Category Archives: "How-Tos"

The Issue with PowerApps and SharePoint Calendars
There’s a big issue when using a SharePoint event calendar as a data source in Power Apps. I have found very technical scenario-specific mentions of it in developer forums, but I’ve been unable to find any real practical advice to help me understand the principles of what is going on, or how [...]
Delivering a Consolidated Snapshot from Multiple SharePoint calendars
Most of us have at least three categories of dates we publish to our staff.  We need to share this information in both a short-term snapshot, as well as notify everyone of longer-term dates that are coming up. such as all-employee meetings, important HR paperwork deadlines, and social [...]
How SharePoint Handles Images
We’re all familiar with the concept of responsive page design, but I doubt that many of us have given any thought to how images are actually handled in responsive framework.  This concept impacts Modern SharePoint significantly, and is most apparent when dealing with Header or Banner Images and [...]
All things Microsoft UX
The UI Fabric site is all about sharing the design standards Microsoft follows for their products. You'll find fonts, icons, button styles, wireframes and code here. The item I use most frequently is the THEME GENERATOR. This tool allows you to specify primary and secondary colors, [...]
Stepping Users into SharePoint file Storage
Some users need extra time to get comfortable with the concept of managing files with metadata, rather than the detailed folder hierarchy structure we tend to have a love/hate relationship with. View Settings Options for a SharePoint Library SharePoint has added a document library view [...]