Westin's Technical Log
How To Provide a Link to a Conference Call Number
You have probably seen the URI tel:
There are some situations where you prefer to allow users to directly interact with list items directly within the row of the list view. Normally interaction occurs through the edit control block (ECB), the ribbon, or one of the list item forms. However, sometimes the action is a simple toggle activity that the user should simply be able to directly initiate directly from the list view UI.
Using Excel to Geocode with Bing Maps Web Services
A lot of folks have to geocode data that they get from various folks in their organization, and it often makes its way in to Excel. Of course, you can batch geocode using Bing Maps Services, but in some scenarios it is a lot more convenient or reasonable to use Excel.
Automatically Update Charts, Graphs, and Reports in PowerPoint
Here is a neat trick for getting graphs in PowerPoint to automatically update from SQL Reporting Services.
AutoCorrect Common Microsoft Brand Names with this Script and Word
Inspired by this post: http://on10.net/blogs/sarahintampa/Is-it-NET-Net-or-net/
Simple Trick for making an existing web part async
This is one of my favorite stupid SharePoint tricks.
Animated GIFs in SharePoint 2007 for AJAX progress indicators
Here are possible AJAX animation alternatives in http://<myMOSSServer>/<anysiteurl>/_layouts/images/
SharePoint Wiki Page Incoming Links Web Part
Ever want the “Incoming Links” page to show up on the wiki page rather than be a separate page? Well, here is a handy web part you can add to a wiki page.
Setting Project Priorities from TFS Priorities
Here is a handy macro that allows me to set the task priorities in Microsoft Project 2007 based on tasks that I have imported/synchronized to Visual Studio Team System.
DHS Threat Level SharePoint Web Part
I recently created a XML Web part that uses XSL and the DHS Threat Level web service to render the current threat level in a way that looks exactly like the DHS Threat Advisory image: