I want to add a folder to a document library, but the folder is a folder inside another site. i find a way to add a link inside the document library >> which reference the folder inside the second site, as follow:-

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But the layout of the generated item will be a link inside the document library and not a folder. so is there a way to fix this?

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Per my knowledge that is not a supported scenario and that is not doable in SharePoint Online.

  • so the only option is to add a link inside the document library? as shown in my question?
    – John John
    Commented Jul 16, 2020 at 12:20
  • @SharePointTestDev As far as I know this is the way it works.
    – Jerry_MSFT
    Commented Jul 17, 2020 at 1:23

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