SharePoint Designer

Creating a Twitter Data View Web Part: SPSBE Part 3

June 13, 2012

The last XSLT demo I gave on SharePoint Saturday Belgium was about creating a Twitter web part by using a data view web part. Step 1 First of all you need to retrieve the Twitter search results as RSS feed. This can be done by navigating to the following URL: http://search.

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Using XSLT Statements: SPSBE Part 2

June 13, 2012

This post explains the second demo that I showed at my SharePoint Saturday Belgium presentation. The second demo was about XSLT statements. XSLT statements are used to put a conditional test against the data source you are using. For example: If my value is equal to “deferred” than show or do this.

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Selecting Data With XSLT: SPSBE Part 1

June 13, 2012

On the SharePoint Saturday Belgium I gave an introduction presentation about XSLT (Slides). In the following blog post series, consisting of three parts, I will step by step explain my given demos. Selecting Data With XSLT The first demo that I gave was about selecting data with XSLT. The best way to start with this is to create an empty web part page and use a Data View Web Part.

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Data View Web Part: Create a Google Chart With XSLT

March 7, 2012

In this post I will explain how you could create a Google Pie Chart with the use of XSLT. The data that I am going to visualize are the tasks statuses, so that you get an overview of all the tasks. The pie chart that will be used is the following: Pie Chart.

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Order List Items Like in a Meeting Workspace: Part 3

January 11, 2012

In the previous parts I told you how you could enable the reorder functionality and create a custom reorder action in the ribbon. In this blog post I will cover how you could open the reorder page in a SharePoint dialog window. Everywhere in SharePoint you got dialog windows. So it would be much cleaner to modify the custom action to also use a dialog box.

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Order List Items Like in a Meeting Workspace: Part 2

January 9, 2012

In Order List Items Like in a Meeting Workspace: Part 1 I wrote how you could enable the order field on other lists. In this blog post I will cover how you could create a custom action to reorder the list items. Add a Custom Reorder Action to the List Open your site in SharePoint Designer 2010; Navigate to your list settings page in SharePoint Designer; List Settings in SharePoint Designer Under the List Settings tab, click Custom Action -> View Ribbon; Custom Action - View Ribbon In the Name textbox, fill in: Change Item Order; Select Navigate to URL under the action type, and fill in the following URL value: ~site/_layouts/Reorder.

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