Author Archives: Marijn

  A large list of AIIM content management “8 things” series. Very good read to get up to date on these specific subjects!   8 Things You Also Wanted to Know About SharePoint — But Were Afraid to Ask (2nd edition!) 8 Ways to Control Your SharePoint Infrastructure 8 Things to Consider When it Comes …
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When you are scanning paper documents to use on a DMS platform, a good way to add metadata is using a cover page. For one of our clients, we introduced a client portal, where they would use a dossier management system on SharePoint to add information about different clients. To add the client number on …
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Bamboo solution: import and export a wiki

May 5th, 2010 | Posted by Marijn in 3d party tools - (0 Comments)

In a previous project, one of the stakeholders wanted to create his manuals in a wiki environment. The dynamic behaviour of the SharePoint wiki was just the thing he needed.. There was just a big “but”: half of the employees were people who were not sitting behind a pc, but working on machines. For those …
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Just installed a new demo environment and got stuck after installing everything: when I wanted to configure MOSS 2007 it told me it “Failed to start the database service MSSQL$OfficeServers”.   I browsed a lot of blogs, and one finally gave me an answer: Here’s the solution: Go to “regedit”, browse thru “HKLM_Local_Machine/Software/Microsoft/Shared Tools/Web Server …
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  One of the key components of online collaboration is the ability to put email attachments to a shared drive with versioning enabled. In Microsofts view, you put this file into a SharePoint document library and just send the link to this file to the people you want to reach. This has 3 major advantages: …
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  Using SPUtility.SendEmail (SharePoint way) Try Dim thisWeb As SPWeb = SPControl.GetContextWeb(Context) Dim toField As String = “someone@microsoft.com” Dim subject As String = “Test Message” Dim body As String = “Message sent from SharePoint” Dim success As Boolean = SPUtility.SendEmail(thisWeb, True, True, toField, subject, body) Catch ex As Exception ‘ handle exception End Try More …
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Password change for FBA users

March 5th, 2010 | Posted by Marijn in code | codeplex | fba - (1 Comments)

For a client we did a lot of fba work, today i want to share the “change password” functionality. We started from the codeplex project, and added some extra properties we thought were usefull. The names speak for themselves 😉 CancelDestinationPageUrl ContinueDestinationPageUrl ContinueButtonText SuccessText SuccessTitleText PasswordLabelText NewPasswordLabelText Cancelbuttontext Changepasswordbuttontext Changepasswordtitletext Confirmnewpasswordlabeltext Long list of properties …
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A client has an FBA Environment for his extranet on SharePoint.  All pages on the extranet are protected by authentication, you need a username and password to access them. Now, what if you want to create pages that need no protection? In my case, pages to request access, to give your email and username when …
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UPDATE: Find the 2010 version here !! Struggling to find a good way to display a url in a list (output generated by the codeplex listsearch project), I found this solution from PathToSharePoint. Normally, when you use a calculated column to create a dynamic link, you get the full url, like “http://www.test.com?id=9876”, when you want …
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Configure PDF iFilter on 64 bit machines

January 25th, 2010 | Posted by Marijn in codeplex | sharepoint - (1 Comments)

The indexing of PDF’s at a client was not working. Together with a coworker (tnx Robbert Kloosterman) we fixed it by changing a registry value.   Round up: 1. install PDF iFilter for 64 bit 2. install the icon (easy fix: ttp://www.codeplex.com/SharePointPdfIcon) 3. start – run – regedit 4.  go  to “\\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\OfficeServer\12.0\Search\Applications\{site GUID}\Gather\Portal_Content\Extensions\ExtensionList 5. add …
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