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Along with acting as VP of BIWUG (Belgian Information Worker User Group), Elio is an independent contractor for his own consulting company, Struyf Consulting.

Fix: Search Box Suggestions Layout Problem When Used Outside a Search Center

August 22, 2011

Some time ago, I wrote about a layout problem when using the People Search Box Web Part outside a SharePoint Search Center. Other layout problems occurs when you enable Query Suggestions for the Search Box Web Part. Query Suggestions What I experienced is that two different layout problems occur: When Search Suggestions are enabled for the Search Box in the Top Navigation Menu; When Search Suggestions are enabled for a Search Box on a page.

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User Cannot be Found When Opening List/Library Settings or Workflow Settings

August 16, 2011

Since a couple of months I have encountered the User cannot be found error a few times when accessing the List Settings or Library Settings. User cannot be found In my case I encountered this error in the following scenarios: After switching the web application to Claims-based authentication; After migrating some sites to another SharePoint farm.

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How to Display the Site Title and Site URL in Search Results

August 3, 2011

Recently I was restyling the search results, and one of the expectations was to display a hyperlink to the site of origin of the result. Adding the site title of the returned results is very easy, this can be retrieved from the metadata property “SiteTitle”. The web URL is a bit more difficult.

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Quick Tip: VSTO Retrieve The SharePoint File Location

August 1, 2011

Visual Studio Tools for Office (VSTO) can be used to develop add-ins (and more) for an Office application. In combination with the SharePoint Client Object Model, it could be used to retrieve additional information from a SharePoint site were the file is located. You always need to specify a site URL when using the SharePoint Client Object Model.

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