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Questions tagged [rename]

The process of altering the basic string identifier property of an object such that it will appear differently to users viewing the object.

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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 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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Permission Level which doesn't allow renaming file in document library

I need to remove the delete and rename option from advanced options for files in document library. I copied Contribute Permission Level and removed Delete File option and it successfully removed the ...
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How to Rename Document with a dot in it. HELP :*( SharePoint Designer 2013

I am moving a file from one document library to another using a 2013 workflow but it keeps dropping the dot " . " from the file name. "File 45.01" Move Document -> Rename Document -> "Published File ...
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Rename a file in a Document Library - SharePoint 2013

I am wanting to rename a file name in a document library called "RenameAFile". Currently have the following file called "UD-PD-Documentattion.xlsx" and I want add "DN" before the file name "UD-PD-...
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Can I edit a site name and the associated mailbox name at a later date?

I've been tasked with designing a simple site for a document repository for my company but while it's being built, I'd like to call it Test Document Library and when we are happy with it, edit the ...
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Convert a SharePoint Online Classic Team site to SharePoint Online Modern Communications Showcase site?

Possible to rename an SPO Team site? If not, possible to Convert a SharePoint Online Classic Team site to a SharePoint Online Modern Communications Showcase site?
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Could not rename this site collection. The URL specified is already in use

I am trying to rename a site collection, using scripts something like this: $site = Get-SPSite http://portal.contoso.com/sites/foo $uri = New-Object System.Uri("https://foo.contoso.com") $site.Rename(...
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Renamed List Column - List Items Are Still Returning With Old Property

Disclaimer - Forgive me. I am a Sharepoint novice and have picked up this project from someone else. I'm stumbling my way though. I have a list of items called 'Ideas', in this list was a column ...
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Rename library url effects on workflows, forms

I know how to rename a list or library URL in SharePoint Designer 2010, but how will this affect workflows and InfoPath forms associated with the list? Will I need to go through all forms and ...
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Will i retain old data when I Modifying existing column name and choices?

I am new to SharePoint. I need to modify some existing column names in List . I also need to change the choices names eg: Column Name : Type choices : Car, Bus, Truck to New Column name : Category ...
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Rename File on Download

I'm using SharePoint Online and I'd like to know if it's possible to append a metadata column value to a filename when a user clicks "Download". The filename in SP must stay the same, but the locally ...
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Rename Site Collection SharePoint Online Using PowerShell [duplicate]

How can I rename a site collection on SharePoint online? For example, I want to change the URL from /sites/foo to /sites/foobar Is it possible using PowerShell?
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Rename file from workflow in office 365

I need to rename a file when it is uploaded to a SharePoint online document library. As soon as document is uploaded, I will fill the metadata and then check in the file. For example, if the original ...
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Can I revert File Names back to a previous file name?

I changed file names by mistake while in Datasheet View by dragging the corner of the top row down. The file names that changed need to be changed back to their previous and correct name.
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Sharepoint not connecting to sql server when reconnecting to farm after renaming SQL server

Yesterday, I renamed my Sharepoint server in Windows. When I logged in this morning, 90% of it was working - pretty much all but the Excel service. While troubleshooting, one suggestion was to ...
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About renaming Frontend and App server

I have to rename the front server and app server in a Sharepoint 2013 farm. I've already renamed the DB Server. It's not clear if I should rename the hostnmame first and then run Rename-SpSever or ...
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Cannot find folders created with Explorer…until I do this

In SharePoint Online, I use Windows Explorer to add and manage folders and the data within the folders. Accessing SharePoint via the browser for the amount of data I work with is far too cumbersome. ...
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Rename Sharepoint 2013 document library file name using REST and JS

I am new to Sharepoint. I have a list of files in a document library. Files are placed within the year folder, followed by the sub-folder of month and the day wise sub-folders. I have a list of ...
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How to rename a file in a sharepoint library using list workflow

I am trying to setup a workflow which renames (i.e. updates the 'name' field of) a file after it is created/uploaded. I've tried changing the 'name' field using 'set field in current item' command ...
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How to prevent users from renaming a folder

I have set up a folder structure to manage documents. One requirement is to have different permissions on each folder. Basically no real magic but there is one issue. I need to prevent users from ...
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Can you change SharePoint Name but not the URL?

I want to change the name of the site on my homepage but not change the URL. Is that possible
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Document IDs change when files are overwritten

We are using Sharepoint Online 2013. Versioning is activated and functional. Our problem: I upload a document to SharePoint. I modify a local copy of the document and upload it again overwriting the ...
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Rename List with powershell SP2013

I know this is a really simple task and I have done it a thousand times and it worked every time, but I cannot rename a list via powershell anymore. $List = $web.Lists["mylist"] $List.Title = "...
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How do I rename a calculated column using SharePoint 2010 list webservices

I'm having trouble figuring out how to rename a calculated column. The below code creates the 3 fields, and renames the first two but it won't rename the 3rd one. <UpdateList xmlns="http://schemas....
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Rename file with SOAP in SharePoint 2010

I use SOAP in native C++ application - no C#, no Java Script. When renaming list item (including file) via REST, it's possible to alter Name field. But in case of using SOAP Lists.asmx UpdateListItems ...
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Renaming quick launch links and list headers not updating for other users

I have a problem that i can't seem to find any solution for. We're using Sharepoint Online and have the publishing feature enabled. I am the full site admin. If i rename links in the quick launch ...
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Renamed Project, WSP name doesn't change

I have renamed my SharePoint project "SolutionName.ProjectName" in Visual Studio 2013, but the wsp is still being generated as the "SolutionName". How do I ensure the wsp takes the name of the project
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renaming the [Content Type] column

My Custom List is based on Content Types. While modifying the view I get the option to display a column name called [Content Type], but I don't know how to rename it to something meaningful. That ...
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SPO 2013 - Renaming Document Libraries does not affect the tree view?

