Category: quick tip

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

Hide Recently modified items in SharePoint 2010 wiki

What are you talking about ? In SharePoint 2010, when you are working with a wiki or Site Pages library, a new menu appears on the quick launch navigation telling you which documents were recently modified. That is great to know, but if you are using the library for publishing purposes, your end-users don’t need …


quick tip: hide the quicklaunch bar in SharePoint 2010

If you want to hide the left quicklaunch bar on a page (for instance the home page of your intranet), you can choose a publishing page with no left bar.

But what if you want to use a webpart page ? Or when you started out with a team site?


Open non-office files in SharePoint 2010

Since we made the move to SharePoint 2010, we had some issues (both technical and functional) with the implementation. One of those issues was that our PDF documents could not open in a webpage. We just got the option to save the document, but not open it! Todd Klindt just wrote a solution for this issue …


Fantastic 40 templates on SharePoint 2010

Failed to start the database service MSSQL$OfficeServers

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 …


Write html code in SharePoint via Calculated Columns

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 …


Quick Tip (3): lookup field to a site on top

Imagine this case, like a customer of mine had: You have all kinds of project sites for all the projects in your company. Of course you have a site on top that links to all these sites, shows you some additional info etc.. Now, my client wanted to manage all issues on the top level …