Monthly Archives: January 2008

SharedView – a Desktop sharing application

Hi all. I’ve recently had a crack at using the Microsoft tool SharedView – It’s a competitor to The Citrix "GoTo" web apps and it’s free (nice). It has some good points (It’s super easy to just share a single … Continue reading

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Managing SharePoint using PowerShell

Okay, firstly – does anyone use PowerShell? If you did, what did you use before PowerShell? What’s it good for? What do you not use it for? I hear and see a lot about it, but I just can’t find … Continue reading

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Collecting data from a user in a workflow

There’s a set of very informative articles about ways to use workflows built in SP Designer on the Microsoft Office website. Useful for guys like me who manage all workflow from Designer 🙂 Collect data from a user in a … Continue reading

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Conditional Formatting using the DataGrid in SP Designer

Jon’s blog on how to do Conditional Formatting in Designer with the DataGrid view contains some excellent instructions and suggestions on how to add some usability enhancements to the data being presented from the DataGrid. Showing / Hiding text based … Continue reading

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Organising and navigating your SharePoint Site

One of the challenges when consulting on SharePoint deployments is getting a consensus or a majority decision on the Navigation and logical portal structure. Suzanne from MS has a really good blog post on a few different ways to come … Continue reading

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Microsoft Sync Framework

Microsoft has brought the connected devices world a bit closer with their Microsoft Sync Framework. The CTP was released in November and after reading through this article it does look like it will offer a lot of benefits in the … Continue reading

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SharePoint Server Farm Maintenance

I’ve just seen an interesting posting on Chandima’s blog describing some basic maintenance tasks that need to be performed – a good "Task List" for MOSS Health checks. It covers such topics as: Deployment and configuration documentation Patch Maintenance Administration … Continue reading

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