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Posts Tagged "PowerPoint"

How to default Office files to open in the native app from SharePoint and OneDrive

By default, when you click on Word, Excel, or PowerPoint files from SharePoint or OneDrive, they open up in the browser. That is the default experience for these file types. The browser experience opens files quickly, allows you to make the changes “on the fly,” and best of all –the changes are auto-saved back to SharePoint or OneDrive. However, if you are… keep reading >

3 ways to open a document in SharePoint and OneDrive

I know what you are thinking. Greg, you will show me how to open a document in SharePoint? Isn’t it common knowledge? Kind of! I am sure you know how to open a document already, but I am hoping to show you a trick that you probably did not know about. Option 1: Open by clicking on File Name The most obvious… keep reading >

How to embed PowerPoint slides into a list item

Did you know that you could embed the PowerPoint slide deck into the body of a SharePoint list? Say, for example, you have an Announcement list on your SharePoint Intranet. And you want to share and announce recent sales metrics that happens to reside in a PowerPoint file. Yes, you can attach a file to the Announcement itself, but you also want to… keep reading >

Advantages and Limitations of using Office Online in SharePoint and OneDrive

One of the biggest draws of SharePoint Online and Office 365 is the ability to access the files anytime, anywhere. An added benefit, that in my opinion is somewhat of a revolution in the collaboration world, is the ability to open and edit documents in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint right in the browser. That means that you can work with those file types… keep reading >