Do you need to create a PDF file using data from a SharePoint List? In this video I demonstrate how to create a PDF file with Power Automate in less than 5 minutes. This is great for all sorts of things, from generating a certificates for completing a course, receipts from a business process and much more. To create this workflow I started with a … Continue reading Create a PDF from a SharePoint List Item with Power Automate
In December I received a call from Tesla to schedule the delivery time for my Tesla Model 3. I’d ordered the car earlier in the year and the anticipation of getting behind the wheel was through the roof! I couldn’t wait to get it on the open road! Since then, I’ve had many people asking me all sorts of questions about Tesla’s and so I … Continue reading Christchurch to Dunedin in a Tesla Model 3
Someone much smarter than me once said something like don’t let others define you. When I think of 2021, is hard not to immediately think of the pandemic and the impact it has had on our lives. Don’t forget to take time to remember the good stuff too. Like most people I’ve had my struggles this year. I tend to keep it inside a bit … Continue reading That was 2021
Power Automate can be used to set permissions on items in SharePoint Lists and Libraries. This can allow custom permissions to be set based on metadata or other parameters. In this post I will explain how to set permissions on an item using a Flow that triggers on item creation. Microsoft provides some documentation on Power Automate and SharePoint permissions, but this only helps with … Continue reading Setting SharePoint Permissions with Power Automate
I love the simplicity of Modern SharePoint News Posts, they make it easy to create and publish nice looking news posts with rich content. There are a few things that could be improved, for example creating a site where many people can contribute News Posts means the home page of the site is also editable. Making the home page read only removes the Add button, … Continue reading SharePoint tip: Create a News Post button
Almost every day I get asked “where should I save this?”. Sometimes it from clients, sometimes it’s from my team and sometimes I’m asking myself. Will so many choices of where you could save you document, it is no wonder any people simply don’t know. Do I save to the network drive, SharePoint, OneDrive, Teams, somewhere else? Oh it’s all to hard, I’ll save to … Continue reading Where should I save my stuff?
Have you ever been asked to do something for a client where you think to yourself, “you can’t do that easily” but then your brain tells you, “I like a challenge” (or something similar)? You know, those questions that push beyond what you would normally build and may push things a little outside the norm compared to your usual client requests? Recently I found myself … Continue reading Keep it simple