Category Archives: SharePoint

Some links to get you started on various things

SharePoint installation and configuration Workflow Basics Create a Custom Workflow using InfoPath and WF Create a Custom Workflow using SharePoint Designer part 2 SharePoint Products comparison WSS 3.0 vs MOSS 2007 SharePoint Designer vs. Visual Studio esinger SharePoint … Continue reading

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IRM (Information Rights Management) in SharePoint

This is just a very brief review from my reading of a MS white paper coming with the ECM starter kit. IRM allows you to have control over a document after it’s downloaded from SharePoint. This is how is works: … Continue reading

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Automatically login with domain account

I believe the majority of the SharePoint sites are set up to use Windows Active Directory login. However if the site is set up using a domain name, IE will treat it as a “Internet” zone, and you will be … Continue reading

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Select a view for Document Library web part

With MOSS 2007, after inserting a document library web part, you can select a specific view to use for this web part (same for other list web parts). However I found that once the web part is created, the changes … Continue reading

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Got javascript error after enabled Content Type

I created a few customized Content Types in the site and enabled “Manage Content Types” in document library. Now when user creates new files from the template and save it, a javascript error will pop up in DIP window: “‘length … Continue reading

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Free up Database space after deleting documents

In a Document Library of SharePoint 2007, deleted documents will be put on Recycle Bin first (this is the default setting). SharePoint Recycle Bin works similarly to Windows one – user has their own recycle bin and one can not … Continue reading

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IE crashes when opening office document from SharePoint

Suddenly, my IE crashes when I open any Office document from SharePoint document library. It turned out to be a component in Office 2007 causing this, even I only have SharePoint Designer installed. Microsoft has a fix: It worked.

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Send To->Email a Link doesn’t work

In SharePoint 2007’s Document library, the Send To->Email a Link context menu will open your local email client and put the link of that document in the email body. However, it seems URL encode the whole URL, instead of just … Continue reading

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Menu not found? Here are direct links…

Depends on what site template you use to create your site, some menus appear in one site but not on another. Here are some links that you can type in directly after the site/sub-site root to get that function: Save … Continue reading

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Enable Usage report (website visit report)

Link here: In summary: Enable “Windows SharePoint Services Usage logging” in Central Admin->Operations->Logging and Reporting, enable(check) appropriate checkboxes. Enable “Office SharePoint Usage Processing” in SPS-> Usage reporting, enable them.

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