I am thinking that I already know the answer to my questions, but am hoping that I am wrong.

Can I setup a Content Organizer Rule on a Content Type based on a folder? So a folder content type, NOT a document content type.

I want to be able to move a folder full of documents, from a "current" lib to a "former" lib based on an "active" piece of metadata on my custom folder content type.

I have a feeling that this is not possible, as when building rules, I am only allowed the preset and custom document content type options and not any folder options what so ever.

Thanks SP Community!

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No, you can't.

Your feeling is right that it is not possible to setup a Content Organizer Rule based on a folder.

The Content Organizer can automatically do the following tasks:

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  • Dang! Well thanks for digging that up for me anyways. Much aprech!
    – Daniel W
    Commented Dec 10, 2018 at 18:37
  • I am glad to help you.
    – imp. MSFT
    Commented Dec 11, 2018 at 1:57

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