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Simple look and feel changes in SharePoint 2007

How to change the theme for SharePoint 2007 site

1) Click on the site action and select the site settings
2) Under the Look and Feel you can see Site Theme in the option, click on the Site Theme
3) Some themes will be listed, which is preload in the SharePoint. By default the default theme is selected.
4) Select the theme you want to apply and click the apply button
5) Thus the them applies to the site successfully

How to change the logo in the header for SharePoint 2007 site

1) In the left navigation panel you can see the view all site content, click on that and continue
2) Under the Document Libraries you can see a library named images available. If not create one as per you needed.
3) Upload the Logo image into that image document library
4) After uploading right click on the image file in the document library and copy the shortcut of the logo file
5) Now go to site actions site settings
6) Under Look and Feel click on the Title, Description and Icon
7) In the Logo URL and Description, in the U…

Enabling Drop down menu for multi level in SharePoint 2007 sites Top Navigation bar

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Let’s check how we can enable the drop down menu in SharePoint 2007 site in the top navigation bar.
Here you can see the top navigation bar of a SharePoint site, the securesite is the parent here for site1 subsite and under the site1 we site1-1 as its own subsite. Let’s see how these subsites are shown as dropdown menu in the top navigation bar.
Go to site actions and select site settings,

Under the Look and feel select Navigation to proceed.



In the subsites and pages check the check box show subsites and click ok to continue.



Now you can see the drop down menu for single level is enabled.


By default SharePoint as single level of drop down menu. To enable multi level we need to do small change in the master page of the particular site using Microsoft SharePoint Designer.
Open your SharePoint site in SharePoint designer and navigate through the folder and open the default.master page.

Check out the code snippet screen shot.


The MaximumDynamicDisplayLevels=”1” is the attribute which as defaul…

Office communication server 2007 Enterprise Edition

Office communication server 2007 Enterprise EditionDeploy pool in consolidated topology:Deploys an enterprise pool and install all enterprise edition components.
10 steps to be followed
Step 1: Prepare active directory
7 steps to be followed
Step 1.1: Prep Schemas
Step 1.2: Verify replication of schema partition
Step 1.3: Prep Forest
Ref: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322692
Step 1.4: Verify replication global settings and global catalog
Step 1.5: Prep current domains
Step 1.6: Verify replication in the domain
Step 1.7: Delegate setup and administration
Step 2: Create enterprise pool
Prerequisite: Mini mum SQL 2000 with SP 4 or SQL 2005 with SP1
Ref: http://w…

Configuring the Out of the Box Approval Workflow for a Document Library

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Configuring the Out of the Box Approval Workflow for a Document Library
Step 1: Create a Document Library in your site as per your requirement.
To create a document library, go to all site content and click on the create button.



Now click on the document library to create it.


Next you will be redirected to another page where you need to fill it with some information to create the desired document library.


In the Name text box enter the name of the document library and description you can enter something about your document library which is not a mandatory field.

In this dropdown select the document type you want to be used in this document library. For example if you want to all types just select none.


If you select yes here the document library will have versioning enabled.
Now let’s check how the approval workflow can be configured with this document library.

Click on the Setting and select the Document Library Settings.

Click on the Workflow settings under Permissions and Management to cont…

Create a simple WorkFlow For SharePoint 2007 using VSTS 2008

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Create a simple WorkFlow For SharePoint 2007 using Visual Studio Team Suite 2008

For VSTS 2008 environment : Get it from here >>
Now. after setting up the VSTS 2008 environment, open the Visual Studio 2008 and click on the create project.

Now select the workflow type you want to create. Here in this demonstration i'm creating the Sequential WorkFlow.
Here the next screen display with two text box. One the first one is enter your WorkFlow name and the seond one to enter your SharePoint Site address.


Next is the assigning the WorkFlow to the desired place. We have option for automatically associate workflow to selected Document Library or List. And Other option like Task list assigning and etc...


Next is how the workflow should be started and other options.

and now just run the workflow you will get the output.

