Key InfoPath Information and Training

Introduction to designing a form in InfoPath 2010 InfoPath 2010 features unavailable in Web browser forms InfoPath 2010 Technical Articles Building SharePoint Applications with InfoPath 2010 (Part 1 of 2) Building SharePoint Applications with InfoPath 2010 (Part 2 of 2) (MSDN refresh) Step-by-step tutorial InfoPath 2010 Training Labs InfoPath…

InfoPath: Converting data to Upper Case or Lower Case

Here’s the formulas to convert the data of the current textbox to UPPER case or lower case. Convert To UPPER case translate(., “abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwyxz”, “ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWYXZ”) Convert to lower case translate(., “ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWYXZ”, “abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwyxz”) Convert first letter to UPPER case: concat(substring(translate(., “abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz”, “ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ”), 1, 1), substring(., 2, string-length(.) – 1))  


Error in copying item in SharePoint 2010 Workflow

If you are experiencing the following error: “The workflow could not copy the item. Make sure the source and destination lists have the same columns and column settings.”   I resolved it by making sure that the destination document library does not require document to be checked out for editing.  Require documents to be checked…


Changing the location of the offline Outlook Data File (.ost) in Microsoft Outlook 2013

While setting up my new machine, I wanted to relocate the default Outlook 2013 OST file to another drive. After having the trouble to relocate it, I found this KB article. You cannot change the location of the offline Outlook Data File (.ost) in Microsoft Outlook 2013 There are two options to perform the task!…


Enable Acer Aspire One to run Windows 8 display and applications

A registry needs to be added to enable the higher resolution (1024 x 768) for Windows 8 applications. Run REGEDIT Backup the registry to a file for recovery if required Next, navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Video Find the folder with 0000 and 0001 In the 0000 folder, add a new DWORD “Display1_DownScalingSupported” Set the value to 1…


SharePoint Server 2013: Drag and drop contents to Library

To have the drag and drop feature to SharePoint Server 2013, here are the scenario or requirements of Web browsers. Internet Explorer 10 Internet Explorer 9 with Office 2013 Installed Internet Explorer 8 with Office 2013 Installed FireFox latest version Chrome latest version Hence, for IE 8 and IE 9, it must have Office 2013 installed on the…


Deleting unused application pool in SharePoint 2010

There is no GUI available in the SharePoint Central Administration website to delete a SharePoint 2010 application pool. Deleting the application pool from the Internet Information Services (IIS) manager is also not helping as you will still get the error when trying to create a new application pool with the same name. The only way is to delete the application pool…


CIE v4.0 is now available!

CIE v4.0 platform showcases the following products:                         Windows 8 Enterprise Consumer Preview version of the new Office Office 365 Office 2013 Exchange 2013 SharePoint 2013 Lync 2013 Project 2013 Visio 2013 It is now available for download for CIE facilitators and partners.

Changing the VL Key for Windows 8 Enterprise

Open the command prompt with the Admin rights. Input “slui 3”. The Windows Activation window will appear and you can key in the correct VL key.    


Passing multiple parameters in XsltListViewWebPart

Passing a single parameter in XsltListViewWebPart: <a href=http://<url>/<page>.aspx?<param1>={$thisNode/@param1value}>   Passing multiple parameter in XsltListViewWebPart: <a href=”http://<url>/<page>.aspx?<param1>={$thisNode/@param1value}&amp;<param2>={$thisNode/@param2value}”>   Remember that “&” is not enough, you will need to put in “&amp;”