Monthly Archives: September 2006

Upgrading to WSS v3 or MOSS 2007 (beta2 technical refresh) Step-by-Step

Now that the SharePoint 2007 Beta 2 Technical Refresh has been released to the masses, the first thing you need to do is read the install notes. Then you need to go check out Amanda’s posts which detail (with screenshots) … Continue reading

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SharePoint 2007 Features, FREE Appliation: Feature Explorer

If you are working with “Features” in SharePoint 2007, this free application will make your days much easier. Lloyd, one of the guys on our team wrote this for his own personal use but we decided to release it to … Continue reading

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The new face of SharePoint 2007, a first look at the new themes …

The following themese come standard out-of-the-box. I figured I would save you the hassle of applying every single one while looking for your favorite. These should keep you occupied for awhile – I’ll have a v3 theme pack to release … Continue reading

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SharePoint 2007: Updating MOSS Beta 2 to Beta 2 Technical Refresh (Beta 2TR)

Because the process for updating MOSS Beta 2 to the Beta 2TR might appear tricky to some, I have written the following step by step instructions for applying the update to an existing install.   For those looking to print these instructions off, I … Continue reading

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SharePoint 2007: Updating WSSv3 Beta 2 to the Beta 2 Technical Refresh

The process for updating WSSv3 with the TR is pretty similar to that of MOSS 2007.  The process is described below and can also be downloaded here. Update: You can find the direct links to all TR Downloads on the Microsoft SharePoint Team … Continue reading

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I'm Just a Feature

A very good read is available over on the Windows Mobile blog on how feature requests can or sometime cannot evolve into builds of the product.  It’s fascinating to read about the impacts of creating software for such a large … Continue reading

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Before installing the SharePoint 2007 Beta 2 Technical Refresh

First let’s cut to the chase. There are a few bumps in the road for B2TR in terms of a flawless double-click-and-go experience. The SharePoint Team needs to field test the Office Patching and B2TR is where it will be … Continue reading

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CSS Control Adapters, Update! (Beta 2)

Scott Guthrie reports there has been an update to the CSS control adpaters. Today we released a refresh of the CSS Control Adapters for ASP.NET 2.0 (incorporating bug fixes, feature suggestions, and adding support for new controls). You can download … Continue reading

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A consistent SharePoint 2007 experience even while browsing _layouts pages

Ok – so a perfect UX is simply not possible across the board when it comes to the _layouts pages in SharePoint 2007.   That being said now we should start looking at ways to maintain a consistent experience while moving … Continue reading

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Guilt

You know you have been slacking off from your normal activities (blogging, gaming, etc…) when even your Xbox starts giving your grief about not playing. 

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