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Questions tagged [copy-and-paste]

Copy and paste is a basic operating system function that involves duplicating a file or content, placing it into the clipboard, and "copying" it to a new location.

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Copy permissions of a folder and subfolder in a library

I have a library that contains different projects. The projects are created based on a specific project structure format in the same library as a sample for the users using that library. Currently, ...
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Pasting...pdf docuemnt directly into Sharepoint Online M365 fails/timesout

I try to copy and paste a pdf directly from windows explorer into a text webpart in Sharepoint and it just sittings in a 'pasting...' status until the site timesout. Any ideas why or if this is even ...
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Paste a url together with title (Display Text) in Quick Edit mode

I have several hundred urls I need to paste in to a Sharepoint list. I can paste the urls with no problem, but I need to paste in a Title too (or 'Display Text' to give the exact system name for the ...
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Document Library column header copy

For a Document Library I would like to copy all the column headers including the managed metadata column headers and past them in another site's Document Library.
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How can I copy a calendar event to another day?

Actually what the question says. I banged my head a lot to find an option to copy one calendar event from one day to another day but in vain. Am I missing something? I am using sharepoint from browser ...
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Moving Folders and Files From a Team Site to Sub-Site

I want to move a large volume of folders, sub-folders, and files from: OurURL.SharePoint.com/HQ/Working to OurURL.SharePoint.com/HQ/Collaborate I've tried to accomplish this in Windows Explorer but I ...
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Browser freezing when pasting large data?

I'm trying to paste data from an excel spreadsheet to an already existing SharePoint 2013 list. The spreadsheet and the list have the same format and there are no conflicting values. The problem is ...
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Sync/Map/Copy Excel columns with SharePoint List columns in SP Online

I have SP Online environment, where i am trying to map/sync/copy multiple excel column values to SharePoint list columns. Scenario: I have a Excel spreadsheet with Question, Answer, Category and ...
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Copy document library - Document set to other Site

I need to copy document library to other site via powershell. My structure of this document library is like this: In a root si many folder, these folders can contains subfolder and these subfolder ...
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Solution to duplicate Site or Copy a site collection granularly

I'm a sharepoint admin and I'm receiving request everyday to duplicate a site or site collection. Site templates has limitations so I really want to have something to help me. I want to be able to ...
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I can no longer copy & paste from clipboard into SharePoint online

A few weeks ago, I was able to copy/paste an image from the clipboard into a rich textbox in SharePoint Online. I just realised that this feature is no longer available.I have tried with Chrome, ...
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IE + Pasting base 64 Image Data to ContentEditable Div

I'm having a problem getting Internet Explorer 11 to fire the paste event when I paste an image to a contenteditable div. I've got a .html file with javascript and html inside a Sharepoint Online ...
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Recieving Error when copying certain files and folders from SharePoint Windows Explorer to another SharePoint Windows Explorer

I am receiving errors on certain files and folders which I am trying to copy and paste from SharePoint 2010 to another SharePoint 2010. Below is an example of the error: I am receiving this for both ...
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PowerShell Copy SharePoint 2010 List Item Attachments into SharePoint 2013 Document Library

I have created PowerShell script to Copy SharePoint 2010 List Item Attachments into SharePoint 2010 Document Library. but now I am trying to Copy SharePoint 2010 List Item Attachments into SharePoint ...
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Multiple Rows Won't Paste From Excel to SharePoint 2013 List

I can only paste one row at a time from an Excel sheet (.xls) into a datasheet view of a custom sharepoint list. The columns match exactly and all of the column types are set to "single line of text". ...
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Pasting into a metadata column

So I am moving our phone inventory over to SharePoint, and I have created numerous columns. Three of the columns use metadata, and so when I paste the items into the field I get the little red box ...
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Error when copying files between document libraries in Windows Explorer [SP2010]

Two of our users receive an error message each time they try to copy a file between two document libraries with Open with Explorer in Sharepoint 2010. The document libraries are on seperate sites but ...
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How to copy values from one column to another

how can i copy values from one column to another? I'm using a workflow but i cant see the option "Copy List Item" ps: I'm using Sharepoin On-line
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Cut and Paste not working in Datasheet view Sharepoint 2013 O365

I have a question regarding an unusual error that I can't seem to resolve. I have a document library and am trying to cut and paste metadata from an excel 2013 spreadsheet into columns in a datasheet ...
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move a file from one library to another and maintain permissions on the file structure

I have created two doc libraries(source and destination),in source library files are there,am moving those files to destination library,upto here working fine. My problem is how to append source doc ...
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Pasting from Excel into multiple fields in a webpart

We have a webpart that has the below section We want to be able to copy a column in Excel and paste it into the Marks Obtained column. What should I change in my webpart to do that? Can I do that ...
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Long File Name perevent to copy from source folder to destination on Sharepoint

Is there any way to copy files source folder to destination folder except move and drag. I did try to copy on my local folder but it says source path is too long. I really dont know what should I do. ...
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Can you bulk paste more then 100 records in edit mode?

I need to replace data in a few columns from my excel sheet into my SharePoint List. I have 24000 records and want to bulk copy and paste.... I am only able to do 100 at a time, because when I do ...
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Automatically copy items

We have 6 different libraries. All of them are working with a checkbox column (management). Is it possible to run a script or something like that, which grabs all documents (management = yes) and copy ...
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Copy Document Set from 2010 to 2013

I copied a document set from a 2010 farm to a 2013 farm (using Explorer on both document libraries). On the destination document library, the document set was converted to a folder content type. I ...
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Is there way to bulk paste more then 100 records in edit mode?

