A folder is a virtual container where files can be stored.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
3answers
22 views

Need advice to get rid of subfolder-tree structure

Our user wants to build a Knowledgebase portal. He designed the structure with folder-subfolder's concept, i.e., Main Category > sub category > subsub category, etc. Permission inheritance will ...
1
vote
1answer
763 views

In a SharePoint List I cannot see items that are in a folder

I have a sharepoint list (Not Library), where I am programmatically adding in a folder: SPList list = web.Lists[ListID]; SPFolder parent = list.RootFolder; SPFolder child = ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

Document library webpart open to specific folder

Is there a way to have a document library web part open to a specific folder? I've been playing around for a few hours and I don't see a decent option any help is greatly appreciated
0
votes
0answers
42 views

SharePoint 2013 - Unable to create Folders

We are in process of migrating from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013. We have come across an issue in our UAT environment with creating New Folders in document libraries. Some more information ...
1
vote
0answers
26 views

Changing from Metadata to Folders - files not appearing in library

I've been requested to remove the Metadata that was configured for a meeting site's document library. It was structured around Year and Month metadata tags. There was a big issue with being unable ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

Update document library folder columns in sharepoint code

How to update document library folder columns in sharepoint C# code? I want to update Test column folder properties. SPFolder newItem = item.Folder.SubFolders.Add(title); newItem.Update(); ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Missing Folder in Sharepoint

I am missing a folder that was set up and the documents are missing. How can I locate them? I check the recycle bin and it was not there
0
votes
2answers
63 views

Retrieve folders and sub folders from document library by REST call

I need to get a list of folders and sub folders from document library. I feel that approaching this problem using REST call would be easier than the traditional CSOM query. Please suggest a relevant ...
1
vote
2answers
24 views

How can I use SPFolder.WelcomePage?

I found that I can set this property for any folder in a library. But what does it do? I thought I would get redirected to this welcome page when I click in the folder. Instead nothing is happening. ...
0
votes
2answers
598 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

SharePoint generated e-mail stuck in IIS Drop Folder

I have two SharePoint Lists, located on two servers (say A and B). When an item is created on lista A, a worflow (made by Designer) sends an email to a mailbox "connected" to a list on server B (via ...
0
votes
1answer
44 views

How to grant user permission to certain folders using Client Object Model?

So far I am able to grant user certain permission with the following code: ClientContext context = new ClientContext("http://myRealURL"); Principal user = context.Web.EnsureUser(@"myLoginAccout"); ...
2
votes
2answers
39 views

Camlquery: Getting items from top root folder of list

I know how to get items from a folder inside a list (example below) CamlQuery caml = new CamlQuery(); caml.FolderServerRelativeUrl = "/folder/path"; But how do you get the items from just the top ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

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). ...
0
votes
1answer
12 views

Full access at Subfolder level

I am trying to restrict few users to view only one folder in the library and those users should have access to add documents in that folder. Below is the approach I used: Provide Design, Contribute, ...
1
vote
2answers
41 views

Adding a folder to a list using the REST API

I have a GenericList that accepts folders as elements. I know how to create those folders in Sharepoint's interface. I'd like to be able to generate them with a script, using the REST API. I know ...
0
votes
1answer
34 views

How do I convert an existing folder into a Document Set?

So I have read all over the place that it is possible to convert an existing SharePoint 2010 folder to a Document set. There is apparently even a tool to make sure that this goes smoothly (SharePoint ...
0
votes
1answer
18 views

Is it possible to move a SharePoint 2010 folder from one document library to another with a workflow?

I would have thought an overwhelming yes but it does not seem so... I know you can do it by opening in explorer but I need to do it with a workflow preferably with SharePoint designer but if it can ...
1
vote
0answers
16 views

Archiving Sharepoint folders

We have a document library wish some SharePoint folders with some documents in them. We now need to archive these folders and their contents. From what I am seeing, we cannot move the folder to ...
0
votes
2answers
131 views

How to rename a folder via csom c# in SharePoint List?

How can I rename a folder in a list via CSOM (c#). I tried it with: var folder = ctx.Web.GetFolderByServerRelativeUrl(folderRelativeUrl); ctx.Load(folder); ctx.ExecuteQuery(); var folderItem = ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

Moving SharePoint folders to a records center

I have been tasked to work on a way to archive a library of folders. The library only has sharepoint folders and, inside each folder, there are some documents. I thought a good way to archive this ...
0
votes
1answer
18 views

how can I sandbox user areas?

What if I was to create a SP2013 document library that contains one folder for every user? Users can only view and edit their own folders. The idea is that every user would have their own sandbox ...
0
votes
1answer
51 views

How to rename an SPFolder

In an event receiver, in itemcreated and not creating, i need to rename the spfolder created. I've tried with meta FileLeafRef, it works bu url are not updated. SPFolder.item["FileLeafRef"] = "new ...
0
votes
1answer
59 views

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. ...
2
votes
2answers
58 views

Get file size with SharePoint 2010 REST call

Is there a way to get file size with SharePoint 2010 REST (via _vti_bin/ListData.svc) service? The same question about number of items in some folder. I don't see such fields in items corresponding to ...
0
votes
1answer
23 views

Sharepoint Folder

How do i give access to someone outside my network to a sharepoint folder, without giving them access to anything else on the site? I would like them to have access to upload and manage files to that ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

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 ...
11
votes
9answers
38k views

How can I move a document from one directory to another?

