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“Choose folder” dialog in document library reacts really slow

While uploading a document into a library I want to choose in which folder the document should be uploaded. When I choose a folder the PickerTreeView.aspx answers really slow. Example image where ...
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Can i filter folders to show on different views

How can i make it so that certain folders appear on different views? ex: View 1 (Folder A, Document A1, Document A2, Document A3) View 2 (Folder B, Document B1, Document B2, Document B3) View 3 ...
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CAML Query for getting all files underneath a folder with treepath

I tried the U2U Caml Query Builder but I think it doesn't use the Recursive-Attribute the right way. I'm trying to build a query for getting all files underneath a folder (there a several folders ...
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Folder Content type gets lost when using a list template

I created a new folder content type that has several columns of data and then created some folders in a list using the content type. I then created a list template and included content. When I created ...
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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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Lock down a folder

I only want to give permissions to a few people or a small group of people - this is only for one folder. Can I do this? If so, how is it done?
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Folder with no permissions, disappeared

I was editing the permissions for a folder on sharepoint, and accidentally gave it no permissions. And error came up, and now the folder is gone. Is there anyway to salvage the folder? Thanks
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upload to document library subfolder in client object model

I'm using the Client Object Model to upload files from a network drive to a SharePoint document library. Here is how I would specify the upload location if I were uploading to the document library's ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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How to get a creation date from a SPListItem that is a folder in c#?

I am making a visual webpart in SP 2010, and I download the SPListItems from a document library. I need to get the creation date of all the documents and folder items. I can do it successfuly for ...
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Possible to get E-mail Subject for attachments in E-mail Enabled Document Library?

I can't test so sorry if I am asking here. I would like to know if for e-mail enabled document libraries, is there a field that gets populated with the E-mail subject, in particular for the ...
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How to get SPListItemCollection from a SPFolder?

I am making a SharePoint 2010 visual web part, and I want to recursively iterate through all files in a document library which has nested folders. I can get a SPListItemCollection for all items and ...