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A folder is a virtual container where files can be stored.

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Programmatically creating folders in lists results in invisible or incorrectly named folders

So far I've found two ways to create a folder via pnpjs-wrapped API calls. One, which is SPList.rootFolder.folders.add("Name") works well for a document library, but, when used in a list, it results ...
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Disabling the ability to add, upload or drag and drop folders into a document library - Sharepoint Online

My company is implementing a sharepoint structure of a single hub site consisting of many sites, no subsites. We don't want the presence of folders being in our sharepoint online document libraries. ...
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Update item when file is created in folder which is created with FLOW

I've got a list A. When an item is created, a folder is created in library A. When a file is created in one of the folders in Library A, the item (which triggered the folder) from List A must be ...
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Hiding New Folder Command for specific users

The image below shows a way to disable Folder creation for the entire Document Library. Is there a way to limit this functionality to specific users / groups?
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how to know in which folder my file is

How can i Know, using my item metadatas, the folder it is stored in? For example, I do this Get Request : https://sharepoint.com/sites/SPSample/_api/web/lists/GetByTitle('Documents')/items(2)/...
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Online - Share folder with specific external user via PowerShell

In my SharePoint Online site I've created a document library that contains a lot of folders. I created these folders via PowerShell using PnP. I'm trying to set permissions on these folders, in ...
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Issue with folder renaming in SharePoint

I don't have access to rename folder in this SharePoint site/library, while it appears to me I've got the 'Full Control' rights. I've sent a access request but it is sent to me. Could you please help ...
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How to change content type of a lot of folders and subfolders at once?

I have a lot of folders and subfolders on my Sharepoint who's content type I want to change. Is there a way I can change the content type of several folders at once ? thank you
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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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Dashboard: Inheriting Permission in Document Library for Folder/Files

We have a document library with a complex permission structure on folders and files. Is there a possibility to get a report to see or manage the permission in SharePoint 2013?
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Move files with version history to another site

Is there a way how to move files with folder structure and version history from one site to another site? /site1/library1/**folder1** -> /site2/library2/**folder1** i.e. folder1 contains 30 ...
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Get Folder name when clicked on specific folder in picture library without using rest api

I want to get the Folder name when user clicks on a specific folder in picture library without using rest api. Is there any way I can achieve this? Please help me?
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Create a folder with custom content type

I manage to create a folder with in sharepoint online using REST API but the problem is I need to use a custom content type for the folder. I saw this article How to create folder with custom Content ...
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How to remove folder name extensions from 1000s of folders

I have a site with 1,000s of folders with a ".cd" extension to the name (still trying to track down why). I'm trying to archive the site to a file share, but each folder with a ".cd" extension is ...
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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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Breaking up deep nested folder structures?

I recently started work with a consulting company and was tasked with "optimizing" their on-premise SharePoint 2013. The problem is that SharePoint was their replacement for a massive fileshare with ...
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Remote Event Receiver on ItemAdding triggered but not updating folder columns

I have a remote event receiver attached to a Document Library. The er is attached to ItemAdding and ItemUpdating. The same code runs on both events to update values in several columns based on the URL ...
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Adding New Folders in a Library (changing Title)

Whenever I add a new folder in a library in Sharepoint it puts the same Title as it does the name of the folder... I'm wondering how I can change the settings so that I can have the folder name be a ...
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Can a user with Contribute in a folder add a document when they have r/o for the library?

Imagine User X is in Permission Group A. A document library is created and Group A have read permission only on the library. A folder is created in the document library and shared with User X with ...
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Can't delete file from within a Document Set

I'm experiencing problems deleting files that I put in my Document Set. Every time I try to delete it, it gives me the following error message: Sorry, something went wrong The server has ...
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Content Organizer Rulers For Folder Based Content Types

I am thinking that I already know the answer to my questions, but am hoping that I am wrong. Can I setup a Content Organizer Rule on a Content Type based on a folder? So a folder content type, NOT a ...
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Prevent folder creation at top-level only?

We are running SharePoint online and I've got a question. So we all know about the: Library Settings > Make "New Folder" command available toggle Well, this propagates across the entire document ...
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Prevent SharePoint from adding “Type” column to default view

We have automated deployment of webs and lists with PowerShell (PnP). We noticed that some of our views have got the "Type" (DocIcon) column visible but we did not script it to include that column in ...
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Cannot Remove Permissions on folder (SPO)

I have written a script to create folders in SPO, this script creates a group, then a folder and assigns the group permission to the folder. The only issue is that the folder is created by the user ...
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CAML Query for retrieving only document library items in only one folder

I'm trying to access the documents in a specific folder in a SharePoint document library. the library has multiple folders but I do know the name of the folder. here is an example of the file tree (I ...
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SP Folder Status Indicator

Would it be possible to create a column on a SP folder as a status indicator i.e. review completed. Thank you.
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How to create folder with custom Content Type in REST with SPFx?

