Monthly Archives for April 2013

How do I check out a document in SharePoint 2013?

SharePoint 2010, SharePoint 2013 - Toni Frankola - April 5, 2013

We recently upgraded our company to Office365 from Google Apps (more details in another post). Our colleagues from Marketing Department never used SharePoint in real production so I received an interesting question: “Toni, how do I lock a document so no one can change it while I do?” The answer is, you need…

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Display full name in Sharepoint Designer workflows

SharePoint 2010, SharePoint 2013 - Toni Frankola - April 4, 2013

Use case: You have been given a task to create an email notification from your workflow that contains full name of the user who created certain item, along with some other information that is irrelevant to this blog post. While creating workflows in SharePoint Designer you will quickly notice that…

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How to configure uniform Document Library settings for entire site collection in SharePoint Online

Office 365, SharePoint 2013 - Toni Frankola - April 2, 2013

Recently, we finally migrated all our content to SharePoint Online (Office365). Microsoft really did a great job with their infrastructure and optimizations. SharePoint works great in the cloud. When deploying our new intranet portal I defined the following rule for Document Libraries: Each should be visible in Quick Launch Major…

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