Outlook Tasks are Replaced with Microsoft To Do

Microsoft To Do is now integrated with Outlook on the web. To Do is taking the place of Tasks and includes smart lists. Smart lists are filtered lists that make it easier to track tasks and organize your day. With To Do integration, you can quickly organize your tasks by adding them to My Day,…

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Tips for Creating Microsoft Power Automate Approval Flows

Since creating Approval Flows are a common thing in Power Automate, here are some tips to help speed up the process. Tips include: Get Manager Profile Approval Actions Approval Requested By Send an email notification Include comments in the response email notification Read more: http://bit.ly/39YULcg Posted by Eric Gregorich, Sr. Solutions Architect  

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Image Sizing and Scaling in SharePoint Modern Pages

As modern pages become the new normal in SharePoint implementations, it is important to be aware of the specifications for how imagery works with the different out-of-the-box web parts. Microsoft provides a great resource with full guidance and background on how to properly prepare images for use across the platform.   Read more here: http://bit.ly/2OTU3oI Posted…

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Update Spelling Dictionary in SharePoint Online

This doesn’t sound like it should work, but it does! Create a document library in the root site collection called “Spelling”. Add a text file to that library called “Custom Dictionary.txt”. Add the words you would like to include in that you would like the SharePoint spell check functionality to recognize. The words are case-sensitive…

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Power BI Publish to Web is Changing

In December 2019, Microsoft announced a significant change to the Publish to web default experience. This now requires Power BI admins to take action before users can create new publish to web embed codes. The change started rolling out several weeks ago and users will start seeing the updated behavior now.   Read more about this…

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Use @Mentions When Commenting on Office Documents

You can use @mentions in your Office documents. Just insert a comment, as usual, then @mention somebody. Their name will be listed. After selecting a person, you will see a popup if the person does not have access to the document. It will ask you if you want to send a notification to the selected…

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Enhanced Scheduling Experience in Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is rolling out an enhanced scheduling experience mid-February 2020. The existing scheduling form will be replaced with a new form that retains all existing scheduling functionality. The new form provides an improved view of available time; allows changing event information from the scheduling assistant tab; and includes an option for required and optional attendees. The new…

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Classic SharePoint Homepages Automatically Modernized

If a classic team site meets several criteria for being updated, the home page will automatically modernize the next time a user visits. When users first experience the change, they’ll see a walkthrough that highlights the new capabilities and includes a link to a help article with more details. We encourage users to adopt the…

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Modern Custom SharePoint Search

Custom search result pages for SharePoint sites (Office Roadmap ID: 32738) give tenant admins, or SharePoint site owners who have specialized search needs, the ability to build a custom search results page. You would build the custom page using open-source search web parts from the SharePoint Patterns and Practices community or any custom web parts…

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