Office Development MVP / Office 365 & Azure Development

 

Yesterday I found out that there is a problem/bug using the XSLT ddwrt:DateFormat function. The problem/bug occurs when the regional settings is not set to English (United States). When a day got the value between 1 and 12, the ddwrt:DateFormat function will recognize this as the month. The month value will be used as the day.

 

When you need to downgrade/convert a SharePoint 2010 Visual Web Part to SharePoint 2007, you need to make the following changes to the user control to make it work for SharePoint 2007: In the Visual Web Parts User Control remove the following line: 1 <%@ Assembly Name="Microsoft.

 

Give the user control to manage their password through SharePoint. When you want to use form based authentication for SharePoint authentication, one of the requirements could be that users can change their passwords from within SharePoint. Because this functionality is not OOTB available, you will need to create a custom web part or application page for it.

 

A colleague discovered a layout problem when he was using the People Search Box Web Part outside a SharePoint Search Center. When you add the People Search Box Web Part to your page, the layout looks fine. People Search Box The problem arises when you click on the Search Options link.

 

SharePoint 2010 Designer allows you to create custom actions for the SharePoint ribbon or the item context menu. Custom Actions in SharePoint Designer These custom actions can be used to start a workflow, navigate to a form, and navigate to a custom URL. Action Types For the last option you can make use of “Tokens”.

 

This week I needed to extend the search core result web part to be able to do some custom filtering and search result styling. For the search result styling, additional fetched properties (columns) needed to be added programmatically to the Web Part properties. But every time I checked in the web part properties, these fetched properties were not added, and I end up with the default fetched properties.