Monthly Archives: September 2010

OMG!! My first Wikipedia edit!!

Oh my god! I just made my first ever Wikipedia edit! While searching for info on Austrade (Australian Trade Commission), I came across this page on Wikipedia: I edited the page to remove the bit in red. Now I have … Continue reading

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Can’t see deployed custom field

OK so I couldn’t come up with a concise post title that describes the problem! I was writing XML to deploy a number of custom fields through a feature. The feature activated fine. Two of the three fields were visible in … Continue reading

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Can’t edit list forms in SharePoint Designer: soap:ServerServer was unable to process request. —> Value does not fall within the expected range.

In SharePoint Designer 2010 I would always get the error message below when I try to open any list form (DispForm.aspx, EditForm.aspx, etc) for editing. soap:ServerServer was unable to process request. —> Value does not fall within the expected range. … Continue reading

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LINQ to SharePoint and transaction

In SharePoint 2010 you can use LINQ to insert items into a list like this: using (var context = new DataEntitiesDataContext(http://localhost/)) {        var item1 = new MyListItem();        item1.Comment = “Item 1”;        var item2 = new MyListItem();        … Continue reading

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Class needs to be public for WSPBuilder to add as SafeControl

When WSPBuilder builds the WSP package, it looks through all the classes in the assembly. If it sees any class that inherits from WebControl (and perhaps also Control/UserControl?), it will automatically instruct the manifest to add the assembly to the … Continue reading

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Open Command Window Here in Windows Explorer – this is COOL!

OK here’s something cool I learnt at TechED AU. In Windows Server 2008, in Windows Explorer, if you hold down the Shift key and right click on the content listing of a folder (i.e. the right pane), you will get … Continue reading

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