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

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Permission for library to create folders

I have the following requirements and don't know how to tackle it. Allow create folders under the root of the library No upload under the root of the library (user must be in a folder to upload files)...
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Modify metadata of all files in specific folders including its sub-folders

In SharePoint online, I have a document library that has one folder for each brand and a number of sub-folders under each of the "brand folder". How do I modify the metadata for all files in ...
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Modify Document Templates Display

Hi I want to change the document template display to a more user friendly type. I will have more than 100 templates I want user to choose from to fill out data and upload to a document library. If ...
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Sharepoint folder sharing

I have an issue/challenge with sharepoint folder setting. We (as company) would like to share folders and files to external users (our partners). These sharing should be provided in two ways: One ...
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REST API - Get document library properties that are in a folder of that library

When getting properties from a document library with the SharePoint API, I'm using the following call var httpRequest = new HttpRequestMessage(HttpMethod.Get, spPath + spSubSite + "/_api/web/lists(\'"...
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Move specific folder using PnPjs in a document library

I have add below PnP JS code but it's not working correctly and throwing error "Property 'moveByPath' does not exist on type 'Folder'". await web.getFolderByServerRelativePath(oldPath).moveByPath(`${...
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Create a column unique to only a single folder within a document library

I am currently working on a standalone project that has numerous documents that will reside within the project folder located within my organizations document library. Below is an idealized example ...
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How to forbid folder deletion in SP Online document library?

I thought this information would be easy to find on google or on this site but can't find it. Sorry in advance if I missed it. I have a document library accessible by 100+ people and we decide to ...
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how to rename folder when documents are opened

I am trying to rename the folder name when a document is open. How can I do that? using (SPSite site = new SPSite("http://sp2016/")) { using (SPWeb web = site.OpenWeb("...
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SharePoint folders, metadata and Microsoft Teams

We are currently in the planning phase of a company-wide SharePoint Online rollout. I'm comparing pushing folders vs pushing metadata. Both have their pros and cons. Microsoft Teams creates a folder ...
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Grant permissions on the attachments folder of a list

I noticed a strange behaviour when using attachments and folders within sharepoint lists. If I create an item in the root of a list, then move the item in a subfolder where userA has contribute ...
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Trying to link to a folder from a Sharepoint site

I have done all the setup steps, and added a Link to my Sharepoint site with the proper spelling. It shows the link (//Share/folder) when hovering on the link. I can put the link in the URL (top of ...
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CSOM. check if a folder exsists before trying to add it [duplicate]

I have the followoing code to create a folder inside a document library:- ListItemCreationInformation listItemCreationInformation2 = new ListItemCreationInformation(); // Below are options. ...
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SharePoint Workflow 2010 intermitently creating folders in SharePoint 2016 site

I have a workflow that generates folders in a separate document library based on information from a task list. I've enabled it to be started manually and when a task is created. However, on certain ...
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Sharepoint 365 Rest Api cannot see any document or element

I'm using Sharepoint online (included in office 365) I'd like to use sharepoint as a document repository. I've created some test folders&Docs on my created test site: I have created my auth ...
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Will SharePoint automatically create intermediary folders when adding a file through the REST API?

I have read this question and answer, but the REST call in that question is attempting to grab a folder by GetFolderByServerRelativeUrl and then add a file directly to it, so clearly if the folder is ...
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SharePoint 2016: Crawled logs show duplicate entries

I have a small application where I am modifying the folder name via a custom page. A second page queries the folders and displays them. My problem at the moment is that the crawler is displaying two ...
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Sharepoint 2016: Hide folders in search results

As I am working through the site and building it, I have come across a small issue I wish to fix. My current setup, which works for our site well, is using a "Vault" system. One document library with ...
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SPFolder.MoveTo is preserving the metadata for the sub-folders while reset the metadata for the root folder

I have the following console application, which moved some folders from one document library to another within the same SP 2013 site collection:- SPList sourceomslist = omsWeb.Lists.TryGetList("...
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Is there a way to grant permissions to a sharepoint folder via REST APIs? [duplicate]

Currently I created a folder in sharepoint and break its inheritance from the parent library through a REST endpoint. Then I created permission groups and assign permission roles to them. But now I ...
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How to get Sharepoint ListItem on DriveItem with Microsoft Graph API c#

The newly added DriveItem object returns the listItem field as null, which means that the relationship between DriveItem and ListItem offered by Graph Api cannot be used. I created new DriveItem: ...
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How Should we organize this? [closed]

So I thought I was a good IT person, recently getting Office 365 I am wrong... So here is the plan. To start going paperless and move our file cabinet files to SharePoint. We are a firm of 22 people ...
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Create Folder in custom library using GraphServiceClient

I want create new folder in library. If I would like to create a folder in Shared Documents I can run this code: public async Task<string> CreateFolder(string title) { var driveItem = new ...
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How to sync in variations for custom lists with folders in SharePoint 2013?

In SP2013, I have a custom list with folders and the folders have items. When I manually push it for sync to the other site, the list comes and all the items on the root level come. But I noticed ...
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Adding pdf file with rest call GetFolderByServerRelativeUrl add() to sharepoint

I have read some articles about adding a file to SharePoint where the body contains text when using a REST POST call with GetFolderByServerRelativeUrl body add(). Can anybody help me to add a pdf ...
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Delete a folder in SharePoint with MS Flow

I was asking myself if its possible to delete a SharePoint folder using MS Flow. I mean when time passes delete automatically a folder. Thanks!!
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Create a new folder with custom content type id using custom action

I am adding a custom ribbon button which needs to create a folder with specific content type id in a document library. CommandAction="javascript:{ var options = { ...
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Look-up Columns redirecting to folders changed their behaviour

I am using SharePoint Online site. Some months ago I created a lookup column in document library [A] that referred to another document library [B]. This was the best option I found to be able to ...
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Sharepoint local folder naming convention

My organisation has moved over to SharePoint relatively recently. Most of the usual teething problems have been ironed out, but this one has been driving the programmers mad: When we sync a folder ...
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Renaming folder gives strange error

Renaming a folder in a Modern Team Site Collection gives us this error. It happens to a user who has full control of the site but is in an O365 Group. An entry without a type name was found. Does ...
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Getting root folder only in search rest API

I am trying to get only the root folders in my search rest API. Is there a way to only fetch the root folders? In rest API we can do something like this to get only root folders: /_api/SP....
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Problem with file adding to item field

Good day, I have some SharePoint list. The List has multi-line field "Attachments" with the option "advanced rich text (rich text with pictures, tables, and hyperlinks)". And when I create new list ...
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Number of upload limit inside a folder

May I know the upload files limit inside a folder? I mean each folder can contain how many files ?
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Can the 'See All' option in document be hidden in SP Online?

I am just wondering, is there any way of hiding the 'See All' option in the documents folder? I want only the admin to be able to see the option and not the Read Users. I have checked the permissions ...
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404 Not Found - While accessing Folder in Sharepoint from POSTMAN

I am doing a GET request to below URL from POSTMAN to get Folder details and files. But i am always getting 404 Not Found in POSTMAN. ANy suggestion if the URL is wrong. https://learningsfdc....
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Sharing a OneDrive and/or sharepoint folders using “Sharing Link” Vs adding user directly to the Folder permission

I am planning to move some folders from a user's OneDrive site to a SharePoint document library. to move the files and folders from OneDrive to SharePoint online i will use the "Copy To" and/or "Move ...
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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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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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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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