SharePoint does not have a built-in method of creating connected lookup fields (e.g. if I select a specific List Item, select another column only from that List Item). Connected Lookups provides this ability. You can have a parent with multiple children, and so far is the only working solution I’ve found that can have multiple children. In this example, the Parent List has three columns: Title, Child1, Child2. The Child List has four columns:
If you have a public-facing SharePoint site, you may want to remove the Name ActiveX Control from the site. Users will otherwise get the Internet Explorer gold bar like this: Not very pretty, and most people will not want to mark your site as a Trusted site. This will only occur on systems with Office 2003 or 2007 installed. To remove the presence control entirely, open: C:\Program Files\Common Files\microsoft shared\Web Server Extensions\12\TE
Update: Microsoft has posted KB968484 on this issue, but with no real resolution. Update 2: Microsoft has posted the April 2009 cumulative update (KB968857) for SharePoint (this fix is after SP2) which resolves this issue. When you receive an Alert from SharePoint in Outlook 2007 (this post is as of SP1), you have the option of connecting to the List or Document Library in the Ribbon: This feature is broken, according to Microsoft Product Support
Yes, Here and Back Again. This blog will be all things SharePoint related, from tips and tricks, to administration, to errors, and some solutions bourne out of Microsoft Product Support Services. I hope you enjoy!
We received this message in our farm environment every 5 days after rebooting all servers within the farm. The message appeared to be harmless, functionality-wise, but we wanted it resolved anyways. These messages would repeat in the Application Event Log: [text] Event Type: Error Event Source: Office SharePoint Server Event Category: Office Server Shared Services Event ID: 7076 Date: 8/11/2008 Time: 5:08:20 AM User: N/A Computer: SHAREPOINT Des
You may encounter this error in the Application Event Log after installing MSS(E) in your farm: [text] Event Type: Error Event Source: Office SharePoint Server Event Category: Office Server Shared Services Event ID: 6482 Date: 5/4/2009 Time: 11:00:49 AM User: N/A Computer: SEARCHSERVER Description: Application Server Administration job faile