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3 ways to open a document in SharePoint and OneDrive

I know what you are thinking. Greg, you will show me how to open a document in SharePoint? Isn’t it common knowledge? Kind of! I am sure you know how to open a document already, but I am hoping to show you a trick that you probably did not know about. Option 1: Open by clicking on File Name The most obvious… keep reading >

How to prevent duplicate entries in SharePoint lists and libraries with “enforce unique values” feature

There are situations when you have a list or library and need to assure it only contains unique metadata values. With this post, I will explain a little-known functionality called “enforce unique values” and how you can use it to prevent duplicate entries in SharePoint lists and libraries. What is “enforce unique values” feature? Enforce unique values is a setting on a… keep reading >

How to connect a SharePoint Site to an Office 365 Group

Office 365 Groups are extremely popular these days. Besides just a SharePoint site, you also get all these cool tools and apps, like Planner, Teams, shared Outlook calendar, and an email distribution list. But what if you already have an existing SharePoint site, that you created like three years ago and now wanted all those cool features too? Well, you might be… keep reading >

How to embed Yammer on a SharePoint Page

In case your organization is using Yammer for corporate or group communications, you might want to bring that conversation to your SharePoint Intranet. This will help make SharePoint more “social” while allowing users to consume content and news when working with documents and eating breakfast. In case you are not quite familiar with Yammer, please read this article first. So below, please find… keep reading >

How to Rate and Like items and documents in SharePoint

The Like button has become universal these days. We “Like” posts on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn and use the feature to show our appreciation for something. Well, did you know that you can also rate and like items and documents in SharePoint as well? In case you did not, the feature has been out there for quite some time but is hidden,… keep reading >

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