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

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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 ...
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Remove SharePoint Group from Folder (not from List)

I need to develop a PowerShell script to remove a group from a folder. Here's an example to illustrate my question. I have a document library named HR. In that document library, I have a folder (with ...
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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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Assign Existing group to Folder in document library CSOM C#

I am working with SharePoint 2010. I am trying to assign existing group to the folder in Document Library using Client Side Object Model C#. I found this code in answer. This works but it ask for ...
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URL for managing the security of a folder

Is there a way to generate the URL for the page where you can manage the security of a folder?
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Get properties of subfolders

I'm trying to get the properties of the subfolders using jsom. Let's say: name, url, etc I'm using this: ... var ctx = new SP.ClientContext(currentSite); web = ctx.get_web(); list = web....
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How to copy all files from folders and subfolders into one folder using PowerShell script?

I have to copy all files to single location and add prefix to all files while copying to new root folder. For example, say that I have the following folder hierarchy: Folder1 File1 ...
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Creating a sub-folder in a SharePoint with Client.dll in C#

I am trying to create a list of all the folders that exist within the root folder. From there I want to implement the creation of a folder if the folder does not already exist. Is there a way to ...
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Library not sorting folders to top

When defining sort criteria for a view, there is an option: Sort only by specified criteria (folders may not appear before items). In my library, I have a view that is set to sort only by Name (for ...
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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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How to move a file stored in a folder of a document library into the root of that document library (Sharepoint 2013)?

There are multiple articles, tutorials, and videos on the web that show how to move a file into a folder. However I cannot find references for the opposite scenario. How to move a file located in a ...
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Only folders in the root of document library

I want to create a document library where the users are only allowed to create/upload folders in the root of the library yet create/upload documents and other files types within the folders. Any ...
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Users without permission able to access folder through URL

I'm very new to SharePoint 2010, and I've been working on a workflow for folder permissions that replaces all permissions so that only a certain group is given Contribute access to the folder. This ...
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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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Is there any way to give another permission level to a specific folder within a document library?

I've a document library with several folders in it. Now there was a requirement to set up a new folder in it with special permissions. I'm not sure if this is possible with standard SharePoint ...
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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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How to add Folders into Document Library using PnP Provisioning Template

I'm using PnP GetProvisioningTemplate() method to create Provisioning Template from existing site(have some document libraries with folders and files) and applying to newly created sites, using ...
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Name property of Folder is blank when folder is created using REST API

I tried creating a Folder in a SharePoint 2013 library using REST API. I used the examples provided in Microsoft MSDN site using "folders" end point as well as "add" end point. Folder was created ...
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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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How to sort list items in specific sub-folder of the list after creation of new item?

I have a list with information (news). There are severel sub-folders in the list, and according to the content, a new list item shall be put in one of those sub-folders. If a new item is created in ...
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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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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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Viewing Shared With Permissions on folder for Contributors compared to SCA

We are wondering why some users with 'Contribute' permissions would see different 'Shared With' permissions on a library folder compared to the SCA. We have the 'Browse User Information - View ...
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SharePoint restricted access document set not showing as restricted

I've a problem with one SP 2013 library which contains a couple of folders with many document sets. All folders except one show "unique permissions" (key icon) next to the document set that I've ...
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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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Need help to replace share drive nested folders with SharePoint

We used to make use of shared network drive to share various reports to our staffs. The report administrator will create the nested folder structure and assign permission using CACLS command line tool....
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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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Sharing Documents through program or some automation to do that?

I have a document library with 200 folders and 200 Documents in the library (one file in each folder). I would like to share each folder with an individual in my company, so that other can not see ...
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Rename folder with SharePoint online REST API 2013

I want to rename folder via SharePoint Online REST API from CRM Plugin. Below is my code. I am getting HTTP 204 response, but the folder name is not changed. Please can someone tell what is wrong ...

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