SharePoint 2007 Application Template

Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Application Template Resource CenterThe resources below provide information for getting the most out Application Templates for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0. These include an introduction to Windows SharePoint Services, information on learning the basics of application templates and working with SharePoint sites, and links to relevant guides and datasheets. You’ll also learn how you can customize application templates to meet your unique business needs.More>>

Virtual PC Console - Maximize option disable

Virtual PC Console - Maximize option disabled

Edit options.xml file located at %appdata%\Microsoft\Virtual PC (C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Application Data\Microsoft\Virtual PC) folder .In this file under verify values for and . (You can change these to 10,10)

<window> <console> <height type="integer">254</height> <left_position type="integer">10</left_position> <top_position type="integer">10</top_position> <visible type="boolean">false</visible> <width type="integer">359</width> </console>

This may caused because you may changed your display settings.

Office Communication Server 2007 - Errors and Warnings

Office Communication Server 2007 - Errors and WarningsFailure[0xC3EC796C] One or more errors occurred during execution of the wizard; the wizard was unable to complete successfully. Please check the log file for more information
http://blogs.lanlogic.net/blogs/tom/archive/2007/08/24/ocs-activation-error.aspx-------------------------------------------------------------------
Failure[0xC3EC78B4] Office Communications Server Archiving Service is not installed on the server.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=52627734-b354-4f74-a6ed-e298259cda19&DisplayLang=en------------------------------------------------------------------Failure[0x800706BA] The RPC server is unavailable.
If you solved this problem correctly Failure[0xC3EC78B4] Office Communications Server Archiving Service is not installed on the server.This won't occur.
Else try this way Change your Remote Procedure call service log on to Local System account.---------------------------------------------------…

MIX08 is an intimate opportunity for cutting-edge technical

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Details for MIX08, Vegas, US‏

Join Microsoft’s CEO Steve Ballmer in exploring the latest wave of opportunities and help redefine the boundaries between content and commerce, PC and TV, Windows and the Web.
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MIX sold out well in advance last year, sign up early to make sure you aren’t left out!

Install MSMQ on Windows Server 2003

Install MSMQ on Windows Server 2003

Simply we can say this way.

Control Panel -> Add/Remove Programs -> Add/Remove Windows Components -> Application Server -> Message Queueing

For step by step process follow these
In the Control Panel, double-click Add or Remove Programs.Click Add/Remove Windows Components in the left pane.In the Windows Components wizard, select Application Server, and then click Details.Check Message Queuing, click OK, and then click Next to complete the installation.In the Control Panel, double-click Administrative Tools, and then double-click Computer Management.Expand Services and Applications, and then click Services.Right-click Message Queuing in the services list, and then click Properties.Note Be sure to right-click the Message Queuing service in the services list on the right side of the window. Do not confuse it with the Message Queuing folder in the tree view.Click the Recovery tab, set the first, second, and subsequent failures to Restart the ser…

New in SQL Server 2008 July CTP

Do you have passion for technology? Do you want to make a difference? Then try out a SQL Server 2008 Community Technology Preview (CTP). The SQL Server development team uses your feedback from CTPs to help refine and enhance product features.

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Microsoft’s largest annual technical conference

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Microsoft’s largest annual technical conference -Tech·Ed 2008!



Microsoft’s largest annual technical conference, Microsoft Tech·Ed. For the first time, Tech·Ed U.S. is evolving from a one week conference to two separate back-to-back conferences: Tech·Ed U.S. 2008 Developers, June 3-6, and Tech·Ed U.S. 2008 IT Professionals, June 10-13, in Orlando, FL.

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What are the New Features in ASP.NET 2.0?

