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How do I link a SharePoint calendar to my Outlook client?
Viewed 16082 times since Thu, Jul 27, 2017
How do I link a SharePoint calendar to my Outlook client? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff Navigate to the SharePoint calendar that you want to link to. With the calendar displayed, click on the Calendar tab and choose Connect to Outlook: ... Read More
How long are deleted items kept in the Recycle Bin in SharePoint?
Viewed 4341 times since Wed, Apr 10, 2019
How long are deleted items kept in the Recycle Bin in SharePoint? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff In SharePoint Online, items are retained for 93 days from the time you delete them from their original location. They stay in the site Recycl... Read More
Can I drag and drop to save an Outlook email message in SharePoint (Office 365)?
Viewed 3873 times since Wed, May 29, 2019
Can I drag and drop to save an Outlook email message in SharePoint (Office 365)? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff Yes, however this only works using a Windows 10 machine with a Microsoft Edge browser.  You can request a Windows 10 image from... Read More
How do I upload a file to SharePoint?
Viewed 3065 times since Thu, Mar 12, 2020
How do I upload a file to SharePoint? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff To upload a file to SharePoint: Access SharePoint by logging in to https://www.office.com/ and clicking SharePoint - find out how.  You can also access your SharePoint d... Read More
How do I assign permissions in SharePoint (Office 365)?
Viewed 2254 times since Wed, May 29, 2019
How do I assign permissions in SharePoint (Office 365)? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff This article applies to Office 365 - SharePoint.   Each teamsite user has a specific set of permissions (managed by the Site Owner / Administrator) whic... Read More
How do I view my SharePoint documents or document libraries in File Explorer view (Office 365)?
Viewed 2252 times since Wed, May 29, 2019
How do I view my SharePoint documents or document libraries in File Explorer view (Office 365)? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff This article applies to Office 365 - SharePoint.  For further information please visit the Staff Workplace to th... Read More
What is the file size limit on SharePoint (Office 365)?
Viewed 2231 times since Wed, May 29, 2019
What is the file size limit on SharePoint (Office 365)? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff The file size limit on SharePoint (Office 365) is 15GB per file.   The size limit on the previous version of SharePoint (2010) was 110MB per file.  Read More
How do I follow sites in SharePoint (Office 365)?
Viewed 2199 times since Mon, May 27, 2019
How do I follow sites in SharePoint (Office 365)? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff This article applies to Office 365 - SharePoint.  For further information please visit the Staff Workplace to the Cloud Project page.  If you follow SharePoin... Read More
How do I edit my Web Parts in SharePoint (Office 365)?
Viewed 2023 times since Tue, Jun 11, 2019
How do I edit my Web Parts in SharePoint (Office 365)? Aimed at: Edinburgh Napier’s staff This article applies to Office 365 - SharePoint.  For further information please visit the Staff Workplace to the Cloud Project page.    You may need to m... Read More
How do I see a site’s content in SharePoint (Office 365)?
Viewed 1958 times since Mon, May 27, 2019
How do I see a site's content in SharePoint (Office 365)? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff This article applies to Office 365 - SharePoint.  For further information please visit the Staff Workplace to the Cloud Project page.  To view a ... Read More
Can I use Meeting Workspaces in SharePoint (Office 365)?
Viewed 1929 times since Wed, May 29, 2019
Can I use Meeting Workspaces in SharePoint (Office 365)? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff Unfortunately this feature is not currently available in Office 365 SharePoint.   Read More
Can I see how my SharePoint site is being accessed (Office 365)?
Viewed 1920 times since Wed, May 29, 2019
Can I see how my SharePoint site is being accessed (Office 365)? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff This article applies to Office 365 - SharePoint.  For further information please visit the Staff Workplace to the Cloud Project page.  To see u... Read More
How do I checkout a file in SharePoint (Office 365)?
Viewed 1904 times since Wed, May 29, 2019
How do I checkout a file in SharePoint (Office 365)? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff This article applies to Office 365 - SharePoint.  For further information please visit the Staff Workplace to the Cloud Project page.  If you require a fil... Read More
How do I navigate SharePoint (Office 365)?
