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Office 365 Digest #1. January 2017

Monday, February 13, 2017

Microsoft Office 365 and Azure are growing so fast, every week we have a new cloud products, services. Familiar to us products get new features. Therefore I decided release a new post category Office 365 Monthly Digest. In this series of posts I'll talk about what Microsoft has rolled out last month and how we can make a profit from it.

SharePoint New Experience

Friday, January 13, 2017

Last year Microsoft delivered updated UI for the SharePoint Document Library which is a part of new "modern ui" of SharePoint Sites. We were waiting so long for that new vision: SharePoint UI did not change since 2010. Actually we should not use mobile devices to work with SharePoint. But now SharePoint is getting a such thing which you can put in your pocket and work whenever and wherever you want.

In this post I'll describe new features which increases you productivity and features we've lost.

SharePoint Ribbon. Creating multi level menu

Saturday, December 29, 2012

Another use case of QASPRibbon: creating multi level menu in Ribbon.

In SharePoint dropdown menu is available in following elements: FlyoutAnchor, SplitButton, MRUSplitButon, DropDown and ComboBox. Each menu contains sections (MenuSection) which can contain buttons (Button) or flyout anchors (FlyoutAnchor) for showing sub level menu.

SharePoint Ribbon ComboBox

SPListViewFilter 1.7

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

The new version of SPListViewFilter is published on CodePlex. The new type of filter is available. It's slider which enables you to select one value or range of values.

SPListViewFilter 1.7

SharePoint 2013. Geolocation field type

Saturday, September 1, 2012

In SharePoint 2013 Preview there is a new field type named Geolocation (Geographic location that represents a point on a map) that enables you to use location data. Also there is a new type of list view - Map View that represents list data on map.

Geolocation field type in SharePoint 2013 Preview

SharePoint 2013. Enable anonymous access

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Step by step instruction how to enable anonymous access for web application based on SharePoint 2013.

SPListViewFilter 1.6

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

The new version of SPListViewFilter is published on CodePlex. Changing list view filter' layout is available in it:

SPListViewFilter 1.6 Layout

SPListViewFilter 1.5

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

I've published a new version of SharePoint list filter. Autocomplete is available in the new version:

SPListViewFilter 1.5 AutoComplete

SSRS. List distinct values from a SharePoint list

Monday, July 2, 2012

If you create reports using Report Builder or BIDS it's avaiblable to use SharePoint list or document library as a DataSource. To retrieve data in this case CAML query is used, thus there is no direct way to get only distinct values from DataSet.

And such is the need at least to fill parameter values:

SharePoint 2010. Long time operation with updatable status

Friday, June 22, 2012

There is SPStatefulLongOperation class in SharePoint 2010 that lets implement long time operation with updatable status.