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Tangible Thoughts SharePoint, MOSS? and all the other questions May 2007 Entries
Lessons Learnt on the BDC
Here are few lessons learnt from playing with the BDC on a project 1. Even though the BDC can crawl associated entities in your database schema, the search results will not show related entity instances for the item you searched. 2. In case of mapping 'complex' db schemas specially ones that contain m:n relationships between entities, sometimes it might be advisable to show un-normalized relationships via stored procedures or views, but this approach provides the following roadblocks Un-normalized ......

Posted On Wednesday, May 23, 2007 4:21 AM

Wireless USB
Wirelss USB? Yes that right, I am referring to this. Cool as it may sound, I am wondering if the over abundance of wirelss signals is good for the human body. Dont get me wrong, I love my wifi, but then again to connect your average devices to your machine is it neccessary? The only worthwhile application I can think for this at the moment is a connection to a printer from a laptop. But thats nothing the latest printers with a an inbuilt print server cant solve. Cross-posted from ......

Posted On Wednesday, May 16, 2007 11:37 PM

Basic Necessities

The basic necessities a person needed was

Food, Shelter and Clothing.

That was the good old days, for me now its, Food, Shelter, Clothing, Laptop and Internet.

Cross-posted from

Posted On Monday, May 7, 2007 11:44 PM

Moving Search Scopes among Display Groups
This is a bit of a kludge in SharePoint 2007. In your site collection how do you move your search scope from one display group to another? Logically you would expect there to be an option in the context menu (i.e. Site Settings -> Search Scopes [Under Site Collection Administration]) of the search scope, or be able to change it in the subsequent page when clicking the search scope. That isnt the way. Here is how you would have to do it. 1. On the Search Scopes Page click on the name of the display ......

Posted On Tuesday, May 1, 2007 7:00 AM

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