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Color code calendar events on Calendar Rollup Web Part

Color code calendar events on Calendar Rollup Web Part

Recently, BoostSolutions announced the release of Calendar Rollup 3.0 for SharePoint 2010/2013/2016. One great feature is that users have more options to color code the events not only based on the event types. Calendar Rollup 3.0 enables users to color code the events based on multiple column types, such as Single Line of Text, Number, […]

SharePoint 2016 New Features – Image and Video Previews

SharePoint 2016 New Features – Image and Video Previews

SharePoint Server 2016 is released with numerous new features, image and video preview is one of them. When you upload images and videos to a document library in SharePoint server 2016, you can see a preview by hovering the mouse over the image or video, or by clicking on them. In this blog, I will […]

Update a SharePoint list from Excel

Update a SharePoint list from Excel

BoostSolutions Excel Import is an efficient tool to import data into a SharePoint list from Excel file manually or automatically. It is especially useful in this scenario, you may want to maintain your sale data in a SharePoint list so that it is ease to share and update, but also need analyze the sale data […]

Outgoing Email Settings in SharePoint 2016

Outgoing Email Settings in SharePoint 2016

For any messages (such as alerts, notifications and site invitations) to be sent out of SharePoint server, you need to configure SMTP server to send the messages. This server can be any SMTP-compliant server that you can connect to using port 25 from the SharePoint server. For SharePoint 2010/2013, it cannot be configured to send […]

Import computer objects from Active Directory to a SharePoint list

Import computer objects from Active Directory to a SharePoint list

As a IT administrator, I monitor and manage user, contact and computer objects usually. In fact, I store the AD computer objects in a SharePoint list, and update the properties once anything changed. But there are a lot of computer objects and it is a time-consuming process to manage these objects individually. With AD Information […]

Set ODF as default file template for SharePoint document library

Set ODF as default file template for SharePoint document library

About Open Document Format Open Document Format (ODF) is an international family of standards that is the successor of commonly used deprecated vendor specific document formats such as .doc, .wpd, .xls and .rtf. ODF is standardised at OASIS. ODF is not software, but a universal method of storing and processing information that transcends specific applications […]

Rollup lists across different SharePoint site collections using BoostSolutions Data Connector

Rollup lists across different SharePoint site collections using BoostSolutions Data Connector

One requirement of our customers is displaying a list from another SharePoint site or site collection. For example, they create several site collections for departments or teams to maintain contents, but they also need to display these contents on one page. There are a few ways to tackle this, and you can try Data Connector […]

Sync data between two SharePoint lists using BoostSolutions List Sync

Sync data between two SharePoint lists using BoostSolutions List Sync

Sometimes, we may have such a scenario. There are several lists on SharePoint site, and they contain the same columns and values. It’s time-consuming to keep the column same manually. We can configure a workflow or event handler to do it, also you can choose a tool to complete it, such as BoostSolutions List Sync. […]