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Categories: SharePoint

April 23, 2020

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Reminder: New Feature: Edit metadata from within the SharePoint Document Library and List View web parts – completed by end of Apr.

MC206010, Stay Informed, Published date: Mar 9, 2020

FROM MICROSOFT CORPORATION

Your end users will soon be able to edit SharePoint metadata in a file or list directly from the web part.

  • We’ll be gradually rolling this out to Targeted Release customers starting in early March.
  • The rollout will be completed by the end of April.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 61030.

How does this affect me?]

Users will now have the ability to open and edit file or list item properties directly from the document or list view web parts.

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Users no longer need to navigate to the List or Document Library to update their metadata. They can edit metadata directly from the webpart by either clicking on the  or by clicking “More” under item properties.

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What do I need to do to prepare for this change?

This feature cannot be turned off. See the help article on permissions to learn how to configure a list or lib for your needs. You might consider updating your user training and notifying your help desk.

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