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[SharePoint 2010] Custom Actions Default Locations and Group IDs

Custom Actions in SharePoint can be added to virtually every part of the SharePoint interface. Finding a complete list of the locations to reference in the Custom Action ELEMENTS.XML file has been a bit cumbersome. The MSDN article (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb802730.aspx) has some, however it appears the writer simply took the SharePoint 2007 list and added the […]

[SharePoint 2010] Create a Simple Custom Action Using Visual Studio 2010

Visual Studio 2010 has added a multitude of new features to make custom development on SharePoint 2010 much simpler that it was previously. Though Visual Studio 2010 does not include a simple wizard or other simpler process for creating Custom Actions, we can still take advantage of the simple packaging, debugging, and deployment features available […]

[SharePoint 2010] Custom Actions – Intro

This is the first in a series of posts about using Custom Actions in SharePoint 2010. To get started, I thought it prudent to introduce the topic to those who have not used Custom Actions in SharePoint before. Custom Actions are not a new concept to SharePoint 2010, much of this information also applies to […]

[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 […]