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Using Control Adapter to Set Default Values for Publishing Pages

February 24 2010 66 comments

Developers, who use customized page layouts bound with custom content type, have probably realized that if your custom content type is not the default content type of Pages library, you will not get default values populated when you create a new page. One way to work around this is to create feature, which sets your customized content type to be...

CAML and Querying Boolean Fields

February 22 2010 19 comments

Today I had some trouble trying to filter out items by a field of type Boolean. I have a custom content type definition which has a FieldRef to a Field:

  <Field
   Type="Boolean"
   DisplayName="IsHeadlineDisplayName"
   Description="IsHeadlineDescription"
   Required="TRUE"
 

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February 19 2010 One comment

For all the social media addicts: you can now follow us on Facebook on our brand new fan page. We also tweet our posts in Twitter.

We are also included on the Featured SharePoint Blogs of Bamboo Solutions, for example in the digest for February the 18th.

Upgrade Path from SharePoint 2010 Beta/RC to RTM is Blocked

February 17 2010 15 comments

In the installation notice of SharePoint 2010 public beta, it was mentioned that:

“This beta is not supported and you CANNOT upgrade the installation to RTM when it’s released.”

It was later clarified in more detail in a TechNet blog article by Steve Chen. The upgrade paths and the content database attach methods from pre-RTM to RTM will be prevented by technical means. Apparently Microsoft...

Content Queries Using SharePoint Enterprise Search API

February 15 2010 33 comments

In an earlier post to SharePoint Blues Juho wrote about the challenge of – how to find anything from the sea of content. One way of solving this issue is to use SharePoint Enterprise Search API and the FullTextSqlQuery class. This class allows you to query SharePoint content using SQL syntax. FullTextSqlQuery queries always query from SCOPE(). In...

Three Cases of List Manipulations in Recent Real Life Cases

February 12 2010 3 comments

Case 1: AllowDeletion

There might be a case where you have custom document libraries in your SharePoint-solution bound to a customer specific custom content type. It might be confusing for the customer to have the default libraries, which come when the Office SharePoint Server Publishing feature has been activated.

“Some user will at some point inevitably put...

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