Prerequisites 

Create a document library in SharePoint 

Step one 

Navigate to SharePoint Site Contents. Select + New > Document library. Give it a title and description and click Save

Step two 

Select, create and save document type(s): + New > select document type.

Step three 

Head to your LiveTiles page in Design View.

Best Practice Tip: Open Design View in a separate tab for easy editing, viewing and navigation.

Settings Tabs

General 

Height: Adjust the height of the tile in pixels.  

Header Color: Change the header color of the tile using the color picker.

Hide upload Icon:
Hides the upload icon on the end user page

Advanced Styles: Select styling options via dropdown menu: Border Width, Corners.

Text 

Title: Set the title of the tile.

Override Page Font: Override the font family that has been selected, if checked.  

Font Family  Set the font family of the items text. Selectable via a dropdown list. Note: This is only available if Override Page Font has been selected.

Font Size: Changes the size (in pixels) of the text.

Font Color: Changes the color of the text.  Colors are modified via a color picker that appears once font color is clicked.

Font Style: Allows the user to choose if the font is underlined or Italic.

Font Weight: Allows the user to choose the weight of the font (Light, Normal, Bold).

Documents

List Path: Click the magnifying glass to browse through Site Contentsand set the document library.

Starting View: If a custom view has been created in SharePoint, you can select it from a drop-down box.

Links 

Title Link Target: Set where the title links open: Modal Dialog, New Window, In Place, Slide.

Modal Width: Set the width of the Modal Dialog. Only visible when Modal Dialog is selected.

Modal Height: Set the height of the Modal Dialog. Only visible when Modal Dialog is selected.

Modal Style: Set the border style of the Modal Dialog either Frameless, Framed or SharePoint. Only visible when Modal Dialog is selected.

Slide Position: Set where the slide opens from: Left or right. Only visible when Slide is selected.

Slide Width: Set the width of the slide. Only visible when Slide is selected.  

List Item Target: Set where each document links open: Modal Dialog, New Window, In Place, Slide.

Note: the Modal style settings for List Item Target are the same as the style settings from the above Title Link Target.

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