Creating a Global Calendar Webpart using SPCalendarView

In order to make such a custom Calendar Webpart that will display events from all Calendars on the site, Recurring and non-Recurring Events need to be treated differently. We need to expand the Recurring series using <DaterangesOverLap> in SPQuery.Query. Also , need to initialise SPCalendarItem’s ItemId property with either “Edit Menu Table End” or “Select”…

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Must have cube sheets for SharePoint Developers

Very useful  when “12” hive is not readily accessible for a quick search or even otherwise good to keep it handy : – List of WSS\MOSS 2007 Feature Definitions – List of ListTemplateIds – List of OOTB Fields – types,names,InternalNames – List of WebTemplateIDs All in Attachments.zip below : Attachments.zip


ItemAdded Event on Document Library & the file.. has been modified by.. on.. error.

I am sure most of us would have faced this issue when an ItemAdded eventreciever is attached to a Document Library, and in that we try to update a few non-default fields (say custom columns added on the Library) that are meant to be displayed on EditForm.aspx in updated state. An example would be to…

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Where do Custom Channel Properties go while migrating a MCMS site to MOSS?

Where do Custom Channel Properties go while migrating MCMS site to MOSS 2007? I am not sure if it’s a widely known fact among those who know about MCMS to MOSS migration more than I do. But still, for self-appeasement I will post what I found I created two properties (one Text and another Selection) in…


How to Hide Default Content Type from "New" menu

Once I received this question from one of my customer’s who probably hadn’t dabbled much with SharePoint OM : “I’ve created my own document library definition in which I removed the default Document content type, and added my own document content type, called MyDocument. After I activated my feature, the document library works fine and…

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WSS 3.0 Web Services : Some issues and Workarounds Part 1

Here, I write about few interesting scenarios, findings and workarounds while using SharePoint v3 webservices over the last couple of months. UpdateListItems and ContentTypes : Its about an Issue when using UpdateListItems to create a new Item in a Document Library having more than one content type. Scenario: We use the “UpdateListItems” method from the…

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Content By Query WebPart and the &quot;a&quot; Mystery

It’s about One of my favourites : Content By Query Webpart Quite some time back I faced an interesting issue where a ContentByQuery WebPart (CQWP) will show “a”s appended to the output – the output being “PublishingContent” of Pages based on a particular “Page Layout Content Type”.  It later turned out due to “Reusable Content”…


SharePoint Diaries : My First Post

Having been working, pursuing, supporting and customizing SharePoint for some time now and with quite a few interesting finds in my kitty, I have been contemplating this but eventually deferred on the decision to start my own blog. Probably the zest to learn more ,if I may admit, in someway may have overshadowed the interest to…