I use a mixture of Mac and Linux for most of my needs. I’ve run Windows virtual machines of same flavour or another but since .NET core 3 landed I’ve barely had to do even fire it up. There’s nowadays very little you can’t do in a non-Windows environment. That […]
Scenario: you have a Nintex workflow and you want to create an item in a list, where one of its column is a lookup column to another list. Background: this took *too* long to figure out. I had an initial version of a workflow; it was actually a list workflow, […]
I recently posted some Powershell for bulk / batch emptying a SharePoint document library (http://www.matt-thornton.net/tech/sharepoint/bulk-delete-items-and-folders-from-sharepoint-document-library-using-powershell) which works nicely. (As long as you remember that the Batch Delete XML syntax is incredibly fiddly and sensitive! Case is important and backticks are required to escape stuff.) Anyway; it works great to empty […]
Continuing the theme of obscure SharePoint issues; this one on a new topic – Word Automation Services. A client has a new requirement to automate some documents and using Word templates and converting them to PDF all from a Nintex workflow would be… nifty. So away we go. In Word, […]
if you want to do customer service, absolutely do not do this.
Update: 2020-04-13. The main article has been overhauled and republished here! Includes Python3 updates, Dropbox uploading and a code repo. I’m leaving the below in place for info and posterity and for misc useful tidbits. A while ago, I posted a basic tutorial on how to do some simple web […]
If you use email enabled document libraries or indeed any other method of storing email messages (commonly created in Exchange / Outlook) in Sharepoint document libraries then they are more than likely stored in .eml format (that first appeared in Outlook Express) as opposed to the more modern .msg format. […]