Custom SharePoint .ASPX form–Could Not Load Type

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This is starting to get dangerous…I’m blogging about SharePoint development twice in a row.  Again, this may be something very basic to most SharePoint developers, but as I learn, I enjoy blogging about issues I’ve discovered and things I’ve learned as I continue to develop more. My next venture into SharePoint development is to create some custom .ASPX forms for … Read More

SharePoint 2007 – Updates Version Numbers

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Thanks to a co-worker for this blog post – http://msfarmer.blogspot.com/2009/07/sharepoint-versions.html It lists all of the updates for MOSS and WSS 2007 along with what version number the update is.  I’ve had several times when I’ve wanted to know exactly what version number went with which update and was never able to find a comprehensive list (I would always ask this … Read More

SharePoint ULS Logs No Longer Record Events

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Just this morning, I was working with a client who had some errors pop up in their SharePoint farm.  I looked at the Windows Event log and didn’t find a whole lot of helpful info.  So, I moved on to the ULS logs, to my dismay, they were almost all 0 KB with a couple of files that were 2 … Read More

Office 2010 and SharePoint 2007

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After installing Office 2010 on my computer (both laptop and desktop) running Windows 7 RTM, I had a problem opening any Office files stored in our SharePoint 2007 environment.  I would click on a file to open it or edit it, the Office 2010 application would open, however, the file wouldn’t open. I could download the document to my desktop, … Read More

SharePoint Search and Security

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SharePoint is designed to security trim your search results based on your user ID, a great feature to have in SharePoint as you don’t want search to return results of pages and content a user doesn’t have access too.  However, this requires one extra step at times when moving a site from development to testing or even to production. I’m … Read More

SharePoint Surveys and Excel 2010

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I was working with SharePoint surveys the other day and discovered an old issue working with surveys and Microsoft Office that appears to have resurfaced. We were trying to see what other reports we could generate from a SharePoint survey.  Naturally with the option to export to Excel, we figured why not just export all the survey data into Excel … Read More

SharePoint Memory Leak

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As discovered by Todd Carter there is a memory leak in SharePoint 2007.  He has outlined the details as well as a work around to the fix the memory leak. I decided to do some testing with it, however, when I compiled the dll, placed it into the GAC, and changed my global.asax file, I started getting this error: Could … Read More

SharePoint List – View Paged by First Letter

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Have you ever had a long SharePoint list that you wanted paged by the first letter of a column rather than by simply picking the number of items you wanted on each page? That’s exactly what I ran into the other day.  I had a list just short of 3000 medications that medical staff at work needs to reference.  They … Read More