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Last updated Jul 9, 2024

Create Folder

UiPath.MicrosoftOffice365.Activities.Files.CreateFolderConnections

Description

Creates a folder at the specified location in OneDrive or SharePoint.

This activity requires the following scopes:

  • Sites.ReadWrite.All

Project compatibility

Windows | Cross-platform

Configuration

  • Microsoft OneDrive & SharePoint connection - The connection for the Microsoft 365 account to use in the activity.
  • Folder name - The name of the new folder. This property supports String variables and string formatted values.
  • Parent folder - The parent folder of the new folder. Browse the OneDrive or SharePoint folders and select a parent folder. This field accepts IResource input.
    • Enter Id option:
      • File or folder Id - The ID of the file or folder. To retrieve the ID, open the file in OneDrive Web and retrieve its URL. The ID is encoded in the URL. For example: if the URL is https://yourcompany.sharepoint.com/Doc.aspx?sourcedoc=%7BA1CA7E78-BA59-4DD4-A6B9-5F5BBC37FA85%7D&file=Merge_sheets.xlsx`, the decoded file ID is A1CA7E78-BA59-4DD4-A6B9-5F5BBC37FA85. %7B and %7D are the delimiters around the file ID. This property supports String variables and string formatted values.
      • SharePoint site address - The URL of the SharePoint site that contains the file or folder. Open your SharePoint site in a browser and retrieve the URL, e.g., https://yourCompany.sharepoint.com/sites/Marketing. This property supports String variables and string formatted values.
      • SharePoint document library - The document library within the indicated SharePoint site that contains the file or folder. Open your SharePoint site in a browser, go to the Documents tab, then retrieve the URL, e.g., https://yourCompany.sharepoint.com/sites/Marketing/Shared%20Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx. This property supports String variables and string formatted values.
    • Enter Url option:
      • File or folder Url - The URL of the file or folder. Open the file or folder in the browser and retrieve its URL. This property supports String variables and string formatted values.
    • Use the See more button menu to use a variable or select the Reload Folder Picker option if you've modified your folders and need to retrieve the latest data.

  • If folder already exists - The expected behavior when a folder with the same name already exists in the destination folder. Choose one of the available options from the dropdown menu:
    • Don't replace - Fails if an existing item is found. Default option.
    • Auto rename - Auto renames the new item by appending a number.
Additional options

Output

  • Folder - The new folder. Automatically generated output variable. You can use it as it is or save it with a different name. You can use this in other activities, such as Move File/Folder.

Example



See also:
  • Description
  • Project compatibility
  • Configuration
  • Example

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