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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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Errors you may meet when install SharePoint 2016

Errors you may meet when install SharePoint 2016

When I install and deploy SharePoint 2016, I find a very useful blog which instructs the installation step by step. http://mstechtalk.com/sharepoint-server-2016-installation-step-by-step But I still encounter some issues when install and deploy SharePoint 2016, and I will introduce how to solve them in this blog. 1. Error in process of Prerequisite installation. When I run the […]