Enabling ECB menu on a custom column in SharePoint 2010 (Part 2)

OK. In Part 1, I’ve explained the problem of “Edit in undefined” when you enable the ECB menu on a field in the document library. To workaround this problem, we have to go back to the way we used for MOSS. In MOSS, when we want to enable the ECB menu on a field, we…

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Enabling ECB menu on a custom column in SharePoint 2010 (Part 1)

If you have ever tried to enable the ECB menu on a column other than Name or Title in MOSS 2007, you will love a new feature of SharePoint 2010, Show List Item Menu, like the screenshot below. This feature allows us to enable the ECB menu on almost all columns. In SharePoint Designer, if…

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Rendering a Field with the Custom XSLT Stylesheet

In MOSS 2007, how a field is rendered in a list view relies on its <RenderPattern> element which defines the actual CAML that SharePoint can use to render the field. However in SharePoint 2010, the list view rendering system has been changed significantly to rely on the XSLT stylesheets. To understand how different are the…

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