Archive for May, 2009

A very interesting symptom occurred to me the past time. In a document library I was trying to edit document properties but I received an error that I don’t have rights. Strange. Even if I tried to edit with a site collection administrator account, I got the same error. After searching for a while, I’ve […]

Monday, May 25th, 2009 at 10:56 | 5 comments

Today the strangest thing happened. During the content migration suddenly the target list lost the proper destination. The result was ALL the lookup values missing and the dropdown empty when adding /editing. Horror! if this would have been a short list the first thing I’d do is to restore it from backup and recover the […]

Tuesday, May 19th, 2009 at 15:24 | 2 comments

If you’re in SharePoint branding, this small command-line utility might come in handy. If you have a custom template made and deployed to server and after a while you need to make a small modification, you can already be stuck with hundreds of subwebs using your custom template. If you make a change to the […]

Monday, May 11th, 2009 at 07:49 | 0 comments

I’ve had an interesting challenge recently. I’ve needed to create a custom site theme where certain subwebs would have their “identifiers” in design. What I mean by that: The site collection would have a specific theme applied, but in certain subwebs you should have the option of changing the banner for example. The solution is […]

Friday, May 8th, 2009 at 11:17 | 0 comments
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Before you go and make a long series of if clauses check the following: If you need to get the month name from a date (and time) field, simply use the following formula: =TEXT([DateField];”mmmm”) if you just need the three letters of the month name, replace “mmmm” with “mmm”. Now the problem may arise if […]

Thursday, May 7th, 2009 at 14:29 | 7 comments
Categories: SharePoint

Thanks Michael for pointing the issue out. I’ve finally caught up on some work that needed to be done on ERTE and now the new version is available for download. The updates are as follows: Fix for IE8, wrapped the thing in a function so you can run it on custom event added support for […]

Wednesday, May 6th, 2009 at 19:02 | 5 comments
Categories: ERTE, Flash, JavaScript, SharePoint