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Sync custom AD properties to SharePoint Profile
Here are some step-by-step instructions regarding configuring SharePoint to sync with custom AD attributes:Add the custom attribute in Active DirectoryThis part will have to be your doing; here is some documentation regarding creating customattributes in AD: Open up the miisclient.exe ......

Posted On Tuesday, May 29, 2012 7:56 AM

How to find Microsoft.SharePoint.ApplicationPages.dll and some other assemblies
You may be wondering where to find Microsoft.SharePoint.Applic... , if you are creating a new SharePoint application page? But don’t worry, it resides in _app_bin folder of your SharePoint site’s virtual directory.Assuming your IIS inetpub is at C then the exact path of Microsoft.SharePoint.Applic... isC:\Inetpub\wwwroot\wss\Vi... Virtual Server>\_app_bin\Microso... is the full list of assemblies at _app_bin folder:Microsoft.Office.Doc... ......

Posted On Tuesday, May 29, 2012 7:56 AM

Choosing the right site template - SharePoint 2010
SharePoint 2010 provides a number of templates for creating new sites. Most organizations will decide for you which SharePoint templates you're going to use; it’s usually either a Team Site template or a Publishing Site template. The other templates are specialized. Product Available Site Templates Typical Usage Scenarios SharePoint Foundation 2010 Team Site, Meeting Workspace, Blog More people contribute content than read it; also when you want basic layouts SharePoint Server 2010, Standard license; ......

Posted On Thursday, May 17, 2012 5:02 PM

Deleting duplicated fields from the Form Library's content type, created due to multiple publish attempts on InfoPath 2010
If you did not pay attention to the last step before publishing an InfoPath 2010 form to a SharePoint server and you are facing a lot of problems because the publish created duplicate columns. Look no further, this post will make your life easier.A lot of us use InfoPath and have to deal with its annoying bugs day in and day out. But we just have to be more careful and aware to avoid any situations where there's no second option.Today, I was working with an InfoPath form, and was converting a regular ......

Posted On Thursday, May 17, 2012 4:28 PM

How to decide on SharePoint Metadata
Deciding the amount of metadata needed for a SharePoint project is one of the most complicated tasks in the project life cycle. Commonly known as Information Architecture, this task can really get messy if not done correct since there is a thin line between what's needed and what's a burden.As shown in the figure below, the metadata caters to your search, record management and business process needs. Thereby making it the prime ingredient of a successful SharePoint implementation. Metadata is complicated ......

Posted On Tuesday, May 8, 2012 11:20 AM

Removing the checkbox in front of list items in SP2010
Here’s a quick one about modifying list views to remove the checkbox that appears next to list items. It’s really simple but it is a new element of SharePoint 2010 list views and one where it is not immediately obvious that it is configurable (to me anyway!).The checkbox appears next to items in list views so that they can be selected by the user and therefore be ‘acted‘ upon from the ribbon. Sometimes however this just isn’t what’s required – for example when we simply want to show a list of links ......

Posted On Tuesday, May 1, 2012 10:22 AM

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