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Last week a customer indicated that layout problems could arise with list views. The problem arises when the amount of data/columns that is visible, exceeds the browser width. This creates an empty space next to the title row when the user scrolls horizontally. This problem occurs when loading the page, the JavaScript of SharePoint sets...Read More →


What if you could manage your task statuses by just a drag and drop action? Wouldn’t that be cool? This was the idea that a colleague and I had last week. Concept For this concept I am only going to use the following task statuses: Not Started In Progress Completed To visualise the task items,...Read More →


Some time ago I was testing out the Google Visualization API with SharePoint 2010 Rest functionality. The Google Visualization API is very handy if you want to visualize your data. My intention was to create a pie chart to visualise the task statuses. The data was consumed from the SharePoint 2010 REST service with the...Read More →

Minimal.master with footer

on Jan 12, 2011 by Elio Struyf with no comments


This blog post is created by a request of a commenter named Gane. He asked me how to add a footer section to the "minimal.master" master page. This master page is used for the search centers in SharePoint 2010. My previous solution for adding a footer to a master page, were based on the "v4.master"...Read More →

SharePoint: Create permissions on list views

on Nov 18, 2010 by Elio Struyf with 37 comments


First of all I've tried the same approach for SharePoint 2010 and this works the same way. One of the things I miss the most in SharePoint 2007 is to set permissions on list views. I thought it was impossible to achieve this with the out-of-the-box functionality of SharePoint. After some research I found a...Read More →


I have seen that some people have difficulties with moving the searchbox position to the top ribbon in SharePoint 2010 v4.master file. Two months ago I did this for a client to have more space for all the subsites. Here is what I have done to let it work in IE 7 - 8 and...Read More →