How to Enable Document Information Panel in MOSS 2007

By Default the document information panel will not be enabled in document library.

Go to Library Settings

Click Advanced Settings

Enable allow management of content types in Advanced Settings.

Click the Document Content Type and click on Document Information Panel settings.

Check […]

Item Updating or Updated Event Occurs twice in Document Library

Item Updating or Item Updated Event in SharePoint 2007 occurs twice, if require checkout option is enabled for document library.

I found the following workaround from Microsoft Support for this issue.

Check the value of vti_sourcecontrolcheckedoutby in BeforeProperties and AfterProperties, if the both values are null then the event […]

How to Find the SharePoint Version Installed in System

To find the installed version of SharePoint in system,

Browse to Central Administration -> Operations -> Servers in Farm [Topology and Services]

Version information will be displayed for each and every server.

How to Restrict the Users to Edit from SharePoint Designer

Permission Level for the user or group can be modified to restrict the user to edit in SharePoint designer.

Site Settings -> Advanced Permissions

Click Advanced Permissions, Select Settings -> Permission Levels

You can add/edit existing permission level.

Uncheck Browse Directories Permission level.

How to Use RSS WebPart in SharePoint

Create New WebPart Page.

In Edit Mode, Click add WebPart then select RSS Viewer WebPart from gallery.

Click Modify Shared WebPart to change to Edit mode of WebPart, then specify the RSS URL.

How to Change the Home Page / Landing Page in MOSS 2007

To Change the Home Page or Landing Page in SharePoint,

Browse to

Site Actions ->

(Look And Feel) Welcome Page – Specify your Page URL.

Programmatically Read Alerts for Users in Site Collection

SPAlerCollection class can be used to get the Alert Collection for the User.

The below code snippet is used to read all alerts registered for the site collection users.

private static void GetAlerts()


SPSite currSite = new SPSite(“http://uday”);

SPWeb currWeb = currSite.OpenWeb();

SPUserCollection […]

How to set the Interval for Alerts in SharePoint 2007

To set the timer job interval for alerts can set by using the setproperty for the property job-immediate-alerts command in stsadm.

Syntax:STSADM -o getproperty -pn job-immediate-alerts –pv <property value> -url <URL of the Site>

Example:STSADM -o getproperty -pn job-immediate-alerts –pv “every 2 minutes” -url http://uday


How to Edit InfoPath XML File in Forum Library Programmatically in SharePoint 2007

The below lines of code snippet is to update the infopath xml record(file)

SPWeb _web = SPContext.Current.Web; SPList _list = _web.Lists[“SampleFormLib”];

MemoryStream myInStream = new MemoryStream(item.File.OpenBinary()); XmlTextReader reader = new XmlTextReader(myInStream);

XmlDocument doc = new XmlDocument(); doc.Load(reader);

reader.Close(); myInStream.Close();

XmlNamespaceManager nameSpaceManager = new XmlNamespaceManager(doc.NameTable); nameSpaceManager.AddNamespace(“my”, ““);

doc.DocumentElement.SelectSingleNode(“my:Status”, nameSpaceManager).InnerText = “Saved”; […]