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Use Calculated Columns to Close Technical Gaps in SPD Workflows

Here’s another article I wrote for www.sharepointbriefing.com.  This one describes a technique that we can in SharePoint Designer to perform calculations that aren’t possible using any of the built-in calculation-style activities.  The basic idea is to use a custom list as a calculation engine – define a list that performs the calculation correctly, create an […]

Create an Image Rotator in SharePoint Using jQuery

A while ago, I wrote an article for SharePoint Briefing (www.sharepointbriefing.com) that describes how to create an image rotator in SharePoint. Here’s a teaser:

Read the whole article here: http://sharepointbriefing.com/spcode/article.php/3861121/Create-an-Image-Rotator-in-SharePoint-Using-jQuery.htm

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Use jQuery to Kill Spell Checker in SharePoint Lists

“Use jQuery to Kill Spell Checker in SharePoint Lists” – that’s the title of a recent article of mine that the good folks at www.sharepointbriefing.com posted earlier this month.

Here’s a teaser:

Read about how and why I wanted to kill the poor spelling checker here: http://sharepointbriefing.com/features/article.php/3869816/Use-jQuery-to-Kill-Spell-Checker-in-SharePoint-Lists.htm

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Solution: SPD Workflow and “The form cannot be rendered …” Message

I was preparing today to give a demonstration on SharePoint 2010 focusing on SPD 2010 workflows.  As I was prepping, I hit this error when I tried to run a workflow manually:

The form cannot be rendered. This may be due to a misconfiguration of the Microsoft SharePoint Server State Service. For more information, contact your […]