I am creating an SPFx solution to create folders with nested folders. This solution is working fine. but I want to attach some metadata to my folder. For this reason I have created a new folder ...
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How to get all Folders tree of a specific user with all the folders( or files ) permissions?

I am new to the SharePoint development. I want to write a C# code that will scan the sharepoint site and return the tree structure of all folders for specific user. It should also show the ...
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Allowing folder creation in Document Sets but not within the containing Document Library

I have a number of Document Sets within a Document Library. Is it possible to prevent folders from being created with the "+New" button in the ("root" of the) Document Library itself, while ...
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Question on unique permissions count

I am having a folder with 100 documents. Now I am breaking inheritance on this folder and applying unique permissions on it. Yes, all the documents under this folder will have same permissions as ...
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Built-in web part for a specific folder

Is it possible, in a Sharepoint page, to add a built-in web part configured to show only a particular folder of a Document Library? I have a page where I want to show 3 different web parts that ...
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Display current folder name on Document Library web part

I am displaying a Document Libray Web Part (which contains folders) on a subsite homepage. When I click on a folder to show its contents, the Document library header still says "Documents". It gives ...
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SharePoint Online, Document Set, add folder with subfolder in Default Content?

Subj. As I understand we only can add Folders on first level.. Maybe You know workaround to include subfolders too? Or I need to use code to copy them programmatically.. Best regards, Gennady
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migrate document from folder to another site's document library

Using SharePoint Online... I want copy/move documents from a folder to document library of another site. want to automate this, as there are 100+ folders..
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Problem with FolderCollenction.GetByUrl

I'm trying to write code that uploads files to a certain folder on my SharePoint site. Everything worked fine until a few days ago. My problem is with this line of code: Folder byUrl = Root.Folders....
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Running retention policy against folders

I have retention enabled for folders. It is set to run a workflow on any folder after it is a day old. and to run it once a day. However it doesn't appear to be working. I have both the "Information ...
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SP Online : overview of all folders and documents with permission

For my team site I changed permissions for different folders and documents. And now I need some kind of overview of permissions and folders/documents. It there a way where can I see all of this or a ...
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Create folders in site pages - Possible?

Is there a way to sort these pages by folder? Site pages in site contents is looking a little cluttered. Not looking to add more columns. Its possible in a document library just not sure about site ...
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Sharepoint Hierarchical Structure

I'm interested in having a hierarchical data set of folders, files, sub-sites etc. from a certain site that I would eventually manipulate/visualize in R. (Data.trees and such) I've done this ...
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List Folders, Subfolders and Files Correctly for UI from CSOM

I need the following format when recursively retrieving folders, subfolders and files. Basically reproduce a "Windows Explorer" type of view with the data for the Website UI via C# and CSOM. Any ...
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SP Online : structure of folders

Can I somehow add a button that creates structure of folders? I dont want to make for every project same structure. Is there any way to make it easier? I mean now i can add only one folder but i ...
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Sharepoint Online. Prevent root-level folder deletion with stopped inheritance

I am using Sharepoint Online and would like to create shared folders structure for our the departments. I created a library named "Departments". For the Departments library people have only "...
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Content Type of Folder incorrectly set in Document Set

I'm experiencing an issue that is directly related to this question posted here (https://collab365.community/forum/topics/sub-folder-content-types-set-wrong-in-document-set-library/): I have a ...
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replace files with the same name in libray rut or folders

i use folders in sharepoint libraries for the follwing reasons: when library has more than 2500 files when i want different permision for some files when i want to sync some files. and i ...
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SharePoint REST API Document Library - filter by folder name

I'm running a JavaScript script that updates permissions on folders in lists and document libraries. To do this I need to get the ID of the item I want to update. The folders all have unique names ...
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Move customized document library

I have a customized document library on a site but I have to move it to another site. How can I do this (and keep meta-datas, and form skeleton).
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No Longer Able to Tag Folders in SharePoint Online

I realized today that as of VERY recently (the last couple weeks), I am no longer able to add tags/metadata to folders. Files still have tagging ability, but not folders. I am working in SharePoint ...
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Assign Approvers based on folder?

I'm working on implementing a workflow which will start automatically on change/creation (which is working). The issue is that there are a few folders which need cross-department approval. Is there a ...
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How to restrict access to documents in a folder so they can only edited and viewed by the user who uploads the file?

I have a file structure with a parent folder, two sub-folders, and multiple PPT documents in each sub-folder. The documents need to be able to move between the two sub-folders, but the tricky part is ...
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Creating a windows folder from Sharepoint form column value

I am not sure if this is possible in sharepoint 2013. But just wanted to see if any one has any thoughts on it. So I have a basic project request tool and when ever a user puts in a request a unique ...