How to hide the Quick Launch…

The Quick Launch (a.k.a Current Navigation) is available on SharePoint sites to help users navigate to the appropriate lists, libraries and pages. However, on the rare occasion you are asked to hide the Quick Launch (shown in red) you can follow this post. To hide the Quick Launch: 1.  Open the appropriate page and from the Site Actions menu, click Edit Page. 2.  Add a…

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Integrate IE7 Instant Search with SharePoint Search

A nice way of increasing adoption of SharePoint within your organisation is to make SharePoint Search available from within IE7’s Instant Search Box (as shown below):   When a user enters a search term, clicks SharePoint and presses return, they will be presented with results from your SharePoint Search Center: How to achieve this on…

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Taking SharePoint Files Offline – When to use Outlook 2007, Groove 2007 and/or OneNote 2007

Aim This blog post aims to compare how Outlook 2007, Groove 2007 and OneNote 2007 enable users to take files offline from SharePoint. Hopefully, this will be useful for those who work remotely (away from ‘the office’) but want to view, edit and update documents and/or list items stored in SharePoint without having to use…

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Silverlight Blueprints for SharePoint Released!

      Codeplex has recently released the source code for the Silverlight Blueprints for SharePoint project —based on the Silverlight Beta 2 release. The Silverlight Blueprints for SharePoint provide a way for developers to better understand how to integrate Silverlight applications with SharePoint. Five blueprint samples are provided with the release:   1.       Hello World 2.       Media…

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