Workflow to Update Hyperlink Display Text

Problem: I wanted to use Quick Edit to update the URL column for a bunch of items in a list. The problem is that when you edit a hyperlink column, you have to click the little hyperlink editor icon next to the cell to also edit the display text. Otherwise, it just shows up as … Continue reading Workflow to Update Hyperlink Display Text

Link To New Item Form

Give users the ability to add items to a list without showing the entire list web part. In my example, I've added a "Submit Request" button to a Document Set Welcome Page. Clicking this will open the New Item form for my Tickets list. Steps: 1. Add a Script Editor web part to your page. 2. … Continue reading Link To New Item Form

Update List/Library Columns With External Content Type Columns

Scenario: You have a column on a custom list or library that needs to be back-filled with data from an External Content Type (ECT). Solution: Create a list from the ECT and use PowerShell to update your custom list's column with the ECT's list column. Creating a list (assuming you already connected an ECT): Open SharePoint Designer 2013 … Continue reading Update List/Library Columns With External Content Type Columns

Update All List Items Using PowerShell

Scenario: You added a new column and need to update that column for every item in a list or library. Solution: Here is an example PowerShell script that can be used to update one or more columns for every single item in a list. Remember: change $WebURL to the URL of the site or subsite … Continue reading Update All List Items Using PowerShell