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5 ways to access Documents in SharePoint Online

When users are introduced to SharePoint Online and Office 365, one of the most frequent questions is “What is the best way to access documents in SharePoint site?” That is not surprising since the SharePoint web interface is very different from the file explorer/network drive experience we had for ages. Like with many things in life, there is no right or wrong… keep reading >

5 ways to store and reuse document templates in SharePoint

Document templates allow for a great way to standardize on processes within an organization.  Whether it is a Meeting Agenda template or a Budget Template or a Project Charter Template, these documents can bring consistency to a department or a project site. SharePoint, being a fantastic collaborative environment, has several different options to store and reuse document templates. Depending on how you… keep reading >

3 types of conversations and file management in MS Teams

Microsoft Teams happens to be the fastest-growing Microsoft application at the moment. It is a great all-in-one tool that allows you to chat with team members, hold Teams (formerly Skype) video calls, and organize files all in one spot! What I would like to do today explain to you, my loyal blog followers, the various types of chat conversations you can have… keep reading >

7 ways to preview a document in SharePoint

As you maintain thousands of documents in SharePoint document libraries, it is inadvertent that you might open documents just for the sake of knowing what the document is all about. Would not it be nice to save some time and see the contents of a document without clicking on each one? With this post, I would like to list a few options… keep reading >

2 ways to create and display Unique ID fields in SharePoint

Often, when you work with lists and libraries, you may need to track the items by some Unique ID or identifier. Luckily, there are few options available out of the box that you can take advantage of to display Unique ID fields in SharePoint. Option 1: ID Field (Column) The easiest option available for you to display Unique ID fields in SharePoint… keep reading >

Why you need to be careful with the default document library on a SharePoint site

The default document library on a SharePoint site is like a Mother-in-Law. You cannot easily get rid of it, and if you do – you will be in big trouble! 🙂  Some time ago, I published a post on why you should avoid using the default document library for document management on a SharePoint site. This post is somewhat of a continuation… keep reading >