September 2010 Entries

Integrating Windows Form Click Once Application into SharePoint 2007–Part 4 of 4

(This is a series of posts covering how to include a WinForm app inside a SharePoint 2007 application, which allows users to upload batches of files to a SharePoint document library. For further info, please see Posts One, Two, and Three. All of the code can be downloaded in Post Two.) Just a quick review of our solution, as detailed in the first three posts of this series: a Custom Action adds a menu choice to a document library’s Upload menu, which links to a Windows Form application deployed using ......

How to organize your desktop and keep it that way

I’ve been using a utility for the last couple of years that organizes my desktop – Stardock Fences – and I was going to write up a review saying how cool and useful it is. However, others have already done that here and here (and many more via Google). So instead of rehashing those reviews, I’ll just say this: I find that the hiding icons feature and the screen resize features are great when I’m using my laptop for presentations. I’ve used this utility on Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 R2, and Windows ......

Google Search tips & tricks

Over the course of using Google for the past ten years, I’ve found several tips and tricks to using the search engine. This post covers the ones that I’ve found most useful. Limit your search to one site Have you ever tried to find something that you know must exist on a particular site? This happens to me when I’m looking for info on Microsoft’s site. So, I’ll often enter a search term into Google and then add “site:microsoft.com” . Google will then only return hits that are on the *.microsoft.com ......