How to get the current List Item ID in a K2 Blackpoint / Blackpearl process

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The current list item ID in a K2 Blackpoint / Blackpearl process is held in the ‘SpIntegrationData’ hive in XML fields. This hive is hidden by default so in the Object Explorer window you need to click the down arrow top right hand side & click ‘Show Hidden Fields’. SPIntegrationData –> SPData –> All available … Continue reading How to get the current List Item ID in a K2 Blackpoint / Blackpearl process

K2 Blackpoint / Blackpearl: Using Sharepoint lookup columns in K2 processes

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As you probably know lookup columns in Sharepoint are stored in this format “ID;#String” (record number & then the string value). I was trying to use a lookup value in a K2 process to make up the new sites URL when provisioning new sites. Obviously this was failing due to the way lookup columns are … Continue reading K2 Blackpoint / Blackpearl: Using Sharepoint lookup columns in K2 processes

Sharepoint 2010 & K2: The attempted operation is prohibited because it exceeds the list view threshold enforced by the administrator

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If when trying to create a workflow on a list using K2 Blackpoint / K2 Blackpearl on Sharepoint 2010 & you get the following error when trying to enumerate lists: “The attempted operation is prohibited because it exceeds the list view threshold enforced by the administrator” You need to up the ‘List View Threshold’ in … Continue reading Sharepoint 2010 & K2: The attempted operation is prohibited because it exceeds the list view threshold enforced by the administrator

Sharepoint 2010: Create site from site template where alternate CSS url is set – unexpected error occured accessing site settings

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When you create a site template in Sharepoint 2010 where the template is taken from a site that has an alternate CSS url set, you find on the newly created site that when you try & access ‘Site Settings’ or ‘View all site content’ you get the ‘An unexpected error occured’. In your logs you … Continue reading Sharepoint 2010: Create site from site template where alternate CSS url is set – unexpected error occured accessing site settings

Sharepoint 2010 Error: An exception occurred when trying to issue security token Event ID 8306 and Event ID 7557

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After creating a new secure store service application everytime I clicked manage it would say I dont have correct permissions no matter who I was logged in as. In the event logs I was getting the following errors: Event ID 8306: An exception occurred when trying to issue security token: The server was unable to … Continue reading Sharepoint 2010 Error: An exception occurred when trying to issue security token Event ID 8306 and Event ID 7557

Sharepoint CAML query encoder decoder

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A useful tool to encode and decode your Sharepoint CAML queries. Use the CAML encoder and decoder to encode or decode CAML while working with SharePoint Data Source Control queries. This script utilizes both HTML rendering to decode and a PHP function to encode. Sharepoint CAML query Encoder & Decoder

Sharepoint 2010: Lookup columns in Data Views using SOAP & REST webservices

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If you are using a webservice & a dataview to display list data across sites in Sharepoint 2010 you may come across this problem when displaying lookup columns. A lookup field is stored in the format “ID;#Text” When using a REST data connection the values returned for the lookup column is just the ID part … Continue reading Sharepoint 2010: Lookup columns in Data Views using SOAP & REST webservices

Sharepoint 2010: Could not load type ‘System.Data.Services.Providers.IDataServiceUpdateProvider’ from assembly ‘System.Data.Services, Version=3.5.0.0

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If when trying to access REST webservices through Sharepoint (ie http://goatpoint/_vti_bin/ListData.svc) and you get the following error message: Could not load type ‘System.Data.Services.Providers.IDataServiceUpdateProvider’ from assembly ‘System.Data.Services, Version=3.5.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b77a5c561934e089’. You need to install the update below on your Sharepoint web front end servers: ADO.NET Data Services Update for .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 for Windows 7 … Continue reading Sharepoint 2010: Could not load type ‘System.Data.Services.Providers.IDataServiceUpdateProvider’ from assembly ‘System.Data.Services, Version=3.5.0.0

How to display related information in a Sharepoint form based on a column / field choice

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Looking to to automatically complete various columns in your Sharepoint forms based on the selection in a previous column ? If so take a look at SpServices Jquery library. Here you have a function called: $().SPServices.SPDisplayRelatedInfo that will do just that. Functionality SPDisplayRelatedInfo is a function in the jQuery Library for SharePoint Web Services that … Continue reading How to display related information in a Sharepoint form based on a column / field choice