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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.

Group Items on Their Folder Name Inside a SharePoint Library

Some time ago a client asked me if you could create a view where all the documents are grouped on the folder name. The folders were used to set the permissions on documents, so they could not be removed. As you probably will know, folders could not be used in views to group documents.

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Re-add the My Links Functionality as in SharePoint 2007 to Your 2010 Site

Clients that migrate from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010 may miss the old My Links functionality in their “new” environment. In SharePoint 2007, you had the option to add sites to your My Site by clicking on a link in the User Context Menu. Show image My Links Functionality in SharePoint 2007 In SharePoint 2010 this option is not there anymore.

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Layout Difference Between a Dutch and an English SharePoint Site

Yesterday I worked on a Dutch SharePoint 2010 site, and noticed a layout difference between a Dutch (1043) and an English (1033) site. Show image Height difference between a Dutch and an English site. As you can see there is a height difference (s4-titlerow) between the two sites. I examined the CSS to see which attributes were causing this height difference.

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

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. Show image 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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