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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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Does SharePoint 2010 Mess With My Active Directory?

May 31 2010 20 comments

Before the launch SharePoint 2010 was advertised to come with “AD or LDAP writeback” capabilities. SP2010 ships with the the profile synchronization engine from ForeFront Identity Manager (FIM). This is a huge step from the simple profile import functionality of MOSS.

When hearing this, every IT administrator gasps. Will SP2010 mess with my Active Directory?  Suspicions arise when SharePoint guys come to…

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SharePoint 2010 Development Certifications – Preliminary Exam Scopes Published

April 19 2010 9 comments

There are now official Microsoft exam pages for 70-573 TS: Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Application Development and 70-576 PRO: Designing and Developing Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Applications. Read especially the “skills measured” sections. The pages also state the exam publishing date to by July 12.

A complete list of SharePoint 2010 exams and certifications can be found on Microsoft Partner Portal.

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SharePoint & Office 2010 RTM Availability Date Announced

April 19 2010 No comments yet

Microsoft announced on Friday that Office & SharePoint 2010 RTM binaries will be available for SA customers starting 27th of April. Other customers can download the binaries starting 1st of May. SharePoint 2010 RTM will first be available in English, French, Spanish, German, Russian, and Dutch. No mention of the Finnish language pack yet.

Start your engines!

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Data Sheet View Not Working?

March 31 2010 20 comments

The data sheet view in SharePoint is a useful tool for quickly editing several list items. It exists also in SharePoint 2010.

When using the browser of the SharePoint server, the data sheet view does not usually load, even though it works fine on the client workstations.

This is by design, as the data sheet view is implemented by using…

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Microsoft White Papers: SharePoint & Office Compatibility

March 24 2010 8 comments

In 2007 Microsoft made a great white paper about using Office 2000-2007 clients with SharePoint 2003 or 2007, considering issues such as document management. Recently they published a new white paper that also includes SharePoint 2010 comparisons. These two documents help you to choose when to upgrade to latest Office version to get all out of your SharePoint.

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