One of the nice things about SharePoint is the ‘Append Changes to Existing Text’ feature. In this, every time you make (let’s say) a new comment (I’ll use the Comments field for this demonstration), it just adds it as a new entry in the Comments, so you don’t take the chance of losing some of […]
If you are working in SharePoint Management Shell and you get this error message, it probably has more to it, like: “Verify that the local farm is properly configured….” Have no fear, it’s a simple solution that will get you back so that you can add your solution, etc.
I hate to admit that I’m behind the curve in this area, but I just saw a demonstration of PowerView today and was very impressed.
Let’s say you have a bunch of Content Query Web Parts that someone put on a SharePoint site that you need to maintain. These CQWPs all use various Content Types, and that’s all you have to go on, but you need to find out which lists use those content types.
I looked for a long time to try to find a way to hide the toolbar in an RDL file which I was surfacing in a pageviewer URL. Over and over, I found references to adding this parameter to the URL: &rc:Toolbar=false However, that did not work for me. But finally I found the answer.
I have a Content Query Web Part that was giving me fits. My situation presented itself as a permissions problem (or though it seemed). Certain people (with higher/better permissions) could see the content. Some people saw the error message. I tried several things, including make sure the Publishing feature was enabled and deactivating it, and […]
This is a list of things that need to happen/occur to get Ratings working in you SharePoint 2010 list. It is actually a compilation of items I’ve found on the internet which tell you how to do this, but usually, if it’s not working, you need at least most of the items below.
In SharePoint 2010, I had a situation in which I needed to immediately redirect users to another page if landing on the first page. I knew about Meta Refresh in HTML and I knew about response.redirect in basic ASP.Net, so I was wondering how I could accomplish this.
It’s so easy to enable wildcard searching in 2010 it’s really strange why it wasn’t done by default.
In SharePoint, if you have an Excel Worksheet in a Library, you can set it up so that it opens in the browser. When you do this, there is a link you can click which says “Open in Excel”. Sometimes, you might get this error when clicking that button: “To open this workbook, your computer […]
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