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Site Owner Unable to Add/ Remove Users to/ from a Group
I get questions from time to time where people say they cannot add/ remove users to/from certain groups even though they have full control on the site. Matter of fact when they open the group (to add user to the group) the site owner is missing the ‘Add Users’ submenu (as shown on the figure 1). The...
31 Mar 2015
Wiki: Platforms Portal
A platform is a crucial element in software development. A platform might be simply defined as 'a place to launch software.' It can include a framework or operating system. Read more about the following platforms mentioned in TechNet Wiki. Table of Contents .NET Framework...
25 Mar 2015
Troubleshooting adding server to the farm SharePoint 2007 (part 2)
Peter Geelen - MSFT
Issue As discussed in the previous article Troubleshooting adding server to the farm, after disabling the loopback adapter to get access to the SharePoint site was having issue of browning the site. Error message CS0016: CS0016: Could not write to output file 'c:\WINDOWS\Microsoft.NET...
18 Mar 2015
Table of Contents Introduction Solution Details Looking at the query string in greater detail Script Details & how to amend Further usage See Also Introduction Whilst writing an article about the Instant List Filter (hosted on CodePlex) I started wondering if there was an "Out of the...
23 Feb 2015
The CodePlex Corner: SharePoint Instant List Filter
Table of Contents Link to SharePointReviews.com product review "End User – Developer" scale Potential pitfalls / problems Tutorials Conclusion The link to the Instant List Filter is https://instantlistfilter.codeplex.com/ This edition of the CodePlex Column delves into the SharePoint...
23 Feb 2015
SharePoint 2007: Write an IIS Warm Up Script for a SharePoint Intranet Site
What is a Warm-Up Script In a SharePoint production environment hosted in IIS, AppPool recycling on a daily basis is considered good practice. But as an after-effect of AppPool-recycle, when the first user hits the sites of the corresponding SharePoint Web application, slowness is experienced....
27 Dec 2014
Wiki: IT Security Portal
Yuri Diogenes [MSFT]
Information security is the process of keeping computers and networks protected from theft, corruption, unwanted publication, tampering, or natural disaster, while keeping the information and property accessible and productive to its intended users. This article contains links only to TechNet Wiki...
19 Nov 2014
Direct Import-SPWeb from WSS 3.0/MOSS 2007 to SharePoint 2013
Issue Using Import-SPWeb to import a version 12 (SharePoint 2007/WSS3) SPWeb into a Version 15 (SharePoint 2013) environment fails with the following error: The version of the package 18.104.22.168 is different from thecurrent version this program supports, 22.214.171.124. At line:1 char:1 + Import...
1 Oct 2014
Microsoft User Groups Portal
Welcome to the Microsoft User Groups Portal on the TechNet Wiki. The purpose of this portal is to engage and connect offline Microsoft User Group communities with the online TechNet Wiki community, by encouraging article creation/collaboration and raising awareness of the TechNet Wiki within user...
27 Sep 2014
SharePoint 2010: Using code to find custom columns in lists within a site
Table of Contents Introduction Alternate approaches Reference Introduction You want to create a report of lists that references custom column, this can be achieved by going through all the lists by OOTB way, however that would be a cumbersome process when there are too many lists. Here is an...
6 Sep 2014
Email the Approval Status to "Created By"/"Modified By" user from Visual Studio workflow
Below is the code snippet to send an email about the approval status to the user who submitted/created the list item in a SharePoint list. Assume that the Visual studio workflow is attached to the list and will trigger the workflow when the item is edited in the list. if (workflowProperties...
5 Sep 2014
SharePoint 2010: Set Unique Permissions on List Views
Table of Contents Introduction Workaround Steps Hide the List Introduction You want to set unique permissions on a SharePoint List View. Many SharePoint experts will say, "it's one of SharePoint limitations!". However, there is a workaround here. Workaround Permissions...
28 Aug 2014
SharePoint 2013: View GUID via PowerShell
Issue View from the View drop down on SharePoint list disappears. Background We had a user who had an issue with a view loading slow, very slow on a SharePoint list. This view was set as default view for the list. We noticed that there were close to 50 odd webparts on the page that was...
