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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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Prevent page reload when clicking a folder in a document library

I am currently working on SharePoint Online and I have created a customer page layout that is using Bootstrap accordion. Inside the accordion I have a document library that contains folders. The ...
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Prevent folder creation in SharePoint Online (SharePoint 2013) (including Explorer view)

I am new to SharePoint programming and I found this online: https://tjendarta.wordpress.com/2014/02/04/prevent-creating-folder-in-sharepoint-document-library-and-list/ It appears to be from ...
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Parent folder visibility with limited access permissions in sharepoint online

Inside a site collection, i have a subsite, and a document library within that. On the document library i have broken inheritance. In the library i have folders 1 or more deep. On a 2nd, 3rd or ...
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Document invalid/ exists error

I am getting a weird error when I am trying to upload a file in my document library. It says that the file is invalid. Exact error message: The URL '/.doc' is invalid. It may refer to a ...
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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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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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Clicking into a file takes me to a different place

When I click into a folder, I am taken to a whole different place in SharePoint files instead of inside that folder. What to do?
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How to create folder in document library using batch processing

I need to create bulk folder(~200) in document library. I have tried using console application but it required more time to create then i have decided to create using batch processing as suggested in ...
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Pictures Gallery and PrettyPhoto

I have a SharePoint dynamic projects picture library with path /resources/gallery. The sub project folder contains images of project activity and I wanted to present the content similar to prettyphoto....
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Issue with deleting a SharePoint 2013 document library folder through call up menu

Recently some of our users reported an issue in which they are receiving an error message as shown below while trying to delete a folder from a document library using the call up menu associated with ...
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Folder based retention policy

I have a SP2013 document library in which I need to set up different policies based on date to where a document would be deleted. I found an OOTB solution but can only use that policy on one folder. ...
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Bulk Create folders in document library using client object model

I want to create folder on SharePoint document library using client object model (C#). Below is the code which does that. ContentTypeCollection listContentTypes = list.ContentTypes; clientContext....
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Changing library default folder content type

I needed a folder with some additional info (lookup) so I've created a custom folder content type. Now my question is, is it possible to set this custom content type as default for folders (so that ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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 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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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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“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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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 ...
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Only folders in the root of document library

I want to create a document library where the users are only allowed to create/upload folders in the root of the library yet create/upload documents and other files types within the folders. Any ...
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Folders with broken permission accessible through URLs and links

I have a document library containing folders that should have permissions for specific groups (and these groups shouldn't be able to see or get into each others' folders). I've broken inheritance for ...
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Powershell sharepoint 2010 capture Permissions of folders in library with Broken Inheritance

I am looking for some code to find all users or Ad Group who have some sort of permission in specific folder (with broken Permission) in a specific library of a team-site. With the following code I ...
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Error Clicking a Folder in a Library WebPart

Currently in the development phase of our SharePoint 2013 on-premise application and we have encountered an error that appears when clicking a folder in a library web part. Application error when ...
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How to add Folders into Document Library using PnP Provisioning Template

I'm using PnP GetProvisioningTemplate() method to create Provisioning Template from existing site(have some document libraries with folders and files) and applying to newly created sites, using ...
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2 Name fields in DispForm for Folder Content Type

I have a very peculiar situation. Apparently all our folder content types Display Form (Edit and New Forms are ok) is displaying two, empty, Name fields, instead of one filled-in Name field. ...
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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 although ...
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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: http://contoso.com/_api/Web/...
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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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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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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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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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Publishing Page Won't Group Without Folders in Web Part

I have a publishing page with multiple document library web parts on the page. I have specific views that Show All Items Without Folders, however when I choose this view in the Web Part picker, it ...
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Is there an easy way to remove all folders in a document library while leaving files in O365/SP 2013?

So here is my requirement: I am migrating documents from one library in our old, entirely ungoverned portal into a library in our new O365 portal, and our legal team has a document library with an ...
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SharePoint 2013 Online REST API does not returns /Folders

I have problem of using SharePoint 2013 Online REST API, it is working correctly for my accounts except one. I login as XXX user and browse https://XXX-my.sharepoint.com/personal/...
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Can user see checked out files from folder when permissions from folder have been removed?

I have a scenario in Sharepoint and I need someone’s expertise and an explanation. In this scenario, user Owner has Full Control perms and Contributor1 has Contributor perms. The team also has a ...
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How To Use Document ID to Auto Assign Directory

So, I am using a SharePoint site with various folders, documents, etc, the norm, and I currently have to tell SharePoint what Task Order Folder that the file belongs to, but I should have to because I ...
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How to update folder properties based on content type using C# Rest code

I have a document library, say, People, with a custom content type MyCustomType with fields Location, Cost.This library has a folder say X. X has a subfolder Y. Y has 3 subfolders z1,z2,z3 at the same ...
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Hide a content type from the new document menu

I have created a content type contenttype1 containing a numeric columns that I have associated to a folder in one of my library which help me to change the default alphabetical folder ordered to a ...
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SPList.RootFolder.Properties is Null on some lists

I have a weird problem in production that I've been able to identify (and fix) but I don't know how to identify the cause. In this project every list is created by XML creating a Content Type, list ...
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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 below:...