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Retrieving the image its focal point of a SharePoint Modern page

December 19, 2019

On SharePoint modern pages, you can set the focal point of the header image. Having this kind of control is excellent for creating compelling pages. Header image with focal point What if you also want to make use of the same focal point in your roll-ups? Luckily this is also possible, and it depends a bit on how you retrieve the data.

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How to get the hub site ID in SharePoint Framework

August 14, 2019

When setting up a portal on SharePoint Online these days, you most likely will do it with a hub site driven approach. With hub sites, you have one root site collection, which can be seen as the parent, and all children are associated with it. Hub site association When building solutions for your hub sites, you probably need to know on which hub site your solution is currently running.

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PnP SharePoint Framework React Controls v1.14.0 released

July 17, 2019

Version 1.14.0 of the SharePoint Framework React Controls (@pnp/spfx-controls-react) has been released. This is an open source library that shares a set of reusable React controls, which can be used in your SharePoint Framework solutions. This release includes the following changes: Enhancements German translations added for attachment and RichText controls #333 SecurityTrimmedControl: Added a wrapper className property for the parent element #325 ListPicker: Add ability to filter the control via OData #319 IFrameDialog: closing dialog on commit #313 WebPartTitle add support for section background color #258 Fixes

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PnP SharePoint Framework Property Controls v1.16.0 released

July 17, 2019

Version 1.16.0 of the SharePoint Framework Property Controls (@pnp/spfx-property-controls) has been released. This is an open source library that shares a set of reusable property pane controls, which can be used in your SharePoint Framework solutions. This release includes the following changes: Enhancements PropertyFieldCollectionData: Add the ability for field validation to the custom fields #187 PropertyFieldCollectionData: Ability to provide custom labels for the save and cancel buttons #187 PropertyFieldListPicker: add ability to filter the control via OData #184 Fixes

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Simplify localization in SharePoint Framework projects

July 15, 2019

When you need to support multiple languages for your SharePoint Framework solutions. It can be a hassle that you have to maintain each and every localization per component in their related loc folder. Official localization documentation: localize SharePoint Framework client-side web parts. Default component localization files If you have one component in your project, this is easy to maintain, but once you will have a couple more.

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