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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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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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How to configure CAML Query Options to show items inside specific folder

I wrote a java program that uses SharePoint's Lists web service. Right now, this is my CAML Query : <Query> <Where> <Contains> <FieldRef Name='FileDirRef'/>&...
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sharepoint sub-library

I want to reorganize a project sharepoint with about 10 different libraries, which they have created for each topic. So the plan is, to create one library 'old_project', and move the existing ...
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How do I delete the folders in a subfolder of a folder using powershell

There is a document library folder named "Request Documents". There are folders in this folder Library. Again under each folder there is an other folder in it. I need to delete this folder. But I'm ...
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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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Can I create a workflow in SP 2013 to create subfolders without using SharePoint designer?

I am trying to create a workflow to auto create subfolders when a new folder is created but I don't have SharePoint Designer. Is this possible?
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Sharepoint Online. Prevent root-level folder deletion with stopped inheritance

I am using Sharepoint Online and would like to create shared folders structure for our the departments. I created a library named "Departments". For the Departments library people have only "...
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Create views specific to each subfolder

Have a sharepoint library folder with sub folders for different reports and documents. I'd like to create views (and possibly columns) that are unique to each of those sub folders. I read an article ...
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File and Folder level Permission in SharePoint

I am working on a live project for an organization and am stuck with file level permission for users. My scenario for permissions are below: I want to create a permission level for document library ...
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Is there a way to automatically update a list of contents of the documents in the nested folders?

So I have a master folder with many subfolders within. I want to maintain a list of under which folder a particular document can be found. I want to maintain separate folders for different topics, but ...
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Add preset folders and files in sharepoint

I'd like SharePoint to make a preset of folders and files when adding a new folder in a library. Ex: WE have a library named 'Customers', where we have all our customers. When adding new folder (...
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Folder Tree - Path showing on link

I've been using Office 365 SharePoint Online, and I've been having trouble while sharing a folder to someone outside my network. I create the link with view-only privileges, however, when they open ...
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How to copy the folder structure and permissions with in the same library

I have a document libray with structure like given below: FolderA->Subfolder1->item1 Subfolder2-->item2 They have folder level permissions . now ...
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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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How to create not editable folder structure with editable end folders?

I got a request to create a quite complex folder tree in Sharepoint 2016. The users shoudn't be able to change the structure, but they have to be able to work in the end folders. For example: "Company ...
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How to change the size limit of a quick launch subfolders

I have created a folder on my quick launch but now it only shows 5 items as subfolders even though I have 7 subfolders.How do I incease the size limit of quick launch folder?
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How to create SharePoint Sub-Folders programmatically?

I want to refer to this question which shows how to create first-level folders: SharePoint Question But I also need to know how to create Sub-Folders e.g. a Sub-Folder inside a List. Does anyone ...
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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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Hiding or inheriting values in columns for subfolders in sharepoint online

I am using power automate to create a new sharepoint folder when a new 'team member' is created in our HRIS. The HR team uses these folders to store all HR files for this employee. I also need to set ...
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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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List All Folders, Subfolders, and Files by name and path

I am using python with the sharepy module to make requests to sharepoint. I would really like to know to get get all of the folders, subfolders, and files of a sharepoint site via a http request. I ...
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Disable 'Download a copy' option in ribbon

I can hide 'disable a copy' option using css. but it disables at complete page. Is it possible to Disable 'Download a copy' option at FOLDER level(sub folder) in document library? (because even i ...
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Count sub folders in given folder

So this is my query to count items in given folder: /_api/web/GetFolderByServerRelativeUrl('/Shared%20Documents/')/ItemCount And it gives me count of all elements but how I can count only folders ...
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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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Create Subfolder WIthout Inheriting Permissions in PowerShell

I need to create a subfolder (in a SharePoint document library) without inheriting permissions from the parent folder. I then need to assign specific permissions to the newly created subfolder. What ...
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How to upload multiple files using Sharepoint API with Javascript code

I have a script to upload single file with file name specified to sharepoint, I am looking how can we upload all the files that listed in a folder to sharepoint. Uploading single file var filepath = C:...
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How do I set document level permissions in a SharePoint library as users build up their library

I understand that metadata-driven views is a better way to organize files than folders. However, in my library, all the team members should be able to view all docs, but the document 'owner' alone ...
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Set different sorting of files in folders of document library

I created a Document Library which contains a few folders, within each folder are a few files. I want to set up the document library so that the files in each folder would have a different sorting ...
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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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Copy Sharepoint subfolder (template) and apply copy permissions

Is there a way of amending this script here: https://sharepoint.stackexchange.com/a/263621/89177 to be able to copy/create and apply perms to subfolders? (E.g: https://micrososft.sharepoint.com/...
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Duplicate folders with computer name appended

Last year I moved a client (15 employees) away from a sloppy Linux/Samba file server to SharePoint Online. Although it did not go smooth the migration went along reasonably of as client expected a ...
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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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Disable Folders in SharePoint Online

G'day Guru's It seems it has been a couple of years since this topic was raised, and Sharepoint has changed a lot since then. I have turned off the 'New Folder' option in Advanced Settings for all ...
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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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Create Sub-folders in SharePoint Site using workflows

I am using the SharePoint Designer 2013. I need to create sub-folders when a folder is created in the Site contents library. Is there a way to set this up without programming using the SPD?
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How to get count of files Inside a subfolder- pnp-js?

I can get the count of files in a root folder using this pnp.sp.web.lists.getByTitle("Test").items.getAll().then((allItems) => { // how many did we get console.log(allItems.length); }); ...
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Why is there inconsistent behaviour in different tenants when deleting folders?

I have a document library in a SharePoint Online site. When I try to delete a folder with sub-folders and content items in the folder I get the error message as follows:- you have to delete all ...
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Preventing searches in subfolders

How can I prevent subfolders from document libraries appearing in search results in SharePoint online? I can currently prevent searches and indexing on documents in a document library but I need it ...
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Unable to retrieve files from sub folders within sub folder recursively in SPO list

I'm trying to display the versions of each item in a folder that contains sub folders. Since I don't necessarily want to scan a whole SPO list, I specified to start in a certain folder, e.g. '/...
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Expose Contents of Subfolders via REST API

I'm working on an Angular2 component that needs to expose the files in a document library but also the files within any subfolders of said document library. I've scoured the web for an answer and it ...
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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 ...