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  • Copyright 2014
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-7897-4859-2
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-4859-1

Need answers quickly? SharePoint 2013 on Demand provides those answers in a visual step-by-step format. We will show you exactly what to do through lots of full color illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions.

Inside the Book

• Take a tour of SharePoint to see what you do

• Create a SharePoint site from built-in templates

• Use Newsfeed and My Site to stay connected with social networking

• Create a blog and community site to collaborate and share ideas

• Create lists and libraries to store data and documents on a site

• Add built-in apps, or ones from the SharePoint Store, to a site for extended functionality

• Synchronize documents to a SkyDrive on SharePoint

• Work with Office programs and documents on SharePoint

• Upload and use documents and media files on pages

• Customize pages with web and app parts

• Change site permissions for enhanced security

Illustrations with matching steps

Tasks are presented on one or two pages

Numbered Steps guide you through each task

Did You Know? alerts you to tips and techniques

See Also points you to related information in the book

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Creating a SharePoint Site

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Table of Contents

Introduction    xv

1  Getting Started with SharePoint    1

Introducing SharePoint    2

Understanding How SharePoint Works    3  New!

Preparing to Use SharePoint    4

Using SharePoint or Office    365 Sites    6  New!

Accessing SharePoint    8  New!

Viewing the SharePoint Window    10  New!

Getting Around SharePoint    12

Using the SharePoint Ribbon    13

Choosing SharePoint Commands    14  New!

Viewing and Editing SharePoint Settings    15

View and Edit Your Profile    16  New!

Getting Help While You Work    18

Exiting SharePoint    20

2  Touring a SharePoint Site    21

Exploring SharePoint Sites    22  New!

Opening a SharePoint Site    24

Touring a Team Site    26

Touring a Public Website    28

Touring SkyDrive    30  New!

Touring Newsfeed    32  New!

Touring People Contacts    34

Touring Calendar    36

Touring Outlook Email    38

Touring Admin Settings    40

3  Creating a SharePoint Site    43

Creating a SharePoint Site    44  New!

Viewing a Site Window    46

Getting Around a Site    48

Viewing Site Content    50

Changing a Site Title and Logo    52

Changing the Look of a Site    53  New!

Changing Language and Regional Settings    54

Changing and Creating Navigation Links    56

Using Navigation Aids    58

Searching for Site Content    60  New!

Opening or Adding Site Pages    62

Working with Site Pages    64

Viewing a Site Hierarchy    66

Managing Site Features    67

Exploring Site Features    68

Sharing a Site    70  New!

Saving a Site as a Template    71

Deleting a SharePoint Site    72

Using Site Closure and Deletion Settings    74

4  Working with Apps    75

Exploring SharePoint Apps    76  New!

Viewing Your Apps    78  New!

Adding Apps    80  New!

Removing Apps    82  New!

Opening Apps    84  New!

Viewing and Finding App Content    86  New!

Adding App Content    87  New!

Working with App Content    88  New!

Changing App Settings    90  New!

Changing App Advanced Settings    92  New!

5  Working with Lists and Libraries    95

Creating Lists and Libraries    96

Creating Custom Lists    98

Importing a Spreadsheet in a List    99

Creating External Lists    100

Deleting and Restoring Lists and Libraries    102

Adding and Editing List Items    104  New!

Deleting and Restoring List Items    106

Viewing and Creating Site Columns    108

Creating Columns    110

Editing and Deleting Columns    112

Sorting and Filtering Columns    114

Adding Validation Rules    116

Setting Versioning Options    118

Organizing Items with Folders    120

Creating, Modifying, and Selecting Views    122

Sorting and Filtering Views    124

Customizing Views    126

6  Working with Documents    129

Creating a Document Library    130

Viewing a Document Library    132

Uploading Documents    134  New!

Creating New Documents    136

Creating Document Sets    138

Selecting Documents    140

Finding Documents    141

Moving Documents into Folders    142

Moving Document to Other Locations    144

Deleting and Restoring Documents    146

Viewing or Changing Document Properties    148

Checking Documents In and Out    150

Publishing and Approving Documents    152

Editing Documents    154

Managing Document Versions    155

Sharing Documents    156  New!

Downloading Documents    158

7  Working with SkyDrive Documents    159

Accessing SkyDrive Documents    160  New!

Syncing SkyDrive Documents    162  New!

Changing SkyDrive Sync Options    164  New!

Sharing SkyDrive Documents    166  New!

Managing SkyDrive Document Versions    167  New!

Following SkyDrive Documents    168  New!

8  Working with Office Documents    171

Using SharePoint with Office    172  New!

Connecting Office to SharePoint    174  New!

Managing Connections to Office    176  New!

Connecting Calendars or Email to Outlook    178

Exporting List Data to Excel    180  New!

