Monthly Archives: May 2010

Web Part Connections – Improved in SharePoint 2010

In SharePoint 2010, when you put a list view web part on a page, go to the web part tool pane, and switch the Selected View in the drop-down box, the following message pops up: The part about disabling web part connections isn’t true anymore.  Back in SharePoint 2007, when you created web part connections you had to make sure

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Query String URLs are Magical (Part 2 of 4)

In my last post, I showed you what query string URLs are, and a simple example of what can be done with the MOSS Enterprise Query String URL Filter Web Part.  In this post, I’ll get more into a really cool example of what can be accomplished with query strings, and taking it to the next level. In this example,

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Query String URLs are like, SO Useful! (Part 1 of 4)

In this blog post, I’ll not only explain what Query String URL Filter web parts are, but what the whole concept is behind query strings, and some ways to make use of them in SharePoint.  First of all, what is a query string?  Basically, it’s a part of a URL that contains a filter, to send filter information to the

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Setting Permissions on SharePoint Views

Here’s a little hack that you can do, in order to create permissions on views of any list or library.  I’m not going to say this is the most pretty or perfect solution, but it’s at least a way to accomplish this.  It gets asked all the time.  “How can I set permissions so that only certain people can see

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Create a Web Part Page WITH a Quick Launch Menu

This is just a very quick how-to post.  I can’t stand those default web part pages for anything besides testing, because you lose the Quick Launch navigation, so I usually create a blank ASPX page instead.  These are the steps to take to create your own web part page.  This is also a useful method for creating custom form pages

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