SharePoint Online: How to Allow Edit Permissions but Not Download?

Requirement: Allow edit but not download in SharePoint Online. SharePoint Online: How to Allow Edit but not download? We wanted to provide edit permissions to users on an Excel spreadsheet stored in the SharePoint Online document library, without giving them the ability to download the file! So, how to provide users the…

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How to Disable Export to Excel Button in SharePoint Online?

Requirement: Disable Export to Excel in SharePoint Online. How to Disable Export to Excel in SharePoint Online? A business team wanted to remove the ability to export list data into Excel. How do I disable or hide the “Export to Excel” button in modern SharePoint Online lists? Option 1: Create a Custom…

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How to Embed Excel Spreadsheet to Modern SharePoint Online Pages?

Requirement: Display Excel Spreadsheet in SharePoint Online. SharePoint Online: How to Embed an Excel Spreadsheet? In modern SharePoint Online sites, we don’t have Excel Web Access Web Part that integrates an Excel sheet into SharePoint pages. However, we can use the Embed web part to display an Excel spreadsheet in SharePoint Online:…

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SharePoint Online: Link to Force Download a Document Instead of Open

Requirement: Force download a file instead of opening in SharePoint Online. SharePoint Online: URL to Document Download Instead of Open Documents linked in SharePoint Online pages, navigation menu, lists, etc. opens in the browser (or in client application!) directly either in Read-only mode or in Edit mode, based on user permissions. What…

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How to Change Personal View to Public in SharePoint Online?

Requirement: Change a personal view to public in SharePoint Online How to make a Personal View to Public in SharePoint?  We can not change a personal view to public in SharePoint neither through web UI nor with programmatic approaches (C#, PowerShell, etc). This is because, When a view is created, The SPView.PersonalView…

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How to Convert Word to PDF in SharePoint Online?

Requirement: Convert Word document into PDF in SharePoint Online. How to Convert Word to PDF in SharePoint Online?  Here is the nifty trick to convert word documents to PDF in SharePoint Online without using any 3rd party tools. Prerequisites: Make sure the library is in “Classic Experience”. You can change the UI…

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How to Create a Redirect in SharePoint Online?

Requirement: Create a redirect in SharePoint Online. How to Redirect SharePoint Online page to a different URL? In classic SharePoint sites, we’ve script editor web part and redirect can be achieved with JavaScript as in my other article How to Redirect using JavaScript in SharePoint?. Now, We have a modern site collection…

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SharePoint Online: How to Add Icons (Emoji) to Navigation Menu?

Do you know you can insert Emoji icons to SharePoint Online? Well, Yes! Here is how to insert emoji symbols to SharePoint Online Menu. You can insert emoji icons to anywhere in SharePoint like in top navigation or in quick launch menu items. E.g. To add an icon to quick launch menu…

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SharePoint Online: Set Default Value for Multiple lines of text Field

Requirement: Set default value for multiple lines of text field in SharePoint Online. How to set the default value for a multi-line text field? The multiple lines of text field doesn’t support “default” value through the web user interface. However, here is the trick to set the default value for multiple lines…

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SharePoint Online: How to Disable Download Option for Documents?

Requirement: Disable download document options in SharePoint Online. SharePoint Online: How to Disable Download Document Button? To restrict download options for documents such as download a copy, download button in SharePoint Online, here are some options: Option 1: Grant “Restricted View” Permission to Users To disable the download option in SharePoint Online,…

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