Quite a while ago when the modern libraries were introduced I already started to question the use of content types. In my post Are content types dead? I first questioned the use of content types. Looking at the latest changes in Document Libraries I'm starting the question if the end of the content types is near. I … Continue reading SharePoint Online – To content type or not to content type that is the question!
Do you work with content types in SharePoint Online? Do you use bulk edit? If the answers to both these questions is yes then you will have noticed the content type field on the edit forms. This field makes perfect sense when you have content types, but what if you only have one content type … Continue reading SharePoint Online – Content types and bulk edit properties
I noticed a while back that you can't select content types in the views in modern lists. It seems to be that users need to be able to create new list columns. At my first moment of thought, I find this actually a bad step backwards, as a good way of organizing your information architecture … Continue reading Office 365 – Are content types dead?
Today I had a need to add a link to a page which would create a new document. The document library that I use has multiple content types and each content type has a custom document template. Rather than asking the users to click on the New document menu options I want a single button … Continue reading SharePoint – Adding links on a page to create new documents using content types
Maybe I should have called this article "How to break your OneDrive" in 10 minutes." So there is a strong warning here "Don't do this at home!" I'm looking at creating metadata fields on my documents stored in OneDrive for Business and I notices that there isn't a list settings in my settings menu. So … Continue reading Office 365 – How to use Metadata on your OneDrive for Business documents?
A lot of the news can be found at the WPC this week! Some other news: 15 July 2016 Content Type New Button Order supported in the SharePoint modern document library experience Microsoft are enabling support for the Content Type New Button Order feature in the modern experience in SharePoint Online document libraries. This change will … Continue reading Office 365 – New features and updates in week 28 2016
Content type failed to be syndicated Yesterday I copied my content database from production to my test environment using a database detach/attach method. All easy stuff, and I've done that many times before. What could possibly go wrong? In this SharePoint 2010 environment, I've got a content type hub. My content type hub also got … Continue reading SharePoint 2010 – A content type failed to be syndicated: Microsoft.SharePoint.SPContentTypeReadOnlyException: