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Transform list in folders SharePoint Online

I am new at SharePoint Online and I have created a list of items about clients ex: Name Email Note Alan some mail note... Adam some mail note... Is it possible that I transform ...
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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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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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Document Library WebPart open to specific folder

Is there a way to have a Document Library WebPart open to a specific folder? I've been playing around for a few hours and I don't see a decent option.
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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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SharePoint restricted access document set not showing as restricted

I've a problem with one SP 2013 library which contains a couple of folders with many document sets. All folders except one show "unique permissions" (key icon) next to the document set that I've ...
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Get sub folder from document library using SharePoint.Client.dll

I need to get the folder named Arshad from SharePoint Document library folder. The path of the sub folder is : http://url/Shared Documents/Arshad I need to access the folder using SharePoint ...
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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 ...
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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 programmatically adding in a folder: SPList list = web.Lists[ListID]; SPFolder parent = list.RootFolder; SPFolder child = ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 Document Library Web Part

I am wondering if anyone can possibly answer by question, I have created a new page layout using the Bootstrap framework and then added approximately 5 web part zones, in each web part zone I have a ...
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Uploading a complete folder in Sharepoint 2013

In Sharepoint 2010, I was able to upload entire folders, by choosing Upload Multiple Files and dragging and dropping the folder into the designated location. Or by selecting the folder at upload ...
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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 ...
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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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Need help to replace share drive nested folders with SharePoint

We used to make use of shared network drive to share various reports to our staffs. The report administrator will create the nested folder structure and assign permission using CACLS command line ...
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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. ...
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Best practices on Folder permissions

When migrating a fileshare to SharePoint there is a tendency to copy the filestructure one-on-one to a library, and to maintain a permission setup based on folders. Sometimes I read articles that is ...
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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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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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Sharing Documents through program or some automation to do that?

I have a document library with 200 folders and 200 Documents in the library (one file in each folder). I would like to share each folder with an individual in my company, so that other can not see ...
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How to move list item into folder in Sharepoint online

I created a folder and have some item in this list. So now how can I move list item into folder using JSOM. I know user can drag/drop, but I want when user create a list is always move to folder ...
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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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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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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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How can I prevent a specific group from printing a certian document?

I have a SharePoint site with few folders, each folder has users with permission to edit it and users with permission to read only. I want that the users with the 'Read Only' permission won't be ...
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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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Modify Column View

I have a library containing folders, sub-folders and PDF files. Is it possible to display a column only visible for PDF files? I don't want this column to be visible when only the folders are ...
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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 ...
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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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Filter out hidden folder using client object model in SharePoint 2010 / 2013

I need to do the same thing as on this thread: Filter out hidden folder using client object model in sharepoint 2013 However my code needs to run on SharePoint 2010 and Sharepoint 2013. I'm using the ...
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Edit the “Name” of a document but not it's link

I need to change the "Name" of a bunch of Folders but without changing their URL link. We have last year's dates in the title of the folder and need to update the dates. However, we have a ...
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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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Best practice for a new site - Sites or Subsites?

We have just setup a new 365 environment and are moving data from existing file server shares to sharepoint / onedrive. We are a parent company that manages 5 subcompanies - with 5 to 10 users at ...
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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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Can I Create a Folder in Sharepoint Automatically using workflow?

I want the content of the "Current Month" Folder to automatically move into a newly created folder titled after the month (i.e. "January 2016") once we get into February 2016. Is there a way to ...
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How can I see what list items are in what folder?

I have some code that shows me all the items (files and folders) in a document library, but everything appears on the same level. How can I see which items sit in which folders? Currently the output ...
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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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Display all documents list items, including subfolders in webpart using JSLink, as a tree view

I'm trying to find a way to do this: In a webpart on a page, create a tree view of all items in the "Documents" library, with folders, subfolders, and items (links to items). So my idea was to add a ...
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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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How do I find the Lists folder on our website?

First off, I have almost no experience with Sharepoint and some limited experience with websites. I do have programming experience in Python, as well as some VB.Net and C#. We have a Sharepoint ...
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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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Powershell script that outputs all folders from a Site Collection, Site and Subsites and the owners of each

I have been scouring google and could not find anything to go off of in regards to my task. Like the title suggests, I'm trying to utilize a powershell script to output all folders residing in a Site ...
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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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sharepoint 2010 folder all ribbon controls disabled

I have a folder into a Doc Library the has a problem. All folder pages doesn't have ribbon controls enabled. It doesn't happen only in the first page. I have Full Control permission in the entire ...
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Add a hyperlink to a list item pointing to a folder that is NOT on a server (Shared folder)

I have modified my list to the point where I can now add hyperlinks to it, but it does not appear that I can simply add my link to the hyperlink field as I had thought. I attempt to enter the address ...
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Permissions for subfolder

Here's my folder structure: Site Contents > Documents > Level 1 folders > Level 2 folders One of my "Level 1 folders" has unique permissions. Can its Level 2 subfolders inherit permissions ...
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give permissions to folders o365 powershell csom

Have this code function GetChildFolders($RootFolder) { if($count -ne 1){ $folderName=$folderName+'\'+$RootFolder.Name ...
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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 ...