Posts Tagged “2010”

Data Sheet View Not Working?

March 31 2010 26 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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Federated Search & External Web Sites

March 22 2010 9 comments

MOSS has a great search functionality, especially for indexing SharePoint content. But when it comes to indexing organization’s external web sites, some problems may arise. The crawling and ranking mechanisms are tuned for indexing structured intranal content and do not always perform optimically with external web site content.

Indexing organization’s external web sites creates also problems in presenting the content….

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SharePoint & Office 2010 Release Date Set

March 6 2010 One comment

According to Microsoft SharePoint Team Blog, the official launch date of SharePoint 2010 and Office 2010 is now set to be May 12th. The RTM should be ready in April. Exciting news for all of us Microsoft professionals!

We recently wrote about upgrade path from SP2010 beta/RC to RTM being blocked. When we get the RTM…

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Remote BLOB Storage Does Not Save Your SharePoint

March 3 2010 21 comments

SharePoint stores all portal content in content databases. This means that large documents and other binary large objects (BLOBs) quickly push the databases towards the recommended 100GB maximum size limit. Item versioning settings make this even worse, as every minor or major version creates a new binary copy of the document into the database.

A brand new feature of SharePoint…

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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…

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