I need to replace data in a few columns from my excel sheet into my sharepoint List. I have 24000 records and want to bulk copy and paste.... I am only able to do 100 at a time, because when I do ...
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How To Copy List Item Object Using Powershell

Given the powershell snippet below I am trying to complete the last part which should copy the list item object from the source list to the destination list. This is for archiving purposes and ...
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how to move multiple documents from one to another list in SharePoint 2013?

Can any one give me an example,how we can move the documents from 1 list to another list and also from site collection1 list to another site collection2 list. Please help on this.
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copying a document from sharepoint explorer view is updating the file timestamp

I am trying to copy documents from SharePoint using Explorer view. Once the copy is completed from SharePoint to my local machine folder, the file time stamp is being updated with my id as last ...
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Is there a way to paste pictures inside the rich text editor, for my enterprise wiki site?

I have a publishing site collection using the enterprise wiki template. Currently if I have a word document which contain text & images , and I copy all the word document content, after that I ...
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Using a template folder structure

In my team, we're all new in SharePoint and want to use it for our project file storage. A template folder structure consists of 7 folders in one main folder. 6 of this 7 folders need special ...
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Why do I got this error when copy or move document to another library: User cannot be found

I am using sharepoint 2010. We have a workflow activity builded in Visual Studio. This activity is copy or move a document to another library. The activity has a function where it is possible to run ...
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How to make a copy of a SharePoint 2007 List library

May I know how to make a copy of a SharePoint 2007 List library on the same site without saving as a template? Example: I have a SharePoint 2007 List library named 'Work Request' under a site ...
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Sharepoint 2013 pasting text into a cell of multiple lines type

I am trying to copy & paste a cell of data from excel to my sharepoint list. The excel cell of data consists of multiple lines of text, so when I copy & paste in the data it pastes it onto ...
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Copy a page across different site collections

Our SP2013 farm contain 10 site collections. Each collection have their own Master page. In one of site collection I created a page with some OOB search webparts and a customized natvigation webpart. ...
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How to prevent users to drop files in my shared document?

I am sharing documents using SharePoint but users sometimes drop big documents inside slowing access time. So is there any way to enforce policy to do not embed any documents, then just put warning ...
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Copy file in a library to a folder in another library with Workflow

I using SharePoint Online 2013 and Workflow 2013. I need copy a file in the library "A", folder "Test1" to the library "B" to the folder "Test2". I need do this using Workflow. In the function "copy"...
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Issue with CopyIntoItems (SPServices) - only copy certain fields?

I am using SPServices's implementation of CopyIntoItems the following way: $().SPServices({ operation: "GetItem", Url: itemurl, async: false, ...
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Rich Text copy&pasting on Office 365 - How is it done?

A colleague of mine recently evaluated SharePoint 2013 via an Office 365 E3 Trial. One of the things he tried was copy&pasting formatted text (including embedded images) from a local Word document ...
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Copying Files from One Document Library to Another

We are in the process of migrating several documents from multiple document libraries into one central document library. I need to copy all of the files located in one document library on our ...
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strip formatting when copy paste email address into people picker input user field

I'd like to get rid formatting specifically, mailto html tags that comes along with email addresses copied directly from outlook when i paste it into the user input field. It looks like its stripped ...
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Remove HTML Tags when Copying and Pasting into SharePoint People Picker textbox

I'm trying to remove formatting and in this case, mailto anchor html tags from being copied when I paste into the people picker textbox/field in SharePoint 2010 and have no idea how to go about doing ...
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How to copy a new file from local server to Sharepoint(2007)

I need to copy a file from local server to SP library. That being said I've the below batch code which works well with my local folders, but when the link is replaced with sharepoint it doesn't copy. ...
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How Can I Paste Multiple Values in a SharePoint Checkboxes (Multiple Selections) Column in Datasheet View?

I am trying to copy a column of data from an Excel spreadsheet, exported from a proprietary Lotus Notes database application (groan), to a SharePoint list presented in Datasheet view. The Notes app ...
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How to Copy Object With a Custom Content Type?

In SharePoint I have created a custom content type at the root site level. It's a "described folder", inheriting from the folder type and adding an extra column that can hold a textual description. I ...
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Robocopy to copy files from an old SP to the new one

I'm trying to use robocopy in a .bat script to copy files from an existing SP (2007 & 2010) to a new one (2013). (I'm generating this .bat with a powershell script, but that's not the point) So i ...
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Paste button disabled, when accessing Wiki from OSX

SharePoint Server Enterprise 2010 on multiple servers. Clients have Windows XP, 7 or OSX. When a user is editing a wiki page from a Windows client, everything is ok. From a Mac, the paste button in ...
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a modal dialog that it's url has been copied not working properly

I've got a modal dialog with an upload control in it which is working with no problems. but when i try to copy the modal dialog's url (right click -> properties) and paste it in another ...
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Copy/Paste to SP 2010 Page does not keep formatting?

I am trying to copy a formatted Word 2010 document and paste it into a SharePoint 2010 page. Most of the formatting comes over to SharePoint fine, EXCEPT for the indentation of the lines. Is there ...
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How to make SharePoint form to copy a file to a folder?

I'd like to make a form for users on SharePoint that copies needed files to current directory. User should be able to choose file type(in fact I have 2 files and both are excel), then when submitted, ...
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