Show SharePoint Content Ratings with a Calculated Column


Ratings in SharePoint allow users to mark content with a rating, which can then be used to display content by popularity for instance. For more information on the ratings feature in SharePoint see this reference, http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-server-help/enable-users-to-rate-content-HA101791797.aspx. Enabling Ratings To enable ratings on your list or library go to the list settings page and choose Ratings … Continue reading Show SharePoint Content Ratings with a Calculated Column

Customizing SharePoint List Forms with Content Type Rendering Templates .


Recently I developed a solution for a client, which centred around a list which managed gift registration data. The client wanted some expressive labels next to the field controls, to provide guidance on how to fill-in each field; Field Descriptions I showed the client how field descriptions would appear underneath the field controls, but what … Continue reading Customizing SharePoint List Forms with Content Type Rendering Templates .

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 Event Receiver ItemUpdating Event and Hidden Columns


I was recently developing a list item Event Receiver, implementing the ItemAdded and ItemUpdating events. TheĀ purpose of this event receiver is to populate fields of items of a particular content type, and the fields in question are hidden from the user by setting the ShowInNewForm and ShowInEditForm properties of theĀ  FieldRef elements when the fields … Continue reading SharePoint Event Receiver ItemUpdating Event and Hidden Columns