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Posted on April 5, 2018 | SharePoint
With this post, I would like to clarify some SharePoint terminology. Call me a perfectionist, but I want to get the record straight, once and for all. I see the terms like file type, content type and document type used interchangeably with SharePoint, though they all mean different things. Let me explain. File type File type refers to the application of the… keep reading >
Posted on March 15, 2018 | SharePoint
Renaming files is something we probably do quite often. After all, file name usually provides us with lots of great metadata (additional information) about the file. Today I want to explain various options for you to rename a file in SharePoint “on the fly”. Option 1: Rename via right-click The easiest way to rename a document is by right-clicking on it. Right-click… keep reading >
Posted on March 12, 2018 | SharePoint
Did you know you could hide folders from the document library? Let’s say you have a library with pretty complicated folder structure. Maybe you added some metadata columns to it to help you organize it better, or maybe you are just so sick of folders, you want to hide them all and essentially flatten the structure and view just the files. Whatever… keep reading >
Posted on March 8, 2018 | SharePoint
Do you love shopping online? I do! The major reason – within a few clicks I can usually find what I am looking for, without spending days sifting through the shelves and driving to stores. What makes online shopping experience awesome is the ability to filter through various criteria. Amazon® is one of the most famous and brightest examples. As soon as… keep reading >
Posted on February 26, 2018 | SharePoint
If you follow my blog, you probably know by now that I am a huge advocate of metadata. One of the most frequent complaints I hear about it is that (and I quote) “It is a @#$% pain to tag documents with metadata every time they are uploaded to SharePoint.” I could not disagree more! So with this post, I would like to… keep reading >
Posted on February 8, 2018 | SharePoint
I know what you are thinking. Greg, I get metadata, and I know you get metadata too. But how to explain SharePoint metadata to employees? I am glad you asked 🙂 It actually is not that hard at all. Let me explain to you how to explain metadata to your peers. Step 1: Provide a real-life example First, ask your employees, when… keep reading >
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