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Virto Alerts and Reminders App Updated with New Email Options

We have extended the SharePoint Alerts and Reminders app functionality with the number of smart email options. (more…)

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Virto Calendar App Updated with Security Features

The new Virto Calendar's options may come in handy to protect your SharePoint Online calendar's sensitive information. (more…)

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Virto Kanban Board App Update 11/2017

The Virto Kanban Board for SharePoint Online comes with a new list filter functionality. The option is handy when you manage multiple SharePoint lists on the Kanban board. You can create a condition filter and color-code tasks for a certain SharePoint list. (more…)

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Virto Calendar App Update 11/2017

The Office 365 Calendar app by Virto has gained an ability to color code Outlook meeting rooms. With the previous Virto Calendar version, the imported Exchange calendars had default colors. (more…)

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New Virto Office 365 Workflow Actions

The Virto Office 365 workflow activities kit was extended with 11 new actions. We have added new workflows for list processing, date and string processing, administration and permission management actions. (more…)

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Virto Kanban App Update 11.2/2017

The Office 365 Kanban Board app was enriched with new functionality which makes your SharePoint task routines more pleasant. (more…)

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The SharePoint Online Backup and Recovery Tool Available for Download

Meet our new component for SharePoint Online, which allows you to backup and recover your valuable SharePoint content from site-collection or separate site! (more…)

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Virto Calendar App Quick Start Guide

Take a quick start guide to fully utilize the Virto Calendar app handy features. Now, you can manage every calendar list across your SharePoint site collection in a single view. (more…)

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SharePoint Alerts and Reminders App Updated with New Schedule and Queue Feature

Virto Office 365 Alerts and Reminders app was improved and extended with new functionality. We have performed the code refactoring to optimize the app and added the following features: (more…)

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Workflows in SharePoint 2013

Conceptually,SharePoint workflows are used to automate and simplify different work processes, such as document approval, user permission management, reports generating, and many other specific business processes and recurrent daily tasks. (more…)

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Virto Kanban App Update 09/2017

We have good news for you! The last update of Virto Office 365 Kanban comes with a bunch of amazing features and you will want them right now. (more…)

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6 New Actions for Virto Office 365 Workflow Activities Kit

Office 365 Workflow Activities Kit allows you already to work with site and item permissions. Now, we have added 6 new actions for folder permissions processing, (more…)

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How to Create Repeated Rows in List Item with SharePoint Related Items Field

Virtosoftware's SharePoint Related Items Field for SharePoint 2013 and 2016 allows you to create repeated rows (related items) in the item and display it in a convenient view. (more…)

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Working with SharePoint Forms? Grab Some Customization Tips

SharePoint has been serving as an outstanding collaboration tool for many years. Using this tool, one can process corporate data of all types, volumes, and purposes. (more…)

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Virto Kanban Board Web Part Update 07/2017

We are glad to inform you about the fresh release of Virto SharePoint Kanban Board web part for SharePoint 2013 and 2016. (more…)

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What are SharePoint Web Parts: Advantages and Best Practices

The Microsoft SharePoint platform is a unique software-based solution, initially designed to provide employees with thorough and efficient cooperation. (more…)

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SharePoint Online Apps Your Business Needs

Undoubtedly, SharePoint is an amazing product affording many opportunities for businesses to organize and improve their workflow. (more…)

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How to Create SharePoint 2013 Reusable Workflow

In this article, we will discuss the difference between SharePoint workflow types and create a SharePoint 2013 reusable workflow. (more…)

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How to Create SharePoint Designer 2013 Workflow? SharePoint 2013 Designer Workflows.

SharePoint Designer workflows are a great way to automate business processes. This blogpost tells about how to create a simple SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow, if you are new to the subject and want to learn the basics. (more…)

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SharePoint Workflow Basics

How you can apply them to optimize your work processes? How to create workflow in SharePoint? Which SharePoint workflow tools can be used? (more…)

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Now SharePoint Workflow Scheduler Keeps Worlflows Active in Case of Error

SharePoint Workflow Scheduler by Virto with the newest update was released. (more…)

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Office 365 Workflow Actions Update

Office 365 workflow activities range by Virto has been expanded with additional custom actions. We have added actions for List, Permissions and Active Directory processing in SharePoint Designer. (more…)

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How to Set Up SharePoint Alerts

SharePoint alerts can be configured to send an email or SMS when any documents or items on a SharePoint site have been changed. (more…)

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How to Set Up SharePoint Reminder Email

The SharePoint collaborative platform allows users to launch quite a sophisticated notification system. (more…)

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How to Create a SharePoint Form. InfoPath Replacement

