Category: SharePoint 2013

Wikipedia states that SharePoint is a web-based collaborative platform that integrates with Microsoft Office. Launched in 2001, SharePoint is primarily sold as a document management and storage system, but the product is highly configurable and usage varies substantially between organisations.

According to Microsoft, SharePoint 2013 makes it easy to work together securely on documents and team projects. SharePoint lets users explore features and support options that are available for SharePoint, and get tips for using SharePoint to manage your teams and projects efficiently.

In this category, learn everything from troubleshooting SharePoint 2013 to
Digital transformation and beyond.

Therefore, this category is full of handy tips, tricks, advise and How To videos specifically for SharePoint 2013 users. Check out some of the Step by Step features, expert blogs, eBooks, How To videos and webinars.

What’s New with Discussion Board Lists in SharePoint 2013
What’s New with Discussion Board Lists in SharePoint 2013
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SharePoint 2013 adds many new features to Lists. In this article, we will take a look at the differences between Discussion Board lists in SharePoint 2010 and Discussion Board lists in SharePoint 2013. As you know, the Discussion Board is used for communication among team members. Therefore, we need features to support following the conversation clearly. This walkthrough shows you how to use new features in Discussion Board lists in SharePoint 2013.

Accessing BCS External Data From An App For SharePoint 2013
Accessing BCS External Data From An App For SharePoint 2013
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If you are creating an App for SharePoint 2013 and plan to access BCS external data by using the REST API to query an external list, keep in mind that you must package your External Content Type in the SPAPP as well. If you do not, you will see this error returned by your request to the REST service:

Adlib PDF Publisher for Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Marketplace Preview
Adlib PDF Publisher for Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Marketplace Preview
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Adlib PDF Publisher is included in the SharePoint 2013 Marketplace Preview which is a new cloud-based, Windows Azure-hosted application that enables business users to accurately convert documents to PDF and automate the merging and formatting of multiple documents to a single PDF. Organizations can improve collaboration through the distribution of accurate and controlled compound documents to colleagues and customers.

How to: Build a SharePoint-hosted Client Web Part in SharePoint 2013
How to: Build a SharePoint-hosted Client Web Part in SharePoint 2013
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I am extremely interested in the new SharePoint 2013 App model so I have been doing a lot with them lately. The latest thing I was trying was building a SharePoint-hosted Client Web Part. I have found that there is not a lot of information out there yet on how to use these so I wanted to share some of the things I ran into. This post on MSDN is good to help you get started with the setup of your app. Hopefully this info will help you get started. This post assumes you have installed Visual Studio 2012 RC as well as the SharePoint development tools.

Document Preview in SharePoint 2013
Document Preview in SharePoint 2013
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Microsoft is very excited for the new release of SharePoint 2013 and the buzz around the new features that it is adding to search. One of these main features that your users will be able to take advantage of is document preview in your search results.