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SharePoint Built-in Lists: Content Approval, Versioning and Security

Misc, Office 365, SharePoint, SharePoint 2010, SharePoint 2013 - Toni Frankola - May 4, 2014

My team was researching SharePoint built-in lists like Calendar, Document Library etc. while developing new features for our product Documentation Toolkit for SharePoint (SPDocKit). Not all of these lists support the same features. We were checking versioning and security settings for each list type and comparing them. Here is the matrix…

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Managing document library versioning settings with Governance Toolkit for Office 365

Office 365, SharePoint, SharePoint 2013 - Toni Frankola - January 27, 2014

Have you ever wanted to: enforce version control make checkouts obligatory for all the documents in your site collection, without changing the settings for each document library manually? This blog post is about our product Governance Toolkit for Office 365. I will explain how to use the product to perform…

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How to: Display Check-in comments

SharePoint - Toni Frankola - November 3, 2009

Staccee emailed me with the following problem: Can you report off of “Comments” entered when documents are checked in/out? If so, any help on how to get them all? Here is what I am doing: I navigate to a document that needs to be updated. I use the ‘Check Out’…

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Versioning Hell – Part 2

SharePoint - Toni Frankola - July 14, 2008

In my last post I tried to explain what are the limitations of SharePoint versioning and things you need to know when you are planning and configuring a SharePoint site. In this post I will try to prepare you for the questions you will be asked on SharePoint end-user training.…

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Versioning Hell – Part 1

SharePoint - Toni Frankola - July 8, 2008

One of the key features of SharePoint is versioning. But if not planned correctly versions can become your nightmare on a SharePoint project. During project planning phase perform requirements analysis on versions and once implemented educate end-users on how to use versioning correctly. Versioning is a very good feature but…

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Comparing versions of a Word document

SharePoint - Toni Frankola - July 1, 2007

Every once in a while I run into a customer who wants to have an ability to compare different versions of a Word document. Any developer that worked with Source Safe or similar tools knows how such a feature can be very helpful. I’m not sure if it existed in…

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