Set View Scope in SharePoint using PowerShell

The example in this topic show how to use PowerShell to Set View Scope in SharePoint

  • # Provide credentials over here
  • $creds = (New-Object System.Management.Automation.PSCredential "<<UserName>>",(ConvertTo-SecureString "<<Password>>" -AsPlainText -Force))
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  • # Provide URL of the Site over here
  • # If you do not wish to pass credentials hard coded then you can use: -Credentials (Get-Credential). This will prompt to enter credentials
  • Connect-PnPOnline -Url http://MyServer/sites/MySiteCollection -Credentials $creds
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  • # Get Context
  • $clientContext = Get-PnPContext
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  • # -List: The list object or name of the list
  • # -Identity: The View Name
  • $targetView = Get-PnPView -Identity "View Name" -List "New list"
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  • # Set the view scope. Below are the options
  • # 1. Default - Shows only the files and subfolders of a specific folder.
  • # 2. Recursive - Shows all files of all folders.
  • # 3. RecursiveAll - Shows all files and alll subfolders of all folders.
  • # 4. FilesOnly - Shows only the files of a specific folder.
  • $targetView.Scope = "Recursive"
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  • $targetView.Update()
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  • $clientContext.ExecuteQuery()
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  • Disconnect-PnPOnline

Thank you for reading this article. This code was tested in SharePoint 2013


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