Category: document management

Use PnP Powershell to add a document library webpart to a page (and only show a specific folder)

Power Automate: Fixing the error on empty instance of a multiple values Managed Metadata field

Managed Metadata fields in SharePoint are a powerful way to distribute common metadata across your environment. When you work with Power Automate, you need to be aware of some limitations (at the moment). I have a love/hate relationship with Power Automate. On one hand I love the capabilities it gives people when working with Office …

Office 365 Distilled EP 38: Cask strength user content with tears

Using PNP Powershell to create a SharePoint list or library view that groups, filters and sorts

Office 365 Distilled EP 31: Large Files, SharePoint Hybrid fail and New Orleans


Storing your document templates in SharePoint

As I was busy creating the shownotes for Office 365 Distilled ep30, I heard Steve (my co-presenter) asking about this document templates feature in SharePoint. I meant to write a blogpost about this sooner but it kind of piled up next to the other 100 ideas I want to write down. So here goes! Announced …

Office 365 Distilled EP 27: MS Teams, onions and climbing Everest

Steve and Marijn get their best French out, while they talk about the 27 club, french onions and a french whisky. Steve talks about his OneDrive migration project, where they let the end users do the manual lifting (and getting rid of everything that is not moved). Marijn talks about re-engineering a business process with …

“Allow editing” is grayed out when sharing in SharePoint

Earlier this week I had a head scratching issue from a power user at a customer. The goal was to set up a new library, but when people wanted to share files, the “Allow editing” button was grayed out and not clickable. Wow. That is weird! Even for “specific people”, we couldn’t create a link …

Difference between “Items matching a tag” and “Content Search” webpart