Changing a SharePoint list column size – alternate to using SharePoint Designer

Posted By Posted by: Dan Stopher on March 16, 2012

Background SharePoint standard functionality does not allow a user to define the width of a column. This is most frequently desired when the list is viewed as a whole, and SharePoint automatically word wraps longer field entries – resulting in a somewhat disjointed view display. Such as the Title  and Status fields in the below

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Default Way of Opening Excel from Web

Posted By Posted by: EPM Partners on February 3, 2012

If you upload excel 2010 workbooks into Pwa, say the Shared Documents folder, select the name of the document to open, it defaults to opening it in Excel web viewer. From here you can open the workbook in excel for further editing and viewing. Fine.   So now you would like to link to these

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SharePoint List Parent/Child Relationship – E.g. Creating List B items from List A

Posted By Posted by: EPM Partners on January 16, 2012

SharePoint List Parent/Child Relationship – E.g. Creating List B items from List A Problem The best solution to be able to efficiently create 1 or more linked child list items from a parent list. Solution 1 The blog below outlines how to achieve the above using workflows – (See link below). http://ppm.griff-in.net/2011/10/creating-actions-from-issues-and-risks.html E.g. A user

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Reporting on Lists from Project Workspaces (SharePoint Sites)

Posted By Posted by: Laith Adel on July 14, 2011

It has been always a challenge to report on custom SharePoint lists in project workspaces, lists like Issues and Risks have its own special reporting techniques (I won’t go through this here), but if you create other lists in your project workspace, like “Changes’ . ‘Purchase Orders’, Lessons Learned’, etc. it was always hard to

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How to Check the Version of SharePoint / Project Server Installed

Posted By Posted by: EPM Partners on December 7, 2010

It seems SharePoint 2010 gives a nice new way to say exactly what versions of the binaries are installed on any given server in your farm, this is a great enhancement from 2007 which effectively required a Windows Explorer properties check at times to be absolutely sure that all the servers had been updated! Find

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Why when I upload multiple files to a workspace are they automatically checked out

Posted By Posted by: Dan Stopher on October 5, 2010

In a typical SharePoint document library you can use the “Upload Multiple Files”, or use drag & drop in Explorer View, to upload multiple files or folders quickly and easily. However sometimes the files are kept in “Checked out” mode and will not be available for others until they are checked in. This is because to

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Project Server 2010 Hosted Demo Available

Posted By Posted by: EPM Partners on March 2, 2010

If your looking for a preview of Project Server 2010 then Microsoft have made available a fully configured demo image which is now available online: Access it directly here at the Microsoft Virtual Labs. See the following blog link if you want some more info or are game to try your hands at the full Hyper-V version,

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