How to Turn on the Wizard for Score Card Designer

How to Turn On/Off the Wizard for Score Card Designer

To turn on the Wizard for Score Card in Dashboard designer, click on the Office Icon in top left corner

Click on the Designer Options button in the Menu.

Document ID in SharePoint 2010

Business problem

The sales person sending document to marketing team, meanwhile the sales team has done some content organization reshuffled the documents to subfolder and different document libraries. If someone tries to pullout the document using the URL, they wouldn’t be able to find it.

Overview of Document ID


Site Template ID in SharePoint 2010

I was working on creating my new codeplex tool for Site Governance to automate the process of creating the site based on the request.

The site will be provisioned programmatically using the object model in custom actions associated with SPD workflow. While building this action, I was trying to get the list of site templates […]

Data Connection Exceeded Maximum Limit Error in InfoPath 2010 Browser Form


When you try to get data from Data Connection for e.g. web service. You get the following error:

“The amount of data that was returned by a data connection has exceeded the maximum limit that was configured by the server administrator. Form elements, such as drop-down lists may be blank.”



InfoPath File Attachment Size Error

When you try to add attachments to the InfoPath Browser Enabled form, you may get the following error. If the attachment file size is beyond the configured maximum user session data.

“The Selected file is too large and is causing the form to exceed the amount of allowable resources. Select another file.”



Site Collection Backup using PowerShell

PowerShell always gives the administrator the feel of programming, Basically I am a developer not really much into using the options or menus to do the tasks like backup (I never used the backup option in Central AdministrationJ)

Let’s talk about Backup of Site Collection using PowerShell with examples.


Backup-SPSite <<Site […]

TaxonomyPicker Error in Eventlog SharePoint 2010

You might have noticed the following error logged into the EventLog.

“Load control template file /_controltemplates/TaxonomyPicker.ascx failed: Could not load type ‘Microsoft.SharePoint.Portal.WebControls.TaxonomyPicker’ from assembly ‘Microsoft.SharePoint.Portal, Version=, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=71e9bce111e9429c’.”

There is an encoded char issue in .ascx control:

Open the TaxonomyPicker.ascx in the 12 hive control templates […]

Get Help for PowerShell cmdlet

Day 2:

How to get help for PowerShell cmdlet, like syntax or list of mandatory/optional parameters to be used with cmdlet.

Get-Help is the cmdlet to provide help for the cmdlet.


Get-Help <<cmdlet>>

Example: Let’s get help for Get-Help 😉

Get-Help Get-Help

List all PowerShell Command-let’s in SharePoint 2010

This is the series of PowerShell Scripts in SharePoint 2010. Learn a cmdlet (command-let) a day.


Cmdlet’s are compiled commands installed with PowerShell. When you start “SharePoint 2010 Management PowerShell”, the console starts with pre-loaded cmdlets.

Day 1:


Get-Command cmdlet will return all commandlets registered with PowerShell. […]

List does not exist Error for Anonymous Users in SharePoint 2010

I was getting the “List does not exist error” for anonymous users, after enabling the debug mode I got the below loooong exception.

It doesn’t really point you with the actual error, after couple of digs; I figured that my master page gallery and style library has unique permission, not inheriting from the parent.

Inheriting […]