Configure a default view for Document Sets

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There are situations where you want to configure a default view for Document Sets, which is different from the default view of the containing library. To do this:

  1. In the Document Library settings in SharePoint, create a new view that should be used as the Document Set's default view.
  2. In the view settings:
    • Select Make this the default view.
    • Select Folders > Show this view > In folders of content type.
    • From the drop down list, select the Document Set content type.