Folders and Nested Folders in ListInstances

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  1. clew says:

    You can export all this stuff using Designer without “pretty painful experience”.

    • Charles Chen says:

      Possibly, but for product development, it’s a different story.

      I would want to be able to take an extract from an existing system, for example, and transform it into the right XML to automatically populate the list on deployment without having to fuss around with an intermediate step of putting it into a SharePoint list an exporting it first.

      I should note that I started by exporting it to a template first and the format that it was in was not compatible with the ListInstance schema. In other words, if I copied the XML from the template, it would not work.