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Posted on January 7, 2021 | SharePoint
In case you are using metadata in place of folders in your document library – Mazel Tov! This means you have additional means to sort, group, and filter your documents. But what if you want to filter by metadata while also searching by a keyword? You know, just like on Amazon.com® – you type some keywords into the search box and then… keep reading >
Posted on December 17, 2020 | Lists
One of the most common features requested for SharePoint intranet sites is the ability to incorporate some kind of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ). There are many ways to accomplish this task. I documented some of them previously. One of my favorite, though, is the accordion-style FAQ where you have a list of questions, and as you click on a question, it dynamically… keep reading >
Posted on August 13, 2020 | SharePoint
As companies embrace the power of SharePoint document management, I see many users warming up to the idea of metadata (which brings a smile to my face as this is my favorite feature!). Metadata on documents is excellent as it allows you to add “additional information” about a file and, most importantly – give the end-user an additional ability to search for… keep reading >
Posted on July 21, 2020 | SharePoint
Metadata is, by far, my favorite feature in SharePoint. In the past, I wrote numerous posts on different types of metadata columns you can create (choice, term store, text, etc.) One column I have not written about yet is the Calculated Column. So let me fix that injustice and explain to you what it is and how to create a Calculated Column in… keep reading >
Posted on June 16, 2020 | SharePoint
Though I am a huge advocate of metadata, one column type that I have never blogged about previously is the Lookup column in SharePoint. The reason for this is that it is a unique type of column you would only use in very rare scenarios, and it does come with limitations. But it can become handy in some instances, and I would… keep reading >
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