In a recent project where I was building a SPFx webpart using React Hooks, Typescript, Fluent UI and PNPjs, I found myself struggling to save a multiperson peoplepicker to a SharePoint list. The biggest difficulty I was having was the fact that I needed to make a call to ensureUser to retrieve a user id for each person selected in the peoplepicker before I could save the group of users to the SharePoint list.
Category Archives: SharePoint Online
A customer recently had a very odd issue crop up in SharePoint Online and although I’d seen the error message before it was always in the context of the user being a guest in the environment. Being that this was an internal user it’s probably worth documenting it for future use by someone…maybe even my future self!Read more
On April 25th, 2020 we received message center notification MC210713 in our tenant indicating there was going to be a feature deprecation in SharePoint Designer impacting custom form creation. If your organization has completely adopted the modern SharePoint experience this notification will not impact you in anyway. On April 23rd, 2020 we received message center notification MC210568 indicating there were updates to Power Platform Data Loss Prevention capabilities. This update removes the “data governance blocker” for organizations that have yet to enable Power Automate nee Flow and Power Apps within their environment. Ironically the latter announcement indicated the starting date of the Data Loss Prevention capability updates was April 22nd, 2020…nice timing there Microsoft😊. Feel free to read on to understand how the two are related, especially if your still using Classic SharePoint sites with customizations in your environment! Read more