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sharepoint 2007

How to “Sign In As Different User” in SharePoint 2013/2016

I recently had to sign in as a test user on a SharePoint 2013 development environment, but I wasn’t able to locate the Sign In As Different User link that had been present in SharePoint 2010. It’s no longer available in SharePoint 2013/2016. This is a great option to have, especially for developers who need to test apps under different […]

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Infopath Restrict visibility to users in a SharePoint Group

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This has to be one of the best post i have seen in a while, down tot eh point and great explanation. originally got it from http://info.akgroup.com/blog-0/bid/69277/InfoPath-Restrict-visibility-to-users-in-a-SharePoint-Group by Posted by Sue Hernandez I receive lots of questions about how to limit a Section, a Button, or a View to only users within a specific SharePoint Group.  This is absolutely do-able, […]

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Change the Site Logo on Web Part Pages

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I get this question a lot, “How come when we change our site logo for the site collection that it reverts to the default logo on some of our pages?” Well 9 times out of 10, those pages you are referring to are Web Part Pages. Those types of pages have their own logo, and if someone knows the official […]

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Pre-populate the People Picker

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In business forms, a common requirement is to pre-populate a people picker control, such as to default to the name of the currently logged in user, which would then allow them to pick someone else if needed.  For example, a secretary could fill out a travel request for her boss, and in the “Traveler” people picker, she could pick his […]

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Undelete and revert: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for version history

Overview Transporter Desktop 2.7 introduces a powerful new version history feature, also known as Transporter Versions. This FAQ document provides background information on how it works and what expectations you should have when using it. While simple to use, version history has nuances that will make this FAQ worth your time, such as what happens when sharing a folder or renaming a file. Frequently Asked […]

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Difference between a list vs a document library

Lists:  SharePoint lists are web based editable tables.It gives us the ability to work with structured data. List is going to store the same sorts of data that you would normally place into a spreadsheet A list contains items that are collections of fields/properties/columns.optionally can have one or more attachment When the user searches for a keyword in a document […]

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SharePoint – Use PowerShell to get all Owners, Full Control Users and Site Collection Administrators

So who has control in your SharePoint? Some users are members of the site’s Owners group while others have been directly given Full Control. Some may be Site Collection Administrators or even have “super powers” granted at the Web Application level. How do you find these? PowerShell to the rescue!   Get all users who are members of the “Owners” […]

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Create a Simple Time-Based Email Reminder for SharePoint Calendar Events

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This falls under the category of “Why can’t SharePoint do that out of the box?”. See if this sounds familiar: You’re a good SharePoint user, storing documents in a library and collaborating with your coworkers, and using a calendar to store team dates.  Someone says to you “Hey I want to get an email reminder for these events on the […]

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Item ID in display and edit forms

Open up the View page for any of your list items and add ToolPaneView=2 onto the end of the URL to open up the page in edit mode. Note – if you already have a query string (&ID=xzx…) on the end of the url then you need to use &ToolPaneView=2 and if you don’t its ?ToolPaneView=2 e.g. http://yoursite/Lists/Tasks/DispForm.aspx?ID=1 => http://yoursite/Lists/Tasks/DispForm.aspx?ID=1&ToolPaneView=2 http://yoursite/Lists/Tasks/DispForm.aspx […]

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SP 2010 How to redirect InfoPath form to a custom Thank You page

Problem: Although Info path gives you the ability to create a custom message after submission, lots of users have requested more than that. They haven’t been happy with the way the form just leaves you sitting there in the List, it can be confusing. So we have a way in which you can make an InfoPath form function like a […]

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