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Creating SharePoint folder with "title" property via Boomi

How would I populate the "title" property of a SharePoint folder when creating the folder via Boomi (with an HTTP request)? I can't seem to find the full JSON to do this. This is all I have ...
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Programmatically get shareable link to updated folder (PowerShell)

My goal is to upload approximately 10,000 folders to a SharePoint library (call it T2) and create a list in SharePoint (say T1) that lists these folders along with other details and their ...
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Folder metada - transfer automatically on File

I have a document library that contains folders. In those folders, I have some files. I would like to transfer the metadata from the folder to the files in it. Does anyone know how I can do it? Thank ...
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How can I create yearly folders to all my subfolders on SharePoint?

So currently my SharePoint library looks like this: A Abel Henry 2022-23 2023-24 Agnes Carl 2022-23 2023-24 Azreal James 2022-23 2023-24 B Barry James (same as in A) Benita Henry (...
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SharePoint "Shared with Us" for External Users and External Users List

I'm working on setting up a SharePoint site for my organization. Here are parameters: We are an organization with a lot of different committees, which have an average of 10 members per committee. I ...
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Denying users directory browse/list

Is it possible to have a document library that denies users to browse/list folders and files, but still allows users to read/write files? Users will open the files through links.
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Inheriting metadata upward?

Is it possible to have a parent folder inherit metadata from child elements, i.e. upwards? For example: The folder "folder" contains "file.txt" The column is "Language" ...
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SharePoint: Trouble Moving Files

I wanted to restructure a SharePoint Library, creating folders and moving files inside their specific folder location. During the process I noticed that I drag and drop the files into their respective ...
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Deleted permissions for owners on Sharepoint site

I was trying to delete permission of all users to a specific folder on SharePoint. I accidentally deleted all permissions even for owners (myself and others) and cannot see the documents at all now. ...
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Define custom metadata for a folder using custom document content type Vs custom folder content type

I am a bit confused on what is the recommended way to define a custom metadata for folders and documents. As seems there are many different ways. For example in our case we have created a custom ...
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Move Folder option missing from Site Collection Admin

I need to move several folders to another location in SharePoint 2010. However, the "Move Folders" option is missing. I have checked the settings with other sites, but I cant find any ...
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Power Automate Trigger Condition when a file is uploaded inside a specific folder and get the main folder ID

I have a SharePoint online site which contain a document library named "Customer Share" >> and inside this library we have a folder named "Clients" >> and inside the &...
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SharePoint API - ItemCount shows something but empty list of files and folders

I'm accessing a SharePoint folder that contains two files and a subfolder. I'm getting back a correct ItemCount but no list of items. Using a made-up path of /sites/sitename/folder1/folder1, and ...
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Sharepoint API folder search endpoint & query not working

I'm building an integration with Sharepoint via Make (formerly Integromat). The native Make module for searching sharepoint does not identify the folder & returns no results. I have to enter a ...
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Different format for sub folders in document library

Is it possible to create a different format for sub-folder within the same document library? For example, have one sub-folder with tiles and then the following sub-folders they click into from that ...
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Link from SharePoint Library to list item

We create a SharePoint list record and a flow that populates the list and also creates a folder in a SharePoint library, this folder has subfolders. The list has a title called (enq_no), this title is ...
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Find all files matching metadata tag

We have a document library with multiple folders for each organisation (each organisation can only access their own folder). We have templates in each folder with metadata such as "Document ...
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Link to a list item from a document library

I have a SharePoint list "A" which each record has a unique number called "enq no"., when the list record is created it also creates folders in a document library. This document ...
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List all Files with all Properties/Fields for a given folder Path

I'm trying to list all files with all properties/fields (ListItemAllFields) for the given server relative path. Problems: I'm using this method to list files: https://<sub-domain>.sharepoint....
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SharePoint 2013 REST API Methods to Get File Names from Folders

Accessing the SharePoint 2013 API, I have been trying to get files names in each folder in a library and getting errors. I am using Alteryx. DownloadData Error: {"error":{"code":&...
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How to inherit variable set to folder to files in the folder

I have a SP site with document library. In the document library I have custom choice column. I would like to ask, if there is away, if I set value in the folder level, if all files in the folder could ...
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When adding a column the column appears in parent folder

I have created a Content Type called "Contracts Folder" where I have created some columns like "Contract Start Date" and "Contract End Date". I have a parent folder ...
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Start and end columns in folder structure

I need two columns in my folder structure with contracts where I can type start date and end date. I have tried: "+Add column" --> "Date and time". The result is that it applies ...
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Can we depend on Metadata and eliminate folders ? will this work for large document libraries

I read many articles which show how metadata provide many benefits over folders. and they show cases where users will be uploading all documents inside the root folder >> tag them using metadata ...
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Creating extra buttons to upload files/create folders

I would like to add a few extra buttons to upload files and create new folders. Is there any way to do this? Thanks in advance!
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How to include folders in document libraries when provisioning from a template

I have a SharePoint site that I am using as a template to create new SharePoint sites. This site contains document libraries that include empty folders: However, the site that gets created from the ...
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SP Online rest api: How to get all properties/columns from folders within another folder in a single request?

