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Dynamic SharePoint Graphical Inventory using Visio Viewer

Written by: Ricardo Palhano Subscribe to this Author's RSS feed

Dynamic SharePoint Graphical Inventory using Visio Viewer In this post we will create a Visio diagram with data shapes linked to multiple SharePoint lists.  We will then display the Visio floorplan diagram in a SharePoint inventory dashboard. 1. We start with multiple lists containing various different inventories. In this example we have different lists to manage […]

Dynamic SharePoint List Dashboard using Excel Viewer

Written by: Ricardo Palhano Subscribe to this Author's RSS feed

Dynamic SharePoint List View Dashboard with Excel Viewer This post will cover how to create an Excel Dashboard inside of a SharePoint list or library view, using the Excel Viewer web part and an Excel sheet linked to your list or library.  The Excel sheet will use pivot charts and tables to display the data we want […]

Knowledge Base Dashboard with SharePoint Content Query and Search

Written by: Ricardo Palhano Subscribe to this Author's RSS feed

Initial Setup for a Knowledge Base 1. We start with a set of documents for our Knowledge Base.  They are in a new Content Type and we have added in some fields to make it easier to organize and search. 2. We can create views to try and organize this library, but there are alternatives that can […]

A Look at Microsoft’s SharePoint Mobile App

Written by: Ricardo Palhano Subscribe to this Author's RSS feed

When will the mobile app be released? For companies that heavily utilize Microsoft SharePoint, a mobile solution is on its way. The official SharePoint mobile apps will be released later this month for iOS, and later this year for Windows Mobile and Android. I, myself, have not had the chance to play with any betas of the […]

Creating a Document Rollup Using SharePoint 2013 Search

Written by: Johnny Bouder Subscribe to this Author's RSS feed

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 […]

Hiding SharePoint 2013 Form Fields based on Permissions

Written by: Johnny Bouder Subscribe to this Author's RSS feed

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 […]

SharePoint 404 error Site Collection Corrupted (error 0x80070003), How to Delete

Written by: Ricardo Palhano Subscribe to this Author's RSS feed

SharePoint 404 error Site Collection Corrupted (error 0x80070003) How to Delete Previously we took a look at a possible cause of a 404 error in SharePoint after a content database restoration. This time we have determined that the site collection is corrupt, and we don’t have any backups (you should always have backups).  Another scenario […]

Fix a SharePoint 404 error (Caused by restoring a previous copy of a content database)

Written by: Ricardo Palhano Subscribe to this Author's RSS feed

SharePoint 404 error (After restoring a previous copy of a content database to replace the current one) A 404 error in SharePoint can mean multiple things.  In this case it happens because we restored an older version of a content database to resolve an issue.  Now when we go to the site we get a […]

SharePoint 2013 Business Connectivity Services, Create a Display Template for a Result Source or Result Type (Bonus Part of 3)

Written by: Ricardo Palhano Subscribe to this Author's RSS feed

Back to Part 3  Create a new SharePoint Item Display Template In the previous blog post we had created all of our SharePoint BDC connections, content types, search schemas, and crawls.  But the display left something to be desired.  Now we will update the display templates to show a bit more information in our search results. […]

SharePoint 2013 Any Color Coded Calendar, Step by Step

Written by: Ricardo Palhano Subscribe to this Author's RSS feed

Previously MetroStar had a blog on how to create a color coded calendar Out of the box (OOB). This post will cover step by step on how you can leverage just a bit of JS that you can easily copy and paste into a Content Editor Web Part to achieve a more robust solution. So […]