28 Aug 2014
SharePoint 2007: PowerShell script to Identify Duplicate Files in Your MOSS Environment
I recently came across the customer requirement to check for duplicate files in their MOSS environment. The content database grows and sometimes it grows even faster if users store the same file at various locations instead of using links to documents. Credits As blueprint I have used this blogpost...
18 Jul 2014
Troubleshooting large list in SharePoint 2007
Aulakh Amardeep- MVP SharePoint Server
We never forgot about the basic in our life which we have learnt, but sometime there are some things which were left behind in our day to day experiences and sometimes they are regarded as stepping stone. I am taking about a learning experience I had yesterday whilst working with a user who was...
10 Jul 2014
SharePoint 2010: Import or Export a Site using PowerShell
Table of Contents Introduction Applies To Download PowerShell Script See Also Other languages Introduction This article demonstrates exporting and importing a Site using PowerShell. This script exports a site, and then prompts you to confirm importing it. If you type "y" it...
28 May 2014
The CodePlex Corner: Sushi
Table of Contents Link to SharePointReviews.com product review "End User – Developer" scale Potential pitfalls / problems Tutorial Conclusion and relevant links The link to the project is https://sushi.codeplex.com/ The project that this edition of the CodePlex Corner is...
14 May 2014
Enter your credentials to connect to the following web service: InfoPath 2007
Fernando Lugão Veltem
Issue: User get the authentication prompt when trying to open the InfoPath form from a SharePoint form library. Background: While submitting the credentials user can open the form, however, when he try to pull some of the information from the drop down menu which is custom felid, he can...
21 Apr 2014
SharePoint 2007: User Profile Syncronization - Importing Differents OUs
For a client who was still working with SharePoint 2007 I had to configure the User Profile Synchronization. They had one Active Directory with several OU (organizational units). Lets take an example; In the AD we have these three OUs: OU=Accounts - Standard User OU=Accounts - Restricted User...
19 Apr 2014
SharePoint 2007 / 2010 Tutorial: Using the SharePoint List Field Manager
Table of Contents Installing the SharePoint List Field Manager Activating & using the SharePoint List Field Manager Best Practice / Suggestions Best Practice #1: Setting up a List Admin Page Additional Links This TechNet article is an introductory tutorial the CodePlex Project: SharePoint List...
15 Apr 2014
The CodePlex Corner: List Field Manager
The link to the Project is https://listfieldmanager.codeplex.com/ This edition of the CodePlex Corner turns its attention to a product called the SharePoint List Field Manager. At the time of its launch, it was created as a value-add product for CorasWorks customers and has been developed by their...
12 Apr 2014
SharePoint: Limited Access permission
Benoit Jester - MTFC
Source reference Anonymous Users, Forms Pages, and the Lockdown Feature ( http://blogs.msdn.com/b/ecm/archive/2007/05/12/anonymous-users-forms-pages-and-the-lockdown-feature.aspx ) Scenario We have a list which doesn't inherit permissions from the site. Also, at the root of the list, there...
9 Apr 2014
Cannot Find Zip Files in a Multiple Upload Process in a Document Library in a SharePoint 2007 Site in Windows 7
Peter Geelen - MSFT
Case Users not able to upload multiple zip files into a document library since zip files were not enlisted in a multiple upload method in a document library in a SharePoint 2007 site with the client as Windows 7. Cause To use the multiple upload functionality active X is required to be...
24 Mar 2014
SharePoint 2010: How to Copy Documents Between Sites in 2007 or 2010
I received a request from a site administrator to provide a way to copy documents between SharePoint sites. The requirement was to copy files between different site collections as well as sites created in other web applications. This tool should be executed in two modes: the first mode it will...
14 Mar 2014
SharePoint 2007/2010/2013 : Export WSP infos to a csv file and a SharePoint list
Table of Contents Introduction Step 1 : Browse farm solutions (WSP) Step 2 : Build the structure containing the data Step 3 : Create a SharePoint list Step 4 : Configure the list Step 5 : Export the data to the csv file Step 6 : Export the data to the SharePoint list Step 7 : Launch a browser to view...
12 Mar 2014
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