Microsoft Community Office Hours, Episode 55 (Hamburger Edition)

For our 55th episode this week of the Microsoft Community Office Hours series, I was joined by Sean McDonough, MVP (@spmcdonough), community expert Shari Oswald (@shortcutshari), Hal Hostetler, MVP (@TVWizard), Mike Nelson, MVP (@mikenelsonio), and Microsoft’s Neil Hodgkinson (@nellymo) for another panel discussion shared via live stream in the M365 Community on Facebook, and simulcast on Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube.

In this episode, we covered the following topics:

  • Official disclaimer for all of our “advice” [2:21]
  • Christian share’s his thoughts on the Microsoft MVP and RD Summits these past 2 weeks, and the panel talks about the difficulty in participating in online conferences, in general [4:01]
  • The new SharePoint scenario-based site templates, and a discussion of the much-maligned Fab40 [8:17]
  • Microsoft Teams: introducing organization-wide backgrounds (preview) [12:45]
  • Allowing anonymous presenters in Teams Live Events [14:22]
  • Customized backgrounds in Microsoft Teams meeting video coming to mobile devices [16:35]
  • OneDrive sync client 64-bit update available for Windows. Blog post by MVP Hans Brender [17:29]
  • In development – Azure Active Directory: Location Based Access Control Public Preview [20:00]
  • Mike points out that RD+MVP Joel Oleson is conducting a webinar to answer all of your Microsoft-related telephony questions [23:03]
  • Is it possible to see who deleted a Channel in Teams? Check this post on audit logs [24:25]
  • Why do some of the Office 365 updates get “stuck” for a small subset of users? [28:19]
  • Is there a way to change the text size in the Office app dialogue boxes? Check this link on accessibility, the magnifier utility, and sysinternals tools  [30:42]
  • Is there any way to restore a deleted Sharepoint Designer 2013 workflow? [33:40]
  • What is the most efficient way to apply item-level permissions to 100 documents? [35:26]
  • Is it possible to embed report graphs from Dynamics 365 into a Sharepoint Online page?  [40:34]
  • Is it possible to click once and attach a form to an email and sends it? [41:42]
  • What is an easy way to administer 5 Office 365 tenants in Windows 10? Check this article on multi-tenant management, and watch this video  [44:47]
  • Why can’t the Site Admin with Full Control that have Synced to their local drive are not able to edit files whether they are checked out or not?  [49:57]
  • Is it possible to create events on a Teams channel WITHOUT creating a Teams meeting? We want the shared channel-level calendar, but not have every event as a Teams meeting.  [54:20]
  • Anybody have any idea what is going on with Outlook for Android mobile?  [1:01:04]
  • Shari mentions a Panera app, which leads to a lengthy discussion on hamburgers [1:03:19]
  • Does anyone have a method for forcing a SharePoint List to alphabetize by a certain column?  [1:06:47]
  • In a SharePoint document library, is it possible to track everyone who has read a procedure (required reading)? [1:10:09]
  • Is there a way to get a combined report for unique visitors of SharePoint Online sites and Teams?  [1:12:57]
  • Is there a way to convert a csv to Excel in order to consume the file in Azure Data Factory? [1:15:19]
  • How can I extract a particular string from the body of an email, or extract the body of the email (so that I can target that string)? [1:16:43]
  • Is it possible to block guest access in Teams and through SharePoint permissions only allow guest access for a single team for a small number of guest users? Check out this article  [1:20:48]
  • Is it possible to retrieve files from a VM created with an Azure Portal free trial? [1:25:35]

You can watch the entire recording here:


If you would like to join one of these sessions as a panelist or to ask questions, you can find us live streaming at 8am Pacific every Monday.

Christian Buckley

Christian is the Brand Alliance Director for AvePoint Inc., and a Microsoft Regional Director and Office Apps & Services MVP based in Silicon Slopes (Lehi), Utah. He hosts the AvePoint Office 365 Hours (#O365hours) and #P2Pnow series, the monthly #CollabTalk TweetJam, the weekly #CollabTalk Podcast, and the Microsoft 365 Ask-Me-Anything (#M365AMA) live stream. He is based in Lehi, Utah (Silicon Slopes).