Viewed 1871 times since Mon, May 27, 2019
How do I navigate SharePoint (Office 365)? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff This article applies to Office 365 - SharePoint.  For further information please visit the Staff Workplace to the Cloud Project page.  To navigate SharePoint: Click... Read More
Can I email to a library in SharePoint (Office 365)?
Viewed 1728 times since Wed, May 29, 2019
Can I email to a library in SharePoint (Office 365)? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff Unfortunately this feature is not currently available in Office 365 SharePoint.  Read More
Can I share externally using SharePoint (Office 365)?
Viewed 1719 times since Wed, May 29, 2019
Can I share externally using SharePoint (Office 365)? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff Yes, however users must have an Edinburgh Napier account, which would mean getting an Associate Account set up - find out more... Governance and Informat... Read More
How do I change my theme in SharePoint (Office 365)?
Viewed 1629 times since Wed, May 29, 2019
How do I change my theme in SharePoint (Office 365)? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff This article applies to Office 365 - SharePoint.  For further information please visit the Staff Workplace to the Cloud Project page.  To change your theme... Read More
How do I see a site’s subsites in SharePoint (Office 365)?
Viewed 1601 times since Wed, May 29, 2019
How do I see a site's subsites in SharePoint (Office 365)? Aimed at: Edinburgh Napier’s staff This article applies to Office 365 - SharePoint.  For further information please visit the Staff Workplace to the Cloud Project page.  To view a ... Read More
How do I check versioning in SharePoint (Office 365)?
Viewed 1591 times since Wed, May 29, 2019
How do I check versioning in SharePoint (Office 365)? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff This article applies to Office 365 - SharePoint.  For further information please visit the Staff Workplace to the Cloud Project page.  Versioning is autom... Read More
How do externals with a limited associate account access SharePoint?
Viewed 825 times since Fri, Apr 24, 2020
How do externals with a limited associate account access SharePoint? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff and associate staff Information Services are aware that there is an issue with SharePoint access for externals with a Limited Associate Acc... Read More
Tell me about SharePoint Permissions/Access Rights?
Viewed 422 times since Fri, Mar 20, 2020
Tell me about SharePoint Permissions / Access Rights Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff Each Site user has a specific set of permissions which define the level of access they have.  The table below explains the standard permission groups used ... Read More
Why can I not view a document or other element that my co-worker can in SharePoint?
Viewed 368 times since Fri, Mar 20, 2020
Why can I not view a document or other element that my co-worker can in SharePoint? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff You may not have the same permissions as your colleague; if you think your permissions are incorrect contact your Site Owner... Read More
How do I get my SharePoint access rights changed?
Viewed 336 times since Fri, Mar 20, 2020
How do I get my SharePoint access rights changed? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff To change the permissions of an existing user the site owner needs to remove them from one group and add them to another e.g. if you want to give a current co... Read More
How do I get a new SharePoint site set up?
Viewed 300 times since Fri, Mar 20, 2020
How do I get a new SharePoint site setup? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff To get a new site set up contact the Site Owner of the Site in which you would like your new Site created, this would usually be your departmental Site Owner or Gover... Read More
When should I use SharePoint and when should I use the Departmental Data Area (S drive)?
Viewed 293 times since Fri, Mar 20, 2020
When should I use SharePoint and when should I use the Departmental Data Area (S drive)? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff This is a decision that should be made within each department and/or working group but as a guideline SharePoint should... Read More
What is a Site Owner in SharePoint?
Viewed 288 times since Fri, Mar 20, 2020
What is a Site Owner in SharePoint? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff The Site Owner has full control of a team Site. The Site Owner is responsible for: Defining how the Team Site will be used Setting up and managing the Team Site and its su... Read More
Can I give externals access to view/contribute to a SharePoint Team Site?
Viewed 280 times since Fri, Mar 20, 2020
Can I give externals access to view / contribute to a SharePoint Team Site? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff Anyone with a Napier ID can access Sharepoint Online. This includes those without a Napier email address, but who do have a Napier s... Read More
I get an Access Denied message when I attempt to visit a SharePoint site, what do I do?
Viewed 270 times since Tue, Mar 24, 2020
I get an Access Denied message when I attempt to visit a SharePoint site, what do I do? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff If you attempt to access a SharePoint site (SPS) and receive an “Access Denied” message you should contact the relevant ... Read More