Exporting or Linking List Data to Access    182

Connecting Tasks List Data to Project    183  New!

Saving and Opening Office Documents on SharePoint    184  New!

Comparing the Office Desktop App to the Web App    186  New!

Working with Office Web Apps    188  New!

Saving or Printing in Office Web Apps    190  New!

Co-authoring Documents with Office Web Apps    192  New!

Blocking Co-authoring Documents    194  New!

9  Working with Media Assets    195

Creating an Asset Library    196  New!

Viewing an Asset Library    197

Uploading Media Files    198  New!

Adding Keywords to Media Files    200

Changing Media Properties    202  New!

Capturing a Video Thumbnail    204  New!

Previewing a Video    205  New!

Inserting Video and Audio to a Page    206  New!

Inserting Pictures to a Page    208

Inserting Links to a Page    210

Inserting Embed Code to a Page    212  New!

Inserting Tables to a Page    213

10  Working with Web and App Parts    215

Exploring Web and App Parts    216  New!

Viewing and Editing the Web Part Gallery    220

Adding Web Parts to a Page    222

Personalizing a Page with Web Parts    224

Adding App Parts to a Page    226  New!

Connecting Web or App Parts    227  New!

Changing Web or App Part Properties    228  New!

Deleting Web or App Parts    230  New!

Minimizing Web or App Parts    231  New!

Uploading Web Parts    232

Exporting Web Parts    234

11  Working with Projects Tasks    235

Creating a Project Site    236  New!

Creating a Tasks List    238

Viewing a Tasks List    239  New!

Creating Tasks    240  New!

Adding Tasks to the Timeline    242  New!

Viewing Tasks    244  New!

Editing Tasks    246

Managing Tasks    248

Creating a Calendar    250

Scheduling Calendar Events    252

Tracking Issues    254

Creating a Contacts List    256

Automating Tasks with Workflows    258

Creating Workflows    259

Starting Workflows    260

Changing Workflow Settings    261

Checking Workflow Status    262

Using SharePoint Designer or Visio    264  New!

12  Collaborating and Sharing Information    265

Creating a Blog Site    266  New!

Using the Personal Blog Site    267

Customizing a Blog Site    268

Creating Blog Posts    269

Managing Blog Posts    270

Posting Blog Comments    271

Creating a Community Site    272  New!

Adding Users to a Community Site    273

Creating and Assigning Badges    274  New!

Tracking Reputation Ratings    276  New!

Creating a Discussion Board    278

Creating Discussions    279

Participating in Discussions    280

Creating and Making Announcements    282

Creating a Survey    284

Taking a Survey    286

13  Keeping Connected    287

Opening My Personal Site    288  New!

Using My Personal Site    290

Getting Social with Newsfeed    292  New!

Changing Newsfeed Settings    294  New!

Finding and Following People    296  New!

Mentioning People    298  New!

Adding and Tracking Tags    300  New!

Adding and Tracking Notes    302

Creating and Managing Alerts    304

Connecting to RSS Feeds    306

Emailing Links    308

Working on Mobile Devices    309

14  Working with Websites    311

Creating a Publishing Site    312  New!

Making a Home Page    313

Opening Pages    314

Working with Master Pages    315

Adding Pages    316

Adding Page Content    318

Changing Page Properties    320

Previewing and Publishing Pages    322

Creating a Public Site    323

Changing the Public Site Domain    324

Viewing the Public Site    325

Changing Public Site Design    326

Changing Public Site Elements    328

Editing Public Site Pages    330

Publishing Public Site Pages    331

Making the Public Site Online    332

15  Changing Security and Search Settings    333

Working with Permissions    334

Viewing Site Permissions    335

Adding Users to Groups    336

Creating a Group    337

Granting Permissions    338

Stoping Permission Inheritance    340

Editing Permissions    342

Checking Permissions    343

Removing Permissions    344

Using a Search Center    346  New!

Creating a Search Center    347  New!

Searching from a Search Center    348  New!

Refining Searches    350  New!

Performing Advanced Searches    351

Setting Search Preferences    352

Creating Search Alerts    353

Associate a Search Center to a Site    354

16  Creating Access Web Apps for SharePoint    355

Creating a Web App    356  New!

Opening a Web App    358  New!

Adding Tables and Data to a Web App    360  New!

Viewing and Editing Data in a Web App    362  New!

Creating a View in a Web App    364  New!

Modifying a Web App    366  New!

Changing Properties in a Web App    368  New!

Creating Actions in a Web App    370  New!

Creating Database Objects in a Web App    372  New!

Using the Navigation Pane with Web Apps    373  New!

Launching a Web App in a Web Browser    374  New!

Packaging a Web App    376  New!

Uploading a Web App to SharePoint    377  New!

New Features    379  New!

Index    385


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