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Upload a file to folder in a document libary

I have a java program that uploads a file to a document libary and i have a method that creates a folder. I want the file to be uploaded to the folder but i keeps getting uploaded outside the folder. ...
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when to use multiple libraries

I've viewed the files out there about this subject but am not getting the answer as it applies to my specific circumstance. Hoping somebody can guide me in making this decision. Our company has ...
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How to download a folder from sharepoint given URL using CSOM

I am new to SharePoint development, so forgive me if I am asking stupid questions. I have spent quite some time searching the web without success, so I am hoping to find an answer here. Within a .NET ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Check to see if location exists in sharepoint 2013

I'm developing an application and a part of it involves storing user submitted documents to a document library in sharepoint. Each folder in the document library is identified by the User ID. And ...
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Setting permissions on a folder

2010, c# server object model I'm trying to programmatically assign permissions to specific folders in a document library (see my original post here) but I'm hung up on selecting a folder as an ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Folder in Custom List

I would like to have folders in my custom list in order to have a form of archiving. I was able to enable the folders by going to List Settings -> Advance Settings -> 'Make New Folder command ...
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Items in folder not showing after filtering

following situation... The goal: i have a document library with different Project folders. Within these folders are various project files (exel - word - pdf etc.) that belong to that specific ...
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Locate empty folders in Sharepoint 2007

I'm trying to work out how I can locate empty folders in Sharepoint 2007 using Powershell. Folder.itemcount doesn't appear to work in 2007.
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Create a tree of folders in the list instance of a document library

I created a document library list (in visual studio) and I want to set a tree of folders in the list instance not programmatically but in the element.xml file
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Search for specific folder in library with CAML

I'm looking for a way to search for folder which name starts of 'Foo' using caml query in list. How can I narrow results to return only folders?
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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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can you organize Document Set libraries into Folder Heirarchy?

In my sharepoint designer workflow i create a document set when a project initiation form is submitted. the workflow creates the document set in a document set library. I'd like to organize a folder ...
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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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A folder item is not returned by SubFolder properties after its creation

I have a SharePoint list (not a library) that accept the creation of folders. I have written a small utility method that allow me to create a folder hierarchy if it does not yet exists : public ...
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How to display folder and item in a treeview (inside a listview)

First of all, thank you for reading this! I have a custom list with folders and items in them. What I'm looking for is a webpart or view that shows the list in a treeview. An example for that is the ...
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Can a workflow be associated to a folder without custom code?

My client has a document library that contains a folder for each "case" they are working on. These "case" folders contain various documents related to the case. They would like to be able to add a ...
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What has happend to my folder structure?

For some reason, I can no longer see the folder structure in our Sharepoint site. For example, for a project we have three top-level document libraries (top1, top2, and top3). Inside top2, there are ...
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How can I hide a folder?

What else do I need to add to following code to make sure the folder is hidden or read only? SPListItem createFolder = myDocLib.Folders.Add(myDocLib.RootFolder.ServerRelativeUrl, ...
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Share Read Access to only a folder but not the SharePoint site

SharePoint sub-site has not inherited permissions Given unique READ access to one user on a folder in the Documents Library Problem: User is not able to see and open the files in the folder ...
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Viewing Shared With Permissions on folder for Contributors compared to SCA

We are wondering why some users with 'Contribute' permissions would see different 'Shared With' permissions on a library folder compared to the SCA. We have the 'Browse User Information - View ...
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I can't sort right by name in the document library. What are the problem here?

I have folders and documents normally when I sort by name must be the folders on the top but it doesn't work right.
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How do I get Subfolder custom properties using GetFolderByServerRelativeUrl REST call

I am using SharePoint 2013 trying to query a document libraries' contents - along with custom properties that I've added. The endpoint I'm using is: ...
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Rename folder with SharePoint online REST API 2013

I want to rename folder via SharePoint Online REST API from CRM Plugin. Below is my code. I am getting HTTP 204 response, but the folder name is not changed. Please can someone tell what is wrong ...
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Showing a folder content in document library

In my Sharepoint page I am trying to show a spesific folder named Animals. My folder structuer is something like this: Pictures/Animals/Cats/ Pictures/Animals/Dogs/ ...
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How to change default upload library for a list?

I have created a Sitecollection in SharePoint 2013 on premise via code (SPSD + Farm solution) and wanted to Change the Default upload library for a custom Task list. When the user is creating / ...
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Create New Folder - 1 Of the Save Buttons Does Nothing

I'm running into a strange issue when a user tries to create a new Folder in a Doc. Library the pop up has 2 save buttons. The top save button works, but the bottom does nothing. I'm at a bit of a ...
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Calculated Value in Default value for Folder Name

I'm using SharePoint 2013. I have a document library with folders inside it. I want to add a column to the folders that holds the folder's name. I added a column of type single line of text. What ...
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Powershell script to get count of how many files are in a folder and its subfolders

As the title suggested does anyone know of a powershell script or any other way of getting the count of how many files are within a folder and its subfolders within a library? I have tried to look ...
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how to auto fill a column of file/folder based on parent folder's value of that column in sharepoint 2013?

Is there a way to create a workflow to auto fill a column value based on parent folder's same column value. I have the parent folder "Contracts". I assigned a category column for it called ...
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JSOM duplicate folders

i'm creating folders in sharepoint online using JSOM. And experiencing kinda funny behavior, when folders are created with duplicate with some kind of timestamp as suffix to the filename. Ie. ...
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Difference between GetFileByServerRelativeUrl and GetFolderBy… when moving file/folder

I've been trying to create a method that would move a file or a folder. To get the file that I want to move, I am using Web.GetFileByServerRelativeUrl and then on the returned file I invoke MoveTo ...
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Creating folders in Document Sets with PowerShell

I have a document library with only document sets at the top level. In every document set I would like to create a set of standard folders with PowerShell. I have connected the document library to ...
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Metadata vs Folders - File name conflicts

I think metadata is much better than folders when it comes to finding files using search and metadata navigation but... But if I have a document library that uses metadata and does NOT use folders ...
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Alternative to folder pages

I have a publishing site, for which I've blocked application pages for read-only users, because I don't want them seeing the ribbon with the edit controls etc. - I know that most of the controls are ...
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Folder Permissions

I have created a number of folders in a team SharePoint site. Weirdly I can no longer see one of these folders despite having permissions set to Full Control for the site and the folder.
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Configure Default SharePoint (On-Premise) Save As Document Library

If I have a list of all users and their default SharePoint (on-premise) Site Collection/Document Library, how can I default/add this to their Recent Folders list in all Office applications? This would ...
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Individual folder permissions within a document set

I have a document library with document sets. The group permission for this document set is meant to be Read. Beneath it there is a folder for working documents. The folder's permission is desired ...