Apr04

Expand SharePoint 2013 Calendar Events with Under 20 Lines of Code

A recent upgrade to SharePoint 2013 disabled some of the calendars. In SharePoint 2010, the out-of-the-box Calendar view renders a maximum of three events by default with an option to click a "more items" link which renders all events fo ...[Read More]
Published: Apr-04-13 | 1 Comment | 0 Links to this post

Mar21

Fixing Code Blocks not Allowed

We inherited a SharePoint site from another developer who left a little bomb behind. It manifested when a power user at the client site complained about a broken page on the development environment rendering An error occurred during the processi ...[Read More]
Published: Mar-21-13 | 2 Comments | 0 Links to this post

May18

Converting a SharePoint Site to Chinese

Veni; vidi; vici (Overview) Working in a new language and character set, our team saw and conquered several surprises. This post looks at conditional CSS, forcing IE 9 to behave like IE 9 and tweaking Notepad++ to display Chinese characters. ...[Read More]
Published: May-18-12 | 0 Comments | 0 Links to this post

May01

Exposing Large Files Like Videos in a SharePoint Document Library Using IIS Virtual Directory

I wrote an unpublished post before SharePoint 2010 was released on how to create a feature to store items in a document library on the file system. The benefit of this is that all web front ends have access to the video without any further configu ...[Read More]
Published: May-01-12 | 0 Comments | 0 Links to this post

Feb27

Gigantic SharePoint SQL Server LDF Files

  Does This Ring a Bell? SharePoint 2010 was set up months ago, and now the database LDF files are huge. Server hard disk is full or nearly so. Symptoms can be Can no longer upload (sometimes just larger) files to the SharePoint documen ...[Read More]
Published: Feb-27-12 | 0 Comments | 0 Links to this post

Apr28

Enabling CKS EBE Comments Alerts

One of my production blogs (this one, actually) was not sending alerts about comments. I have set up several blogs using CKS EBE, and fortunately I was able to use another blog to debug it. The Contact Email value in Blog Settings is not enough, a ...[Read More]
Published: Apr-28-09 | 0 Comments | 0 Links to this post

Jan04

Twitter on SharePoint

Showing a list of Twitter.com tweets from a Twitterer on SharePoint is as easy as pasting some HTML and Javascript into a Content Web Part, available in WSS. I created a family Twitter account because sometimes blog entries are just too much to sa ...[Read More]
Published: Jan-04-09 | 0 Comments | 0 Links to this post

Jan04

Web.config Changes for Debugging ASPX Page’s Codebehind in SharePoint

Instead of getting the "user-friendly", but frustrating-to-a-developer message "An error has occurred", use these two steps to receive the actual error when developing in SharePoint. Works for both MOSS and WSS. Show the ca ...[Read More]
Published: Jan-04-09 | 0 Comments | 0 Links to this post

Oct26

Hiding a List Item from Anonymous Users

Karen asked that I remove one of the links from the gift registry on the internet WSS family site. Instead of removing it, I decided to hide it from anonymous users. Note that during this process, we are warned that "You are about to create u ...[Read More]
Published: Oct-26-08 | 0 Comments | 0 Links to this post

Oct16

Date Formulas in SharePoint Calculated Fields

Microsoft provides a nice compilation of Examples of common formulas, but it does not work as advertised with WSS. I have not tried it in MOSS. Let's say there is a date column named ExpirationDate and an integer named NotificationMonths which rep ...[Read More]
Published: Oct-16-08 | 0 Comments | 0 Links to this post

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