Jul30

SharePoint Designer 2013 Workflow Tips

Overview If you ever have worked with or want to start working with SharePoint Designer 2013 workflows (good for SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2016 and SharePoint Online as of July, 2018), here are some tips to use and traps to avoid. Check for Err ...[Read More]
Published: Jul-30-18 | 0 Comments | 0 Links to this post

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 | 16 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 | 9 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I wrote an unpublished post before SharePoint 2010 was released on how to create a feature to store items in a document library on the file system.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

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