How to customize document libraries as Power Point Presentations and OneNote Libraries

When working with document libraries, I’ve always felt the limitation to be able to customize it with other Microsoft applications. While in my previous blog I could customize the document template with a uniform header and footer and create an on-the-fly document with a few permissible variables (read “fields” or “column types”) from the document …

How to extend capabilities of lookup columns – Part 2

The following article is the continuation of How to extend capabilities of lookup columns. I wish SharePoint becomes as colourful as the real world…is it possible ? Did you just think of visual indicators that would make data assessment easier ? Wow, this is so desired! I’d just love to take a glance at my list and …

How to enhance filtration criteria of Content Query Web Part for Document Libraries

In the simplest form of data filtration, we set up Views on lists or libraries to skim data of interest. Views work on individual lists or libraries and can also be referenced in web parts added to pages. But, while working in a larger context, a Content Query Web Part is a useful tool to …