Corrupted Office Cache leads to “Sorry we couldn’t open xxxxx.xlsx” (on SharePoint)

I recently came across a nasty error with only 1 document on our SharePoint intranet that just didn’t want to open anymore. Error message: Sorry, we couldn’t open http://xxx.sharepoint.com/sites/…/yyy.xlsx” After initial search on Google. I found this link. Following those instructions didn’t work, but the idea was correct: delete the Office cache. So if those…

Modifying NewDocSet.aspx without dirty hacks

Typically when you browse the interwebs, you’ll get two answers to the question “how can I add JS to the new document set page?”: Edit the master page Edit the _layouts/15/NewDocSet.aspx The first is a bad idea, because this adds extra weight to every page load in the site collection. And editing the master page…

Editing the Quick Launch on an Enterprise Wiki site

Hi all, Just a small thing I ran against today and I didn’t find an article on the first page of Google, so here goes. Problem Administrators cannot edit the Quick Launch of an enterhttps://wordpress.com/post/smindreau.wordpress.com/775prise wiki (sub)site inline: As you can see, the familiar “EDIT LINKS” link is not there. This behavior was present in…

Why Information Management Matters

I thought it was time to share my take on information management and why it is important for your organization. Most organizations have their key processes well focused. They know how to do business and succeed in the market. Mature organizations apply enterprise architecture patterns, a good call if you ask me. Large banks and…