Category Archive: SUGUK

Nov 24

Should I change the name?

To once a month updates? I haven’t stopped since I got back from SPC and have been dashing around between clients working on SharePoint 2007 issues. Doesn’t anyone understand I want to play with SharePoint 2010 now? Or more to the point, I need to upskill in some areas very quickly to get the most …

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Oct 13

Tentative Schedule for SharePoint Conference 2009 – Las Vegas

Ok, so Microsoft finally released the full session schedule during the last 24 hours and I’ve tentatively booked the sessions that I want to go see.. And this has to be subject to change because there are so many great sessions that i want to get into. Thank god Microsoft are going to provide an …

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Sep 19

Using Google Map API keys with Alternate Access Mapping.

On a clients Intranet/Extranet recently, I was asked to provide a static Google map for both staff and visitors to find the Head Office location. The main problem with this is that Google want you to use a static API key for each URL that will refer a connection. Obviously if you’re using alternate access …

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Aug 15

SUGUK London Meeting.

Well last night saw what was possibly the busiest August SUGUK meeting i’ve ever seen, so much so that they ran out of Pizza!! (Nick, this is a crime that can never be repeated!!!) Two very good sessions, the first by Eric (www.sharepointcowboy.com) Shupps (I think I spelled that right..) and the second from our …

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Apr 08

Dropdown option lists in webpart personalisation menus

I’ve been writing my own SharePoint webparts for a few months now and have been quite happy using personalisation options to provide a certain degree of control during runtime from the Edit Shared Webpart properties menu. All of these controls have either been using a text box entry or a tick box boolean, Until now …

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May 01

The Excel properties predicament – A resolution..

Well thanks to a fellow SUGUK member, I found the solution to passing Date values from Excel into a SharePoint document library. ‘The devil is in the detail’ as the saying goes and it’s no truer in this instance.. The trick is making sure that the date format of the text you’re passing out of …

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Mar 21

SUGUK – London Meeting.

I’ll be attending the London meeting of the SharePoint User Group UK on Thursday evening. I believe there are still some places left, so take a look at SUGUK Mtg – London 22nd March @ LBi The evening will be covering an InDepth look at SharePoint Search, looking at Set-up, configuration, customisation and limitations. This …

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