Monthly Archives: July 2011

SharePoint Designer Workflow Tasks and InfoPath 2010

This post applies to SharePoint enterprise version and Office 365. A couple of weeks ago, I wrote an article for the The Microsoft MVP Award Program Blog.  Some of you may have heard my rants about how keeping the approval process inside InfoPath is a better method than assigning task through workflows, because then your data is all over the

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Bar Graphs using SharePoint 2010 Data Views

This post is applicable to SharePoint 2010 Server, SharePoint Foundation, and SharePoint Online in Office 365. The inspiration for this post comes from an old post from 2008 on MSDN called CSS Style Bar Graphs using Data Views.  I learned a lot from this old post and used it a couple of times back in SharePoint 2007.  When I decided

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Display Multiple Document Libraries in SharePoint 2010

A few years ago, I wrote an article for SPTechWeb, where I give a high level overview of several different ways to display content from multiple document libraries.  Here’s the article. A frequent requirement in SharePoint projects is to display documents from multiple libraries together. There are several different methods in which this can be achieved in SharePoint 2010, ranging

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Free Webcast–What Type of Approval Process to Use?

In two weeks, on July 20th, I’ll be doing a free online webcast with Idera!  The gist is that I’ll show several different methods of approval ranging from InfoPath forms to inserting signatures, and will talk about their pros and cons. The presentation is called: Form Approval Process: Best Practices July 20, 2011, 12pm CST In your company, forms are

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