Get the Total for Calculated Columns in SharePoint

Creating a Calculated Column MetroStar previously published a blog on using the DataView Web Part and SharePoint Designer to get the total on a Calculated Column. This is because SharePoint does not do totaling on Calculated Columns Out of the Box (OOB). Here we discuss an alternative method that does not have any restrictions on

How to Create a Button in SharePoint 2013 or 2016

2013 and 2016 SharePoint Button Tutorial Buttons are another way we can provide intuitive navigation for our site users. Situations where the use of buttons may be appropriate: 1. To provide easy access to other related SharePoint sites (that may be several clicks away). For example, when implementing sites, you may choose to add a

Dynamic Sharepoint Graphical Inventory Using Visio Viewer

SharePoint Graphical Inventory using Visio Viewer Tutorial In this post we will create a Visio diagram with data shapes linked to multiple SharePoint lists. We will then display the Visio floorplan diagram in a SharePoint inventory dashboard. 1. We start with multiple lists containing various different inventories. In this example, we have different lists to

Dynamic SharePoint List Dashboard Using Excel Viewer

This post will cover how to create an Excel Dashboard inside of a SharePoint list or library view, using the Excel Viewer web part and an Excel sheet linked to your list or library. The Excel sheet will use pivot charts and tables to display the data we want from the list in a graphical

Angular and SharePoint Integration

Why Use Angular? SharePoint 2013 and Office 365 both ship with an updated REST API that can be used to access and control nearly every aspect of a site collection: Lists, Libraries, Permissions, and Users are just some of the objects that have defined endpoints. Integrating Angular, a powerful client-side framework, gives developers and content

How to Customize a SharePoint 2013 List View the Right Way

In this post, I’ll quickly go over how you can very easily customize SharePoint 2013 List View using a lesser-known feature called Client Side Rendering (CSR). CSR basically provides a way of customizing List Views, Forms, Fields, and Search Results using nothing but HTML, JavaScript, and CSS. For this example, though, I’ll only be going