How to / Tips and Tricks

How to Connect to a Folder inside a Document Library
Introduction Connecting a ShortPoint element to a SharePoint Document Library is a simple task. But what if you want to connect the element to a folder ins...
Fri, 7 Aug, 2020 at 4:17 PM
How to Connect to Documents and Preview them in the Browser
If you are connecting to a library that contain some Office365 documents (e.g: A Microsoft Word or Microsoft Power Point Document), it will be handy if you ...
Fri, 7 Aug, 2020 at 4:19 PM
Connect ShortPoint with shared hub navigation
You want to create your own Navigation menu and connect it to your Hub site shared global navigation. Step 1: Connect your ShortPoint Element to Sh...
Fri, 7 Aug, 2020 at 4:19 PM
Format date in SharePoint Rest API connection query result
Formatting date in SharePoint API REST query result You are using ShortPoint REST API Connection Type and you would want to format the date returned in a p...
Fri, 7 Aug, 2020 at 4:19 PM
Connect ShortPoint with SharePoint global or side navigation (quick launch)
You can connect SharePoint navigation elements to ShortPoint using REST API. ShortPoint connected to Quick Launch (Side Navigation) and Global Navigatio...
Mon, 24 Dec, 2018 at 10:44 AM
Workaround for Showing Occurrences of Recurring Event in ShortPoint Events Element
Problem You have a recurring event in your event list: When you connect above list to Events ShortPoint element, you would not see the recur...
Wed, 26 Aug, 2020 at 4:22 PM
Connect ShortPoint with your Modern SharePoint Site's Organization News Using REST API
Note: this article shows a REST API solution. The simpler way to do it is described here. Please use the present article only if you are sure that you need ...
Fri, 24 Jul, 2020 at 8:07 AM
How to Make a Counter Box Show the Total Number of Items in a SharePoint List
Tired of counting elements in lists? Leave it to ShortPoint Counter Boxes! With ShortPoint, you can present the number of items stored in a SharePoint list...
Fri, 7 Aug, 2020 at 4:21 PM
How to open Microsoft Office files directly in your office client application (Word, Excel or PowerPoint) from ShortPoint
You have a File list (or any other) ShortPoint connected to files in your document library and you want to launch Microsoft Office client application direct...
Fri, 7 Aug, 2020 at 4:22 PM
How to Map Document / File Type Icon when Using SharePoint Document Library REST API
Many time you come across requirement when you want to use File Type field in-order to inform ShortPoint about Document Type so it can process the icon: ...
Fri, 17 Apr, 2020 at 5:33 PM