Category Archives: SharePoint

Display PDF File Within SharePoint Page

Products:  SharePoint 2007-2010, HTML The Challenge A client requested assistance with displaying a clickable PDF File within a SharePoint page.  The file consisted of a process workflow that contained clickable images that provided an intuitive experience for their users.  The requirement was to display … Continue reading

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Easily Display Any Image Map (.SWF) File In SharePoint

Products:  SharePoint InfoPath 2007-2010, TechSmith SnagIt The Challenge A client requested assistance with a clickable diagram (aka; image map) to provide an intuitive experience for their users.  The requirement was to have specific areas of the diagram clickable and mapped … Continue reading

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User Adoption – Executive Management Style

Whether we’re talking about business culture, the projects that drive that business forward or the task of building on the enduring legacy of the original vision of the founder(s), the momentum behind the success of any enterprise hinges on the … Continue reading

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Architect SharePoint Solutions For The Long-Term

Product:  SharePoint and IA SharePoint is so easy; and then again, SharePoint is so hard. Easy It’s easy because it’s simply a matter of configuration; no customization is required for 80% of your solutions.  A business user given the appropriate … Continue reading

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Transform SharePoint Data Into Actionable Business Information (BI)

Products:  SharePoint 2010, XML Playground, Sublime Text 2 Weekend Project I recently attended a Microsoft SharePoint training session focused on transforming basic list and library data into something more consumable by our business users.  A glob of data, by and of … Continue reading

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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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