Questions tagged [explorer]

Windows Explorer is the program used to look at files and folders in Windows

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Upload Files using Explorer with Metadata

Most of our users tend to just upload files to Document Library using the explorer. This leads to a lot of files not having the necessary Metadata and the Document Library not being very sufficient. ...
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Remove SharePoint from windows explorer

I had installed SharePoint a year ago for an internship because I needed it in order to receive the files others' inside the company shared with me. I now have removed SharePoint because the ...
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Opening Sharepoint PDF files from Explorer - data area passed to a system call is too small

Recently set up a PC for a customer using O365 sharepoint, and she is getting errors upon trying to open or copy pdf files out of a mapped sharepoint drive in Windows Explorer. While opening the PDF ...
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SharePoint Online File Explorer issue

We've been trying to move over staff shared drives into SharePoint Online. I created a document library for each department. We found a bulk upload tool which works fine and used it to upload ...
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Improperly Labeled Explorer Link

Everything was going just fine. The website is setup and the sync file has been clicked. One drive opens up and starts to download the required files from the document library then a couple of minutes ...
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add sharepoint site to windows explorer

I would like to add a SharePoint site to windows explorer under the blue SharePoint icon, so not under the One-drive icon or under the orange SharePoint favorites/sites. I have managed it for a few ...
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Sharepoint - “open in explorer” does not work

This is a SharePoint 2016 system. No matter in what library, clicking on "open with explorer" does nothing - no error, no action. This is a problem for all users (IE11 on win10, mostly, but also on ...
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Files in Sharepoint folder display incorrectly

The files that I've synced to my local folder are displaying with a white paper icon in the lower left corner as seen below. When in detail view, the white paper covers up almost the entire icon so I ...
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Mapping SharePoint folder in Windows?

I'm trying to create a windows cmd script that map a specific folder on a SharePoint server. So far it work, but with too many restriction. To use net use cmd I have to : register on the website ...
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How to display SharePoint fields when using Explorer View?

We have a Document Library in SharePoint 2013 where we have set up some custom fields, such as Project Number, to help in organizing the documents. When we open up the library using Explorer View we'...
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Cannot find folders created with Explorer…until I do this

In SharePoint Online, I use Windows Explorer to add and manage folders and the data within the folders. Accessing SharePoint via the browser for the amount of data I work with is far too cumbersome. ...
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Sharepoint Explorer File View based on Document Library View

I would like to know if it is possible to view the files in a Windows Explorer the from a document library especially when you change the view by using filters and create "views" based on metadata. I ...
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One user is unable to open in explorer/view in datasheet

One member of my team has lost the ability to open in explorer view and view in datasheet. Just randomly, and we cannot work out why. All settings are matching of his machine is matching with mine. ...
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Prevent moving of certain files

I have a document library with a folder structure. I have certain documents that get flagged "on hold", I'd use a custom column to do this. I need to prevent that those flagged documents get moved ...
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SharePoint 2010 + Explorer View and creating folders in the root

Users love the Explorer view, too much I find and there in lies my questions; I need to prevent users from adding folders to the root of a site in Explorer view...anyone know how? I do not want to ...
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Open in explorer view programatically

I want to open a list in Explorer mode programmatically. As we can't use javascript, what will be the approach and which WSP builder project will we create (I mean webpart, event handler, workflow? ...
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Can't Open Explorer in Sharepoint

I can't use "Open with Explorer" from SharePoint. My setup: -SharePoint 2010 -Internet Explorer 8 -Windows 7 x32 -Office 2010
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Your client does not support opening this list with windows explorer 9

I have tried all the possibilities and solutions proposed on the web to resolve the issue "Your client does not support opening this list with Windows Explorer" when we try to open it from a ...
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Trying to open Explorer View with Internet Explorer 11

I am currently trying to open Explorer View on SharePoint so that I can move documents into folders. I un-installed all the updates on my Internet Explorer so that I had Internet Explorer 9 on my ...
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When item added event receiver fires if we upload file using explorer?

I have a document library in which I have attached two event receivers. Item Added. Item Updated. My event receiver definition is: <Receiver> <Name>ReceiverItemAdded</Name&...
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REST query cannot be viewed in Internet Explorer

I am trying to get the results from a site using REST call like this: http://server1/sites/mysite/_api/web/lists/getByTitle('list title') But it's giving me that Internet Explorer Cannot Display This ...
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Copying Modified Date in Window Explorer from Powershell

I have the PowerShell script which download Documents from SharePoint Document Library.i want to copy the modified date of documents including folders to the window explorer. Where I am going wrong ...
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Uploading to SharePoint 2013 slow from explorer

When uploading from Windows Explorer (Windows 7) to SharePoint 2013, using drag and drop, I get a spinning circle, and the process never seems to complete. I have turned off 'Automatically detect ...
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freeware for hiding Site template folders

I am new to SharePoint and I would like to use the Microsoft explorer for copying files to SharePoint. Although using SharePoint workstation is considered to be a best practice, I would like that my ...
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Can anyone recommend an explorer using the client object model?

I'm looking for an explorer for a sharepoint site that's using the client object model undercover. It would be great if this explorer would show all the information/properties one could get from this ...
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Can't access some folders through Windows Explorer

We've encountered a strange problem accessing a SharePoint 2010 document archive through Windows Explorer on a Windows 7 machine. The archive has been mapped as a network drive and everything works as ...
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Files in document library not opening in explorer

When trying to access a file in a document library folder in explorer, some users are getting the following error: However, this is not the case for all users. The users can though open the files ...
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Must manually refresh Windows Explorer after creating new files/folders in document library

We have just setup Sharepoint 2010 internally for testing and development. I created a simple document library, and mapped it up in Windows Explorer. It works OK - it's reasonably fast (at least ...
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SharePoint 2007 - User can't select Explorer View

1 of my user cannot select "Explorer View" from the scroll down menu on the right side of the window... Actually she sees NO views at all... I deleted her account from SharePoint and recreated it... ...
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Create folder when saving directly to SharePoint Document Library

Create new folder when saving directly to SharePoint 2010 Document Library client machine Os windows 7 SharePoint version 2010 foundation steps 1) open a word document 2) "save as" 3) type in ...
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Explorer view feature is not working, SharePoint 2007

The explorer view feature is not working on our SharePoint 2007 portal. When users try to view a SP list in explore view they are prompted with the following error: "Your client does not support ...
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File name “not valid or too long” when copying a file?

I have a document library which contains some Word documents that I'm trying to copy down to my local disk. I've opened the document library using Windows Explorer, and am dragging the individual ...