Solution: “Visio cannot open the file because it’s not a Visio file or it has become corrupted.”

If you’re new to exporting SharePoint Designer workflows to Visio, chances are you’ve seen this message. “Visio cannot open the file because it’s not a Visio file or it has become corrupted.” Opening the exported Visio file is not intuitive (export, open), but also isn’t complicated. Instead of opening the file directly, you need to […]

A better way to display “today’s events” from multiple calendars in SharePoint on your intranet home page

Below on the left are two traditional, out-of-the-box solutions for showing Today’s events in SharePoint. Notice how both take up a lot of extra space repeating today’s date (which we don’t need to see at all in a web part called “Today’s Events”) or showing gray space where there are no events. Soak that in […]