Book Image

Microsoft 365 and SharePoint Online Cookbook

By : Gaurav Mahajan, Sudeep Ghatak
Book Image

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)

Creating a new document

In Chapter 2, Introduction to SharePoint Online, we saw how to upload existing documents and folders to a document library. In addition to uploading existing documents, you can create new documents from scratch within a document library.

There are two ways to create new documents within a library:

  • Create it using the New menu in the library
  • Create it using the local Microsoft Office app

This recipe will show you how to create a new Word document using either approach.

Getting ready

You will need Contribute permissions or higher to the library to be able to create a new document within it.

How to do it...

To create a document using the New menu in a document library, follow these steps:

  1. Browse to the library where you would like to create the new document.
  1. Click the New menu from the navigation bar on top of the library:
  2. ...