Category Archives: SharePoint

Introducing the Template Library Connector for SharePoint 2010

Are you annoyed that you have to create a new content type for every Office document template you want to publish in SharePoint 2010? Do you think it’s stupid that the SharePoint administrator has to re-publish that content type just … Continue reading

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Sorting SharePoint 2010 SPFolders and SPFiles

Sometimes you want to iterate through all SPFolders in a list or library, or all items in a list or folder. You may have noticed that the folders or items seem to come back in no particular order. You probably … Continue reading

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SharePoint 2010 SPListCollection.GetList by Id without permissions

If you want to get hold of a SharePoint List by its ID, but only when the current user has access to it, there are many pitfalls. If you try to use SPListCollection.GetList, and plan to check the permissions after … Continue reading

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SharePoint Person or Group site column problem

Have you ever created a SharePoint site column of type “Person or Group“? Did you use this column in a content type used by Microsoft Word documents? Distributed from a content type hub? If so, you may be in trouble… … Continue reading

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Insert SharePoint 2010 Document ID in a Word document

So the document id feature is a cool thing with SharePoint, but how can you add the document id inside the document text? My client wanted to use the document id as a reference value in their letters, in the … Continue reading

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Activate On Default

When developing SharePoint features, you can set some properties on your features. One of them is called “Activate On Default”: Now this sounds straight forward, right? Well, it both is and isn’t. A few days ago, I created a SharePoint … Continue reading

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Error: Cannot add the specified assembly to the global assembly cache

Yesterday I was not able to deploy my solution to my sharepoint development server, with the error message Error occurred in deployment step ‘Add Solution’: Error: Cannot add the specified assembly to the global assembly cache: MyLibrary.dll. As the error … Continue reading

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