Tag Archives: _files

<link rel=File-List href=”[your file name]_files/filelist.xml”>

This isn’t actually for SharePoint though. When Microsoft Office saves file as HTML, it puts all real files under xxx_files. More on here: https://sharemypoint.wordpress.com/tag/_files/ When you try to rename/move/delete the root file, the associated _files folder will be changed accordingly. … Continue reading

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_files folder (part 3) Special delete rules for _files folder

If there are sub-folders under this _files folder, you can’t simply just delete the _files folder. If you do so, you will get exception when you try to create same sub folder in same _files folder. For a regular folder, … Continue reading

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_files folder (part 2) – “You cannot copy or move a thicket file” – how to rename

Unlike in Windows explorer, if you delete/rename the htm file (even purge from Recycle Bin) in Sharaepoint, the supporting folder will NOT be renamed or deleted. If you try to rename the folder by calling MoveTo( string newFolderName ) method, … Continue reading

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_files folder (part 1) – what’s special about it

If you create a folder in Sharepoint named like myfilename_files, this folder will be hidden on the UI. Many MS generated HTM files have this supporting folder. (Note: you will not be able to create this kind of folder through … Continue reading

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