Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 175 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange
The results are in! See what nearly 90,000 developers picked as their most loved, dreaded, and desired coding languages and more in the 2019 Developer Survey.

Questions tagged [explorer-view]

A view of a document library utilizing WebDAV to render the contents of the library in a Windows Explorer window, imitating browsing through directories on a file system.

0
votes
0answers
37 views

Wrong Document ID when uploading through Explorer View

On our on-premise SharePoint 2013 farm we have a site collection with multiple document libraries. We also enabled and configured the Document ID feature here: All DocIDs begin with "Company-" (e.g. ...
1
vote
1answer
76 views

Document windows explorer view - permissions and security issue

The windows explorer feature for opening sharepoint documents in sharepoint is great.But some users do go and open up the root site in explorer view and in this case they can see all site collections ...
1
vote
0answers
70 views

Open documents in Document Library using windows application

I want to open the documents in the SharePoint Document Library using the windows application. I am showing the list of documents with their links using an HTML/angular application Now the problem ...
0
votes
1answer
103 views

Sharepoint 2016 create library from Explorer view

I have received an inquiry from user about the way to create library. Situation The user(who has Full Control permission) opened the library by "Open with Explorer". He copied and pasted that ...
2
votes
2answers
3k views

Open in explorer in other browsers?

We are using SP 2016 on-prem, and have an asset library with tons of pictures which users use by opening the asset library in "Explorer View". The problem is that it only works with IE and no other ...
6
votes
3answers
1k views

SharePoint Online - Explorer View asking for selection of certificate

This issue is being encountered via SharePoint Online. My users are not able to generate a Windows Explorer View from within SharePoint Online OR via a mapped drive in Windows Explorer. The user is ...
0
votes
0answers
78 views

Open with explorer option doesn't show up

I have a library under one subsite where when I open a library in IE, the open with explorer option shows, but the same doesn't happen for another library under a different subsite. (Like it's active ...
1
vote
0answers
116 views

WebDAV ignores permissions?

Here's an interesting question, regarding WebDAV ("Open with Explorer") in SharePoint 2013 Foundation. We have some old content on our site that will be deleted soon, but in the meantime I have ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Accessing “link to a document” in windows explorer view

Good morning, I have a library that contains 5 folders and 1 "link to a document". The "link to a document" is linked to a separate document library. The files within this separate document ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

SharePoint 2013 - Browser Support

There are some features that doesn´t work in other browsers. An example is the Open with explorer (document library) this feature is only working in the Internet Explorer. But is it possible to ...
0
votes
1answer
112 views

Explorer View on Front end Server won't open

I'm trying to navigate some Explorer views in a front end server ( SharePoint 2013 on premises) The user I'm logged in the server is site collection administrator. When I open a library in Explorer ...
0
votes
1answer
231 views

Error when Trying to copy files from one SharePoint folder to other using Explorer view

I am facing one weird issue and have tried all possible ways but with no luck.The issue is when I try to copy certain files in SharePoint folder and paste it in another folder for same site collection ...
4
votes
0answers
370 views

Sharepoint in Explorer-View can't display images “because the file is empty”

I am administrating a SQL Server 2014 for our Sharepoint 2013. Currently users are facing the following issue: Using the Explorer View, some images randomly (at least I can't find a pattern until now)...
1
vote
1answer
186 views

Cannot open document library in Explorer View

This is for a SharePoint 2007 site on which we have various document libraries. One of our users has always been able to use Explorer View on his department's document library but he was recently ...
0
votes
2answers
54 views

Files missing during move from SP 2007 to 2013

I have moved about two thousand documents using Explorer View and the SP 2013 UI. Most of the documents have transferred successfully, however some managers are reporting files missing. At most, 100 ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

2013 Open With Explorer

I'm about to start using 2013. I won't want people to use Open With Explorer on a document library. Can anyone with permission to add documents to the library use the Open With Explorer function? ...
2
votes
2answers
3k views

Document Library Metadata Lost when Office File replaced?

I have a Document Library with many properties on it's Content Type. After uploading many types of files and enteringtheir metadata (properties), some users may need to re-upload that file in the ...
0
votes
1answer
58 views

Event Receiver Does Not Cancel In Explorer View

I have a document library with a ItemAdding event receiver registered to it that looks for whether a folder has been added and if so, cancels the folder creation. This works fine in the GUI. However, ...
2
votes
1answer
97 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
3k views

There is not enough space on davwwwroot when pasting

I am trying to paste 5GB into a library through the Explorer View Unfortunately, I get this message: There is not enough space on davwwwroot. You need an additional 2,06 to copy the files. I am ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

Creating New Folders using Windows Explorer is very slow in SharePoint 2013

We have a SharePoint 2013 environment upgraded from SharePoint 2010. When working with Windows Explorer, users are able to navigate the folders normally without any issues. However, if a user tries to ...
0
votes
1answer
203 views

Using Explorer View in Sharepoint 2010 - works sometimes

Some users are having issues using the Expolorer View. At first they may get the you don't have permission to do this message, but sometime if they try 3 or 4 times, poof it will then work. I tried ...
1
vote
0answers
171 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
955 views

Explorer View on the Wiki Section of SharePoint

Does any one know if you can open a Wiki site page on SharePoint in Explorer View? If not is there any way around this or will I need to create a new wiki/section to enable me to complete this task? ...
1
vote
0answers
38 views

Problem with moving pages in explorer view from SP 2007 to 2010

So I am working on moving some pages over from an old SharePoint 2007 site to a new 2010 site using explorer view but I am facing some issues. The pages get moved over no problem, but once they are ...
0
votes
1answer
692 views

How to understand SharePoint's “All Files” folder structure?