We are using O365/Sharepoint Online 2013. In our document center site we have a tree view enabled in our site settings, so that all the Site Contents (Document Libraries) are shown in the left side ...
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Rename sitecollection

Im trying to rename a site collection by changing the url by using this PowerShell $site = get-spsite -identity http://xxx:9000/sites/SCOne $site.Rename("http://xxx:9000/sites/SCOneNew") I got this ...
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Get file content, rename that file and after that getting the content again fails

I have one interesting problem, but I don't know why this happend. Generally I: 1) try get content from file (succesful result) 2) then I rename file in sharepoint (succesful result) 3) try get ...
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Prevent Renaming file in SharePoint

My question is simple, but i'm sure the answer could be complicated. Looking for your thoughts/resolutions: Q: I have a new 'Server-Side' document in Sharepoint, and I want to grant people the ...
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Rename Document Set that has declared documets

In a 2010 SharePoint site, we would like to rename a number of document sets. The problem is that when the documents are already declared, it becomes a tedious mess that takes a very long time. We ...
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Renaming uploaded files - removing illegal characters

I must admit that I am totally unexperienced with developing anything to SP, but my problem sounds pretty simple - I need to manage some kind of regex command to rename any files uploaded to SP. The ...
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Is it possible to, using an event receiver, change a filename before it is uploaded?

I was using a workflow to change file names to some text and the SP ID, but this has caused issues because the workflows can often take several minutes to complete. I would like to do this during ...
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Rename MP4 video file on upload

We need to rename MP4 files as they are uploaded to an asset library. We create an ItemAdded event receiver and attempted to rename the file using file.MoveTo() File being uploaded is called Video....
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Sharepoint 2013 ItemAdded event receiver for renaming files is not working

In SP 2013 I coded an event receiver that intercepts the ItemAdded event and it just renames the file. It is a synchronous event (I added Synchronous in the Elements.xml). This is the code: ...
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Sharepoint 2013. Problem renaming files in event receiver

I coded an event receiver that renames for example a .txt file to a .text file (it does not matter the extensions, it is just an example). In my code what I do is to an SPFile.MoveTo operation. It ...
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default.aspx renaming

I manage rip-off SharePoint team site. Some reason, I cannot rename default.aspx. If I rename default.aspx -> demo.aspx and I create new site collection, it gives me 404 error message. Also, if I ...
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People picker not working after machine rename Foundation 2010

Silly me forgot to rename my foundations 2010 test server's machine name prior to installing SharePoint. I used STSAdmin to perform a server-rename after changing the machine name, but now local users ...
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Best way to rename a visual studio 2012 sharepoint solution names, project names, namespaces, assembly names

I have created a Visual Studio 2012 solution for SharePoint 2013. In this solution there are 19 projects. In this solution there is some name from some customer. Now I would like to clone this visual ...
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ID never ready for Calucated Column (SharePoint 2007 MOSS)

I have simple calcuated column that tries to multiplies ID * to some number. It worked once, but never again. It appears ID is not ready when the calculation runs? Is there a chance a workflow ...
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Unique issue with a Sharepoint Site

We have a SharePoint site and for some reason one of the sub site admins change the URL of their site from /sitename to sitename.aspx. This has broken everything for that site I can not even get into ...
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Event Receiver - Cannot access item from Document Library if the user changed the name

I have a library, that has versioning enabled. On that library is an event receiver that does stuff, on ItemUpdated. Ok, if the user uploads a document, and does not rename the document during the ...
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ItemUpdating event not firing on folder rename w/ Windows Explorer

I have an Item Updating event receiver that needs to fire when a document library folder is renamed. Everything works perfect when a user renames the folder with the SharePoint UI. However, if ...
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Weird behaviour when renaming “Title” column in german site collection

Today I experienced a some what weird behaviour when renaming the default "Title" column of a custom list. Note that im on a german site collection with english as selected menu language. The ...
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Change name in ItemAdding event receiver or create a new Item

I have several custom folder types such as Year Folder or Quarter Folder. When the user creates a folder of this type he enters the name and selects an item from a dropdown (year etc.). 90% of the ...
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How to rename a Content Type associated to a List

I'm trying to change the content type name of a specified List. I have a Content Type called (for example) ExampleCT that I change from Site Settings in "Example CT" pushing down changes to children. ...
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Deploy an update for a solution with a new name for the WSP

I have a existing solution in production. The WSP is named like this: MyGreatFeature.wsp Now I want to update this solution with new code/feature definitions. No problem there, but I also want to ...