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

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Workflow in folder

Is possible to create a workflow in a certain folder in SharePoint Designer 2013? I need to perform some actions on items stored in a folder. By default, SharePoint is doing actions on lists or ...
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How to get creation date of a folder using scom

How can I get a folder's creation date using scom-c#
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REST API to read folders in SharePoint list

I am able to get all root folders in a library using below API _spPageContextInfo.webAbsoluteUrl + "/_api/web/GetFolderByServerRelativeUrl('"+foderUrl +"')/folders?$select=Name" But I am not able to ...
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Creating Folders To organize Templates in Sharepoint 2010

I have a library with a large number of custom document templates which I would like to organize based on type of document. As of now, users choose the document from the drop down under new document, ...
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how to automatically create folders in document library

I'm new to SharePoint and coming from a Drupal background. I have a document library where I want to automatically create a folder every 24 hours with a name prefix i.e... 'folder1', 'folder2' and so ...
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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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View documents without folders [duplicate]

I've inherited a document library with some documents stored in folders within folders within folders etc I've tried creating a library view with "Show all items without folders" but I get the ...
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Get the servers in the farm and place in UNC path (Reset Config Cache)

I'm trying to be fancy and create an script that other people on my team can use to reset the Config Cache in our SharePoint 2016 farm. This is sometimes necessary if we change anything around our ...
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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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Get child item count to only show on folders, not on documents too

Part 1: For the main all documents view, I have only folders which show the item child count. That is how I want it, but then, when I click into the folder which only has documents in it, I would like ...
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Sharing folders on SharePoint and variance between “Shared with” and “Advanced”

Is there a reason that when I click on a folder in SharePoint that I can see a list of people that the folder is shared with that differs from the list I see when I click on Advanced? For example, I ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - Create a folder icon

I don't want to replace the folder icon within the template. I do want to see if there is a workaround which will allow me to add an icon in a calculated field or something. Has anyone done this - ...
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Break inheritance on a folder using REST

I have a SharePoint Online farm. I am trying to break inheritance on a folder in a document library, and then assign permissions to user(s), all via the REST API. I can run this command successfully (...
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Custom URL column in Document library

In document library are several folders and documents. Name column is linked to it's document. I created custom site pages for some of those folders and for all other folders I don't custom site page. ...
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SharePoint Online Web Part From Folder

I have a SharePoint online instance, with wiki pages that hold information regarding content. What I need is to easily add web parts to those pages that show documents in a specific folder in a ...
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Document Library URL and special characters

Firstly, I'm fully aware of questions/answers such as Which special Characters are not Allowed in SharePoint 2013 Files\Folders. When I programmatically (via C#, SP client) create a new document ...
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Mapping drives to SharePoint folders - connectivity always breaking

Good morning. I work in a group that frequently uses SharePoint 365 libraries and favor accessing materials through Windows Explorer (rather than navigating through the Internet Explorer webpage ...
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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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Move list item between folder

I try to find solution in SharePoint 2013, how to move list items between folders. I know, that it is possible in SiteManager, but only between lists, not folders. I think, that Powershell should help,...
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Significant speed issues in Windows Explorer even with recent migration of items

Originally, I had a library of 14,000 "items" (i.e. files and folders) and learned that the moment a library hits >5,000 items, speed is significantly compromised. It was taking 2 minutes to create a ...
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Custom folder CT + rich HTML field , unable to add a new custom folder to the list - BUG

SharePoint Online I've created a CT based on folder and added a site column (html field) to it. Then I added the CT to a list but I'm unable to create a new custom folder in the list. In the newform ...
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Mandatory documents upload in Sharepoint Folder

I am new to share point and gained some basics. I have created a new content-type named "Student Project" with Folder as its parent. Inside that folder, I need a couple of mandatory documents such as ...
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Can you create alerts at folder level to only alert when new sub-folders are created just one level in?

