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

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hide 'Folder' in the document-set properties, Content Type dropdown

I have a document library where I use document sets. The setting 'Make "New Folder" command available?' is set to NO. When I however edit the properties of a document set, 'Folder' is available in the ...
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In a SharePoint List I cannot see items that are in a folder

I have a sharepoint list (Not Library), where I am programmatically adding in a folder: SPList list = web.Lists[ListID]; SPFolder parent = list.RootFolder; SPFolder child = ...
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Use JSOM to get unique permissions for a folder in document library

I would like to be able to retrieve the permissions for specific folders in a document library via JSOM. Specifically, I would like to be able to use JS to determine if the active folder that the user ...
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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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Create folder in recently created folder

I'm using the function below to create a folder and I'm trying to make it also create a subfolder within the newly created folder. CreateFoldersbyparent("abc","") CreateFoldersbyparent("abc","\test") ...
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Parent Folder Not Found

I have a simple library with folders. When I navigate into the library and browse deep, I can click the parent folder name in the header to navigate back up. If I have a direct link to a folder, i.e....
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Prevent page reload when clicking a folder in a document library

I am currently working on SharePoint Online and I have created a customer page layout that is using Bootstrap accordion. Inside the accordion I have a document library that contains folders. The ...
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Document library permissions prevent folder creation and deletion

Is that possible to set permissions on document library folder, so users will be able to create/modify/delete files, but cannot do anything on folders (create/modify/delete). I read that I can ...
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how do I integrate existing network(shared) folders to a newly installed SharePoint Foundation?

The setup: Active Directory users have access to a centralized network shared folder Source of the shared folder is on our storage NAS server(i.e. \NAS\SHARED_DATA*) We just setup a new SharePoint ...
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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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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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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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SharePoint 2013 Issue sharing 'Folder' within Document Libraries

I'm hoping there are others who have experienced an issue with Sharing folders on SharePoint 2013? Using the Share functionality within a document library, I am able to invite users (to edit or read) ...
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How to create folder and file in SharePoint at the same time using REST API

Using REST API, is there a way we can upload a file to SharePoint and also create the folder to which file to be uploaded. Say for example here “/testfolder” does not exist already in SharePoint and ...
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Showing Folder's modified date as most recently edited documents's modified date in that folder

I have a document library and a folder in it. And inside that folder, many documents are there. Is it possible to show the folder's modified date as the modified date of the most recently edited ...
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Parent folder visibility with limited access permissions in sharepoint online

Inside a site collection, i have a subsite, and a document library within that. On the document library i have broken inheritance. In the library i have folders 1 or more deep. On a 2nd, 3rd or ...
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SharePoint 2013 Document Library Web Part

I am wondering if anyone can possibly answer by question, I have created a new page layout using the Bootstrap framework and then added approximately 5 web part zones, in each web part zone I have a ...
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Metadata vs Folders - File name conflicts

I think metadata is much better than folders when it comes to finding files using search and metadata navigation but... But if I have a document library that uses metadata and does NOT use folders ...
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How to use XsltListViewWebPart with folders

I have an XsltListViewWebPart on a custom page that works fine for a SharePoint 2010 library. My problem is that I need to tell this web part to list only documents in a subFolder of the library. How ...
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Cannot delete a folder in a library

I am replacing a colleague for the support of a SharePoint 2010 intranet. I want to delete a folder in a library. The folder to delete is special : I can see the folder in the intranet I cannot see ...
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Email to Document Library - Place attachments in sub folders

I am having issues with scheduling Crystal Reports to go into specified folders so I am taking a different route and using emails & attachments. As the title suggests, I'd like to automate where ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Site Content and Structure Not showing List folder when moving Items

I am attempting to move items in a list that has 7500 items to a folder within that same list. I have previously done so to two different folders, named Archive 2015 and Archive 2016. However now the ...
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Set All Newly Created Folders in a Document Library have unique Permissions

One of my users asked if it is possible to set a document library so that all newly created folders do not inherit permissions from the parent library. Once the folder is created, you must break ...
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Change Destination Folder on specific custom view

I am trying to customize a Document Library Custom View so it shows the items in a specific folder. I managed to do that with SharePoint Designer by changing the Caml Query: <View Scope="...
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SP16 - After install webpart missing under development folder

When i install SPFx webpart in my on-prem server. In Developer site i want to add this webpart in page. Folder Under development is missing.
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Why does a Team Site library always has 'Team site' in the folder name when syncing?

