C#, msoControlComboBox, Programming, SharePoint, Software, Technology, VB.NET, VSTO

VSTO Add a Menu Item to Outlook and Save an Email into SharePoint

SharePoint Documents List
SharePoint Documents List

Some really cool functionality that you can put together is to automate saving emails from your Outlook email application to be stored in a SharePoint document list. This lets your users keep using the tools they are comfortable working with (such as Outlook), but helps make sure that important emails are backed up to a reliable storage and reporting medium like SharePoint with as little effort on the user’s part as possible.   Continue reading “VSTO Add a Menu Item to Outlook and Save an Email into SharePoint”

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.Net, ASP.NET, Programming, SharePoint, Software, Technology, VB.NET, Web Development, WebForms

Read a SharePoint Document Library’s Row Details in .NET

SharePoint Documents List
SharePoint Documents List

In this example you’ll see the basics of programmatically connecting .NET code (a simple WebForm) from your local machine to read a Documents list hosted on a SharePoint server. Specifically, in this example I am using Visual Studio 2017 and am connecting to a SharePoint 2016 site on the local network. Continue reading “Read a SharePoint Document Library’s Row Details in .NET”

CSS3, HTML, HTML5, Programming, SharePoint, Web Development

SharePoint 2016: Making the Quick Launch Bar Dynamic and Styling the Menu Items

Fly-out Menu
Fly-out Menu
The default look of the stock left hand side menu (also called the Quick Launch menu bar) that comes with SharePoint is really basic and is meant for you to style. The default behavior is to show a 2-level deep menu containing ‘Headings’ and indented ‘Navigation Links’. This hierarchy is static and is shown to the users as entirely expanded, which can take up a lot of screen real-estate.

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