When I open SharePoint Designer, I can usually depend on using the "All Files" tab to find what i need. But I've never really understood what this thing is. I can't seem to find a similar file ...
2
votes
1answer
710 views

Hide from Explorer view

is it possible to hide some folders of a site in the Explorer view? For example, my site is : http://mysharepoint/mysite/mysubsite when I see http://mysharepoint/mysite in Explorer I get: -...
2
votes
1answer
549 views

Sharepoint list browsable through windows explorer in a computer but not in another computer

I have a sharepoint (2013) list where I have the permissions (designer). I can browse the sharepoint directory from my computer such as (\comp_name\directory\list) through windows explorer. I cannot ...
0
votes
1answer
392 views

Display the contents of a Windows File Server

I am currently trying to set up SharePoint for my company. I have been advised that I am not allowed to put proprietary information on SharePoint. I would like to be able to access and manage files ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

Trying to check in multiple photos at once, SP2010

I created a photo library in SharePoint 2010 with LOTS of photos going into it. I use windows explorer view to drag photos from the server to the library. The photos all show checked out to me, and I ...
11
votes
4answers
18k views

Can't read from Source file or disk when moving document in Explorer View

We have come across an issue in our SharePoint implementation whereby moving documents (Cut and Paste) between two different sites using Explorer View causes the following error: Can't read from ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Hide “Open In Windows Explorer” stopped working

I have a document library where we only want people to see the default filtered view. To stop users from seeing all the files, I had hidden the Open In Windows Explorer button using the following code ...
0
votes
1answer
313 views

Between trusted domain SharePoint is asking for credential for open with explorer

I am working on multiple SharePoint environments. Details: Recently we migrated all users from one domain (say Domain 'A') to another domain (say Domain 'B'). Now the users are on new domain (...
1
vote
1answer
414 views

Unable to bulk download PDF's from Explorer view

A user of mine is unable to download files from explorer view in Sharepoint 2010 but it only seems to be PDF's. Whenever they try to do it they get the following message. You need permission to ...
0
votes
2answers
343 views

Drag and drop email attachement to library (explorer view) failing

For some of my users, but not all, when they drag and drop an attachment (tested with both .pdf and .docx) into the explorer view window of a document library it appears to copy it over, but in fact ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Prevent folder deletion in document library - Explorer view snafu

We want to prevent users from deleting top level folders in a document library. We created an event receiver on ItemDeleting that checks if the item type is a folder and if the path is the top level, ...
0
votes
1answer
49 views

Why does Explorer View have to be created as public by default?

We have removed Explorer View from the ribbon and the list of available views for the SharePoint site's users. However the Admin users still need Explorer View. To ensue all the Admins had Explorer I ...
0
votes
0answers
558 views

Modified Date in Explorer view not updated when the file is edited

I modified some Word documents more than a month after they were put into SharePoint. SharePoint shows the updated dates, but the explorer view still has the original file date/time, and the content ...
0
votes
1answer
820 views

Copying/Moving items in explorer view is painfully slow

I have looked at the other responses to this question both on here and across other sites. Everyone states the solution as unchecking the "automatically detect settings" box in the LAN settings of ...
1
vote
1answer
74 views

User without permissions on SharePoint library in a certain computer

I'm really stuck with this problem. Something on our sharepoint (or maybe in the user's computer) is preventing them from using certaing library features: The user cannot see the upload multiple ...
0
votes
1answer
58 views

access to folders of Explore view of a site

When you open a Site with Explorer view there are "Lists" and other folders and it is possible to delete this folders which causes problem for the site and it will be inaccessable. What can I do to ...
2
votes
2answers
214 views

Removing document library buttons

In my document library I have successfully hidden the Open In Explorer button by using the following code (code 1). <script type="text/javascript"> _spBodyOnLoadFunctionNames.push("...
2
votes
2answers
155 views

Document library item permissions

I have a document library containing a lot of personal information. Originally only admins could see the library but now it has been decided that users need to see their own information. Admins have ...
0
votes
3answers
11k views

“Explorer View” is missing from the drop down meun

I opened a sharepoint site. But I find that I can't choose the "Explorer View", only "All Documents", "Modify this View", "Create View", "Configure Views for This Location" menus displayed. How can I ...
2
votes
2answers
4k views

Windows Explorer View Not Working on One Site Collection

We have had some end users run into this problem recently and having exhausted all possible troubleshooting I figured I would post on here to see if anyone has encountered this before or knows what’s ...
1
vote
3answers
2k views

Sharepoint foundation 2010 on mac

Are there any known issues with SPF 2010 on Mac OS X? Also, will I be able to use the explorer view? Thank you, Alkis
2
votes
1answer
496 views

Windows Explorer view doesn't work after upgrade from 2007 to 2010

We have upgraded a MOSS 2007 publishing site to SharePoint 2010 Enterprise. Having done this we have found problems with opening Document Libraries in Explorer View. Most users access the site via ...
86
votes
14answers
294k views

How do I enable “Open in Explorer”?

I have full control over my SharePoint site. When I click on my document library and then click the "Library" tab on the ribbon, I see an option for "Open with Explorer" but it is disabled. The ...
1
vote
1answer
791 views

Why do I get this error (Cannot read from the source file or disk)

Why do I get this error (Cannot read from the source file or disk) when trying to move a folder and its files from a document library on one My Site to desktop
1
vote
3answers
2k views

Claims Based Authentication- Windows Explorer Mode only works after installing SharePoint Designer on the client

I have a situation where users recieve the following error when trying to view a library/list in Explorer Mode: Your client does not support opening this list with Windows Explorer. We have tried ...