Regardless of the future of still dying InfoPath with its pro and cons there are many other ways of creating a form in SharePoint with other solutions. (more…)

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Virto Kanban Web Part Update 12/2016

SharePoint Kanban has the major 3.0.1 update and you can enjoy the new design and a whole bunch of new abilities that equate the SharePoint Kanban on premise and the powerful Virto Office 365 Kanban. (more…)

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Office 365 Alerts Updated with Reminders Feature

Office 365 Alerts add-in by VirtoSoftware was renamed to Office 365 Alerts and Reminders add-in. As you might expect, we added the new functionality to our alerting solution and (more…)

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Virto Kanban Board App Update 11/2016

Office 365 Kanban has just received a major update, which brought changes to Settings page. Don't worry, we hadn't totally changed its interface. (more…)

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Virtosoftware Sponsored the European SharePoint Conference 2016

Last week, we have the pleasure to take part as a sponsor at the ESPC 2016, the largest SharePoint conference in Europe. (more…)

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Virto Calendar App Update 11/2016

Virto Calendar for SharePoint Online was expanded with several features. Now the calendar is printable and we have added Full Details form. (more…)

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New Permission-Based Form View Layouts in SharePoint Forms Designer

SharePoint 2013 Forms Designer by Virto is evolving constantly, so we have added to this web part the custom form views for distinct usersgroups. (more…)

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Virto Password Change Web Part Updated with Captcha Feature

The issue of SharePoint Password Change with changing passwords after installing Microsoft Updates KB3167679 and/or KB3177108​​​​ is fixed. (more…)

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The ability to change user password with Virto Password Change is temporary unavailable

UPDATE: The issue of SharePoint Password Change with changing passwords after installing Microsoft Updates KB3167679 and/or KB3177108​​​​ is fixed. (more…)

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Virto Kanban Board App Update 09/2016

The Virto Kanban Board app for SharePoint Online became even better with a major update. We added several awesome features and slightly changed the board view for expanded swimlane functionality. (more…)

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How to Merge Office 365 Summary Alerts into One Alert Report

With a newest update of Virto Office 365 alerts add-in, you can merge several alerts in one report with a single table. (more…)

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Virto Calendar Web Part Update 09/2016

SharePoint calendar web part by Virto was updated for SharePoint 2016, 2013, 2010 and 2007. You get many new features for managing Exchange calendars inside SharePoint. (more…)

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Tracking Field Changes with Office 365 Alerts App

Office 365 Alerts add-in by Virto has new feature for receiving an alert email about any changes in a specific field. (more…)

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Office 365 Forms Designer Updated with Line Spacing Feature

Office 365 Forms Designer by Virto has new abilities for customization of space between SharePoint Online form elements. Now you can design your custom Office 365 forms with more detailed tuning. (more…)

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How to Migrate SharePoint Online Lists

Here is the showcase of how to proceed list migration across SharePoint Online site collections with the Virto Backup & Recovery solution. (more…)

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VirtoSoftware Launches Workflow Activities Kit for Office 365

Office 365 Workflow Activities Kit by Virto is finally here! We are happy to announce the first bunch release of our custom workflow activities for SharePoint Online. (more…)

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All Virto Products are Now Compatible with SharePoint 2016

We have completed migration of all Virto products for SharePoint 2016, so you can continue to use your favorite products if you decide to migrate. (more…)

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Virto Calendar App Update 08/2016

The Virto Calendar app latest update allows you to manage your calendars and calendar lists in more convenient view. We made changes to Available data sources and Available calendars tabs. (more…)

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Cross-Site Lookup Columns are Now Available in SharePoint Forms Designer

SharePoint Forms Designer latest version allows you to display "Virto cross-site lookup" field type in your SharePoint forms. (more…)

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Virto Calendar App Update 07.2/2016

Office 365 Calendar by Virtosoftware has a new awesome feature. You can combine meeting rooms from Exchange Online (Outlok) and your SharePoint calendar events in a single view. (more…)

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Virto Calendar App Update 07/2016

SharePoint Online Calendar by Virto with latest update can handle your users licenses effortlessly with enterprise-class subscription management features. (more…)

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How to Create SharePoint Newsletter if You are End User

SharePoint email use cases are very diverse depending of business requirements. You may want to send a notification or SharePoint e-mail for any of a wide variety of purposes. (more…)

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SharePoint 2016 Web Parts by Virto are Available for Download

We are delighted to announce the first bunch of SharePoint 2016 web parts.Now you can install the following products fully compatible with SharePoint 2016: (more…)

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Virto Kanban Board App Update 07/2016

SharePoint Online Kanban newest update is available for download. (more…)

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Meet SharePoint Workflows 2013 Update

