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Posted on January 14, 2020 | SharePoint
By now, if you have been following my posts, you probably know that I am a huge fan of metadata. One of the questions I always get is how to make sure the end-users fill out metadata columns and do not leave them blank. In other words, make SharePoint metadata columns required in a document library or a custom list. Well, in… keep reading >
Posted on November 6, 2019 | SharePoint
From my posts, you probably already know that I am a huge advocate and proponent of metadata in SharePoint. The major limitation that exists in SharePoint is that you can only assign metadata to the file and not a folder. If you try to tag a folder in SharePoint – you are out of luck. However, there are a few tricks in… keep reading >
Posted on September 4, 2019 | SharePoint
This is very unusual – I have used the “F” word and metadata in the same sentence. But that is precisely what this post is all about. Despite being a staunch supporter of metadata, I realize that many users might not necessarily get buy-in with metadata right away. If that is the case – this trick below might appease both the folder… keep reading >
Posted on July 16, 2019 | SharePoint
Let’s face it – nobody reads employee handbooks! When I worked in a corporate world, the only time I referenced an employee handbook was when I needed to inquire about a vacation policy and wanted to know about the official holidays the company observed so I could plan my away-from-the-company time. Most employee handbooks remind me of “War and Peace” novel in… keep reading >
Posted on July 10, 2019 | SharePoint
If you are a fan of metadata, just like me, I am sure you heard about or use SharePoint Term Store. Term Store for Metadata is what a Cuban Cigar is for cigar lovers. Once you start using it, you won’t use anything else. I love Term Store and blogged about its many amazing features previously. One of the advantages of the… keep reading >
Posted on July 3, 2019 | SharePoint
Did you know that every time you create an item in a SharePoint list or add a document to the SharePoint document library, it gets its unique ID number? This might become handy in specific business scenarios. With this post, I would like to show you how you can add a unique identifier to a SharePoint list or library for various business needs. How… keep reading >
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