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Questions related to copying documents or list items from one list / library to another list / library.

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SharePoint Online : copy from existing list : issue with Column names

I have an issue working with SharePoint Online. Because I do not have any tenant-wide admin rights, I can just use SharePoint site's settings and interface (no PnP :( ) to fulfill my client's needs. ...
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Copy list item to another list. Destination list to be selected by user

I'm using the 2010 workflow Action 'copy list item' to copy the current list item to a different list. The workflow is started manually. This is working fine, but I want the user to be able to select ...
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Copy files from a document library without losing Version History

I have the next scenario: I have to select a particular version from a file from a Source Document Library and copy that file along with it's version history. All previous versions before the selected ...
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Robocopy: copy files from local drive to SharePoint Online

I want to migrate files from local drives to SharePoint Online. Copying files with the Windows Explorer changes the file dates, which I want to keep. My goal is to create a Batch file which helps the ...
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SharePoint 2019 javascript SP.MoveCopyUtil.copyFile not working across site collections

In SharePoint 2016, I was happily surprised to benefit new javascript functions available in SharePoint : SP.MoveCopyUtil.* to get out of the hell of copying files in SharePoint. The following peace ...
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In C# with CSOM, How can I copy a file from a known location to a known Folder?

I have one function which uses SearchExecutor finds to find the path of a specified file, which returns a string like. https://example.sharepoint.com/sites/DevelopementTestingSite/Shared Documents/...
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Why does SharePoint 2016 Copy option only show Base URL of the Library?

Example: Click the ellipses next to a document twice and select copy. The Copy window appears and only the base library URL appears in Destination. Users are not happy manually appending a document ...
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Copy Functionality Classic View Sharepoint

Hi All is there way we can modify Copy functionality of classic view , iwant to implement two functionality , able to set default value of Destination Library and update CopyDateColumn to Todays once ...
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Copy item and information from lookup column to another list

I have 2 SharePoint lists. I have List A which is list of types of devices (make, model, etc.) and List B which contains an inventory (serial number, computer names, ip address, etc.) List B has a ...
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Is there a way to not copy custom field value when library item is copied?

I use SharePoint Online. I have a custom field created in a library. My item has some custom data in that field. User decides to make copy of that item. Is there a way to prevent that custom data ...
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SPO - Unable to copy/move document set to another library on the same site

I'm unable to move and/or copy Document sets from a library to another library on the same site. When I select Move-To/Copy-To the current library is selected automatically and I'm unable to select ...
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Move attachment from one SPO list to another using Power Automate

I created a simple Flow to create a new item in list 2 (2 columns should be copied) when an item was created in list 1. But how can an attachment being copied from list 1 to list 2 with the same flow? ...
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How to transfer data from one list to another and then update it automatically

Just a little background on how the problem originated - we've been running a bunch of tables on local drives and decided to move them to sharepoint in order to work with those tables simultaniously ...
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when i copy outlook calendar events to SharePoint calendar it changes all names adding "copy" at the beginning

when I copy outlook calendar events to SharePoint calendar it changes all names adding "copy" at the beginning of each event FYI ---I followed these steps : 1- Open your SharePoint online site 2- ...
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Copy a list to another list by MS flow

I am trying to replicate this https://www.sharepointsky.com/microsoft-flow-copy-list-items-to-another-list/ and was successful in the update part (i.e. when the item from the source exist in the ...
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Copying list items loses the comments

We have a helpdesk system set up using Sharepoint Foundation 2010. We have a list of active jobs in the "Current Tickets" list and when the status of one of these jobs is changed to "Completed", a ...
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Copy file between document libraries and update metadata

I'm using the following code to copy a file from one document library to another in the same site collection but I want to get the ID of the recently created file to update its metadata properties ...
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Copy the list using List Template in SharePoint Online

I need to copy a list to a sub-site on Sharepoint Online. Both use modern experience. I tried the "save as a template" method, but the templates which are in the main site only work for the main site ...
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Can I copy individual stages of a SharePoint 2013 list-based workflow?

I have a SP 2013 list with a list-based workflow. Next release, I create a new list with the same content type. I want to re-use the list-based workflow but must implement a work-around to do this. I ...
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Document library - why sometimes "Send to 'Other location' " and sometimes "Sent to 'Copy' "

On one page of our SharePoint 2016 there is the button "Send to -> Other Location" at some libraries but at another library on the page "Send to -> Copy". ". What is the difference? Why is it so ...
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REST API to move a folder with it's content

Is there any endpoint in Sharepoint 2016 REST API to move the folder and it's content to another location? Even if we have a copy folder and it's content it's fine. Please let us know. Note: we are ...
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CreateCopyJobs API doesn't work in SharePoint 2019

I need to create SharePoint 2019 functionality similar to what the Move and Copy Options in the old Site Manager ("Site Contents and Structure) did, i.e. move or copy pages or documents to another ...
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link to download a copy

I have a question that I have saved an excel file in document of my SharePoint and given the link of that document in form, but the problem is whenever user download and edit that excel same ...
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SharePoint Online Copy / Move Destination Missing

Trying to move / copy files from one document library to another. One location is a top site and the second destination is a sub-site. If I try to move / copy from the subsite library to the top ...
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Copy all documents from a specific folder, to a new folder as soon as it is created

I want to copy all documents from a specific folder (Templates) resides under any library to library PROJECTS as soon as a new folder is created under inside this library. Folders under PROJECTS ...
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Do not see document properties I created

I moved a handful of documents out of a SharePoint library to a brand new library using the content and structure tool. I added new documents to the new library and wanted to update the properties. ...
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Copy Document From on subsite to another subsite + REST API + SharePoint 2013 Designer Workflow(On Premise)

I have 2 different sites under same site collection on SharePoint 2013(on Premise). Initially file will be uploaded in one site. After the file approval, I wanted to Copy that file to another site(...
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Copy Folder and its contents from one document library to another using Power Shell using filter

How can i copy Folder and its contents from one document library to another using Power Shell if a column has "Yes" value on SharePoint?
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Export files from search with file share content source

I'm new to SharePoint and we're trying to provide users with the ability to search a file share and copy files, that are found, though the interface into another location network share. Is this ...
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Moving Content database's from SharePoint 2010 to Azure Blob Storage

I am working on approaches for moving Content databases from SP 2010 to Azure Blob Storage. Its a lift and shift from SP 2010 to SP 2016 in Azure (eventually). At the moment the content databases ...
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Title missing in list

Working in SP 2013 I created a tracking log for tasks and when the task is marked "Complete" it is first copied to an archive folder and then deleted from the main list. The new item appears in the ...
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Copying a Sharepoint Wikipage Programmatically (Sharepoint 2013)

Is there a way to programmatically copy a wikipage from one location to another, with all of the content? I've figured how to copy files within a sharepoint site using javascript, mainly following ...
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Copy data from one column to another

How to copy all data from one column which is type Single line of text and there are names in it to column Created By where the data is Person or group ? There are over 1200 entries and I am looking ...
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SharePoint copyTo moveTo with document library error

Using event handlers and workflows I am trying to archive a document library after a certain amount of time has passed. However I am having an issue with moving the document library. This is the code ...
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Uploading file in a Sharepoint Library with a required lookup field with copy.asmx

I'm trying to upload a file in a document library. I'm doing it with the copy.asmx web service. I've no problem with document libraries that don't contain lookup field. But if the library includes a ...
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