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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)
Document Management in SharePoint Online

A library in SharePoint is a special list built specifically for managing files and the metadata around them. Libraries are similar to lists in that:

  • Just like list items in SharePoint lists, libraries contain individual files that you can work with.
  • Just as columns in lists define the information that gets stored as part of each list item, columns in libraries define the metadata that you can associate with each file. Once the columns for a library are defined, you can tag individual files with appropriate metadata.
  • Similar to how you manage information in lists individually or together as a group of items, you can manage metadata in libraries individually or as part of groups of items.
  • Just like list items, you can also individually manage permissions for these files.

From these perspectives (and in a lot of other ways...