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Library not registered – IE error in SharePoint init.js

You may encounter this error when you try to install and then uninstall any of the Office products, in the SharePoint server. To fix this issue, if you see any of the office products installed in your server then navigate to that product and open it, i…

Searching for a list item using SPQuery in folders

Searching for an item in a list having multiple folders requires that an attribute to be added to the SPQuery command.
The SPQuery.ViewAttributes property is required to be set to “Scope=’Recursive’” to enable sharepoint to sear…

InfoPath Form Sevices, Forms Based Authentication (FBA) and Unique File Names

I’ve been working on some InfoPath forms this week in MOSS in an FBA environment and learned, when I went to deploy the forms to a production environment with an FBA zone that the username() function function does not work.  I was using it to genera…

Site Content Type in Use – Error while Deleting Content Type

If you get “Site Content Type in Use” error while deleting the content type.

Change the default content type for the list/library, which uses this content type.

Then try to delete the content type.

Turning off Diagnosting logging in SharePoint

Though SharePoint logging is very much helpful is solving certain issues, we may come across certain situations where in there is a requirement to turn off diagnostic logging. To turn off the logging,
Navigate to Central Administration,
Under the secti…

Securing SharePoint List/Document Library Views Seems (sort of) Possible with jQuery

This is another post in my on-going series on how to use jQuery with SharePoint.If you want to learn more about jQuery, I highly recommend: jQuery in Action by Bear Bibeault and Yehuda Katz.
One of the first things I thought, once I started to play aro…

Quick and Easy: A Better Way to Use jQuery to Hide a Text Field on a SharePoint Form

This is another post in my on-going series on how to use jQuery with SharePoint.If you want to learn more about jQuery, I highly recommend: jQuery in Action by Bear Bibeault and Yehuda Katz.
Previously, I wrote about how to use jQuery to locate and hid…

Quick and Easy: Use jQuery to Hide a Text Field on a SharePoint Form

This is another post in my on-going series on how to use jQuery with SharePoint.If you want to learn more about jQuery, I highly recommend: jQuery in Action by Bear Bibeault and Yehuda Katz.
UPDATE (already!): I did think of a better way to locate the …

Quick and Easy: Create Your Own jQuery Sandbox for SharePoint

This is another post in my on-going series on how to use jQuery with SharePoint.If you want to learn more about jQuery, I highly recommend: jQuery in Action by Bear Bibeault and Yehuda Katz.
Getting started with jQuery in SharePoint is surprisingly eas…

Quick and Easy: Use jQuery to Set A Text Field’s Value on a SharePoint Form

I started playing around with jQuery yesterday.  I’ve been wanting to do this for a long time, ever since Paul Grenier started writing his series about jQuery for End Users at the venerable www.endusersharepoint.com web site.  As I use it, I hope t…