Author Archives: Andrew

SharePoint and adding actions to date controls in 2010 and 2013

SharePoint and adding actions to date controls in 2010 and 2013 Overview There are many instances where I want to add javascript to a SharePoint form. This may read and process field values, sometimes I can run this in the … Continue reading

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Running Total with InfoPath

On a recent project I had a requirement to create a running total in a repeating table in an InfoPath form.  I did a lot of searching and found several people that seem to be confused about what a running total … Continue reading

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Yet Another round of Microsoft Updates stops SharePoint Services 3 with SQL Embedded from working

Deja Vu with the WSS 3 Updates.  Our support teams tell me of at least three SharePoint failures today. This must now be at least fourth time, that I can think of, a Windows Update has applied a patch to SharePoint Services v3 (there are … Continue reading

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Content Database Growth on DB Attach Migration from WSS3 to SharePoint Foundation 2010

Introduction I’ve done a lot of SharePoint Services 3 to Foundation 2010 migrations now and one thing I’ve learnt is that they all have to be treated individually on their merits.  A recent one was a move from WSS 3 on … Continue reading

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CRM 2011 Launch Dialogue from a Button

Introduction Most of my work is with SharePoint and SQL Server.  However on a recent project I’ve been working with my ConcentrixTSG colleagues on a Dynamics CRM 2011 implementation.  CRM 4.0 was a good product but they’ve certainly added and … Continue reading

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External Data List Open in Dialog Missing

On a recent project I have an external data list showing some data from a SQL database that is part of an LOB system.  When I click any of the items in the list I’m getting the list’s display form but … Continue reading

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Logging in the SSIS Script Task and Script Component

Recently I had some fun with logging in the SSIS script component and I thought I’d share it. I have an SSIS package that uses scripts in a data flow to write to Dynamics CRM Web Services. I wanted to … Continue reading

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