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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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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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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At work we got a request to help someone out who was configuring a large workflow in SP Designer 2007 for a large BioTech company. We quickly got stuck with the activities that are ootb, but my coworker pointed me to these 2 solutions with extra activities !! 1. SPDActivities on Codeplex by unclepaul84 This …
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Put a clock on your SharePoint site

December 29th, 2009 | Posted by Marijn in design | sharepoint - (1 Comments)

For a customer I was implementing a clock on their homepage. Boy, you really find a lot of html clocks on the web..some more ugly then others and some with more weird logos as well.. So, instead of putting the html code into a Content Editor WP, let us look at the specific solutions that …
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So, you created this big portal for your suppliers, customers or other in SharePoint. You have implemented FBA but now you want to search in this extensive list of people ? Continuing on the FBA Codeplex solution by Stacy Draper, adding just a few lines of code can do this for you ! The FBA …
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I ran into a question from a client, who was working with FBA. He wanted to simplify his portal for extranet users, so he wanted to display a log out link on his page. It turns out the solution is really simple: just create a link to the _layouts/signout.aspx page in a content editor webpart. …
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Every Manager needs a dashboard, and every Program Manager needs a project dashboard, so he can view in an instance what projects are running good, and what projects need corrections. Ofcourse you can build something like that in SharePoint, with nice KPI’s, but that is quite easy, so you dont need me to tell you …
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