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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 >
Posted on May 12, 2020 | SharePoint
One of the coolest features of a modern document library in SharePoint Online is the ability to filter the contents using metadata. Just click on a filters pane on the right-hand side, choose the columns, and the library is filtered. I call this Amazon.com® filtering, where you can filter for products using a very similar experience. In this post, I would like… keep reading >
Posted on April 28, 2020 | SharePoint
Those who follow my blogs closely might tell me, after reading the title of the post: “Greg, hold on a second, didn’t you tell us the opposite on July 21, 2016.” Yes, I did. But, that was four years ago, which in SharePoint Online/Office 365 terms is like an eternity, considering how fast things change in SharePoint these days. As the great… keep reading >
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