Join Mark Abdelnour for an in-depth discussion in this video Using Datasheet view, part of Managing Documents with SharePoint 2010.
If you've uploaded multiple files to a document library using either the Upload Multiple Documents…feature or the Open with Explorer feature, then you've probably encountered what you…see here in this document library,…and that's the fact that they're all checked out.…And you can see that here with the little green arrow on each of these icons.…The reason why those files are checked out is because the metadata requirement for them…has not been completed.…Now, you have two choices, you can either go into them each individually and edit the…properties in order to update the metadata, or you can edit the metadata in a much quicker…way, and that's using a Datasheet view.…
To access a Datasheet view of this document library, move to your Ribbon bar, and click…on the Library Tab. And then from here, you click on Datasheet View.…Now, this will look a lot like Excel, set up kind of like a gird format.…And here I can modify the metadata a lot quicker by simply copy-pasting the values.…The four files that I just recently uploaded that are all checked out are these four at the bottom.…
An ideal primer for those new to SharePoint, this course demonstrates how to use the platform to accomplish your daily tasks.
- Uploading files
- Organizing your document library
- Editing documents
- Tracking document changes and version history
- Emailing links to documents
- Setting alerts
- Working in the Explorer and Datasheet views
- Exploring navigation hierarchies and key filters
- Creating personal views
- Getting the most out of document workspaces
Skill Level Beginner
1. SharePoint 2010
2. Loading Files into a Document Library
3. Document Collaboration and Management
4. Working with Document Views
5. Using Document Workspaces
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