I'm trying to set up Sharepoint as a Cloud file server, which is a pain, but I'm annoyed by the fact that when syncing a library (i.e. root shared folder) the folder structure duplicates the company's ...
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Tree structure under “Documents”

I want to create different folders under "DOCUMENTS" in left side pane. To be clear, I do not want folders to appear on right side pane when I click on documents but want them to appear underneath the"...
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Create REST call from search query

I have a search query web part that I am running that looks like the following. (path:"PATH TO FOLDER" AND ContentTypeId:0x0120D520*) This path contains links to document sets. I am trying to ...
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Sort Folders in document Library

need some help. i have a folder structure in numerical order but it's not appearing in numerical order the way i like, probably because of the numbering. Any tips on how to show it as 1.1, 1.2,1.3? ...
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Hide folder for particular site collection in SharePoint Online

I have 2 site collections on my tenant - site collection A site collection B. I want to restrict the end users from searching folders from Site collection A and allow them to search folders from ...
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Trigger Workflow on Document Set/ Folder creation

I'm trying to trigger workflow on Document Set/Folder creation. Is it possible trigger workflow automatically on Document Set/ Folder creation in library . I there any workaround ?
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PnP : Error in OfficeDevPnP.Core.dll : Object reference not set for ListProvisioning

Working on Sharepoint Online with PnP Provisioning Schema of 2015/12 (here). When provisioning my website with Libraries, I'm stepping into some error that i don't understand. What i have : a web ...
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SharePoint Online - Automate copy of a document from one folder to another within a document library

I have to automate moving of one particular document from one folder to another folder with in a SharePoint library (when ever its updated or every Monday). Each time i copy this particular document ...
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Folders within a Document Library in Powershell WSS 3.0 / SP2007

I need to write a quick powershell script to do the following agains SP 2007 Show all the folders within a document library. Count the documents within each folder. Show the permissions on each ...
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$expand a property that is inside a folder

I have 2 lists, ParentList and ChildList. The items in ParentList are in folders. Child list has a lookup field pointing to an item in ParentList. When I attempt to run the following query: /...
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Powershell SharePoint 2010 capture Permissions of folders in library with Broken Inheritance

I am looking for some code to find all users or Ad Group who have some sort of permission in specific folder (with broken Permission) in a specific library of a team-site. With the following code I ...
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Prevent folder creation in SharePoint Online (SharePoint 2013) (including Explorer view)

I am new to SharePoint programming and I found this online: https://tjendarta.wordpress.com/2014/02/04/prevent-creating-folder-in-sharepoint-document-library-and-list/ It appears to be from ...
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Document invalid/ exists error

I am getting a weird error when I am trying to upload a file in my document library. It says that the file is invalid. Exact error message: The URL '/.doc' is invalid. It may refer to a ...
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Transform list in folders SharePoint Online

I am new at SharePoint Online and I have created a list of items about clients ex: Name Email Note Alan some mail note... Adam some mail note... Is it possible that I transform ...
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Best practices on Folder permissions

When migrating a fileshare to SharePoint there is a tendency to copy the filestructure one-on-one to a library, and to maintain a permission setup based on folders. Sometimes I read articles that is ...
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Modify Column View

I have a library containing folders, sub-folders and PDF files. Is it possible to display a column only visible for PDF files? I don't want this column to be visible when only the folders are ...
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Can I Create a Folder in Sharepoint Automatically using workflow?

I want the content of the "Current Month" Folder to automatically move into a newly created folder titled after the month (i.e. "January 2016") once we get into February 2016. Is there a way to ...
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sharepoint 2010 folder all ribbon controls disabled

I have a folder into a Doc Library the has a problem. All folder pages doesn't have ribbon controls enabled. It doesn't happen only in the first page. I have Full Control permission in the entire ...