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Tutorial: How to modify the rendering of SharePoint Site Columns

SharePoint offers a variety of options for changing the appearance of columns in lists or libraries. Since SharePoint 2013, client-side rendering (CSR) has become available as a new technology to replace the standard representation with an individual design of the output via JavaScript (JSLink). In addition, complex logic can also be executed. The advantage: Since no new column type is created, such adjustments can be reset to the standard at any time without leaving dependencies in the system. Preliminary note In [...]

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Work Management in SharePoint 2016

    Hi Folks, As you all remember the well known productivity feature Work Management Services in SharePoint 2013. Well, let me drop the bomb. Work Management Services is no longer with us in SharePoint 2016. As Microsoft published in September 2014, Tasks (Work Management) got removed from Office 365. I could not find the official announcement anymore, but it is referenced here (The “Sync to Outlook” button and the “Tasks” link are missing in SharePoint Online) As you all noticed earlier this month, Microsoft [...]

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SharePoint Newsfeed Insights

One of my clients who is using SharePoint 2013 Sitefeeds extensively in his new social intranet asked me to build ‘something’ to get some insights out of the Social feeds. So I went and build a little demonstration just to get the following insights out of a SharePoint Site Newsfeed. total number of posts total number of replies total number of likes I wrote the following peace of JavaScript code to get to the JSON response of a Newsfeed. From there it is just [...]

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Color palettes and fonts in SharePoint 2013

Today I want to talk just a little bit about designs in SharePoint 2013. You should know that I am not one of the greatest Web Designers and I believe I was never meant to be one of them. But Microsoft made it very easy to get your own corporate look and feel in SharePoint 2013 by just adjusting the color palettes and fonts. It’s not a full-blown design but its maybe just right for some of you. But still [...]

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SharePoint 2013 URL Trailing Slash causes Video to disappear

It was like every other Monday in my work life. I got a call that started like this: “SharePoint is not working…” Well…after 10 minutes I got a more precise description of the problem and I found the issue kind of funny and share worthy. Background We developed a Web Part that aggregates News using SharePoint Search. Issue Description A User created a new “News Article Page” and added a Video Web Part to it. Everything was working fine. This new page was picked up [...]

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HtmlToOpenXml supports OpenXml SDK 2.5 now!

Version 1.5 released today! For all the folks out there who are using the famous HtmlToOpenXml library from codeplex, the new version 1.5 released today supports OpenXml SDK 2.0 and OpenXml SDK 2.5 now. It is also compiled with .Net Framework 4.0. https://html2openxml.codeplex.com/releases/view/114710  

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