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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 a file

We saw how to share documents in the Sharing a document recipe in Chapter 2, Introduction to SharePoint Online. Sharing files or folders from OneDrive works in the same way. The one minor exception is that your organization can set up different sharing restrictions on the files stored in OneDrive for Business versus those stored in SharePoint Online. For example, your organization may have turned off anonymous link sharing (signing in is not required to view a shared document) for your SharePoint sites, but might have enabled it for OneDrive.

In this recipe, we will use the OneDrive client to share a document from a local OneDrive folder on our computer.

Getting ready

There are no special requirements for sharing a file through OneDrive for Business online. As long as you have access to SharePoint Online, you will also have access to OneDrive for Business and you can share any files from there.

You should have the OneDrive sync client...