Blocking others from editing parts of the document

Word documents stored on OneDrive and SharePoint can be edited by more than one persons simultaneously. This is a very useful and powerful feature. (Read this article for details). Each person can edit in different places. Temporarily the current paragraph is locked for others. When the document is saved, the paragraph is automatically unlocked so that others can work on it.

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The big and scary File menu

Earlier, the File menu was a humble drop-down menu. Since Office 2010, it suddenly occupies the whole screen. Scary! … is it not?

Think about it – why did Microsoft decide to give it so much space?
The answer is simple – because it is GOOD FOR YOU (as in – all of us – the users).
Find out the amazing facilities this menu provides us with. Reading time 4 minutes.

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How to combine multiple calendars in Outlook

Primary calendar is your personal calendar. But in addition you may have additional calendars for specific teams. Usually there is also a Company Calendar and / or Training Calendar. How do we keep track of multiple calendars? Because time is common. No problem. It is a ONE CLICK solution!

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Shared OneNote: Worried about who has edited what?

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Shared OneNote notebook is a very effective method of working in a team and keeping everyone informed – without sending a single mail. However, I have noticed that people are worried about sharing a notebook where everyone can edit everything – and potentially overwrite what you have written.

Don’t worry! OneNote has thought of this issue and it provides extensive solution to this issue of tracking changes and audit trail.  Estimated reading time 7 min.

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SharePoint Part 15 – Efficient Business Management

This is the last episode in the SharePoint series. Thanks Raj Chaudhuri for the script, content, voiceovers and all the help. Raj is my friend and an authority on .NET platform  – and SharePoint specifically.

These videos were created in 2013. Therefore the logos and screenshots depict older versions of products. However the concepts – which are more important – are still valid.

SharePoint Part 14 – Faster Work Execution

Learn how to utilize the right communication tool to manage work, tasks, delegation, meetings and execute business faster.

These videos were created in 2013. Therefore the logos and screenshots depict older versions of products. However the concepts – which are more important – are still valid.

SharePoint Part 13 – Field Staff Management

Share data from Head Office to field staff or vice versa. All using the powerful List feature of SharePoint. Zero Programming. Anyone can do it in minutes. Try it and apply it to your needs.

These videos were created in 2013. Therefore the logos and screenshots depict older versions of products. However the concepts – which are more important – are still valid.