Posts for SharePoint 2010

SharePoint Built-in Lists: Content Approval, Versioning and Security

Misc, Office 365, SharePoint, SharePoint 2010, SharePoint 2013 - Toni Frankola - May 4, 2014

My team was researching SharePoint built-in lists like Calendar, Document Library etc. while developing new features for our product Documentation Toolkit for SharePoint (SPDocKit). Not all of these lists support the same features. We were checking versioning and security settings for each list type and comparing them. Here is the matrix…

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How to Replace Text with Images in SharePoint List View using jQuery

SharePoint, SharePoint 2010 - Toni Frankola - April 15, 2014

My client had a list of projects in SharePoint 2010. He wanted to show their statues in a more clear way, and asked me to replace project status names with images(icons). This is the list of projects, with names of project statuses: “Project status” column is a lookup column and…

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Google Apps vs. Office 365 – personal experience

SharePoint 2010, SharePoint 2013 - Toni Frankola - July 8, 2013

Acceleratio was founded by Frane and me in 2009, and back then we have decided to run our business on Google Apps.  In 2009 Google was the only major player to offer an integrated collaboration suite in the cloud:  Mail (GMail), IM (Google Talk), Voice (Google Talk) and Collaboration (Google Docs and Google Sites).…

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Users with privileged access to the entire SharePoint farm?

SharePoint, SharePoint 2010, SharePoint 2013 - Toni Frankola - June 13, 2013

Use case: We recently worked with one of the world leading IT audit companies. They had a project to audit a SharePoint farm security for a customer. One of the key things they wanted to check was: “Who are the users that have privileged, admin access to the entire SharePoint…

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How to show file path inside a SharePoint Document Library view

SharePoint 2010, SharePoint 2013 - Toni Frankola - May 2, 2013

I recently created a view in a document library that shows files modified in the last 30 days. We use a number of levels (folders) in this document library so I wanted to indicate in which folder a modified file was stored. Here is how you can do this. This…

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How do I check out a document in SharePoint 2013?

SharePoint 2010, SharePoint 2013 - Toni Frankola - April 5, 2013

We recently upgraded our company to Office365 from Google Apps (more details in another post). Our colleagues from Marketing Department never used SharePoint in real production so I received an interesting question: “Toni, how do I lock a document so no one can change it while I do?” The answer is, you need…

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Display full name in Sharepoint Designer workflows

SharePoint 2010, SharePoint 2013 - Toni Frankola - April 4, 2013

Use case: You have been given a task to create an email notification from your workflow that contains full name of the user who created certain item, along with some other information that is irrelevant to this blog post. While creating workflows in SharePoint Designer you will quickly notice that…

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Use case: Automatically importing user profile pictures to SharePoint 2013 (and 2010)

SharePoint, SharePoint 2010, SharePoint 2013 - Toni Frankola - December 23, 2012

In last three years I helped numerous customers to install and configure SharePoint 2010 (2013). New User Profile Service application introduced the ability to easily sync User Profile properties from & to Active Directory. In this article I will explain how you can leverage PowerShell to sync user profile photos…

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Use Case: Export User Profiles to a SharePoint list – phonebook style

SharePoint, SharePoint 2010 - Toni Frankola - November 5, 2012

SharePoint User Profiles Service Application has a lot of nice and very useful features but it misses one small but important thing. Customers often want to display all their contacts (from User Profile Store) in a single list, phonebook style. Here is a simple solution how to achieve this with…

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Use cases for Documentation Toolkit for SharePoint

SharePoint, SharePoint 2010, SharePoint 2013 - Toni Frankola - September 14, 2012

At Acceleratio, we often receive various use case requests from customers using our product Documentation Toolkit for SharePoint, here are few of those use cases: Use case – Upgrading farms or resuming maintenance after rogue admin left Customer writes: I have taken over administration of a SharePoint farm at [enter…

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