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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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SP2010: Use Workflow to move library item into folder

I need my workflow to move library documents into a folder in the same document library. I can copy items, then delete the original item. I'm not seeing how to specify a folder or sub-folder, just the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 + ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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In a SharePoint List I cannot see items that are in a folder

I have a sharepoint list (Not Library), where I am programatically adding in a folder: SPList list = web.Lists[ListID]; SPFolder parent = list.RootFolder; SPFolder child = ...
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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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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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“+ Add Document” link missing for some users

Running SharePoint 2010. I have a library that has a folder for each user. Each user has contribute rights to their own folder. However, for some users, even if I give them Full Control, they never ...
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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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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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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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SharePoint 2013 - Permissions on documens 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...