Author Archives: russgove

Cancel Running workflows prior to saving an item.

This is a problem for workflows that delay until a certain date before sending out reminders. The user creates an item with 1/27/2018 as the due date and the workflow starts waiting until 1/27/2018 to send out a reminder. If … Continue reading

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Code Editor Property Pane Control for SPFX WebParts

I submitted a PR to the spfx-property-controls repository today for a new SPFX property pane control – the PropertyFieldCodeEditor control. The new control uses the Ace editor under the hood (see https://ace.c9.io/). The Ace editor supports editing many types of … Continue reading

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Using Async/Await with JSOM

Async/Await can make JSOM coding much easier and is simple to set up. All you need to do is wrap your executeQuery calls in a Promise, then you can await them! Here’s a full example of a method that hides … Continue reading

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Displaying Rotated Column Headers on an Office UI Fabric Details List within an SPFX Webpart

Sometimes you need to display a grid where the data displayed within the grid’s columns is much narrower than the column headers. For instance you may need to show a user’s Continue reading

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Using the Office UI Fabric Grouped DetailsList in React-based SPFX Webparts.

Say you have an array of objects in your application that looks like this export class Widget { public constructor( public id: number, public title: string, public isActive:string, public manufacturer:string ) { } } And you want to display the … Continue reading

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Debugging SPFX Gulp build tasks in VS Code

In VS Code click View==>Debug from the main menu The Debug box will appear: Click the dropdown in the Debug Box and select Add Configuration. From the list of configurations select {} Node.js: Launch Program:   Create a configuration with … Continue reading

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Search-Based Global Navigation in SharePoint On-line

While migrating our Team Sites from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint On-line we noticed that response time of the sites on SharePoint Online was significantly slower than SharePoint 2010. Researching it we discovered that the issue was caused by our use … Continue reading

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