New Features in ASP.NET 2.0

Almost every major update to an API or framework involves both changes to existing features and new features and enhancements. Some of the key new features available in ASP.NET 2.0 are
• Master Pages• Nested Master Pages• Content Pages• Themes• Skins• Profiles• Web Parts

Happy birthday to Bill Gates

William Henry Gates III also know most to us as the Bill Gates turns 52 today !!! So let’s wish him a very happy birthday…

Windows Live Search Mobile for Blackberry devices

Windows Live Search Mobile for Blackberry devices
We have an opportunity from the Windows Live Search for Mobile product team, a special MVP version of the WLS for Mobile beta for Blackberry devices. MVPs can log in to the web site below to download the special version, which will allow the team to send updates to MVPs before making them available publically. Note that the build currently on the web site is identical to the version available publically except for the updating mechanism, so MVPs should not expect to see differences until the team is ready to push out a new update.

URL: http://clipperbeta.com/bb

This is specially for MVP. You can get access details from your MVP Admin

Microsoft Announces Popfly Beta and Mashup and Win contest

Microsoft Announces Popfly Beta and Mashup and Win contest

Microsoft is announcing today the Popfly will be going into beta. What really makes this exciting is that unlike the early preview of Popfly, this beta is open to the world - no more "invitation only" access.

For more details about the contest ... http://www.slickthought.net/post/Microsoft-Announces-Popfly-Beta-and-Mashup-and-Win-contest.aspx

Visual Studio® Team System Code Name "Rosario" August 2007 CTP

Visual Studio® Team System Code Name "Rosario" August 2007 CTP
Now available the most awaited Visual Studio® Team System Code Name "Rosario" August 2007 CTP for download in VHD.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=8450EFF5-24AD-44C3-AB91-1ED88EF2F4F0&displaylang=en

Visual Studio® Team System code name "Rosario" is an integrated Application Life-Cycle Management (ALM) solution comprising tools, processes, and guidance.

Enabling IntelliSense in Visual Studio - Feature in SharePoint

Enabling IntelliSense in Visual Studio - Feature in SharePoint

Inside the TEMPLATE directory there is a directory named XML that contains several XML schemas, including one named wss.xsd. If you associate this schema file with feature files such as feature.xml and elements.xml, Visual Studio will provide IntelliSense, which makes it much easier to author a custom feature. You may also copy these XSD files into C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 8\Xml\Schemas\.

Open source happenings from Microsoft

Open source happenings from Microsoft
Stay up to date on the latest open source happenings from Microsoft, including industry events, partnerships, programs, and offers.

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IIS Integrated + Intuitive + SuperB

IIS Integrated + Intuitive + SuperB
New dedicated IIS portal for IIS IT professionals.

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Silverlight for Linux

Silverlight for Linux

Over the last few months we've been working to enable Silverlight support on Linux, and today we are announcing a formal partnership with Novell to provide a great Silverlight implementation for Linux. Microsoft will be delivering Silverlight Media Codecs for Linux, and Novell will be building a 100% compatible Silverlight runtime implementation called "Moonlight".
Moonlight will run on all Linux distributions, and support FireFox, Konqueror, and Opera browsers. Moonlight will support both the JavaScript programming model available in Silverlight 1.0, as well as the full .NET programming model we will enable in Silverlight 1.1.

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WSS 3.0 SDK and SharePoint Server 2007 SDK

Windows SharePoint Services 3.0: Software Development Kit (SDK)
The Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 software development kit (SDK) contains conceptual overviews, programming tasks, samples, and references to guide you in developing solutions based on Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0.

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SharePoint Server 2007 SDK: Software Development Kit

The Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 SDK contains conceptual overviews, “How Do I…?” programming tasks, developer tools, code samples, references, and an Enterprise Content Management (ECM) starter kit to guide you in developing solutions based on Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007.

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2007 Office System Document: Developer Posters

Developer Posters -- 2007 Office System Document

Developer Roadmap for the 2007 Microsoft Office System. Download this poster to view a developer roadmap for the 2007 Microsoft Office system programs, tools, services, and servers.
Microsoft Office InfoPath 2007 Managed Object Model Poster. Download this poster and get a deep dive into some of the new and enhanced objects in the InfoPath 2007 managed object model.
Developer Map for SharePoint Products and Technologies Poster. Download this poster and discover the developer roadmap for Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies.
Here it is ...

