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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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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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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 ...
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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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after backup restores sql server error can't create folder, and can't search into list / library from ribbon

after having created a portal on a development platform, I made a backup Sql server then restores the production platform with sql server. Two problems : Problem 1: In libraries error "An ...
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Update folders to folder content type

I have a document library with root folders and then sub-folders. I need to update the sub folders to a newly created content type. Is there a way to do this with powershell? Example: Document ...
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Page Viewer does not display folders

I have just read this article but it was not helpful for me. Page Viewer does not display folders and documents. The page is right. But I can see Websites with the Page Viewer. I use Internet Explorer ...
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Content Query Webpart list folders

How to list folders In Content Query Web Part like in Explorator Windows. With folder Structure. Please Help me I try a lot and I don't see anything. I mast see a fdolder structure.
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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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SharePoint network directory (folder) but has intermittent errors

I have a program that saves to a SharePoint network directory (folder) but has intermittent errors E.g.: \sandbox2010\sites\mySite\myDirectory However, with no code change whatsoever, this will ...
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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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Problem with DWS Webservice and VS 2010

I have a problem since I switched from VS2013 to VS2010 for a compatibility problem. The problem is that I have my root site "Accueil" and a subsite "PiCRM" and my program can only create folders ...
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List View Scope Default in Sharepoint 2013

How Could I set to Show only the files and subfolders of a specific folder in Sharepoint 2013. I tried Default, but it don't work. Scope=' Default'. It works with: Recursive Show all files of all ...
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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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Folder permissions

I have a problem where I need to allow access to a folder to a select group of people where the folder is buried deep within a series of folders. For example Folder A (top level | ---->Folder ...
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How do I make a workflow that will automatically create folders into a specific list?

I am following this guide to create my workflow. However, I do not understand step 2-6 of the workflow creation. What am I supposed to put into the empty column "values". I have tried entering a lot ...
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Why is the “folder” option in “folder content types” not selectable?

The only content types available in the "folder content types" list is "Discussion" and "Summary Task".
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Create folders from metadata

We have a library with content types and categories in it. Now we need to burn on cd our documents for a client. If we open the explorer view we see all documents without any metadata values. It is ...
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get the value in EmailFrom when workflow is started on the folder

I have a document library where mails get saved with the attachments. Each mail is saved in a folder group by the topic of the mail. When I start the workflow on the mail I can get the 'mail from' ...
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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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Request list of files and last updated file info?

I have to access to a SharePoint folder. I want to save and read updated Excel sheets periodically. I'm using WinXP with Excel 2003 (VBA) on the client side. I read a lot of stuff, but nothing ...
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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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Displaying lists in another subsite and folders aren't working

I followed the steps laid out by Laura rogers in this video to show a document list from one subsite to another, and the individual files work fine, but none of the folders work. They all give me an ...
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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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Incorrect timezone/datetime from SharePoint when creating folder

I/we have a problem when we create a new folder in our application. Some information about our product: - We use C# combined with PowerShell to connect to office365/SharePoint So the problem is when ...
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Data migration Strategy: does moving files in SharePoint after upload create database clutter?

I'm planning to import a large amount of data from a classical file server into a SharePoint 2013 site. I wonder: is it problematic if I first upload e. g. a whole directory tree from the Windows ...
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Folder content Type and document sets

Can you add a External Content type column to either a folder content type or a document set? It doesn't appear to be available for either one. Update You can create columns with external data but ...
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SP2013 folders created via Windows Explorer can only partially be converted to document sets

We have a document library that contains a content type derived from "document set". When my users create folders through Windows Explorer they create new objects in the document library, and these ...
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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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Display folder always expands when opening a file: Performance Point Dashboard Designer

I am using Performance Point Dashboard Designer 2013 on SharePoint Server 2013. My .ddwx file contains large number of contents like KPIs, Scorecards, Grids, Charts ,Filters etc. I have kept them ...
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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 ...
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Folder Hierarchy

Is it possible to color code folders (SharePoint 2007, no MOSS)? For example if I want all of my Top level folders to be red, Level 2 to be blue etc. can I do this as I create a folder and can each ...
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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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Prevent folder deletion in document library - Explorer view snafu

We want to prevent users from deleting top level folders in a document library. We created an event receiver on ItemDeleting that checks if the item type is a folder and if the path is the top level, ...
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Automatic folder approval

We are creating folders every day via Project Web App and SharePoint 2010, and as of right now they are manually approved. Folders in our company are always allowed to be approved so my question is: ...
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“Invalid file name” error creating folder programmatically

I get the following error when trying to create a folder: Invalid file name. The file name you specified could not be used. It may be the name of an existing file or directory, or you may not have ...
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Add Document Library to Document Library or Folder?

We have a top-level doc library 'Operations' with multiple folders. I wish to add a folder or doc library under 'Operations' called 'Purchase Orders'. This folder or library 'Purchase Orders' ...
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Default content type for files uploaded to a specific folder

In SharePoint 2007, I am trying to create a Document Library containing a special folder where the files within that special folder can have some extra meta-data. I've been following these ...
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web.GetFolder() - value does not fall within the expected range. Sharepoint 2010

Below is the code to check if folder exist in doc library on a subsite and if not than create it. using (SPSite site = new SPSite(sharePointSite))//"http://testsite.dev")) { ...
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Setting permissions on folder not working

I am using SharePoint 2010. I set permissions on my folder but yet everyone can still see and access the documents in the folder. What is going on here?
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About SPFolders & DocumentSets

I've been working in a feature for mi current project that involves folders. I've noticed that If you add files or subfolders to a folder and then you try to update the folder's metadata an exception ...
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Sharepoint 2010 search not showing folders in results

I am stumped by this pretty unusual problem. One user cannot see folders as results when searching. Only files within the folder are shown. Only one user has this problem. Many other users with the ...
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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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SharePoint 2010 - Site Template with Folders

I have ran into an issue where a user has wanted to create a site template of a site that contains folders in a 'Shared Documents' web part. When we create the site template and include the content ...
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Problem Updating Item of a Certain Content Type (deriving from Folder)

I'm encountering some problems updating some items in my Event Handler. I have a Document Library in which I have folders, items and folder of content type PRATICA, which derives from folder and has ...
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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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How to get RoleAssignment programmatically from a SPFolder without .Item

I need to get the permissions associated to a Folder. I can get the folder by the getfolder method but the item has the .Item property null. When i Access to the .DocumentLibrary i get the ...