Some Sharepoint Search & Governance Resources

  http://blogs.msdn.com/sharepoint/archive/tags/Search/default.aspx – search related from Microsoft’s Sharepoint Product Team – also includes ‘How We Did It’ links for other customers http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb735129.aspx – written by Microsoft IT on how Microsoft has used search  internally http://www.microsoft.com/sharepoint/capabilities/es/overview.mspx – Enterprise Search whitepapers and webcasts http://www.microsoft.com/enterprisesearch/ – plethora of resources on Enterprise Search including analyst write-ups. For governance I…


Linq to Sharepoint

As part of my outstanding "Sharepoint Today" gadget I wanted to use CML to query various Sharepoint sites. Thanks to these Linq to Sharepoint projects this could be much easier than learning CML: Codeplex project: http://www.codeplex.com/LINQtoSharePoint Link I found this from: http://dotnetaddict.dotnetdevelopersjournal.com/linq_to_sharepoint.htm   Video: How Do I: Use LINQ To SharePoint to Retrieve SharePoint Data?…

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Issues when editing editing PDFs via Sharepoint 2007

Earlier this year I had a customer who had some trouble editing PDF’s from within SharePoint. Edit Document is a standard feature of SharePoint. It requires Windows SharePoint Services (WSS) to open the document (specifically Owssupp.dll file) http://www.frontpages-web-hosting.net/esupport/index.php?_m=knowledgebase&_a=viewarticle&kbarticleid=112&nav=0,18 3) With help the standard "Open Document" icon can be represented as a PDF one and action…

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Sharepoint – Can not add the user because a user with that name already exists

I have been having some trouble aligning Sharepoint and Team Foundation Server source control security. More on this later. My current problem was that my domain account was taking precedence on the Sharepoint site. It made no sense to have both user types registered if one was being used. So I deleted one. In my testing I tried to add my…

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