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Questions tagged [delete]

Deletion is a way of removing a file from a computer's file system or removing a file stored in a database.

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How do I create a REST call in SharePoint 2013 Designer to delete records from the Workflow History List?

I use the Workflow History List for debugging and the option of turning on debugging for flows that are in production. I would however like a workflow that purges the records in this list based by ...
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Error {“readyState”:4,“status”:404, “statusText”:“not found”} in SP Online Delete ListItem

I am not able to delete the list item using the getitembyid(ID) method using SP Online REST call. I am making a call to deleteitem(murl) where murl ===> for (var i = 0; i < data.d.results....
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Delete folder with subfolder and files from SharePoint Online with a Macintosh

I have a sharepoint folder where I accidentally dropped a folder with a many subdirectories and files. I would like to delete it all by deleting the top level folder, however I keep getting an error ...
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Send email when a file is deleted to the user who had uploaded the file

I want an email sent out when a file is deleted. The email should only be sent to the user who had initially uploaded the file to the share point folder. I know we can send an email to specific users ...
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Recycle Web, NOT permanently delete with PowerShell/CSOM

In SharePoint Online is there a way to send a Web (a sub site) to the site collection recycle bin via PowerShell/CSOM? I know that a web can be deleted with Web.DeleteObject() but this does a ...
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Deleting old workflows from SharePoint Designer

I do not have access to SharePoint Powershell, but am (poorly) trying to develop in SharePoint Designer 2013. As I try to build a workflow, I've noticed several artifacts being stored that I cannot ...
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How to delete excel temporary file “~$” in document library without delete permission

I have a document library which the normal user can only create and modify the files, they cannot delete them. But when they modify the files, there will be some temporary files "~$" being created in ...
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SharePoint site online deletion

I mistakenly launched a script that allows the removal of SharePoint online sites and I deleted a very important site. Is there a way to retrieve it?
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Uses “seem” to have deleted files in a SharePoint library

I have see a strange issue a few times at my client. They are using SharePoint Online and mainly using the syncronisation option to sync the files locally using OneDrive. Sometimes files are deleted ...
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Why is there inconsistent behaviour in different tenants when deleting folders?

I have a document library in a SharePoint Online site. When I try to delete a folder with sub-folders and content items in the folder I get the error message as follows:- you have to delete all ...
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How to securely delete files from Sharepoint (so they are unrecoverable)

My business is looking for a way to delete files from their sharepoint pages permanently making them untraceable and unrecoverable. When we delete them now they go into a recycle bin, we can then ...
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Deleting sharepoint list items with pnp results in bad request

Running pnp in modern script editor spfx web part, can add items, get items from a list, but cannot delete items from a list: $pnp.sp.web.lists.getByTitle('List Name').items .filter('Title eq ...
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prevent deletion permission on file/folder level

I have a question on this site permission/access level thing. This is my requirement. All users of the overall site get permission to view, edit and delete files and folders. Yet there is one folder/...
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Remove all files using REST

Is there a way I could remove all files from given folder using SharePoint REST api?
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Can not delete Document Set “The file is currently checked out or locked for editing by another user.”

I have a Doc Set I can not delete. I've tried to delete it via Windows Explorer (in case that would help) and via the Content and Structure menu, but to no avail. As you see in the pictures below, ...
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SharePoint Online permissions required to run a jquery script that removes resolved user on edit form

I have a jquery script placed on a list edit form that removes resolved user from a people picker field. But the problem I am having is, it works for certain users and it doesn't for others. I tried ...
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Trying to delete SharePoint folder using API

I'm following this https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/dev/sp-add-ins/working-with-folders-and-files-with-rest to try and delete a folder in a SharePoint library. I'm writing a c# console app ...
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Disallowing Delete from Document prevents movement between folders

I've looked everywhere but it seems that there is an option for Sharepoint365 to disallow document deletion ("Edit" permission group). I went ahead and removed the delete permission from said group, ...
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Flow: how to get deleted item values?

I need to make some updates to a list based on the data deleted in another list. I tried using 'When an item is deleted' trigger but when I try to get the data in the column which was just deleted I ...
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Delete all files added to SharePoint today

I would like to be able to delete all files added today (files could be added to different folders within the document library). The Created and Modified field has the date the file itself was created,...
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CSOM - file.DeleteObject() doesn't delete file

am trying to do a simple operation "Delete file from document library using CSOM" As i have only the Relative path http://hostname/subsite/subsite/doclibname/sample.docx I used below code to get the ...
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Delete document from document library on basis of “Document ID” - CSOM or REST

We are developing an API to be called by external application. To have unqiue document ID across Site Collection we have enabled "Document ID service" Using CSOM we have been able to implement ...
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2010 REST Delete List

I have a List that I have been tasked with creating. The idea is to make a "Master View" that joins several other lists from the same site into one. It is my understanding that it is no possible to do ...
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Deleting SharePoint field causing “Column *** does not exist” exception when loading ListItemAllFields

I have a customized functionality to delete a SharePoint field in my SharePoint online site. I'm deleting the said field from content types, associated lists and finally deleting the site column ...
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How to disable Delete option from Version History Page?

