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4 types of document libraries in SharePoint

Did you know that there are different types of document libraries in SharePoint? I know what you are thinking. Greg, you must be kidding me, no @#$% way! With this post, I would like to explain what they are. Document Library The first one I will talk about is a regular document library. It is the same library you get by default… keep reading >

3 ways to prevent documents from appearing in search results in SharePoint

Not everything you store in SharePoint is meant to be seen by others. Say, you uploaded a pretty confidential document, like a company business plan. How do you assure it is not picked up by mighty SharePoint search engine? Here are a few ways to prevent documents from appearing in search results in SharePoint Intranet. Option 1: Create unique Permissions for a… keep reading >

4 ways for law firms to manage and organize case documents in SharePoint

One category of clients I help configure SharePoint for are law firms. SharePoint makes perfect sense for the legal industry, as it allows to easily store documents in the cloud and be able to access them from outside of the office (i.e., courtroom). Additional SharePoint features, like versioning and metadata, allow for a very robust management of legal documents, court or client… keep reading >

Stop mapping SharePoint Document Libraries as a network drive!

I see this happening over and over again. Companies purchase Office 365 subscription, create a single site in SharePoint with a single document library, migrate their whole file share into that single library, map it as a network drive and call the project complete. What usually follows is a dismal user experience from a performance standpoint and badmouthing of SharePoint and anyone… keep reading >

How to easily save to SharePoint from Word, Excel, and PowerPoint (also known as Save As)

Some time ago, I published a post on various ways to save files to SharePoint. None of the options though replicated the behavior we are used to. I am of course talking about an ability to save files directly from MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). You might also know or refer to this option as Save As. For a very long… keep reading >

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