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How to manage comments on a Microsoft list

If you work with lists, you probably noticed the ability to add comments to the list items. In this article, I would like to explain how to manage comments on a Microsoft list and disable them if need be. What are Microsoft Lists If you are new to the whole concept of lists, you might want to check this article first to… keep reading >

5 ways to create a Poll in Microsoft 365

Asking someone a quick set of questions/feedback is something that we all need to do once in a while. Perhaps you need to run a poll to find out an opinion of an event that occurred or gather ideas for something you want to plan in the future. I am not talking about a long multi-question survey here – but rather a… keep reading >

How to color code and format lists and libraries in SharePoint Online

Most of us rely on visualizations to make sense of data. That’s why we, humans, are attracted to colorful graphs and charts, like cats are to laser pointers. Ever since we got SharePoint lists and libraries, we had a need to make them a little more fun and visually appealing. Unfortunately, up until recently, this was only possible to those with a… keep reading >

How to create a calendar view on a SharePoint list

Let’s face it, we all love calendars. The calendar view allows us to visualize the data/due dates efficiently and draw a mental comparison to the tasks we have due on any given date or in the near future. Good news: if your list with rows and columns of data contains date fields, we can now create a view that will display the… keep reading >

Lists or Planner?

With the overwhelming number of options we have within the Microsoft 365 eco-system, one of the common questions I get from my clients is whether they should be using Lists or Planner to manage tasks and recurring checklist items. So in this post, I would like to compare Microsoft Lists to Microsoft Planner and provide pros and cons for each option. Microsoft… keep reading >

What are Microsoft Lists?

Microsoft Lists application has been making waves over the last year, with its release back in August 2020 and subsequent updates to its various functions. With that being said, seasoned SharePoint users might recognize that, for the most part, this is not new, and we had similar functionality in the older versions of SharePoint. So in this post, I would like to… keep reading >