I configured the column default values for one folder and all its subfolder in a Document library. I would like to repeat the same setting for a new folder in the same library. I tried to copy/paste the folder in the Windows Explorer view, but the resulting folder does not hold any default value information.
Not sure about folders but (in SP2010 and SP2013) you can use documentsets to do this.
A documentset is a special kind of folder that has highly configurable settings. You can define your own content type based upon a documentset ex: 'MyDocumentSet'.
- Enable the document set feature on Site Collection level
- Enable 'management of content types' on your list (advanced settings)
- Create a content type based upon a documentset and add it to the library
- Configure all the default values etc,
Every new 'folder' based upon 'MyDocumentset' will utilize these documentset settings. Documentset can be very powerfull and have a bunch of other settings that you can use / configure