Free fix for view selection on pages with more then 1 webpart in SharePoint 2010

What are you talking about?
Don’t know if you have encountered this already, but when you add a webpart to a list, you no longer have the possibilty to choose a view on that list.
Let me elaborate:
When you have a list, you can click right next to the name to select a view.

When you add a content editor or another list on that page, the view option on top of the page disapears.

What is it ?
The solution is a free site feature fr om Pentalogic that you activate on for every site.
It works as follows:
o Looks for List View Web Parts that are present on a page but not set to visible and sets them to visible.
o On other web part and wiki pages it adds a List View Selector Menu for the first list view web part it can find.
o It uses the exact same interface that SharePoint normally uses, the user doesn’t have to do anything different to what they normally do.
More info here

The solution
Pentalogic has a free site feature that fixes this behavior.

About: Marijn

Marijn Somers (MVP) has over 14 years experience in the SharePoint world, starting out with SP2007. Over the years the focus has grown to Office 365, with a focus on collaboration and document management. He is a business consultant at Balestra and Principal Content Provider for "Mijn 365 Coach" that offers dutch employee video training. His main work tracks are around user adoption, training and coaching and governance. He is also not afraid to dig deeper in the technicalities with PowerShell, adaptive cards or custom formatting in lists and libraries. You can listen to him on the biweekly "Office 365 Distilled" podcast.


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