Tips & Tricks

Disable feedback surveys in Power Platform

If you have worked in Microsoft 365 PowerApps or Power Automate, you might be familiar with feedback survey which pops up quite often. Microsoft wants your feedback on how likely are your to recommend Power Automate to a friend or colleague? Well, I ran into a conversation in twitter about this survey. Apparently I learnt […]

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Missing a column in SharePoint list/library filter pane

Missing a column in SharePoint list/library filter pane? It is normal. Not all columns are available in the filter pane by default. What is filter pane? Filter pane is available in the top right hand corner in list or library page. It is available by clicking on the funnel icon. Filters available are based on […]

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Follow up on a Teams message – Automation

If you get a lot of Instant messages in Teams for help or to answer questions even when you are in a meeting or status set to Focusing, this automation is for you! Most of us IT workers get IM’ed a lot these days with everyone working from home and new changes to Office 365 […]

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Credentials provided for the Web source are invalid – PowerBI

Excel file in OneDrive as source for PowerBI report is a very common scenario. If you want to use an Excel file as a data source for your PowerBI report, what better place to store it rather than OneDrive or SharePoint. Here is an issue I ran into, cannot refresh the report after publishing it […]

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Not getting M365 group emails in your inbox?

Not getting M365 group emails in your inbox? Don’t worry. There is a quick fix, read on! When an M365 group is setup from Outlook, there is an option to sign up every Member to receive conversations and events in their inboxes. They can stop following this group later if they want to.During group creation […]

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Managing global navigation in SharePoint online

Options to manage global navigation in SharePoint online keeps getting better and better. We have come a long way from custom apps, using managed metadata navigation to hub navigation & the shiny SharePoint app bar. SharePoint app bar: SharePoint app bar brings together global navigation and user personalized resources (Sites, News & Files) to every […]

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Edit in grid view option missing in a Modern SharePoint view

Edit in grid view option will not show up in a Modern SharePoint view, if the view display Style is anything other than Default.

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Unable to use Expressions in Dynamic content – Power Automate

Like most of the IT employees, I am working from home because of Covid-19 stay at home orders. Working on a simple Flow, realized that I cannot use expressions in Dynamic content while setting a variable or using Compose action in Power Automate. Only available option is to pick one out of displayed options. Did […]

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SharePoint site default access groups

When a new SharePoint Online site is created it comes with 3 default permission groups. Owners – Full control permission Members – Edit permission Visitors – Read permission These are setup as default permission groups. Users in Owners group have the ability to receive and approve/reject access requests. This can be setup through ‘Access Request […]

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Add a Calendar webpart to a Modern SharePoint site page

Adding a calendar to a modern SharePoint site page is not a straight forward task. It took a bit of playing around before i figured out how to do it. Most of the people working with SharePoint by this time already know that Calendar is a list in the backend. In a Modern page when […]

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