Bulk Uploading Files to Sharepoint – Illegal characters

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Uploading bulk files into Sharepoint can be a nightmare when file names contain illegal / reserved characters. A useful utility called Name Munger can assist you in renaming all your files quickly & easily so that they are Sharepoint compliant. Name Munger (pronounced “Name Munjer”) is a powerful, yet simple-to-use batch file renaming utility. Simply … Continue reading Bulk Uploading Files to Sharepoint – Illegal characters

Table of Contents webpart can only display a max of 50 sites

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Open web.config and look for the following lines: add name=”GlobalNavSiteMapProvider” description=”CMS provider for Global navigation” type=”Microsoft.SharePoint.Publishing.Navigation.PortalSiteMapProvider, Microsoft.SharePoint.Publishing, Version=13.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=94de0004b6e3fcc5″ NavigationType=”Global” EncodeOutput=”true” add name=”CombinedNavSiteMapProvider” description=”CMS provider for Combined navigation” type=”Microsoft.SharePoint.Publishing.Navigation.PortalSiteMapProvider, Microsoft.SharePoint.Publishing, Version=13.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=94de0004b6e3fcc5″ NavigationType=”Combined” EncodeOutput=”true” / add name=”CurrentNavSiteMapProvider” description=”CMS provider for Current navigation” type=”Microsoft.SharePoint.Publishing.Navigation.PortalSiteMapProvider, Microsoft.SharePoint.Publishing, Version=13.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=94de0004b6e3fcc5″ NavigationType=”Current” EncodeOutput=”true” / add name=”CurrentNavSiteMapProviderNoEncode” description=”CMS … Continue reading Table of Contents webpart can only display a max of 50 sites

Enhanced Content Query Web Part

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Very handy webpart from Codeplex: Description: Override the default content query web part, and add advanced features such as context menus for the items, toolbar for lists (if the web part is connected to a single list) and so on. More to follow………………….. Download here: Enhanced Content Query Web Part

Installing K2 Blackpoint beta on a MOSS Standalone environment using SQL Express

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When installing Blackpoint Beta in a MOSS standalone environment, if you have problems connecting to the SQL database try the steps below which should resolve your issue: 1) Open SQL Server Configuration Manager, expand SQL Server 2005 Network Configuration, Protocols for SQLEXPRESS, Enable Named Pipes. 2) Open SQL Server 2005 Surface Area Configuration, select Surface … Continue reading Installing K2 Blackpoint beta on a MOSS Standalone environment using SQL Express

Error when uploading a document: Hashtable insert failed. Load factor too high

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When trying to upload a document in Sharepoint / MOSS you get the following error: Hashtable insert failed. Load factor too high This appears something to do with the .NET Framework although Im not sure what’s causing it as of yet. However by doing an ‘iisreset’ on your front end webservers fixes this problem (Not … Continue reading Error when uploading a document: Hashtable insert failed. Load factor too high