How can I move a document into a sub-folder and still maintain its version history from the old location in the new location?
0
votes
1answer
415 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
102 views

Create folder in SharePoint Online without using SharePoint Client Model in C#

In C#, I want to create a folder in my SharePoint Online site without using SharePoint client object model. I am trying to use SharePoint REST APIs and List methods. I don't want to use ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

I shared a Folder (within a library) with a user and gave them EDIT permission, yet they can't add new sub-folders inside of it. Why not?

When user is trying to add sub-folder it gives error: Access denied. You do not have permission to perform this action or access this resource.
0
votes
1answer
31 views

implementing metadata for document library

We are moving away from folder structure in SP2013, but exactly dont know how to implement the metadata solution. I apologize if this question has been answered before. Honestly I'm short on time to ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

Automatic folder hierarchy creation and storage of uploaded file

I have following use case: 1) User scans a document which has a unique identifier say a barcode. 2) As the system scans the barcode it retrieves the information encoded. 3) On the basis of that ...
0
votes
0answers
104 views

Create a folder in document library using REST (Java)

How do you create a folder in document library. I got this code right now but getting error code 403 FORBIDDEN public void createFolder(String digest) throws ClientProtocolException, IOException { ...
0
votes
2answers
177 views

How to create a Shared Folder using Powershell and set permissions

I want to create a shared folder using PowerShell and then want to set permission on it as follows: Farm account: Full access Application pool account: Full access Everyone or Authenticated ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

Using Folders Within Document Sets in SharePoint 2010

With the New Folder option turned on for a document library that has document sets enabled, the New Folder option is only available on the library itself, not within a Document Set. When viewing in ...
0
votes
2answers
65 views

Get documents inside the folder from Shared Document using powershell

I need to get all the documents name inside the folder from shared document using power shell. Thanks
1
vote
1answer
65 views

how to change the created date of a folder in sharepoint

I have a document library, I have used a powershell command to change the created date of the files uploaded in that library. However, I also want to change the created date of a Folder which is ...
2
votes
2answers
4k views

Change Document Library folder's Modified timestamp to latest timestamp inside

I have a Sharepoint 2010 Document Library with a range of subfolders and some files within each of them. The problem is, right now every subfolder has the same Modified timestamp, and I want each ...
0
votes
0answers
50 views

SharePoint 2013 workflow to create item in a folder does not work

I have a SPD 2013 workflow that is attempting to create an item in a folder within a list (NOT a doc library). I am using SharePoint online. I have seen a post elsewhere that says you can set the ...
0
votes
1answer
52 views

Cannot add new folder. Upload.aspx gives an 404 error

I am using SharePoint 2010. I have a library where the folder option is enabled. When I try to add a new folder I get a popup with an 404 error. When I go to SharePoint Designer and go to the ...
0
votes
0answers
59 views

BeforeProperties and AfterProperties to check Folder name changed

What field do I need in an ItemUpdating event receiver to check whether a folder's name was changed? I have tried: var before1 = properties.BeforeProperties["Name"]; var after1 = ...
0
votes
2answers
77 views

SharePoint 2013 document library folder limitation

We are working on new project with required storing >50k documents in a document library under single folder. I am wondering if there is any limitation on how many documents we can store in a folder. ...
5
votes
5answers
5k views

“+ 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 ...
0
votes
1answer
48 views

Count folders in list

I am not able to count folders in SharePoint 2010 list using code, Below is my code protected DataTable GetMonthlyFSSCReportDataTable(string month, string month1) // Added by Chandan 09/02/2015 ...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

How to get a file's very top parent folder in SharePoint 2013 document library?

If there is a file in a document library in this structure: Document Library -DocumentSet --Folder1 ---Folder2 ----File How do I get the reference to DocumentSet from the file with server side ...
0
votes
0answers
136 views

Doc Library folder subfolder permissions assign existing groups using Client Object Model

I have a doc library, inside the library i have folder and subfolders. I need to know how to assign an existing group (I know the name of the group) to a folder and subfolder. -DocLibBizUnit ...
2
votes
1answer
67 views

Copy Document Set from 2010 to 2013

I copied a document set from a 2010 farm to a 2013 farm (using Explorer on both document libraries). On the destination document library, the document set was converted to a folder content type. I ...
0
votes
2answers
74 views

Document library permissions prevent folder creation and deletion

Is that possible to set permissions on document library folder, so users will be able to create/modify/delete files, but cannot do anything on folders (create/modify/delete). I read that I can ...
2
votes
5answers
9k views

How to copy a folder in SharePoint?

Is there any way by which we can copy a folder from one SharePoint site to another SharePoint site? I know how to copy documents but I am not finding any way to copy a folder which resides in a ...