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I have an excel sheet with ~200 names, which I'd like to translate into folders in a SharePoint 2007 library. Is this possible with a simple copy/paste, or is there another solution?


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What's your intention with 200 folders in a list? If you're going to store data per name (within each of your folders) then I highly recommend the use of metadata columns rather than folders.

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Different security levels per folder. – xdumaine Mar 11 '11 at 14:54
Right. Easiest way to do this then is with code in a console application - or PowerShell (which is slightly tricky in 2007 compared to 2010). If code is not an option, you can create 200 folders the hard way through the UI, create a Datasheet view, select the Title of the folder (might have to select a different column cell then arrow across to the folder), then Paste your names from your Excel column over the Folder Titles column. This might take a while to process though (~5mins). – James Love Mar 11 '11 at 15:01

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