SharePoint workflow activities kit has 15 new administration activities for SharePoint 2013! Now our  Virto SharePoint activities kit contains over 270 activities for creating custom SharePoint workflows. (more…)

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How to Color Code SharePoint Calendars

A company wide calendars with multiple user access may be difficult to read if no markers are applied to the calendar items. A common and easy way to make a SharePoint calendar well-organized and usable is to color code event categories. (more…)

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Virto Calendar App Update 06/2016

Office 365 Calendar by Virto has a bunch of new features for you. Now, the Calendar app can display calendars from different site collections of your SharePoint tenant! (more…)

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Virtosoftware Released Office 365 Checkout Manager

We just have released the new awesome SharePoint Online solution for you. Virto Checkout Manager for SharePoint Online is a simple tool to view and manage all checked out documents in your SharePoint libraries. (more…)

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VirtoSoftware Releases Top Virto Apps and Web Parts for SharePoint 2016

Good news for you! Virto top components will be available soon on the new SharePoint 2016 platform. We know that many of our clients already plan to move to new SharePoint 2016, that's why we move with you this way. (more…)

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Virto Kanban Board App Update 05/2016

SharePoint Kanban Board latest update has great features for you! (more…)

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Virto Calendar App Update 05/2016

Combining SharePoint cross-site collection calendars into one view is now available among the other great features of Virto Calendar App. (more…)

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How to Display Exchange Event Attachments in SharePoint Calendar

SharePoint Calendar Web Part can make your work with Outlook calendar in SharePoint 2013 much easier! Now you can display Exchange calendar event attachments in tooltip of Virto SharePoint Calendar web part. (more…)

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VirtoSoftware Releases Forms Designing Tools

Virto SharePoint Forms for Office 365 is intended to convert your default SharePoint list forms into compact and stylish custom SharePoint forms with many adjusting options. (more…)

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What is a Kanban Board?

Originally, Kanban method was implemented at Toyota plants to improve manufacturing efficiency – as a tool for Just-in-Time manufacturing. (more…)

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SharePoint 2010 and 2013 Workflow Examples

The most common case of SharePoint workflow examples is an approval workflow, when some items or documents in SharePoint 2013 or 2010 require approval from a user or from a list of users. (more…)

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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Updated with 19 New Actions

We have recently added new SharePoint 2013 workflows to our Virto SharePoint Workflow Activities kit, which contains now over 250 custom actions. (more…)

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SharePoint Password Reset Tool Allows to Reset Passwords in an OU

SharePoint Password Reset and Recovery web part is used for quick and simple resolving of situations when a user forgets his password or the password is expired according to password security policy. (more…)

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How to Publish Office 365 Calendar to Internet. Office 365 Calendar Publishing.

Your Office 365 calendar can be accessible in a public area but it is required administrator support to configure the corresponding settings. (more…)

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How to Upload Multiple Files to SharePoint

Multiple file upload to SharePoint is a common issue that puzzles either SharePoint version users. We come across lots of claims about SharePoint upload multiple documents is not working. (more…)

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SharePoint Task Management Overview

SharePoint project management may be eating away your working time if not utilizing the OOTB SharePoint options, like task management templates, or specially designed third-party tools. (more…)

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How to Create Office 365 Shared Calendar. Sharing Calendars in Office 365. Office 365 Group Calendar.

Sharing calendar information with co-workers and external users is an everyday thing in business and corporate communications. Microsoft Office 365 provides a number of solutions for calendar sharing. (more…)

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Virto Released Calendar App for SharePoint Online

Our impressive, feature-rich Virto SharePoint Calendar web part is available now for SharePoint Online too. Meet the brand new Calendar add-in for SharePoint Online! (more…)

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VirtoSoftware Releases SharePoint Online Alerts App

VirtoSoftware released Office 365 Alerts App, which allows SharePoint users to send out group and personal email notifications about certain changes of SharePoint lists. (more…)

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VirtoSoftware Introduced the Gantt Web Part New Awesome Features

Now you can schedule tasks in Virto SharePoint Gantt Chart web part automatically in dependence on relations between tasks. (more…)

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Convert Infopath to PDF with Virto SharePoint Workflow Action

We just released a new SharePoint 2013 workflow activity for our Virto SharePoint Workflow Activities Extensions Kit. Now you can Convert InfoPath to PDF using SharePoint Workflow. (more…)

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SharePoint Bulk Upload Web Part Update

Html5 SharePoint Bulk File Upload web part is intended to easy uploading multiple files and documents to SharePoint document library and multiple editing taxonomy fields before uploading process. (more…)

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Sending Email Attachments with Virto SharePoint Workflow 2013

