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Microsoft 365 and SharePoint Online Cookbook

By : Gaurav Mahajan, Sudeep Ghatak
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Microsoft 365 and SharePoint Online Cookbook

By: Gaurav Mahajan, Sudeep Ghatak

Overview of this book

Microsoft Office 365 provides tools for managing organizational tasks like content management, communication, report creation, and business automation processes. With this book, you'll get to grips with popular apps from Microsoft, enabling workspace collaboration and productivity using Microsoft SharePoint Online, Teams, and the Power Platform. In addition to guiding you through the implementation of Microsoft 365 apps, this practical guide helps you to learn from a Microsoft consultant's extensive experience of working with the Microsoft business suite. This cookbook covers recipes for implementing SharePoint Online for various content management tasks. You'll learn how to create sites for your organization and enhance collaboration across the business and then see how you can boost productivity with apps such as Microsoft Teams, Power Platform, Planner, Delve, and M365 Groups. You'll find out how to use the Power Platform to make the most of Power Apps, Power Automate, Power BI, and Power Virtual Agents. Finally, the book focuses on the SharePoint framework, which helps you to build custom Teams and SharePoint solutions. By the end of the book, you will be ready to use Microsoft 365 and SharePoint Online to enhance business productivity using a broad set of tools.
Table of Contents (22 chapters)

Sharing files

Every group needs to collaborate by sharing digital assets. These can be images, documents, spreadsheets, or presentations. Uploading files to your group is always better than adding attachments in an email. In a group, you can share files and maintain versions of the files when they are edited. You can also restore files if they are deleted by a member.

Getting ready

Every Microsoft 365 group has a SharePoint site associated with it. All the group files are saved in the SharePoint database in one or more document libraries. Every group member has "contribute" access to the files.

How to do it...

On Outlook Web Access, you can see all the Microsoft 365 groups that you are part of in the lower left-hand side navigation section. To share files, do the following:

  1. Select the group and click on the Files icon. This displays all the files stored in SharePoint's default Documentslibrary: