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I am having a document library with different folders. Each folder contains 100s of documents. I am creating a new column with name Status. When I change the status of the folder to "Locked" then Status column value for all the documents under this folder should be marked as "Locked" automatically. Is there any way that I can accomplish this thing? OOB there is no way to accomplish. Is it possible through workflow or content type?

  • Can you clarify 'changing the status of the folder to locked' – sssreddy Oct 2 '18 at 18:50
  • Status is a column that i have created for library. I will edit the properties of folder and update the Status column value to Locked – Mihir Oct 3 '18 at 9:42
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I don't think that we can inherit metadata value from folder.But I would suggest to use document sets.

A Document Set is a group of related documents that you can manage as a single entity. You can create a Document Set in a single step, and then define its characteristics and metadata.

https://support.office.com/en-us/article/introduction-to-document-sets-3dbcd93e-0bed-46b7-b1ba-b31de2bcd234

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