After installing and setting up a MOSS environment, we want to make sure our users have easy access. Most of the times the computername is selected by some network administrator and doesn’t match what we think is easy. Adding a DNS records and alternate access mappings can solve this problem if installed the right way.
Month: September 2007
Most of you will have seen Surface by now. Surface is a multi-touch display built into a table with very nice user interaction. I really dig new types of intuitive interfaces and this definitely is one of those. I found a new (it’s not brand new, but I didn’t see it before) video on YouTube
On a project I’m currently developing I needed to keep track of changes to database records made by users. Typically you would add 4 columns for this purpose: CreatedBy, CreatedOn, ModifiedBy and ModifiedOn. Filling these columns can be done via business logic offcourse, but I was looking for a sweeter solution (and found one!). As
Earlier, I wrote a blogpost about creating a web part to display Crystal Report files. The biggest problem faced was the displaying of images on a report (which include graphs, pie charts and more stuff like that) which wouldn’t work in a MOSS environment. I solved it by creating a second web application to ‘host’
After switching the authentication provider on our SharePoint installation from NTLM to Kerberos (which should be better), users started to complain that they weren’t able to create a MySite anymore. I checked and offcourse they were right. To use Kerberos, I had to change the application pool account to the Network Service. That account isn’t
In a blogpost by Ishai I found some code which enables users to print out lists in a printerfriendly view; something which is missing in SharePoint by default. To enhance the feature a little bit more, you can edit the printlist.xml file to include a description (which is displayed below the title of the menu item)