SharePoint, Office 365, Azure, and Front end JS geek. – Chicago IL
SharePoint, Office 365, Azure, and Front end JS geek. – Chicago IL

O365

Modern Page – NEW Web Parts

Recently Microsoft added more choices when adding a Web Part to SharePoint Online Modern pages.

We now have the “Divider” and “Spacer” which control page layout with either a horizontal rule (Divider) or white space (Spacer) between other web parts.   Simple but helpful addition.

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Also, Modern pages now include a “Promote” button that provides a right task pane with options to Add to Navigation, Post as News, or Email to inform a wider audience and build traffic.  Cheers!

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FIXED – SharePoint Online missing Quick Edit

While troubleshooting OneDrive I noticed an end user missing the “Quick edit” toolbar button.  The fix was to update Document Library view to display  a custom column so that we have data which can be edited.  The default view with only system read-only columns does not support “Quick edit.”

Cheers!

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Steps

  • Document Library (View) > Modify View > Add a custom column > OK
  • Refresh view to see Quick Edit on Toolbar

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FIXED – SharePoint Online missing Sync button

While troubleshooting OneDrive I noticed an end user missing the “Sync” toolbar button.  The fix was to update Document Library settings to display “Sync” so that we could connect and take the Document Library offline.   After clicking “Sync” we were able to connect to the OneDrive desktop client and download all files.

Cheers!

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Steps

  • Document Library (Classic View) -> List Settings > Advanced settings > Offline Client Availability >
  • Allow items from this document library to be downloaded to offline clientsYES

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VIDEO – Microsoft Azure AD Portal (AAD)

Check out https://aad.portal.azure.com/.   Microsoft Azure Activity Directory admin center is open to all users and is a great tool to browse Azure AD, lookup user details, locate groups, manage applications, monitor usage, and more.

Users with higher permissions will see more tiles including:

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Users and groups
  • Enterprise applications
  • App registrations
  • Azure AD Connect Health
  • Azure AD Cloud App Discovery
  • Azure AD Privileged Identity Management
  • Azure AD Identity Protection
  • Devices

Cheers!   

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Manage Azure Active Directory

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