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Unable to approve folder in Master Page Gallery

I am an administrator/developer and I have created a news site publishing site and all everything in the "Master Page Gallery" Needs to be approved. First I tried to use 'PublishingSite.PageLayouts' ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Move item to folder when added/edited (SP2013 or O365)

How to move item to folder automatically when it has been added or edited in a library? The folder is in the same library. The correct folder will be defined by metadata. This should happen ...
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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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Prevent folder deletion in document library - Explorer view snafu

We want to prevent users from deleting top level folders in a document library. We created an event receiver on ItemDeleting that checks if the item type is a folder and if the path is the top level, ...
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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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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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Add Document Library to Document Library or Folder?

We have a top-level doc library 'Operations' with multiple folders. I wish to add a folder or doc library under 'Operations' called 'Purchase Orders'. This folder or library 'Purchase Orders' ...
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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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Setting permissions on folder not working

I am using SharePoint 2010. I set permissions on my folder but yet everyone can still see and access the documents in the folder. What is going on here?
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About SPFolders & DocumentSets

I've been working in a feature for mi current project that involves folders. I've noticed that If you add files or subfolders to a folder and then you try to update the folder's metadata an exception ...
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Sharepoint 2010 search not showing folders in results

I am stumped by this pretty unusual problem. One user cannot see folders as results when searching. Only files within the folder are shown. Only one user has this problem. Many other users with the ...
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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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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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Email to Document Library - Place attachments in sub folders

I am having issues with scheduling Crystal Reports to go into specified folders so I am taking a different route and using emails & attachments. As the title suggests, I'd like to automate where ...
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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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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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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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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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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
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SharePoint Document Folders Not Accessible

I apologize if this question is dealt with elsewhere, but so far I haven't been able to locate it. My company is running SharePoint Server 2007. I am an owner/admin of several sites and they all ...
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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 ...
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Creating Document Libraries Using WebDav Interface

I am currently developing an app that uses the WebDav HTTP protocol to communicate and handle interactions with a Sharepoint site. While I can use a MKCOL request to create directories within a ...
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Connect to a Shared Folder on a new computer

I have been using SharePoint Shared Folders as a backup and synching mechanism for my working documents on my laptop. I created a Shared Folder (I called it "Synchronize") for myself and keep all my ...
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Unable to seperate normal and hidden folder such as “Forms” [SPFolder Object Model ]

While performing certain task in a console application, i am unable to separate normal folder and hidden ones such as "Forms","FormServerTemplates" etc. I am using SPFolder in the obejct model. I have ...
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“Choose folder” dialog in document library reacts really slow

While uploading a document into a library I want to choose in which folder the document should be uploaded. When I choose a folder the PickerTreeView.aspx answers really slow. Example image where ...
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Folder Content type gets lost when using a list template

I created a new folder content type that has several columns of data and then created some folders in a list using the content type. I then created a list template and included content. When I created ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Display folder always expands when opening a file: Performance Point Dashboard Designer

I am using Performance Point Dashboard Designer 2013 on SharePoint Server 2013. My .ddwx file contains large number of contents like KPIs, Scorecards, Grids, Charts ,Filters etc. I have kept them ...
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Get the Parent Folder URL or Name in a SharePoint Foundation 2013 Reusable Workflow

Is there an easy way to get the parent folder URL in a SharePoint Foundation 2013 Reusable Workflow? The workflow is linked to a Content-type that is used in a Document library. The CT is a custom CT ...
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Folders and subfolders replacing and updating workflows

Morning, I have looked at previous posts re creating folders and subfolders, and other assigning permission, but trying to combining the two. Currently I have List1, List2, Library1. List1=Single ...
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Cannot delete a folder in a library

I am replacing a colleague for the support of a SharePoint 2010 intranet. I want to delete a folder in a library. The folder to delete is special : I can see the folder in the intranet I cannot see ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Site Template with Folders

I have ran into an issue where a user has wanted to create a site template of a site that contains folders in a 'Shared Documents' web part. When we create the site template and include the content ...
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How to get RoleAssignment programmatically from a SPFolder without .Item

I need to get the permissions associated to a Folder. I can get the folder by the getfolder method but the item has the .Item property null. When i Access to the .DocumentLibrary i get the ...