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21
Thu

Creating a Document Rollup Using SharePoint 2013 Search

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One of the most powerful (and most overlooked) features in SharePoint 2013 is SharePoint Search. Unfortunately, few people realize just how powerful it can be. I suspect that this is because most people just envision a search box and search results when, in fact, is that there is so much potential with SharePoint Search–huge potential […]

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06
Wed

Hiding SharePoint 2013 Form Fields based on Permissions

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In a previous post, I explained how you could use a new feature in SharePoint 2013 called Client Side Rendering (CSR) to color code a list view. Using that same methodology, I’ll be going over how you can easily hide a form field based on SharePoint permissions…another one of those things that I’m always asked […]

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21
Mon

Color Coding a SharePoint 2013 List View the Right Way

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In this post, I’ll quickly go over how you can very easily customize an out of the box SharePoint 2013 List View using a lesser-known feature called Client Side Rendering (CSR). CSR basically provides a way of customizing List Views, Forms, Fields, and Search Results using nothing but HTML, JavaScript, and CSS. For this example […]

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05
Fri

Using Powershell and the SharePoint 2013 CSOM to Export List Data

by: Johnny Bouder | 4 Comments

One of the all too common tasks that I get in my current position is to export SharePoint list data to a spreadsheet. You might be thinking, why do that when SharePoint provides Export to Excel out of the box? Generally you can get by with just using the out of the box functionality. However, […]

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08
Tue

Using PowerShell to Update a SharePoint Site Group Description

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This post is in response to a comment that I received on a previous post. The comment essentially asked how you would go about updating the “About Me” (Description) of a SharePoint Site Group. You would think that you could just grab the SPGroup object, set the description, update, and you would be fine. Unfortunately, […]

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27
Fri

Taking SPQuery To The Max

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Recently I was working on a project which utilizes SharePoint to store backend data for a ticketing system. The layout of the data is a bit relational, much like SQL tables. In fact, some would say that it probably should be stored in SQL directly, but I disagree. I agree that using SharePoint lists will […]

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19
Wed

Helpful JavaScript Functions for SharePoint

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There is no mistaking it, when it comes to SharePoint 2010 and on, JavaScript plays a huge role. A lot of the JavaScript you generally don’t see however, and if you don’t know where to look, you might not know how to take advantage of it in your own coding. So I thought I would […]

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21
Mon

Creating a Custom SharePoint Calendar Rollup

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A few months ago I had a requirement to rollup multiple SharePoint 2010 Calendars into one centralized calendar. I initially thought, “overlays make that a piece of cake!” Little did I know, I was about to embark on a much longer adventure than I anticipated… It wasn’t long after I started adding the calendar overlays […]

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15
Mon

Storing Credentials in a SharePoint Property Bag

by: Johnny Bouder | 2 Comments

I recently posted about storing credentials in the Secure Store Service, and based on a few comments, I figured I should also post about storing credentials in the property bag. For this post I’m just going to keep it real simple and provide a few notes and the code (please don’t hesitate to ask for […]

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15
Fri

Creating a Dynamic Status Bar in SharePoint

by: Johnny Bouder | 10 Comments

In this quick example I’ll show how you can utilize a SharePoint list and the SharePoint 2010 Status Bar to provide messages to the user, which are dynamically updated every 10 seconds. And since we’ll be using the JavaScript Object Model, we’ll have all of the AJAX goodness we so desire, with minimal amounts of […]

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