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[Review 4.5/5.0] harmon.ie SharePoint Mobile App for iPhone and iPad

The harmon.ie Office 365 and SharePoint Mobile Client app for iOS allows users to easily connect to their SharePoint environments from their iPhones and iPads. After reviewing the app, I would give it a 4.5 out of 5. Adding a SharePoint site to the app is very simple for the end users: All that is […]

[SharePoint 2013] Service Pack 1 Adds Half-Baked “Integration” with Office 365 and Yammer

After installing Service Pack 1 for SharePoint 2013, you may have noticed some new configuration options in Central Administration: Configure Yammer and Configure OneDrive and Sites Links. Thinking that there may have been some real integration between your on-premise SharePoint 2013 environment, you may have activated Yammer and configured the OneDrive and Sites links. After […]

SharePoint 2013 RTM and Office 2013 RTM Available on MSDN

SharePoint 2013 RTM and Office 2013 RTM are now available for download on MSDN. John ChapmanHello, I’m John Chapman. I am a SharePoint Developer for Sitrion (formerly NewsGator) living in Denver, Colorado. I develop solutions using SharePoint and .NET, and I thrive on the challenge of writing code to overcome the impossible, annoying, or otherwise […]

[SharePoint 2007] “Use my local drafts folder” Default Option

When opening Office documents in a Microsoft SharePoint document library that requires Check Out, users generally receive a pop-up window to confirm that they want to open and check out the document, such as the one below: The pop-up window has the option to “Use my local drafts folder.” For many users, using this option […]

[Outlook 2010] Meeting Workspace Options

One of the great features of Outlook 2007 was the ability to create SharePoint 2007 meeting workspaces within the appointment details in Outlook. In Outlook 2007, the button for managing these workspaces was on the Office Ribbon: In Outlook 2010, this option is no longer in the ribbon by default. The good news is, however, […]

Using Content Controls to Repeat Form Fields in Microsoft Word 2007 and Word 2010

When creating Microsoft Word-based forms there may be a need to have a form field repeated throughout the whole document. For instance, with a company name, you may want this information repeated automatically throughout the document rather than manually entering the company name into every place it is needed. This helps greatly to ensure fewer […]