Column Default Value Settings based on Location in SharePoint

While its possible to set default values for SharePoint columns in library level at field settings, What if you want to set the default column value of a document based on the folders its saved? SharePoint 2010/2013 provides a new feature to set metadata values based on the location! Tips: In short,…

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How to Rename SharePoint Folder Programmatically?

To rename a folder in SharePoint 2010, Navigate to the library where the folder exists. Click on “Edit Properties” Provide new name to the folder and click on “Save” button. How rename SharePoint folder programmatically?  To rename a folder in SharePoint document library programmatically, using C# object model code: Rename SharePoint Folder…

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Backup and Restore (Export-Import) Lists in SharePoint 2013 using PowerShell

Requirement: Backup and restore a SharePoint 2013 list between sites. Solution: While saving a list as template, including its content is one solution, it doesn’t work for lists larger  than 50 MB! So, follow below steps to export-import lists in SharePoint 2013 using PowerShell. Export a SharePoint list using PowerShell: Use Export-SPWeb…

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The server was unable to save the form at this time. Please try again

Got this error message when trying to save a new list item. SharePoint didn’t allow me to save! “The server was unable to save the form at this time. Please try again.” It also repeated in few more situations like when trying to create new custom list, trying to add new folder,…

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How to Create a Subsite in SharePoint?

Requirement: Create a subsite in SharePoint. How to create a subsite in SharePoint? The subsite creation process is pretty straight forward in SharePoint. To create a SubSite in SharePoint, follow these steps:  Navigate to your SharePoint site >> Click on Site settings gear icon >> choose Site Contents menu item. Scroll down…

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Set SharePoint Library Column Value from Document File Name

Requirement: In a SharePoint 2007 site, We’ve a document library with 1000+ documents loaded. We got a requirement to add two new fields “Year” and “Quarter ” and update those meta data field values from the document name. Here is the screenshot of the list: Solution: PowerShell script! We analyzed that the Year…

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How to Rename a SharePoint Group using PowerShell?

Requirement: On a marketing site, the site owner wanted to rename the “Marketing Members” group name to “Marketing Managers” as it makes more sense to him. How to rename a SharePoint Group? To rename a SharePoint 2013 user group, navigate to: Site settings >> Site permissions >> Pick your target group Click…

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Enable Barcodes in SharePoint 2013 / 2010 / 2007

Bar codes are part of SharePoint Information Management Policies (IMP) feature. If you need bar codes for your document, here are the steps to enable bar codes on SharePoint document library. Steps to enable bar code in SharePoint:In SharePoint 2013 (In SharePoint 2007 / SharePoint 2010 too!) enabling barcode is a simple…

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