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MS Outlook Functionality on Android

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 05:27:00 GMT

Abstract After switching from Exchange 2010 to Office 365, I thought it would be a good time to move away from Symantec's TouchDown for Smartphones app for the Android platform. In the end, Touchdown is my preferred app despite its end-of-life anno ...[More]

Conditionally Set Permissions on New Documents in SharePoint 2013 Workflow

Sun, 31 Aug 2014 09:08:00 GMT

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 work ...[More]

Standardize Document Templates across Site Collections via Content Type Hub

Tue, 19 Nov 2013 12:12:00 GMT

Here are steps for creating and maintaining a SharePoint content type hub with associated document templates for use across your SharePoint farm using out-of-the-box functionality. This allows an enterprise to ensure the latest standardized forms ar ...[More]

Branded Search Results in SharePoint 2013

Fri, 25 Oct 2013 15:30:00 GMT

Overview Here are the steps to show search results on a branded SharePoint 2013 site using only standard web parts and the web user interface. Since best practice is to use an out-of-the-box master page master page for the system pages, the defau ...[More]

Expand SharePoint 2013 Calendar Events with Under 20 Lines of Code

Thu, 04 Apr 2013 08:37:00 GMT

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 for ...[More]

Fixing Code Blocks not Allowed

Thu, 21 Mar 2013 17:49:00 GMT

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 processing ...[More]

How to Prepare to Attend a SharePoint Conference

Tue, 01 Jan 2013 00:38:15 GMT

Want to get the most of your time at a conference with break-out sessions? Here are 9 to-do items before you go to a conference, 7 to-do items at the start of your days at the conference, and 5 to-do items before the start of each session. Below ar ...[More]

SharePoint 2013 First Look

Sun, 11 Nov 2012 14:21:00 GMT

  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. Also, ...[More]

Setting up Sample Contoso Database for PerformancePoint and SharePoint

Tue, 14 Aug 2012 20:59:00 GMT

Overview I could not find a reference for getting the Contoso sample database working in PerformancePoint. Here are the steps to set up Business Intelligence using OOTB SharePoint functionality. There are other resources for consuming such data, ...[More]

Converting a SharePoint Site to Chinese

Fri, 18 May 2012 15:38:00 GMT

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. (Mr. ...[More]