Monthly Archives: October 2006

Did you know a Blank Site created using STSADM is different than via the browser?

Ted Pattison pointed this out a few days ago and I’ve been meaning to mention it ever since as I was fairly suprised by the news. Try these two things… 1) Go to the WSS Central Admin application and create … Continue reading

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Home Again

Well my Ottawa trip has come to an end.  I was at the GTEC conference where I think I performed more consecutive SharePoint 2007 demos in a 3 day period than has ever been done before.  I even had my … Continue reading

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Interested in the CENTRO Beta

Direct Copy, So, what is “Centro” you ask………..? I am glad you asked…. :)  We are looking for a few good testers to help influence the direction of this new Microsoft® Windows Server Solutions Product. Do you have three 64 … Continue reading

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GTEC 2006 in Ottawa

I am on the road again this week.  This time I am in Ottawa for the GTEC 2006 conference.  If you are in town for the same, drop by the Microsoft booth and say hi.  I will be there demoing … Continue reading

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UDC Series on InfoPath Blog

Back in the day…you know way back before InfoPath 2007…I used InfoPath 2003 (and SharePoint) to address a lot of my needs as a Product Manager and consultant.  I created a custom CRM system for managing our customer opportunities, billing … Continue reading

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SharePoint Designer 2007 problem connecting to a site which uses a managed path?

If you are using managed paths and having trouble connecting to a site using a managed path in SharePoint Designer 2007 try the following steps: Check to see if the server you are connecting to is referenced in the Open Site … Continue reading

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Been bitten by the repeating icon bug in a custom SharePoint 2007 B2TR theme?

If you have been creating custom themes in B2TR, you have likely come across the reapeating icon bug which shows up behind the lists/libaries in the quick launch menu. This is a known (and very minor) issue in B2TR – … Continue reading

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Still Kicking…

Just a quick post to break the silence.  It has been a difficult and long week.  As Shane has pointed out on his blog, we lost over dog this past week.  An event that has been far more difficult to … Continue reading

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CSS Tip: Please use ALL Link States

There are four link states which can be specified and each one is equally important – especially when you have multiple link styles in your CSS.  If you miss a state, it can (and does) get picked up by a … Continue reading

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When you lose something you can't replace

Today I said good-bye to someone very special to me, a great friend of 10 years – my dog Zhiva.  She was much more than a pet, she was quite simply a family member.  While it’s hard to accept, and … Continue reading

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