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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); request.headers().add(...
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Add SP Group to folder using JSOM

Is it possible to add a SharePoint Group to a library folder using JSOM in Office 365? I'm using a script editor webpart on an aspx page to run the code. I managed to create SP Group, create folders, ...
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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 /_api/Web/Lists?$filter=...
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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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PS Script copy file in specific folder

Almost same question as here : Power shell script to copy the files and folders with in 2 specific dates I understand the script, which copies entire folders/files from a library to another. But my ...
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Extending folder with metadata, how to set up the “new” button?

I want to extend the Folder content type to add some metadata. I don't want to use DocSet because DocSets cannot be nested. Here is how I defined my content type : <!-- Parent ContentType: ...
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How to populate FolderName to Metadata (either EnterpriseKeywords or Hierarchical)

How could I possibly bind my Folder structure to some sort of metadata. That is, I am looking for a way to populate Information given to my folder in a library (Name and ideally hierarchical structure)...
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How to find all empty folders within a document library, maybe with a PowerShell script?

We have discovered a library where a user has written script to create auto numbered folders, within a library... we now have 32000 of them!!? I need a powershell script that will list the folders, ...
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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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Working with document Libraries based on UniqueID REST API

Is it possible to work with the document library with UniqueID/Guids rather than using GetFileByServerRelativeUrl? Say if I wanted to upload a file to a folder, could this be done using the Unique Id ...
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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 point....
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Trouble with Permissions using groups

So, here is the thing: I'm using sharepoint server 2010 and i have a few groups that I created. I have a library that have some folders on it, each folder named after each group I created. And each ...
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How to view the properties of the current folder?

I have a custom folder content type that has a bunch of properties. If you are looking at the library you can select one of the folders and click on "View Properties" in the ribbon and it shows the ...
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CAML query to ignore folders

I am searching my list but the list is in folders. How can I use a query to ignore the folders and get the whole list so I can search it. I am using sharepoint 2013 and javascript. I want to get all ...
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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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How to get all the files inside the folder in list

I want to get all the images name inside the folder which is present in list. site>list>folder>files I want to achieve this using csom code. please help me i am able to get the list but not folder ...
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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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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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Search Result based on Content Type does not show Folders

I have a document library with a custom content type that inherits a document item. I remove the default content type. I have a search webpart in which I want to list down all the folders available. ...
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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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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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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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How to display item count of specific folder in list

I have a list, which has some columns including title and URL. URL column directs to specific folder related to list item. I want to add one more column in list, which would display items' count of ...
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What is the best solution for uploading/moving/downloading various files?

I don't know how to start this so I will try to explain situation: Users: Programmers, managers, clients. Files: Various files not supported by Office, mostly code samples, manuals. What do I need? ...
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Add Group to Folder in a Document Library using Powershell

I want to create a Function with a single command line to add a SP Group to a Folder within a Documents Library. Structure: Site Document Library Folder (Permissions/Group(s) to be added here) ...
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SP2010: Can I show in a column of my item the parent folder name?

I am using sp2010. I have a document library. In this library we have many folders. Inside these folders we have items. When I see the list of items in a folder I would like to have a column with the ...
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Which special Characters are not Allowed in SharePoint 2013 Files\Folders?

I am working on SharePoint Admin and Development part. One of our customer is using SharePoint 2013. User is getting Special character issue while uploading file in SharePoint 2013. We are searching ...
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How do you move a folder into another folder

In a documents folder, how do you move one folder (ex. human resources folder into a corporate office folder)
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SPFolder.MoveTo functionality in JavaScript

In SharePoint 2013 I'm trying to add a script to move a folder from it's current location to a different parent folder while keeping the rest of the file structure the same. I am adding a button to ...
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Update folder name using REST API

I am using REST to update folder name via sharepoint apps. My code as follows: executor = new SP.RequestExecutor(appweburl); executor.executeAsync({ url: appweburl + "/_api/SP.AppContextSite(@...
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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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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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how do I integrate existing network(shared) folders to a newly installed sharepoint foundation?

The setup: Active Directory users have access to a centralized network shared folder Source of the shared folder is on our storage NAS server(i.e. \NAS\SHARED_DATA*) We just setup a new sharepoint ...
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Create folders in Document Center

I have a document center site. I see I can upload file but I cannot organize them in folders ? Can I also create folders?
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Folder name as calculated field

I've created a Library which consists of two Folder Content-types. Customer Prequalfication I'm looking to create a calculated column in the Prequalfication folder content-type which fetches the '...
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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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User permissions on a folder

New to sharepoint and have a quick and simple question. I have a folder that I want to give someone full control of and also be able to add users to access it as they would like to. Will giving ...
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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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Performance : Caml query taking long time to load or something else

I have a CAML query which provides a result, if a SPfolder exists or not. When i do the item.Count it takes around 2sec for the line to execute . What is going wrong and taking long time to execute ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Permissions on documents 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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Return to previous page while in folder in document library returns me to an empty page?

I got a document library web part on a page, and it contains a folder, named X. When I click on folder X, it refreshes the page and now shows the contents of that folder, in which I can see folder Y. ...
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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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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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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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Where does SPFolder store it's “Created By” information?

Here's an odd one: I have a content type derived from SPFolder, that I am creating through code. As part of the creation process, I am trying to set the "Created By" information to be the user who ...
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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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Best Approach for using folders in Pages in Publishing site SharePoint 2013

What I'm looking for is an approach to organizing content pages on a Publishing site whose main contributor will be someone unfamiliar with Sharepoint (let alone SP2013). The Publishing site allows ...
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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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get items in specific summary task folder in SharePoint 2010 via client object model in c# [duplicate]

i want to get items in android via web api web service. when user click on items web api return values step by step from sharepoint task list. using (ClientContext context = new ...