Installing Linux on Virtual PC for Windows Users

Hi all,

When i tried to create a linux evnironment for my development, i found no idea about linux because i'm an hardcore windows user and windows lover too. And i came too know that using Microsoft Virtual PC we can set up simple development environment for Linux.

Recently when i was searching for Linux ISO and other details related to that i found a usefull blog post http://haacked.com/archive/2007/05/06/installing-ubuntu-on-virtual-pc-for-windows-lovers.aspx.

adding to the blog post http://www.linuxlinks.com/Distributions/LiveCD/

Microsoft Office Programs and SharePoint Products and Technologies Integration – Fair, Good, Better, Best

Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies Document: Microsoft Office Programs and SharePoint Products and Technologies Integration – Fair, Good, Better, Best

Although an overview of the integration features of Microsoft Office 2000 versus Microsoft Office XP with Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 is provided, the paper’s focus is on the integration features of the Office 2003 Editions versions the 2007 Office Suites with the 2007 SharePoint Products and Technologies.

White Paper

A detailed comparison of how the Office 2003 Editions versus the 2007 Office Suites, namely, Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2007 and Microsoft Office Enterprise 2007, work with Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and Office SharePoint Server 2007 will be provided.

Windows SharePoint Services 3.0: Software Development Kit (SDK)

Windows SharePoint Services 3.0: Software Development Kit (SDK)
The Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 SDK contains conceptual overviews, programming tasks, and references to guide you in developing solutions based on Windows SharePoint Services as a platform.

The Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 software development kit (SDK) contains conceptual overviews, programming tasks, samples, and references to guide you in developing solutions based on Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0.

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Find all Microsoft Experts under one roof

Find all Microsoft Experts under one roofThis is an attempt to gather together a single web site directory of all folks who are now, or have been in the past, designated as Microsoft MVP's. The product categories for which MVP's are recognized are listed below, and under each is an alphabetical list of past and present MVP's representing that product. http://www.mvps.org/links.html

Windows Home Server Code2Fame Challenge

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Windows Home Server Code2Fame Challenge

Killer Add-Ins = Fame and Fortune



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Give Visual Studio 2008 a Spin

Visual Studio 2008 Beta 2Visual Studio 2008 delivers on Microsoft's vision of enabling developers and development teams to rapidly create connected applications with compelling user experiences for Windows Vista, the 2007 Microsoft Office system, mobile devices and the Web. With the release of Visual Studio 2008 Beta 2, Microsoft is taking a leap forward on its promise to enable developers to harness this next wave of innovation. Your download of Beta 2 not only helps us improve the product, but also enables you to build and deploy solutions today.
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/vstudio/default.aspx

SOA in the Real World - Microsoft

SOA is an architectural approach to creating systems built from autonomous services. This book introduces a set of SOA capabilities and explores them.

SOA in the Real World - Microsoft
For more details

SOA is an architectural approach to creating systems built from autonomous services. With SOA, integration becomes forethought rather than afterthought.

Load a DataSet with XML using C#.NET

Load a DataSet with XML using C#.NET

First loading XML data into an XmlDataDocument and then accessing this data from the DataSet. The DataSet has previously loaded a schema in order to create the internal mappings.

Rerence XSD:

books.xsd
<?xml:namespace prefix = xsd /><xsd:schema xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" elementformdefault="qualified"><xsd:element type="bookstoreType" name="bookstore">
<xsd:complextype name="bookstoreType">
<xsd:sequence maxoccurs="unbounded">
<xsd:element type="bookType" name="book">
</xsd:sequence></xsd:complextype>
<xsd:complextype name="bookType">
<xsd:sequence><xsd:element type="xsd:string" name="title">
<xsd:element type="authorName" name="author">
<xsd:element type="xsd:decimal" name="price">
</xsd:sequence><xsd:attribute type…

The file you are attempting to save or retrieve has been blocked from this Web site by the server administrators.

