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Posts Tagged "Document Library"

How to default Office files to open in the native app from SharePoint and OneDrive

By default, when you click on Word, Excel, or PowerPoint files from SharePoint or OneDrive, they open up in the browser. That is the default experience for these file types. The browser experience opens files quickly, allows you to make the changes “on the fly,” and best of all –the changes are auto-saved back to SharePoint or OneDrive. However, if you are… keep reading >

2 ways to move documents between sites in SharePoint Online

A pretty frequent request in SharePoint Online is to be able to reorganize files and folders within SharePoint sites. Doing so in Windows Explorer was a no-brainer, but how do we do this in SharePoint Online? In this post, I want to share two techniques you can utilize to move documents between sites in SharePoint Online. If you have to do a… keep reading >

How to apply modern retention labels to libraries and folders in SharePoint Online

I recently blogged about modern retention labels and how you can create labels, publish them to sites, and then have them available for users to apply to files. This though, assumes that end users apply the label manually to every file. However, in reality, this is not sometimes practical, especially if you are dealing with hundreds or thousands of files. Luckily, we… keep reading >

How to list unique permissions for files and folders on a SharePoint site

In this article, I would like to share with you how you can easily check unique permissions for files and folders you have on a SharePoint site. This topic comes up rather often, so I decided to document it all for you, my loyal blog followers, Enjoy! Why do we have unique permissions for files and folders on a SharePoint site? There… keep reading >

6 ways to access documents from Microsoft Teams

Teams have now become almost synonymous with meetings and work from home, especially given the recent surge due to the pandemic. The most significant appeal of Teams is the ability to chat and hold meetings from within a single interface. However, Teams are not just for a chat and video calls. As I have explained previously, Teams as an application does not… keep reading >

6 ways to archive documents in SharePoint

It is inevitable. Despite your best efforts to keep SharePoint document library under control – it will become a monster at some point. It is like your weight. You have a plan to stay in shape, and that’s your New Year resolution and all, but in 6 months, it is time to buy new pants again because you let yourself loose and… keep reading >