Monthly Archives: October 2012

Working With Person or Group Column Type In SharePoint 2010 Datasheet View

Product:  SharePoint 2010 A person or group must be included within the security group of a site in order for that specific person or group to be available within the column drop down within a Datasheet View.  Follow the below steps … Continue reading

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Add DocIcon File Type to Content Query Web Part (CQWP) Result Set

Tools:  SharePoint Designer 2007 Business Challenge This challenge involved a top-level site, multiple sub-sites and a common content type that was used across these sub-site document libraries to identify a specific type of document.  The structure resembled the following: Top-Level … Continue reading

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Add Map or Image Icon to Custom Page Web Part List Column

Tool:  SharePoint Designer 2010 Challenge A recent client needed a map icon shown in a column in place of the long URL in the web part view.  This would provide a nice visual and remove the clutter of an impersonal web address. … Continue reading

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InfoPath 2010 Form – SOAP Response Error on Server

Tool:  InfoPath 2010 Incident A client was customizing a list view with InfoPath 2010 when the view hit a snag.  The view would no longer publish to the SharePoint list.  There were a few changes to the list column definitions and the InfoPath … Continue reading

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SharePoint Workflows: The Swiss Army Knife

Skills:  Business Analysis, Process Modeling, Information Architecture I often receive requests from clients who have identified the basic process flow and then need a workflow to send email notifications to a variety of users based on a status or field … Continue reading

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8 Tips To Increase SharePoint User Adoption

Skills:  Strategy, Enterprise/Business Analysis 1. Don’t Let IT Run The Whole Project As both IT and the Business were major players in choosing SharePoint to solve some specific business problems, neither party should assume full responsibility or ownership for the … Continue reading

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Using ArcGIS for SharePoint

Tools:  SharePoint 2010, ESRI’s ArcGIS Web Parts ArcGIS for SharePoint 2010 provides some very nice features and an API (see Extensions) to develop beyond the delivered functionality.  Any SharePoint list with a city and state can be easily geocoded and displayed … Continue reading

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