No script editor installed? Want to style your page? No Problem!

As the old adage goes “Where there is will there is way!”, “Necessity is the mother of invention.”, or as the Tamil saying goes, வல்லவனுக்கு புல்லும் ஆயுதம். “If you have the ability and talent, you can achieve success with whatever (minimal) resources available at your disposal.” (for more on this check here) As long as I […]

Page status bar – revert to template message

In your SharePoint online page with webparts (custom views and scripts) when you restore a previous version of the page, the message “The current page has been customized from its template. Revert to template” is displayed at the top of the page. Yes, I know it is customized from the template. And yes, I am the culprit and […]

Importance of Landing Page – from meh to wow! #Office365 #sharepoint

Since time immemorial, we as a species have been attracted to beautiful things.We dress up, we like looking at and using pretty stuff. In fact we tend to use things more if we deem them easy to use. Your site/page/lists are no different. Build it(pretty) and they’ll come! Build it so, you can manage it easily […]

What is the FiscalYear? Set it on form load #javascript #sharepoint

Requirement: When a requestor submits a form, it should be preloaded with FiscalYear value in option control with other values/years to choose from. If its between July 1 – June 30 its the next fiscal year. Solution: Control used here is a drop down control with preset options (2017,2018,2019) that requestors can choose from on submit. If […]

Simple custom #branding for #Office365 #SharePoint online – your list views and landing page

Requirement: Application requires a landing page with custom reports/views for all the requests in queue. Behind requests – Colored red and should have default number of days set to 5 Warning requests – Colored yellow and should have default number of days set to 3 On-Track requests – Colored green and are any active requests that […]

Behind/Warning and New requests – empty list view footer text: #Office365 #SharePoint Online quick tip

Requirement: When we have a list web part view with zero items in it, we want custom text to appear. Empty? What? In a list view filtered web part, when there are no records to show, a friendly standard message appears in the footer. “There are no items to show in this view of the list” […]

Custom control scripts for Nintex Forms

Handy scripts to get custom display value in a field based on the value submitted by the user. To get login id of the user in a label control without Set the control’s CSS style value to a custom style name. (.my-custom-label in this example) Include an empty style in the Custom CSS section in form settings (.my-custom-lable{}; for […]