I want to disable the Delete option from the Version History Page. I have already gone through this link, but I do not want to achieve this task by modifying existing permissions. Everyone will have ...
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How to delete all versions from the same author in all libraries from the list?

Our company SharePoint site got into a loop of a script which duplicated all the files in the libraries from our list. Now we are stuck with 50+ versions of each files and depleted our 1TB in ...
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Pre remove item event

I'm using sharepoint 2013, I want to do someting before I delete item from my list. It's imposable in nintex. How can I catch the event? Thanks
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Disable 'delete item' from SHP list

I need to disable item deletion for "users" in one list, but they need to be able to add new items. Any suggestions?
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Deleting large site collection with size 100GB using gradual delete option

we have a SharePoint site collection with size of 100GB. We wanted to delete the site permanently and need to use the same site url. Recommended option is to use gradual delete option in Remove-...
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Designer Workflow: Triggering on Delete?

So I have created a custom task list which has 4 sub lists that are identical. When the business area is selected in one of the choice columns on the list this will then copy the item to the relevant ...
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Unable to delete Document Library

I am the Sharepoint Administrator, I have full control of the site collection and yet I am unable to delete a Document Library. In the Document Library settings the 'delete document library' text ...
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SharePoint 2013 Permissions - A.D and SharePoint 2013 on premis

I wonder if anyone could advise on this. I have a user that cant use all the functions within a document library, edit delete etc. To me this points to permissions. I have checked the site ...
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I'm Site Owner - Cannot Delete List Items

I apologize for the basic question, but I seem to have found myself in trouble trying to help our team by updating our outdated sharepoint site. Working with this site (specifically understanding ...
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“Preparing to delete” message box — what's going on behind the scenes?

I'm currently attempting to delete a folder located within a document library that has 5000 subfolders, and each subfolder contains 2-7 files, totaling just over 6GB. The problem is, whenever I ...
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SP13 - How to delete folder(and their content) in document library

I want to delete folder and their content in document library Structure: Document Library -- Folder(delete this) --- image.jpg(delete this) This is my Code: SPFolder myFolder = oWebBG.GetFolder(...
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Unable to delete list item attachment

my business user was unable to delete list item attachment. He deleted the attachment while editing after save and reopen the attachment still appearing on item. I am unable to reproduce the issue in ...
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Cannot delete Files they just re-appear after deletion

Hi to anyone who can help. I am currently unable to delete files from my SharePoint document folder. I just need to delete some excel files but it's proving to be impossible. We have not had this ...
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Delete list item versions

I can't delete version range e.g. from VersionLabel=200 to VersionLabel=220. When I run powershell command it just deletes every second version (220, 222, 224 etc). Anyone know why it can't delete ...
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SharePoint 2013 / Data Scrubbing

After you delete an item or document from a list or library, and then the recycle bin and secondary recycle bin, does the data remain in the database for a certain amount of time? .. or forever unless ...
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How to delete O365 Team Sites

Firstly, I apologize if I'm not using correct terminology. I am pretty new to SP. In our case, we're using SP Online. After logging into O365 and clicking on the "SharePoint" main icon, it takes us ...
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Unable to restore list item from recycle bin Sharepoint 2013

Hello a user deleted a record from a custom list. I went to the recycle bin to restore it but when I try it It shows me with the unexpected error screen and the correlation ID. I'm unable to restore ...
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SP - C# Delete Item - Error message: 0x80070005 (E_ACCESSDENIED))

When i trying to delete listItem from list and anonymous access in site perm(for Fund3) is disabled my code throw exception. Where anonymous access is enable everything is OKAY-> items are deleted.......
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SP - Delete list item and folders in Recycle bin with C#

I'm with SP13 On-prem and I want to delete all items from lists and all folder in doclibraries in recycle bin... This is my code for list: if (list.BaseType == SPBaseType.GenericList) { while (...
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SP - How to delete(clear) folders/items from doclib/list

I want to delete(clear) content of document libraries and lists from my site. my document libraries have folders and items inside them. my list have items How to do this: This is my code: ...
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Deleting more than 300.000 document versions

My customer has a Page Library with versioning enabled and no versions limit. There is pages with more than 300.000 versions. I need to delete all old versions, but keep safe the 5 newer versions. ...
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Items stuck Checked Out, can't check in

I'm doing a purge of a bunch of list/libraries used in a QA environment (using the script found here) and have run into a snag where 3 items in a particular library are checked out to a user but I am ...
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Network File Share

This should be an easy question but I've found nothing on Google that gives me a good idea: What do you do with files on the Network File Share after they have been uploaded to SharePoint? Is it ...
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Can't “close” or “hide” web part

I'm very new to Sharepoint. I'm trying to remove a web part without deleting the contents, however, there is no "close" option available and I'd prefer not to delete the web part. Why isn't the ...
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Difference between listitem Delete and File Delete

I am trying to figure out the internal difference between SPListItem.Delete() and SPFile.Delete(). I wrote a quick PowerShell to delete a document from document library. In my test, I used recycle() ...
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Missing delete attachments button

I have Calendar wherein the EditForm ListFormWebPart the button needed to delete an attachment is missing on some (almost all) attachments. I'm Admin so I don't think the problem is regarding ...