Creating an item detail dashboard view of your joined lists in SharePoint 2010

Thanks to Stan for suggesting the idea for this post, by leaving a comment here.Our goal here is to take your joined lists and display them on a single page, so you can effectively review an item and its associated information. This is a useful task for creating views of projects with many tasks, milestones, documents,... Continue Reading →

SharePoint Browser Support – All latest browsers supported… Really?

I came across Kirk Stark's blog post in which he discusses an update to Microsoft's documentation regarding SharePoint's browser support: Unless otherwise stated,  all browser versions are supported. Period. For any third-party browser (including Google Chrome, Firefox, Apple Safari, etc.) we will support the latest publically released version. There is no more distinction regarding version numbers. Yyeeahhh! I can let my users... Continue Reading →

PowerPivot Walkthrough Using SharePoint Lists

Before we can just walk through using PowerPivot and SharePoint, we need to make sure things are in order. Some prerequisites PowerPivot has been installed and properly configured on your farm. Download PowerPivot for Excel 2010, SQL Server 2008 R2 version (SQL 2012 version WILL NOT WORK!) for free at http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=7609. I am using the Northwind sample... Continue Reading →

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