December 2005 - Posts

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Using VS2005 with SharePoint by Bil Simser

Hopefully everyone is happy and back at work and now eating leftover turkey and stuffing for the next few weeks. I know I am. The entire crew was over for the holidays yet the fridge is still full of goodies. Hmm, wonder if that veggie tray can keep for...
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Merry Christmas All! by Bil Simser

No fancy "Twas the night before SharePoint" post. Just well wishes for you and yours during this festivus. Enjoy and be safe!
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Tired of the boring old Quick Launch? by Bil Simser

Then try Bob Mixon's replacement Quick Launch ! This is tres cool so thumbs up from me (and I didn't even know he was working on this). Not only does it look exactly like the default Quick Launch (meaning you could go and replace it on everyone's site...
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Hey Developers, Plugins for SharePoint Wanted! by Bil Simser

If there's one thing I really love, it's SharePoint (well, sometimes). And Plugins. Those cute little furry dll files that you drop into a directory and make programs do cool things. So why not combine the two? I'm putting together a SharePoint Admin...
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Important SharePoint fix Available Now! Get them while they're hot! by Bil Simser

Well, important if you're Japanese and have a problem with the translated text for the Later than filter criteria field and for the Earlier than filter criteria field being switched. Here's your hotfix . Don't know how many Japanese readers I have (I...
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Use the Force Luke! by Bil Simser

A bit of a sidetrack as I was planning to blog with pics on the mod for putting your image above the menu bar (I still don't agree with Heather that her solution works, nyah) so I will get to that, but later. I did want to mention a couple of things about...
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Hurray for Stubbs! by Bil Simser

Thank the maker that Stubbs the Zombie , the *only* game in which you become the Zombie and get to do uber-cool things like eat brains and possess people (something I sometimes need to do at work) is now officially supported on the Xbox 360 (previously...
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Adventures in CSS: Putting a banner image above the menubar in WSS by Bil Simser

I recently did a theme on a site and the desire was to have the WSS sites look similar to the Portal areas. I don't know how many times I've seen this kind of request and it usually leads to all kinds of having to edit tons of pages directly, doing funky...
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SharePoint Builder and ClickOnce by Bil Simser

I've been pretty swamped trying to get Life 1.0 going and lots of little pet projects finished up. One of which is my SharePoint Builder tool, a visual xml builder editor that will let you modify ONET.XML and SCHEMA.XML files using properties and such...
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Site Settings, Apply Theme, Apply, Lather, Rinse, Repeat by Bil Simser

Applying themes to WSS sites is sometimes like giving birth to a duck-billed platypus on a snowy day in the middle of springtime (can't wait to see the Google search referrals from that statement). I've blogged a little about this before so ignore my...
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