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Add Shortcut to OneDrive vs. OneDrive Sync

Having been born in Russia and having spent my teenage years there in the late 80s and early 90s, I am not used to having too many choices in life. In a way, it made life simpler – you go to the store – there is just one kind of milk (if at all), so you don’t spend too much time guessing… keep reading >

How to bookmark folders via Add Shortcut to OneDrive feature

As you deal with literally hundreds and thousands of files in SharePoint sites, you might want to save or bookmark certain files and folders so that you can come back to them later. In one of my earlier videos, I explained the ability to pin documents. That feature allowed you to pin files and create pins on a given document library, and… keep reading >

2 ways to connect document libraries in Teams

If you live and breathe daily in MS Teams, you might need to access or bring in documents from other libraries that exist on some other sites. There are a few ways to bring in such information in Teams. So today, I want to explain two ways to connect document libraries in Teams. By the way, in case you want to learn… keep reading >

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 >