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Krishna98
Helper V
Helper V

filtering library items

Hi,

 

i'm having a library which consists of folders and files as below structure:

 

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now i want to filter the items and folders except the level 0 folders i.e. HR,Sales,IT,Marketing except these folders i want to retrieve sub items and folders. 

i've tried something like filter(library,Not(isfolder)) which will only give items but it will not give folders and also using isfolder giving delegation 

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RandyHayes
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@Krishna98 

There are no real folders or subfolders in SharePoint.  This is a trick of the view.  A library is really just a list like any other SharePoint list. In order to mimic a folder hierarchy, SharePoint uses the IsFolder and Folder Path to create this concept.

As such - all of these columns in SharePoint are "generated" columns and NONE of them are delegable.  So, if your Library is over 2000 items, then you will run into problems.

 

Now, if it is not, you can use something like this:

Filter(yourLibrary, CountRows(Split('Folder path', "/"))>2)

Top level items will have 2 results from the split, so everything bigger than that is lower level.

 

I hope this is helpful for you.

 

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