SharePoint: Purloining, Reusing and Customizing the ECB Menu System Part 1


In this series; Purloining, Reusing and Customizing the ECB Menu System Part 1 Purloining, Reusing and Customizing the ECB Menu System Part 2 This series by Jan Tielens on customizing the ECB with Javascript is useful reading in conjunction with this post. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 This post was supposed to be about … Continue reading SharePoint: Purloining, Reusing and Customizing the ECB Menu System Part 1

SharePoint 2010 Document Lifecycle from an Event Receiver Point of View


On a recent project I needed to write an Event Receiver for a document library which set item level security on the document library items. Given the nature of document content management and the various ways in which a document library can be configured (content types, approval, check-in/out, versioning etc) I needed to understand the … Continue reading SharePoint 2010 Document Lifecycle from an Event Receiver Point of View

SharePoint: SPFile.SaveBinary, Updating Office Document Library Items and Automatic Document Property Promotion


Using the Object Model, adding items to a SharePoint document library is easy enough, given the code below you can add a new document library item and set it’s meta data at the same time. But, how toΒ  update a doucment library item? Well given the same document url (LinkFilename) you can just call the … Continue reading SharePoint: SPFile.SaveBinary, Updating Office Document Library Items and Automatic Document Property Promotion

Provision a Content Type with a Document Template using a Feature – Part 2


Provision a Content Type with a Document Template using a Feature – Part 1. Provision a Content Type with a Document Template using a Feature – Part 2. In this post we’ll provision a content type with a document template using a feature. To create the feature we’ll use Visual Studio and WSPBuilder, and we’re … Continue reading Provision a Content Type with a Document Template using a Feature – Part 2

Provision a Content Type with a Document Template using a Feature – Part 1


Provision a Content Type with a Document Template using a Feature – Part 1. Provision a Content Type with a Document Template using a Feature – Part 2. Provisioning a SharePoint Content Type using a feature is straightforward enough, whats not so well documented is configuring the content type to have a custom document template. … Continue reading Provision a Content Type with a Document Template using a Feature – Part 1