InfoPath Contact Selector – Limitations & Workarounds – Part 1

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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

After restoring a site collection to a new location you get error The file /_catalogs/masterpage/blahblah.aspx does not exist.

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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.

K2 Blackpoint K2 Blackpearl does not support single sign on authentication

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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

Import Excel 2007 Spreadsheet as Sharepoint List Error Method ‘post’ of object ‘IOWSPostData’ failed

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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