The contact selector available in InfoPath is a very useful control but has some pretty big feature limitations which will hopefully be rectified in Sharepoint 2010 / InfoPath 2010 but I havent had time to check yet. How to make the InfoPath contact selector mandatory – http://www.myriadtech.com.au/blog/Alana/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=16 Limit the number of names a user can … Continue reading InfoPath Contact Selector – Limitations & Workarounds – Part 1
How To Fix Publishing Pages Page Layout URL The scenario when moving you want to move a publishing site collection that is your root site collection to a new location ie http://rootsc —> http://sites/rootsc You expect a simple backup & restore to the new location to do the job. However once your restore is complete … Continue reading After restoring a site collection to a new location you get error The file /_catalogs/masterpage/blahblah.aspx does not exist.
The problem is probably that the GUID of the new site youre trying to restore is the same as an existing site in the content database. Either delete the existing site or I would imagine you could restore to a diffrent content database although I havnt verified this.
When deploying a K2 (Blackpoint or Blackpearl) Infopath Integrated Process you may get an error similar to: Server was unable to process request. —> Specified argument was out of the range of valid values. Parameter name: value Not sure what causes the error but the quickest way round it seems to be to delete the … Continue reading Error deploying Infopath Integrated K2 process
In your activity add a ‘Data Event Wizard’ Data Replication –> Transfer Data Click ‘Assign’ Set the ‘Source’ as the name of the InfoPath view you want to switch to Expand ‘_K2’ & set the ‘Destination’ to the ‘DocumentView’ field Now when you save your form in a document library it will be saved on … Continue reading Change InfoPath View Before Uploading Form Using K2 Blackpoint
Sharepoint 2010 RTM is to be released in April 2010. The SharePoint 2010 official launch date is May 12th 2010.
FYI Neither K2 Blackpoint or K2 Blackpearl support SSO, they only support Windows authentication. K2 Connect (SAP) makes use of SSO in some aspects. If you are trying to use in an SSO environment you will see errors similar to: Unable to cast object of type ‘System.Web.Security.SingleSignOn.SingleSignOnIdentity’ to type ‘System.Security.Principal.WindowsIdentity’ Update: Apparently Blackpearl users can … Continue reading K2 Blackpoint K2 Blackpearl does not support single sign on authentication
K2 blackpearlÂ®, K2 blackpointÂ® and K2 connectÂ® 4.5 Release Candidates now available! K2 blackpearl, K2 blackpoint and K2 connect have moved into a new era with the introduction of K2 4.5 â€“ the next generation of K2 products! This release focuses on greater stability and better performance. K2 4.5 still has all the great functionality … Continue reading K2 4.5 Release Candidate Is Now Available
I had a problem where external users, in this case hotmail addresses werent recieving Sharepoint Notifications. I was scratching my head but the solution was a simple one, as they normally are…. If you are going to let users outside of your domain receive outgoing email from SharePoint, you may need to enter their domains … Continue reading External User Not Recieving Sharepoint Alerts
If you get the following error Method ‘post’ of object ‘IOWSPostData’ failed, you can fix it by doing the below: Do a search on you C: drive for a file named: EXPTOOWS.XLA Open it and Enable Macros Select the Developer tab and the Visual Bacis or press ALT+11. Same result. You are ready to alter … Continue reading Import Excel 2007 Spreadsheet as Sharepoint List Error Method ‘post’ of object ‘IOWSPostData’ failed
For anyone else having this issue it looks like this is an issue with the beta version of Sharepoint 2010 as when using service accounts it appears that the user profile sync just sticks on ‘Starting’ & never actually starts. To get it started add your service account as a local admin & reboot & … Continue reading Sharepoint 2010 User Profile Synchronization Service stuck on starting