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Posted on April 16, 2020 | SharePoint
Ever since we got metadata in SharePoint, we had requirements for cascading drop-downs in SharePoint. They make total sense and provide for smoother, streamlined user experience. With this post, I would like to explain the options you have in SharePoint to building those kinds of fields on a SharePoint list or library. What are cascading drop-downs in SharePoint? Let me first explain… keep reading >
Posted on November 6, 2019 | SharePoint
From my posts, you probably already know that I am a huge advocate and proponent of metadata in SharePoint. The major limitation that exists in SharePoint is that you can only assign metadata to the file and not a folder. If you try to tag a folder in SharePoint – you are out of luck. However, there are a few tricks in… keep reading >
Posted on October 18, 2018 | SharePoint
If you have been reading my posts about metadata and taxonomy, I am sure you ran into something called content types. I blogged previously about what they are and how to set them up. Today, I want to provide you with a few reasons why you should incorporate SharePoint content types into your company’s enterprise document management strategy. So below you will find… keep reading >
Posted on May 23, 2018 | SharePoint
So if you are into metadata, just like me, you must be creating lots of list and library columns in your SharePoint environment. Maybe you have a document library with custom columns (metadata) or a SharePoint custom list of some sort. What if you want to change the order of columns in a SharePoint list or library? How do you do that?… keep reading >
Posted on April 5, 2018 | SharePoint
With this post, I would like to clarify some SharePoint terminology. Call me a perfectionist, but I want to get the record straight, once and for all. I see the terms like file type, content type and document type used interchangeably with SharePoint, though they all mean different things. Let me explain. File type File type refers to the application of the… keep reading >
Posted on April 18, 2016 | SharePoint
I have written a number of posts already on how SharePoint is a perfect tool to store and manage documents. With today’s post, I would like to explain to you, my loyal blog reader, how to build a simple, but versatile Document Management System in SharePoint (also known as SharePoint DMS). What is a Document Management System in SharePoint? Let me first… keep reading >
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