I have a folder that I have called "External Projects". The intent is that a number of external project sub-folders will be added (and within those sub-folders, probably more layers of additional sub-...
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Automatically defining permission on sub folder which is automatically created

I have my sharepoint integrated with microsoft dynamics CRM, when any account is created in CRM it creates same named folder in sharepoint within "Account" list. when any order is created for that ...
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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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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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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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creating folder on the site works only from inside the server

I am trying to create a folder on an asset library in SharePoint, while logging from outside the server, and it works fine. Using the same administrator account from inside the server, I was able to ...
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Folder in Folder Content Types

I am trying to add a folder content type for a document library / list , but I can't find Folder !! I go to : library settings , content types , add from content types , select folder content type, ...
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Sharepoint 365 Folder Permissions

I have searched for a while but can not find an answer so thought i would ask the question.. I am trying to set up sharepoint so that at a top level i have: Home directory with eight sub folders ...
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SharePoint Drop Downs Multiple Levels?

I am working on SharePoint 365 (2013). I want to create drop downs on the main page where I can hover over a link and then keep hovering until I get to my desired subfolder. I am able to have the ...
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Sp Online and PnP and remote provisioning : create folders in custom Document Library

Hello fellow sharepointers ! I need your help on my provisioning template. I am creating a new Document library which is bound to a custom content Type. I want to add a whole architecture of folders ...
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Create a “book”

I am in the process of creating a centralized database at work. Most of the information will be standalone but there are things that will have move than one file type. I know about libraries and lists ...
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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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How to migrate same name files from share drive to SharePoint 2016

We have created a document library for a department and they use folder structure to save different files. They use the same naming convention for each file and store them in there respective folder. ...
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Share folder with external users

Under a SharePoint Online document library, is it possible to share a folder with external users without sign-in? The "no sign-in required" option is available on files, but not folders.
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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 and invalid files can't be dragged to upload

I am using SharePoint server 2013 and I need to drag and drop folders in a SharePoint library. I am searching for the easiest way for a simple user to upload files and folders! I made some researches ...
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View: Display all folder having at least one child which property has selected value

I have folders, each folder have children (document sets, but that doesn't really matter). How, if possible, can I create a new view that will list all the folders for which at least one child has ...
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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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Use PowerShell to Create Folder in a List - “Name” Created but “Title” Missing

I used some PowerShell code to create a new folder on a custom list where I have folders enabled. The strange thing I cant seem to figure out is that the Folder in the list seems to have two ...
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Do Elements in subfolders count into parent list elements count?

Are the elements in a subfolder also counting into the elements of the specific parent list? Or is the folder a separat "list" which is independent from the parent list? I am asking regarding the ...
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How to create SharePoint Folders programmatically?

How can I create a folder in SharePoint 2013 programmatically? This is how I done the creation of a List. Is it possible to do it with folders? public static SPList GetOrCreateList(ref SPWeb web,...
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PowerShell to grant document library folder permissions

In trying to discover how to grant a group permission on a document library folder I came upon the following StackExchange article: Add Group to Folder in a Document Library using Powershell I have ...
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“Invalid file name” while creating folder in document library CSOM C# : 2010

I am trying to create a folder in Document Library in SharePoint 2010 using Client Side Object Model C#. I am using following code: using (ClientContext clientContext = new ClientContext(siteUrl)) { ...
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Upload document to a specific folder in a Document Library using JavaScript

I Want to upload document to the Document library's specific folder using JavaScript/JQuery. I tried with the below code. But I can upload documents to the root folder only not to the specific folder. ...
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How to populate 'New Document' from an existing library

I am just learning SharePoint. Basically, I have a site with 2 libraries. One is a "Master Documentation" library and the other is a "Project" library where a PM will create a document set folder 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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Remove site users assigned to folder within a document library C# CSOM : SharePoint 2010

I am working with Document Library with CSOM C# with SharePoint 2010. I need to remove the users assigned to the Folder in Document Library. I am able to find the codes via PowerShell, SharePoint ...
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2010 : Get specific File from specific sub folder using CSOM C#

I have a document library with following structure. Document Library Name |_FolderA |_SubFolderA |_FileName_A |_FolderB |_SubFolderB |_FileName_A Now I just want to update the field for ...