Tag: #o365

[O365] Adding your chatbot to Skype for Business

Have you been coding your chat bot using the Microsoft Bot Framework? Good news! One of the long awaited features is finally here: the Skype for Business channel! Using this channel, you can now get your but to communicate with users using Skype for Business. This is especially good news for enterprises where S4B is

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[O365] Using SharePoint boolean fields with Microsoft Flow

My previous post just now was on the topic of Microsoft Flow, the workflow-style application that allows you to perform “if this, than that” type logic linking different applications together. Basically, Flow provides you a way of automating actions by having a set of triggers, some logic and using API’s to perform actions. It wraps

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[O365] Changing the language of Microsoft Flow

Here’s a very short post for you. I’ve been playing around with Microsoft Flow a bit, a new workflow-type tool that allows you to connect services to each other. For users of If This Then That (ITFF.com) or Zapier (zapier.com) the idea should be familiar. One little annoying issue I had is that Flow kept

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[O365] Migrating InfoPath forms to Office 365

For a client, we’re currently migrating a lot of their existing on-premises SharePoint 2007 and 2010 solutions to Office 365. All of these are customized (the easy work has been done already), so that sort of guarantees running into stuff that is not Office 365 – ready. One category of items are InfoPath forms and

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[O365] Adding reusable content using CSOM

The reusable content feature of SharePoint can be useful when you have content you want to have repeated on multiple pages. When you update the content, it will change on the pages accordingly. For a project I had the requirement to insert reusable content on a page programatically. There are quite some pages on this

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[O365] SharePoint Content Search webpart is not being indexed

Thinking of a title for this post, I wanted to start with “Inconvenient” because that pretty much describes the essence. Inconveniently enough that trademark has already been claimed by an MVP you might know if you ever search for anything SharePoint related (shout out to Waldek!). Anyways, as inconvenient as this all is, let’s get

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[O365] Some tagging field(s) could not be found

I ran into a stubborn error message trying to connect to a catalog list defined on another site collection. The error was: Some tagging field(s) “owstaxidSector,owstaxidRegion,owstaxidProductx0020Class,” in the shared catalog could not be found in search schema. Now when I checked the catalog site search schema (can be found under Site Settings -> Search ->

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[O365] Enable document ID and set prefix via CSOM

Ok, I agree I’m late to the party introducing the [O365] tag in the title of this post. And I’ve got quite some blogposts already which also apply to Office 365.┬áBut to emphasize there is little difference in using CSOM either on premises or online, I thought this would be a good time to switch.

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