“The file you are attempting to save or retrieve has been blocked from this Web site by the server administrators.”By default, Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 prevents certain file types from being uploaded to the server. Server administrators can add or remove file types from this list, as needed. Contact your server administrator to request that the file type be unblocked.To resolve this issue, remove the file type from the Blocked File Types page in Windows SharePoint Services 3.0. To enable a file type that is currently blocked, remove it from the global settings list and from the Web application list. To do this, follow these steps:
1. Start SharePoint 3.0 Central Administration.
2. Click Operations, and then click Blocked file types under Security Configuration.
3. On the Blocked File Types page, click Global Settings in the Web Application box.
4. Remove the file name extension from the list of blocked file types. For example, remove the .config file name extension.
5. Click OK.
6. U…

New article on Sharepoint

New article on Sharepoint

My new article in SharePoint 2007 as been published in codeproject.com

MOSS 2007 – Enabling Forms Authentication
http://www.codeproject.com/spoint/moss_enableforms.asp

Microsoft SharePoint Master in Experts-Exchange.com

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Microsoft SharePoint Master in Experts-Exchange.com

This is my third certificate in Experts-Exchange



My previous certificates in Experts-Exchange are ASP.NET and XML

Runtime Services in Windows WorkFLow Foundations

Runtime Services in Windows WorkFLow Foundations

Persistence - Saves and restores the state of the workflow at certain points to-from a durable medium.

Tracking - Monitors workflow execution through the exchange of data that can then be persisted to a storage medium or output on a specified stream. For example, the System.Console .

Timer - Manages time-outs such as those required by the Delay activity

Transactions - Provides the transaction support needed for data integrity

Threading - Dispenses physical threads used to execute workflow instances

ASPNET AjaxToolKit latest version released - version 10606

ASPNET AjaxToolKit latest version released - version 10606Latest Verion New features like autocomplete text with delimiters, Dynamic context support for controls using Web Services, Accessibility improvements and many more. Check this out.Check out the Toolkit Sample Website.Need more info on the Toolkit? The CodePlex wiki has useful links.Want to contribute fixes? Have you checked out the Toolkit Patch Utility?Need help with ASP.NET AJAX? Here is a link to its online documentation.

Guidance Automation Extensions and Guidance Automation Toolkit Download

The Guidance Automation Extensions (GAX) expands the capabilities of Visual Studio 2005 by allowing architects and developers to run guidance packages, such as those included in Software Factories, which automate key development tasks from within the Visual Studio environment.

The Guidance Automation Toolkit (GAT) is a guidance package which allows architects to author rich, integrated user experiences for reusable assets including Software Factories, frameworks, and patterns. The resulting Guidance Packages, composed of templates, wizards and recipes, help developers build solutions in a way consistent with the architecture guidance.

Guidance Automation Extensions Technology Preview (February 2007 Release for Visual Studio 2005)
Guidance Automation Toolkit Technology Preview (February 2007 Release for Visual Studio 2005)

Microsoft Photosynth - A new finding for digital photography

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Photosynth is an amazing new technology from Microsoft Live Labs that will change forever the way you think about digital photos. New multi-dimensional imaging technology from microsoft.



Founded by amazingly fruitful collaboration between the University of Washington and Microsoft Research

TechEd Demo...

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Microsoft Surface - personal touch to computing

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Microsoft Surface - personal touch to computing




Microsoft Surface learn more


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Microsoft - Virtual Tech Ed

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The place to extend the Tech·Ed experience online! Easily access Tech·Ed content – including webcasts, virtual labs, podcasts – when you want, where you want. Gain the technical education you need to build, deploy, secure & manage solutions


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Windows Server 2008 has now moved into Public Beta (Beta 3).

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 helps you to increase the flexibility of your server infrastructure while saving time and reducing costs.

