3 comments on “Filter SharePoint task list view to show tasks assigned to groups I am in”

Filter SharePoint task list view to show tasks assigned to groups I am in

If you have a SharePoint task list where the task is assigned to a SharePoint group, you may notice that the My Task list does not show tasks even if you are a member of the group of which the…

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0 comments on “SharePoint Designer shows “There are no items to show in this view” message”

SharePoint Designer shows “There are no items to show in this view” message

I loaded SharePoint Designer this morning and when I clicked on the Lists and Libraries navigation item I saw just a blank screen with the message "There are no items to show in this view". I knew that I recently made…

0 comments on “New Refinement Configuration for SharePoint 2013”

New Refinement Configuration for SharePoint 2013

just ran across the new refinement configuration for SharePoint 2013. I was expecting to modify the Refinement Filters XML like I did in SharePoint 2010, but was pleasantly surprised to see that Microsoft has created a nice GUI to do this for you. It can be found in the refinement web part properties. Instead of seeing the Refinement Filters XML you have a “Choose Refiners…” button. When clicked, this button opens a nice GUI that lets you manage your refinements.

0 comments on “Sync SharePoint Document Libraries using SkyDrive Pro”

Sync SharePoint Document Libraries using SkyDrive Pro

SkyDrive Pro is Microsoft’s solution for keeping SharePoint 2013 document libraries in sync with documents on your local file system. It attempts to provide the answer to the question “Where do I keep my documents?”.

Companies would rather have employees store their work related documents in SharePoint. By doing this...

My SharePoint 2010 Development Laptop Experience

It seems like I have always struggled with the right hardware for SharePoint 2010 development. In the past I've used either a local desktop, remote access to a development server, or more recently a Dell Latitude E6500 laptop. In the SharePoint 2003 – 2007 world, I didn’t have too much of an issue. I typically run SharePoint using VMware Workstation. I remember starting with 4GB RAM and a single hard drive. The MOSS Development experience was...

0 comments on ““The following URL is not valid…” when trying to publish and InfoPath Template”

“The following URL is not valid…” when trying to publish and InfoPath Template

I just received an error when trying to publish an InfoPath form. This same error occured in both InfoPath 2007 and InfoPath 2010. “The following URL is not valid …”. After some messing around, I was able to get past…