Great news for you! We've added a new free activity for SharePoint 2013 to our Virto SharePoint Workflows. (more…)

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Virto Kanban Board Updates 09/2015

We are happy to announce a major updates of SharePoint Kanban web part and SharePoint Kanban app! (more…)

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Go To Definition for Visual Studio 2015

This is short, but extemly useful post for developers who is using Visual Studio 2015 in their work. Here you can download Go To Definition plugin for Visual Studio 2015. (more…)

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New Virto Web License Manager Update Launched

VirtoSoftware just released the brand new license manager. In this article, I will describe how the licenses for VirtoSoftware components can be activated. (more…)

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SharePoint Calendar Views

A SharePoint calendar may contain multiple items and be shared among multiple users with edit permissions. Adjusting a calendar according to specific usage purposes is a much-wanted possibility among SharePoint users. (more…)

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How to Add a SharePoint Calendar to Outlook? SharePoint Calendar in Outlook.

Why do users want to sync SharePoint calendar with Outlook? The ability of viewing a SharePoint calendar in Outlook prevents users from excessive navigation between calendars located at different sites. (more…)

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How to Overlay SharePoint Calendars

SharePoint Calendar overlay feature allows users to merge multiple calendars sourced from different SharePoint lists in order to display all the events in a single view. (more…)

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SharePoint Workflows 2013: What’s New?

SharePoint 2013 workflows help to organize and automate a wide variety of consistent business processes. (more…)

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Virto Workflow Activities Kit Simplifies SharePoint Workflow Creation

VirtoSoftware completed a major update to SharePoint Workflow tool – an impressive set of 230+ actions and conditions for easy SharePoint workflow building. (more…)

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Virto Gantt Chart App: SharePoint Online Project Management Made Easy

We just released our new Gantt Chart, the project management app for SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint Online. The Virto Gantt Chart App is a handy, highly customizable project planning tool designed for displaying and managing SharePoint tasks in a Gantt Chart view. (more…)

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How to Search Across SharePoint Contact Lists

Search is a one of the most important topics in SharePoint usage. However, it is often overlooked, especially in small projects or at initial project planning stages. (more…)

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How to Send an Email to Multiple Recipients from within SPD Workflow

How to send an e-mail to multiple recipients in a list field (People/ Groups with multiple recipients) from SPD workflow? Answer #1: You will not be able to do this specific task with standard SharePoint Designer workflows. (more…)

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How to Add Remote Event Receivers to the Host Web List

In the previous post, we looked at the process of adding and debugging of Remote Event Receiver. The receiver was added to the list, which is set in our Web application. (more…)

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Remote Event Receivers Creating and Debugging in SharePoint Online

In this post we will describe how to create and debug Remote Event Receivers for SharePoint Online (Office 365). As an example, we will create a project, which will have an event receiver that is triggered on item creation in Report list. (more…)

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Free SharePoint Online Image Slider

We are happy to announce our newest app Virto SharePoint Image Slider for SharePoint Online. (more…)

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Virto Sharepoint Event Viewer for Setting Up Visible and Handy Calendar Views

Virto Sharepoint Event Calendar Viewer web part allows you to display events of various types defined according to your business needs. Modern look, high usability and easy to adjust solution are just a few highlights of its capabilities. (more…)

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How to Drag & Drop Files Across SharePoint Document Library

This article describes how to adjust cross-browser Drag&Drop of files from your computer to SharePoint Document Library with help of Virto Bulk Upload. (more…)

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SharePoint PivotView Web Part

In order to add toolbar button, select checkbox Show toolbar action button. Enter button text or define image Url. (more…)

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Virto Social Aggregator for Viewing All SharePoint Site Announcements

This article describes how Virto Social Aggregator can be used to publish SharePoint’s Announcements from different sites in a single location. (more…)

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Credit Card Custom Field for SharePoint

This article explains how to create a new field to input credit card numbers without the necessity to write a code. For this task, you need to download and install Virto Custom Mask and Unique Field Validation. (more…)

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PivotView Cache Settings

Caching is set separately for every added Virto SharePoint Pivot View web part. (more…)

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SharePoint Taxonomy Field Internal

This post describes SharePoint Taxonomy field. (more…)

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How to Configure a Specific Workflow Schedule for Multiple Items

The method described below can be used to start a workflow for SharePoint 2007 or SharePoint 2010 at a specific time and then repeat periodically (every day). (more…)

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SharePoint 2007 Custom Document Identifier

With this example you can create unique identifiers of any complexity in any SharePoint objects. You don’t need any special programming skills or code writing. (more…)

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Text Columns with Regular Expression Validation

SharePoint does not support validating values, and it is not required in some cases. However, if you try to build complex business processes based on entered data, (more…)

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