Windows Server 2008 with great new features and support from microsoft.

learn more about Windows Server 2008

MOSS 2007 Light-Weight Taxonomy/Tagging System

MOSS 2007 Light-Weight Taxonomy/Tagging System
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This is a light-weight Taxonomy/Tagging system implemented on top of the Microsoft Office Sharepoint Server 2007 (MOSS). Extend the code provided to create your own custom Taxonomy/Tagging system.

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W3wp.exe is not running in proccess

When i try to attach proccess of w3wp.exe for WebPart Debugging i found no processes in my process list.
Then i run the following command to check the number worker process PID (Process ID) on a server using the cscript iisapp.vbs

This will enable the host Scripting and all the processes will be shown in the Process List.

Alpha release of Popfly

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Microsoft is excited to announce the alpha release of Popfly



Learn more about Microsoft PopFly
visit www.popfly.com



For more
http://www.popfly.ms/Overview/Default.aspx

Experts Exchange Certified - Extensible Markup Language (XML) Master

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Experts Exchange Certified - Extensible Markup Language (XML) Master

http://www.experts-exchange.com/M_3464419.html

Silverlight Developer Reference Poster

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Quick overview of InfoPath Object Model

InfoPath 2003 Object Model thisXDocument.DOM IXMLDOMNode Read field1.text Set field1.text InfoPath 2007 Object Model this.MainDataSource XPathNavigator Read field1.Value Set using field1.SetValue()

You are a Community Credit Winner - April 2007

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Won 14th Prize in the April 2007 Contest

The Classic Wind-Up Robot

Third time i'm winning prize in Community Credit.

Infopath 2007 - Multiple submit buttons

Running InfoPath 2007, If i would like to have 2 Submit buttons on my form. One to email the form to an e-mail address provided by a form field and the another to publish to a Sharepoint site.

I can easily create these using Infopath button properties, but when I create the second button and change it's properties it also changes the properties of the first buttom.

Is it possible to have multiple submit buttons performing different tasks? If so, how.

In this case, you need to go for 'Rules and Custom Code' option in the button property.

For more reference: microsoft released doc.

Other reference:
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/infopath/HA101067271033.aspx

Silverlight - Developing next generation interactive media applications for the Web

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Microsoft Silverlight



Developing next generation interactive media applications for the Web, Microsoft last week unveiled Silverlight, formerly code-named Windows Presentation Foundation Everywhere (WPF/E). The cross-browser, cross-platform plug-in enables fast delivery of high-quality audio and video and offers consistent experiences to both Macintosh and Windows users on a variety of browsers including Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Safari. For more...

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Pocket-sized reference for IT professionals who administer and support Microsoft Exchange Server 2007

The practical, pocket-sized reference for IT professionals who administer and support Microsoft Exchange Server 2007.

Three sample chapters - free for download.

Chapter 2: Deploying Microsoft ExchnageServer 2007.
Chapter 6: Configuring Microsoft ExchangeServer With Exchange Management shell.
Chapter 8: MailBox Administration.

Download Here...

Anti-Virus with SharePoint 2007 - Security for MOSS 2007

Microsoft SharePoint Certification

The following are the certification for SharePoint 2003

Exam 74-132: Designing a Portal Solution with Microsoft® SharePoint® Products and Technologies more...

Exam 74-133: Customizing Portal Solutions with Microsoft® SharePoint® Products and Technologies more...

The following are the certification for SharePoint 2007

Exam 70-630 - Office SharePoint Server 2007, Configuring more...

Exam 70-631 - Windows SharePoint Services 3.0, Configuring more...

Exam 70-541 - Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 - Application Development more...

Exam 70-542 - Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 - Application Development more...

