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Along with acting as VP of BIWUG (Belgian Information Worker User Group), Elio is a Lead DevTools Engineer for RapidAPI on an independent contractor basis and has launched his own consulting company, Struyf Consulting.

Change the Active Directory User Password Through SharePoint

July 12, 2011

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.

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Quick Tip: Custom Action Tokens in SharePoint 2010 Designer

June 21, 2011

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”.

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Programmatically Setting the Fetched Properties to an Extended Search Core Result Web Part

May 26, 2011

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.

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Quick Tip: Converting SharePoint 2010 Application Page to SharePoint 2007

May 10, 2011

When you need to convert an application page from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2007, these are the steps that need to be done: Change the “SharePoint.WebControls” and the “SharePoint.Utilities” assemblies version numbers from “14.0.0.0” to “12.0.0.0”; Remove the “Microsoft.Web.CommandUI” assembly line: Assembly Reference to be removed Change the “DynamicMasterPageFile” attribute name to “MasterPageFile”, and replace the value with the following: MasterPageFile Attribute The result should be something like this:

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