SharePoint Document Libraries Modernization News

Microsoft is adding a lot of new capabilities to SharePoint Modern Document libraries view, a lot of them we already is used to from SharePoint Classic, and it's been a long while waiting for some of this features, but they also add new capabilities, so Microsoft delivers again, and SharePoint is just keep getting more and more exiting. Thanks Chris McNulty and the awesome Microsoft team! #GoodTimes


Bulk check in/out


Document sets


To activate document sets you have to enable the site-collection scoped "Document Sets" feature under site settings. After that you will be allowed to add Document Sets to the library as a content type.


Signals

Also Microsoft had something totally new to share with us in their January update on what is coming, and this makes me super exited.


Because Microsoft will soon begin roll out of icons to display next to the filenames, to indicate the status of the files. That will be so helpful for all the end users that will help them engage.




And also even more cool is that we will see this also across the other platforms, Outlook, Microsoft Teams, and the Office Clients, so this for sure should help the users to understand the current status of the Files, and to drive the user engagements!


To read more check out the post on Microsoft's Techcommunity

https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Microsoft-SharePoint-Blog/January-2019-SharePoint-Modernization-News/ba-p/320552