How to combine Graph & SharePoint permission consent into a single MSAL dialog on first use

The Problem The reason for writing this post and creating the accompanying simplified proof of concept github repo was that I was struggling to find a documented way to achieve getting the end user to consent to both Graph and SharePoint permission scopes without being presented with two consent prompts. The reason I wanted this... Continue Reading →

Interview with Daniel Anderson: Using Teams & SharePoint to Run Knowledge Sharing Sessions Turning Knowledge into Assets

In the days before we closed out 2021 I caught up with Daniel Anderson for a podcast where we discussed how (and why) I used Microsoft Teams and SharePoint to run regular knowledge sharing sessions within our company. With zero development you too can use your Microsoft 365 tenant to achieve the same outcome for... Continue Reading →

How to Setup Teams & Microsoft 365 for Streamlined Knowledge Sharing Sessions (aka Lunch & Learn or Brown Bag)

Knowledge Sharing Sessions If you've found this article then you are probably familiar with the term Brown Bag sessions (or one of the other creative names used for these types of meetings). Typically these are small group, informal training and learning sessions where each session focuses on a particular topic with the aim to share... Continue Reading →

How to install or upgrade to the latest Office Yeoman Generator (Yo Office)

I find the easiest way to create (scaffold) a new Office Add-in (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) is to use the Office Yeoman Generator (Yo Office). This is really using 2 things. Firstly its using a tool called Yeoman, which is a generic scaffolding tool (nothing to do with Microsoft or Office). It's the Yo in... Continue Reading →

How to install extensions from Google Chrome Web Store in the new Microsoft Edge (Chromium) browser

I've been using the new Microsoft Edge browser as my default browser now for several weeks. I initially missed some Chrome extensions that made my life a little easier and the Microsoft Edge Extensions store hasn't got much to offer yet. That was until I realised that Microsoft has made it possible to install extensions... Continue Reading →

How to easily select overlapping or hidden images in PowerPoint slides

When creating more complex PowerPoint slides you may need to overlap objects or entirely cover object with others. This can make objects very hard to select as they are underneath each other. There is an easier way than just clicking with increasing frustration! Home | Drawing | Arrange | Position Objects | Selection Pane... Now... Continue Reading →

Do you hit ENTER in Microsoft Teams for a new line and accidentally post partial messages? Try this hack

Me too! I have been doing it regularly. I'm moving between applications and my brain just fails to switch to "Teams" mode and remember that I've got to hit SHIFT+ENTER to get a new line. This leaves me frustrated with posting partial messages (or messages I wish hadn't been sent as I wasn't finished). Frustrated... Continue Reading →

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