I have the "Goods" folder which I can access with the following endpoint: https://***.sharepoint.com/sites/***/_api/web/GetFolderByServerRelativeUrl('/sites/***/Goods/') If I expand the ...
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Require help in showing thumbnails on folders in Gallery view

I have created a gallery view. All the folders are showing a simple folder icon. I want to show unique pictures as thumbnails instead of a simple folder icon. Kindly help
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Get complete subfolder-structure from library/folder

I need a list of all folders including all their subfolders. The default "Get Folder" action in Power Automate gives me only the first level of subfolders but not the complete structure. How ...
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How to easily share a folder path from Sharepoint Library synced on my computer without my username on it?

I work on a company that started using Sharepoint as the main network for collaboration. We manage to use the Sync button on our Sharepoint Library , on the browser, so it will have all the files ...
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CSOM Folder.listItemAllFields won't load the item (Sharepoint Online)

I have been trying to load the item version of a folder via csom for some time now, but no matter how hard I try, it just won't load. For example : here's one of the configuration I have tried ...
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Folder of Lists inside site contents

I have a little bit large number of lists in my site contents. Is there anyway to organize them in folders under the site contents ?
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Is there a function to set metadata only for a specific folder?

I have added a new column for a subfolder and grouped it afterwards. However, the main folder now also adopts this logic. In teams this is even the case for all channels in the team. Can I somehow ...
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Change the order of the Folder content type

I have the below form that gets populated on selecting the action properties of the folder. I want to change the order of the content type choices column to assign the second value to be the first ...
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OneDrive syncing SharePoint sites: Remove redundant " - Documents" suffix from folder names

If you have a SharePoint site called: My Site Name ...and sync its "Documents" to your computer with OneDrive, it always calls the local folder: My Site Name - Documents The " - ...
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SharePoint clear roles to a folder error

I try to clear assignment to a SharePoint folder. When I test it is not showing any error but appears this: "BreakRoleInheritance": null And the folder maintain the same permissions. The ...
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Why on SPO cannot create a folder named Con.te while on SP2016 onPrem I can?

I have a problem while migrating data from SP2016 OnPrem to SPO. In my OnPrem environment I have, for example, a folder named "Con.te" and sharegate report me an error while migrating on SPO....
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Cannot Create New Folder on Site - SP2016

I want to create new Folder on my Site, but it give me this error: Unexpected response from server. The status code of response is '400'. The status text of response is 'Bad Request'.
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How can I show a subfolder from another SharePoint site?

I want to display subfolders from site B on site A. I have tried the 'embed web part', but I can only embed the root folder('documents library') because I can't find a complete URL for subfolders. How ...
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Document set template (DocSet with pre-defined folders)

I'm using document sets to store project for the team. It has some meta data defined like start date, requester, owner and more stuff like that. Now, within a document set, there should always be a ...
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Which granular permission is required to write to a list's root folder property bag?

In order to write to a list's root folder's property bag, does a user need "Manage Lists" permission? Or would they be able to do it with just "Add Items" / "Edit Items"?
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Power Automate - Create Folder Within Folder

I'm wanting to create a flow where if a user creates a folder at the root of a document library, a set of sub folders and files populate that newly created folder. So for example a user goes and ...
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retrieve all files unders subfolders in sharepoint document library using REST

I have a folder in a document library and that contains subfolders and each subfolder contains files. I want to retrieve all the files in these subfolders using REST. Any help?
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SPO filter webpart with folders

Our customer has a document library with a big folder structure in SharePoint Online (classic). We need to display that library as a web part filtered by a specific metadata in another page. That's ...
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Issue with moving folders in SharePoint Online

When I move folder by drag and drop to a higher level in the folder structure, sometimes the folder is moved completely, i.e. a "cut and paste" result. But sometimes it is moved to the upper ...
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Get all content and child content inside a folder using sharepoint PNP framework

I can get all contents inside a SharePoint list like this: List list = oWebsite.Lists.GetByTitle("Documents"); ListItemCollection Items = list.GetItems(CamlQuery.CreateAllItemsQuery()); ...
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Get Folder by Id

How to get folder by ID (GUID) and navigate to it? Or with internal (auto-incrementing) ID? https://xxxx.sharepoint.com/sites/xxxx/_api/web/getFolderById('xxxxxxxx') works but I would like to NAVIGATE ...
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Documents Privacy settings

I have opened a modern team SharePoint for my department. The SharePoint is required to be public to everyone of the company except for one specific folder that needs to be accessed for view and edit ...
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How to find all subfolders inside a SharePoint Folder using PNP Framework

I want to find all the subfolders of a SharePoint folder using PNP framework. My current code is like this using (var cxt = new AuthenticationManager().GetACSAppOnlyContext(siteUrl, ...
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Why doesn't SP remember my column sort settings?

I have a SP files site, the folders of which are labelled 01_label 1, 02_label 2 etc. which I want to have sorted in order of the first two characters. Instead, every time I open it, even after ...
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