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I have a document library with many different folders, and I want to add an additional column that displays the number of items in each folder. Is this possible? I know how to get the create column menu, but at that point I'm not sure how to get the number of items. I have access to SharePoint Designer, but I'm not well versed. If the solution to this requires any coding, you'll have to really explain where I have to go to put the code.

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You can modify the view and add below fields

  1. Folder Child Count - 0 in case of file
  2. Item Child Count - Number of items inside the folder

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  • I created a new view and selected both of those option, but the view still looks the same as the original. And I'm for sure looking at the new view. When I add other fields, they appear, but Item/Folder Child Count don't for some reason...
    – Luke K
    Jul 27 '16 at 13:53
  • In the new view can you see folders? What values are displayed in the fields in mentioned Jul 27 '16 at 13:54
  • The default fields are still there (Name, Modified, Modified by), but the Item/Folder Child count doesn't appear, as if I didn't select them to be there. EDIT: I've noticed that when I go to the Tile View option instead of list it shows the number of items in each folder, but for list view it doesn't for some reason.
    – Luke K
    Jul 27 '16 at 13:55
  • Are you using a tabular style or something else? Jul 27 '16 at 14:00
  • The Document library layout is the new style, and not 'classic' sharepoint, if that's what you mean.
    – Luke K
    Jul 27 '16 at 14:01

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