Archive for June, 2010

SharePoint 2010 – Ajax Panel in Web Part’s Editor Part

June 28 2010 12 comments

Have you ever wanted to have conditional property setting possibilities in your custom web parts? I have. The scenario has been that I would have wanted to render a control to web part property setting based on some other property selection – i.e. if user selects something from web part’s properties, something else would emerge to be selected from…

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SharePoint Server 2010 Finnish Language Pack Now Available

June 23 2010 9 comments

Good news for our Finnish colleagues: the Finnish language pack is finally available. It can be downloaded from MS download site, and TechNet has the required instructions for the installation.

Also note that according to thatTechNet page: “SharePoint Foundation 2010 language packs are not required for SharePoint Server 2010.”

Happy site creation!

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Single Master Page and Layout Design Techniques

June 18 2010 12 comments

Having a single master page for all your sites gives you some remarkable benefits. The same master page can also be applied to a system master page in order to give your customer the ultimate branding experience. This, however can lead to a few problems regarding how the system page layouts behave with your public facing master page.

The method…

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PowerShell Tip: Adding Users Without an Email Address

June 2 2010 7 comments

Here’s another handy quickie: we have a bunch of users we want to add as owners when building a SharePoint site, but the adduser STSADM command won’t accept an empty email address. We don’t have real addresses for the users, nor do we want to make something up.

The SharePoint API doesn’t require that users have email addresses, though, so…

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