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Search with auto suggest for SharePoint lists – new version

SharePoint, SharePoint 2010 - Toni Frankola - February 12, 2012

Two years ago, while SharePoint 2010 was still in beta, I released Search Suggest for SharePoint 2010 lists. A number of people contacted me with various bug reports and feature suggestions. Finally, I found some time and refactored this old code to accommodate your suggestions. Changes Improvement: You can now define list…

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What should I do if webpart was removed from the gallery?

SharePoint, SharePoint 2010 - Toni Frankola - September 15, 2010

Today I tried to add a custom web part to a SharePoint 2010 web page. Web part was listed in while via Insert > Web Part gallery but SharePoint failed to add it to a web part page with the following error: “The operation could not be completed because the…

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Updated – Search AutoComplete for SharePoint 2010 Central Administration

SharePoint, SharePoint 2010 - Toni Frankola - July 7, 2010

We have just updated release of our Search AutoComplete for SharePoint 2010 Central Administration web part. The solution has been tested and updated for SharePoint 2010 RTM release and we also fixed deployment script for Farm solutions. You can download for FREE with full source code. Click here to send your feedback.…

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Search AutoComplete for SharePoint 2010 Central Administration

SharePoint, SharePoint 2010 - Toni Frankola - April 12, 2010

SharePoint 2010 introduced a new and improved Central Administration which looks awesome. However when I am teaching about SharePoint or presenting it to customers I need a quick and easy way to find an option in Central Admin (yeah I know, I am lazy :)). So I decided to build…

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Search as you type for Links list

SharePoint - Toni Frankola - October 5, 2009

Two weeks ago Peter emailed me the following question: I am trying to get your PhoneBook search as you type to work with a Links list and have not been able to make the edits that are needed for it to work. Yes, it is possible to customize this solution…

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Use case: PhoneBook Search – no code required

SharePoint - Toni Frankola - August 20, 2009

In last few years I worked with many clients in different industries. Every company I worked with had one application in common: a centralized phonebook. These apps are usually written by some IT rookie that had a desire to show how good his at “3 letter acronym” technology (ASP, PHP…)…

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KPI Dashboard for WSS: Part 1 – No code required

SharePoint - Toni Frankola - August 3, 2009

A few weeks ago Chris posted the following problem on Stump the panel: We want to display KPI indicators with each item (green if we met the target, yellow almost, red not even close). I’ve been using Visual Indicators for the Masses: KPIs in WSS.  So I setup different lists for each…

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A great web part for SharePoint End Users

SharePoint - Toni Frankola - June 9, 2009

If you ever taught end users on how to use SharePoint you probably noticed they have a problem using all these nice SharePoint menus. I love the SharePoint UI very much, but I am a geek and SharePoint is made by geeks… Average SharePoint user are not geek they are…

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SharePoint CAPTCHA

SharePoint - Toni Frankola - March 10, 2008

When working on a project that includes SharePoint in Internet facing scenario, your customer might request a CAPTCHA or some similar anti-spam algorithm to prevent automated postings to blogs and wikis. I found a nice .NET component developed by LanapSoft. It includes some cool features like 50 different CAPTCHA algorithms…

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Web parts and extended portals

SharePoint - Toni Frankola - July 26, 2007

I made a custom search web part for SharePoint as described at: While developing, in number of occasions, I received an error: „Cannot import this web part”. The error seemed to appear randomly. As usual, the solution was simple. My SharePoint portal was extended to two sites. Simple rule:…

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