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SharePoint 2013 Preview - Copy documents in Explorer View

We have recently had a chat with Mat Hiley about #SharePoint2013 and he was interested in checking whether or not copying documents in Explorer View was improved from #SharePoint2010.

Here's how it works:

1. I set up a site with a sub site and uploaded a couple of documents to the document library which then have to be copied to
a) library on the same site - in my case it's a library called Migrate
b) library on a sub site - in my case - Secured Section

 2. My original document has got two major versions and metadata fields with some values - Security Classification and Amount:


3.
4. Opened source library and target library in Explorer View:


5. Copied files to target library:



6.
7. Now we see that the only version left is 1.0:


8. Also Created and Modified dates were set to the date/time when files were copied with obvious metadata changes because of version wipe out:

9. Now trying to copy files over to the sub site:


10. Same results:

11.

12.


I think it has not been addressed yet, but there is an obvious issue.

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