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Working with Date Formats in SharePoint 2010

As you may or may not know, you can sometimes use the Regional Settings in SharePoint to present dates and currency type information in a format that is typical for your locale. For example, today (March 26, 2012) is typically … Continue reading

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SPTECHCON 2012 in San Francisco – Thanks for Coming Out!

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of heading down to San Francisco for the SPTECHCON conference. This was a great opportunity for me since I hadn’t spoken at this conference before and also because…well it was February and … Continue reading

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SharePoint 2010 Quick Hints – Where Are All The Templates?

So one of the things that you may notice when you create a new site collection in SharePoint Server 2010 based upon the Publishing Portal is that your initial options for creating new content areas such as lists and sites … Continue reading

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Site and Site Collection Level Recycle Bin

Previously a common question I would get from folks new to SharePoint would be “How do I recover the site I just deleted via the Recycle Bin?” to which unfortunately my reply would be “Umm you don’t.” This was a … Continue reading

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The Content Query Web Part, A Document Library and An Anonymous User

The title of this post sounds something like a joke but alas it’s no joke but rather an unpleasant error you may encounter at some point using SharePoint Server 2010. If you have a Content Query Web Part (CQWP) on … Continue reading

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Where Has Amanda Been?

Well its certainly been a while since I have posted here.  This past year has introduced a wide variety of things that have slowed down my blog posts. First up, we released our latest book! Beginning SharePoint 2010: Building Business … Continue reading

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Effectively Leveraging Project 2010 with SharePoint 2010 for Project Management Success

Join us 8pm EST on Wednesday, September 29th for another SharePoint Nation! User Group Meeting and Webcast featuring Dux Raymond Sy (http://www.meetdux.com). Session Abstract: Effectively Leveraging Project 2010 with SharePoint 2010 for Project Management Success Microsoft Project is a project … Continue reading

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Web Content Management Webcast

Join us on Wednesday, August 25th at 8PM EDT for another SharePoint Nation Virtual User Group Meeting featuring Amanda Perran and Shane Perran.  Details below: Web Content Management with SharePoint 2010 Looking for a detailed overview on the capabilities of SharePoint … Continue reading

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SharePoint Nation! Creating Custom Actions

Join us on Wednesday, July 21st at 8PM EDT for another SharePoint Nation Virtual User Group Meeting featuring Geoff Varosky.  Details below: Creating Custom Actions within SharePoint Custom Actions control features in SharePoint such as the Edit Control Block, the Site … Continue reading

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