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How to setup metadata navigation and filtering in a SharePoint list

How to setup metadata navigation and filtering in a SharePoint list

There are several filtering methods in a SharePoint list to help users to find the items which meet the certain criteria., such as column header filter, filter in view, filter web part and more. Metadata navigation and filtering feature was first introduced in SharePoint 2010. SharePoint provides this feature in each list with a settings […]

SharePoint Co-authoring Feature

SharePoint Co-authoring Feature

When people are working on one document in a SharePoint document library, the SharePoint co-authoring feature makes people collaborate and work easily. With the co-authoring feature, one author can edit his content and another author can edit hers, and they can see the changes of each other in real-time. There are two kinds of SharePoint co-authoring, […]

Microsoft Ignite 2016

Microsoft Ignite 2016 is a company’s technology conference with: Hundreds of sessions, more than 100 sessions about SharePoint-related technologies 300+ partners at the expo Future of Microsoft products, such as Azure, Exchange, Intune, Lync, Office 365, Project, SharePoint, SQL Server, Surface, System Center, Visual Studio, Windows, Windows Server and more. Over 20,000 audience Attend the conference, […]

Looking Forward to Seeing You on Microsoft Ignite 2016 Conference

440+ sessions, 1,000+ hours of content, 300+ partners, what’s next of Microsoft products, including Azure, Exchange, Intune, Lync, Office 365, Project, SharePoint, SQL Server and more, everything you want to know is here, Microsoft Ignite 2016, hold on September 26-30 in Atlanta, GA. And there are more reasons that you need to attend. Learn what’s […]

SharePoint Versioning

SharePoint Versioning

Versioning is the method by which successive iterations of a document are numbered and saved. A system of version control is useful for documents which are likely to be revised and redrafted and where you might need to keep a record of how the document changed over time. There are some benefits of versioning: There […]

A comparison of Out-of-SharePoint and SharePoint Excel Import

A comparison of Out-of-SharePoint and SharePoint Excel Import

If you already have data in a spreadsheet and want to import the data to a SharePoint list. There are several ways to do it on SharePoint. 1. Create a list from a spreadsheet using Import Spreadsheet app on a SharePoint site. 2. In the worksheet, select the table that you want to export, and […]

Convert a document to a PDF file on SharePoint

Convert a document to a PDF file on SharePoint

When you use a document library to store and manage documents (like Word, Excel, PowerPoint files and more) on SharePoint. You may concern one issue, how to ensure the document security and prevent unauthorized editing. You may need to convert the documents to PDF. You can open each document and save as PDF format in […]

How to hide views for certain users on SharePoint

How to hide views for certain users on SharePoint

We have a task list which is used to record all users’ tasks. In the list, each user has a view which only shows their own tasks. This view is called My Tasks. And there is another view called All Tasks to show all tasks for the manager. We want to: a. Each user can […]