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[SharePoint 2013] Adding Links to the Suite Bar (Newsfeed, SkyDrive, Sites) By Overriding the SuiteLinksDelegate Delegate Control

SharePoint 2013 features a new set of links called the Suite Bar Links that are displayed in the top right corner of every SharePoint page. By default these links include “Newsfeed”, “SkyDrive”, and “Sites”. When first seeing this links my first thought was “how do I change them?”. In exploring the master page, we can […]

[SharePoint 2010] FIMSynchronizationService Errors After SP1 Install – Microsoft SharePoint is not supported with version 4.0.30319.235 of the Microsoft .Net Runtime

Update 2011-07-13: This issue was fixed in the re-released version of the June 2011 Cumulative Update. If you have installed the initial release of the June 2011 Cumulative Update, it is recommended to install the re-released version to ensure the issues in the first release are resolved. After installing Service Pack 1 for SharePoint 2010, […]

[SharePoint 2010] PowerPivot: The referenced file is not allowed on this page.

After installing PowerPivot for SharePoint 2010 for the first time, I added a PowerPivot Gallery to one of my existing sites and I was presented with the following error message: “The referenced file ‘/_layouts/PowerPivot/ReportGalleryView.ascx’ is not allowed on this page.” After doing some research, I found this blog post. For whatever reason, Microsoft missed a […]

[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 […]

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 […]