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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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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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Folder creation in Document library using listdata.svc

Do you have any tips how can I create a new folder in a document library using listdata.svc (OData REST interface of SharePoint 2010) from JavaScript? SP creates a new file instead of a folder. I can ...
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How to create a folder in SharePoint 2010 document library using REST or HTTP methods

I am using Java to make calls to the SharePoint REST Interface to get list items of a document library and HTTP methods to upload documents to SharePoint. But, I am having a difficult time trying to ...
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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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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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how can i go back or UP one level Folder in document library web part in sharepoint 2010

My question about document library web parts that appear in my first page in SharePoint 2010 Sites. (this picture ) when users want to browse in that web part and when they click on folders cant go ...
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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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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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Easier way to move files up a level?

I am trying to flatten the file structure we have on SharePoint. Is there an OOTB but non manual way to move the contents of a folder up a level? I'd rather not download the contents of the folder, ...
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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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SPFolder vs SPListItem

I've trying to build a tree view which will show a Sites Lists and folders. This is an external application so I have to communicate with WSS3 through web services. Site |-List | |-Folder | |-...
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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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ItemUpdating event not firing on folder rename w/ Windows Explorer

I have an Item Updating event receiver that needs to fire when a document library folder is renamed. Everything works perfect when a user renames the folder with the SharePoint UI. However, if ...
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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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Can't create folder “com.examples.app”

I have tried to create various folders which name came after class packages and found that some can be created but not others. I've found that folders ending with possible extension e.g. ".app",".crt" ...
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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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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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Creating Nested Folders via Client Object Model

I'm trying to create nested folders in my document library so it looks like this: http://site/PublicDocuments/Folder1/Folder2/Folder3/ The document library "Public Documents" exists but none of the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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getting my Document's parent sharepoint Folder

I have a sharepoint document library containing documents and folders (the folders are newly introduced as a new content type derived from folder) and I'm having an event reciever on document added ...
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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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Replacing AllItems.aspx with a custom AllItems.aspx

I'm trying to customize the page that is used to show the content of folders in a certain (dynamically created) list. This page appeared to be AllItems.aspx. To customize the page I decided to replace ...
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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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SharePoint search: show only folders in results

What is the best way to show only folders in the search results? I've tried adding a search refiner for Content Type but the Content Type search refiner doesn't show up. And yes, I've added a new ...
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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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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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Moving folders in Moss 2007

Is it supported to move folders with its content between libraries in Moss 2007 while retaining metadata? I tested dragging and dropping the folder through Explorer View and got a message saying ...
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How to find the current folder through JS COM?

Is there a way to get a reference to the current folder through the JS COM? It doesn't seem as though it can be done with SP.ListOperation. And by current folder, I mean the folder the user is ...
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Get all Files from sub folder of a certain content type

my problem is I have a document library with sub folders. Also the document library got more than one content type. Is there a way to create a CAML or LINQ query to get all files of a certain content ...
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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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Formula for item type in SharePoint

In SharePoint, is there any formula to get item type (Folder or File)? I have a calculated field on the list, which value is depend on if item is a Folder or not.
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When should document sets be used instead of folders (and vice versa)?

SP2010 supports both folders and document sets, but why are both concepts supported, i.e. in what significant ways do they differ from the use-case perspective? Google has revealed seemingly ...
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In SharePoint 2007, is there a way to allow users to see folder names, but not the contents of the folder?

One of the SharePoint sites I have has a Document Library called Requested Requirements. Withing that document library, a folder is created for each new request that comes in. I would like people to ...
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Get All Items in a Folder (including ALL subfolders)

I am trying to get the count of the number of items in a SPFolder. I have tried several things so far however they seem to break once I add two subfolders. I want the total number of files in all ...
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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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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 attachment?...
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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 ...