Office Development MVP / Microsoft 365 & Azure Development

Elio Struyf is an independent Engineering Lead working for Valo Intranet, Blogger, and Speaker on a mission to share his tried-and-true wisdom with as many IT developers as possible.

Problem With List Views That Exceeds Browser Window Width

February 7, 2011

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 the browser window width to the title row element.

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Task Status Manager With ECMAscript and jQuery UI

February 1, 2011

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, I have created three task status blocks.

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Visualise SP2010 Rest Data With Google Visualization API

January 21, 2011

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 help of jQuery.

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Minimal.master with footer

January 12, 2011

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.

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SharePoint: Create permissions on list views

November 18, 2010

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 way to achieve all this. My goal was to do it without writing or modifying any code in SharePoint. The solution consists of a number of manual steps, that I will describe in detail below, to accomplish this.

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Moving The Searchbox Into The Top Ribbon v4.master

August 27, 2010

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 Firefox.

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