ExamCentres:

Through http://www.prometric.com/ you can do any specific brand certification like Microsoft, Suc, etc,... same as http://www.vue.com/

Excel Services in MOSS 2007 - Sharing your excel

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Introduction:

Excel Services is a new technology that ships as part of Shared Services and allows you to calculate and display Excel spreadsheets using MOSS 2007 without necessarily having a copy of Excel on the client machines. With Excel Services you can simply share a spreadsheet using the browser. Excel Services has a calculation engine that supports calculating spreadsheets on the server in order to offload resource intensive calculations.
The three main components of the Excel Services are

1) Excel Web Access web part 2) Excel Calculation Services 3) Excel Web Services
To start with, first check your Excel Calculation Services is running. How to check this? go to Central administrator and click the operations tab and Topology and Services select Services on server, the services will be listed as in the below image.

And now you need to create a trusted work location for your Excel. To do that create or configure a shared services. First open the shared Services Administration and creat…

MOSS 2007: OnLick A Link Open in Separate Window using SharePoint Designer

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Open in New Window when you click a link in your sharepoint 2007. Do do this in your sharepoint 2007, first open your sharepoint site in your SharePoint Designer as follows.

And just go to the code view and simply add target="_blank" to each anchor tag , that will make your sharepoint 2007 site to open the links in new window.



Enterprise Library 3.0 April 2007

Enterprise Library 3.0 April 2007

The patterns & practices group is pleased to announce the latest addition to our library of architecture and development guidance, Enterprise Library 3.0

This deliverable is available on MSDN at:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/entlib

Download Enterprise Library 3.0 – April 2007

Windows Workflow Foundation Web Workflow Approvals Starter Kit released

Windows Workflow Foundation Web Workflow Approvals Starter Kit, A starter kit web application that includes task oriented workflow using Windows Workflow Foundation as beeb released my microsoft on 4/6/2007.

Windows Workflow Foundation Web Workflow Approvals Starter Kit, April 2007

Disable Custom Error Message in SharePoint 2007

Disable Custom Error Message in SharePoint 2007. To see the call stack when an error occurs in the sharepoint, instead of being redirected to the error page which as the custom user friendly error messages in sharepoint 2007.

1) First open the web.config file for your site, which will be located InetPub folder.
2) In the web.config file, search for the tag, in the tag, locate the tag and change it to CallStack="true".
3) In the web.config file, search for the tag, within the tag, locate the tag and change it to
4) And save the changes in the web.config file and close.

Now whenever the error occurs in the site it will display the original error message and not the custom error messages of the SharePoint 2007.

Adding Users in MOSS 2007 after Forms Authentication is enabled

How to add Users to MOSS 2007 after Forms Authentication is enabled

After enabling forms authentication in your MOSS 2007 site you can add user from your SQL database as a Administrator alone. For other users to access your site you need to do some small change in your machine.config file located at

C:\WINDOWS\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\CONFIG

By default your machine.config file as the following connection string which is pointing to SQL express database.

<connectionStrings> <add name="LocalSqlServer" connectionString="data source=.\SQLEXPRESS;Integrated Security=SSPI;AttachDBFilename=DataDirectoryaspnetdb.mdf;User Instance=true" providerName="System.Data.SqlClient" /> </connectionStrings>

change this connection string to your SQL database connection string which you already using for your forms authentication your MOSS 2007 site.

for example i'm using

<connectionStrings> <clear /> <add name="LocalSqlServer"…

MOSS 2007 'no match found' when trying to add users from sqlmembership database as Administrators

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'no match found' problem in MOSS 2007:
After enabling your Form Authentication using SQL Membership Provider, when you try to add users using Site collection administrators under the SharePoint Site Management inside Application Management of your Central administrator you will get 'no match found'. To resolve this problem.Root through the path C:\WINDOWS\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\CONFIG and open your machine.config and get the membership and role provider details under your system.web tag.<system.web>
<processModel autoConfig="true" />
<httpHandlers />
<membership>
<providers>
<add name="AspNetSqlMembershipProvider" type="System.Web.Security.SqlMembershipProvider, System.Web, Version=2.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b03f5f7f11d50a3a" connectionStringName="LocalSqlServer" enablePasswordRetrieval="false" enablePasswordReset="true" requiresQuestionAndAnswer="true&…