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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)

Adding a content type to a list or library

content types coupled with site columns drive consistency across the lists and libraries on your site. In the previous recipe, we saw how to create a content type and added site columns to it.

This recipe will show you how to associate the content type we created earlier to a library so that the content in the library adheres to the metadata requirements defined by the content type. Note that even though this recipe uses a library as an example, the concepts and outlined steps work equally well with lists.

Getting ready

You will need Edit, Design, or Full Control access to the library for which you would like to add the content type.

How to do it...

To add your content type to a library, do the following:

  1. Browse to the Library Settings page, as described in the Viewing and changing document library settings recipe in Chapter 5, Document Management in SharePoint Online.
  2. ...