Let’s do a quick review of how contextual searching in SharePoint Server 2010 FAST Search is supposed to be configured. For those of you who don’t know, contextual seraching is defined by the extra cs paramater in any given search query string. So for example, your search query may look like: http://server/Search/Pages/results.aspx?k=project documents&cs=This Site If […]Continue Reading →
This post is a bit of a follow up to my previous post on Basic Validation in Nintex Forms.
I wanted to cover the scenario where you’ve applied some custom styling to your text boxes and are finding that the required field validation around the input is no longer taking affect.Continue Reading →
Within Office 365, users have the ability to create Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents directly within the browser, without requiring the Microsoft Word client (this leverages OWA). Awesome right. But how about when we’ve got Office Web Apps (OWA) configured in our SharePoint farm? Can we force new documents to always be created in the browser and not the client?Continue Reading →
If you’ve read my previous posts on FAST Search in SharePoint 2010, you’ll be familiar with my article where I describe the issues I had with the Content Distributor ports for FAST. My initial research into this issue let me to the following blog: http://fastforum.info/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=223. Basically the users commenting in this thread talk about an […]Continue Reading →
Karine Bosch’s blog post on the SharePoint DateTimeControl is really great for understanding how to use this control in your custom web parts or application pages. It’s probably one of the only really good resources out there on this control. So to summarize, the SelectedDate property let’s us know what date the user has selected. […]Continue Reading →
Because I don’t write nearly enough on this topic, I figured why not add another post about the splendid PeopleEditor control for SharePoint. Actually, these posts happen to be among my most popular. So popular in fact, that they are constantly being stolen and posted on other blogs without so much as a courtesy ping […]Continue Reading →