Aug31

Conditionally Set Permissions on New Documents in SharePoint 2013 Workflow

Overview Goal A business requirement specified setting permissions on newly uploaded documents based on a managed metadata field in an Office 365 SharePoint Document Library. This is significantly easier to do with an OOTB action with a SP 2010 w ...[Read More]
Published: Aug-31-14 | 20 Comments | 0 Links to this post

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 | 11 Comments | 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 | 8 Comments | 0 Links to this post

Nov11

SharePoint 2013 First Look

  On the eve of the SharePoint 2012 conference, I am dusting off notes compiled last spring for then "SharePoint 15"under NDA which was lifted weeks ago. It is likely that others have already posted all this, but here are my 2 cents. Al ...[Read More]
Published: Nov-11-12 | 0 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I wrote an unpublished post before SharePoint 2010 was released on how to create a feature to store items in a document library on the file system.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

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

Sep30

Link to Slide Show from Pictures DVWP Rollup

In addition to the blog rollup’s (see previous post), I am rolling up my top-level picture folders in a picture library called Pictures.  We thought the best user experience would be viewing the slide shows of a particular library.  I was adding a ...[Read More]
Published: Sep-30-08 | 1 Comment | 0 Links to this post

Jul13

Rollup Blog Posts in WSS

I've created my main site with two blog subsites. I want to show the last 5 "recent" (under 90 days) posts on the main page of the main site. A Content Query Web Part would be perfect here, but unfortunately, that is only available in MO ...[Read More]
Published: Jul-13-08 | 0 Comments | 0 Links to this post

Jul08

Family Site

I have seen many family sites, and many sites using WSS and several that use this mix. My plan is to make ours blog-driven, but that may prove over-ambitious. At least we'll be able to put up photos. I like Matthew McDermott's series of posts for ...[Read More]
Published: Jul-08-08 | 0 Comments | 0 Links to this post