We have a customer who is using Colligo Engage for Outlook, uploading emails to SharePoint Online and tagging them with some additional metadata for other departments to keep track of what is occurring.
All of that is well and good but the name column was just too long to display along with all the other columns in the library view. This is a pretty common problem with long file names and one you can usually solve with users who are uploading traditional files but with this process they didn’t modify the file name Colligo automatically generated.
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This post covers creating custom reports from SharePoint lists in Excel by joining SharePoint lists together. It specifically addresses the issues with People Picker and Lookup columns returning the row ID rather than the value. Continue reading “Creating reports from SharePoint lists”
SharePoint’s user interface can be misleading at times. So when asked how you view previous version of a document without having to make it the most recent version , you’d think you’d just click on “view” and boom, you’d see the earlier version… No. All you get is the Document Properties history.
Here is how it is done.
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We’ve now invited about 30 external people into our SharePoint Online customer sites and have seen this enigmatic error pop up twice. Continue reading “Sharing SharePoint online with external user error “Issue Type: Partner User Invalid””
No, no. Not that type of anonymous access. I’m sure this is of no interest to them.
When using an Office 365 public site and you create a document library or list, by default you have to be logged in to view it. Not great if you want to publish a bunch of documents out to the public…anonymously.
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Recently a customer reported that on some team sites that the “Add new user” link had disappeared off the Site Users web part.
Assumptions were initially that the permissions had somehow changed. This was quickly ruled out.
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As a business we get a large chunk of our work through partner organisations who are looking to fulfil projects but they either have capacity shortfalls or lack a particular specialisation.
Recently we were asked to define our technical boundaries more formally and so started with a visual representation which is easy to understand at a glance.
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