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
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 .
I was recently developing a list item Event Receiver, implementing the ItemAdded and ItemUpdating events. The 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 the FieldRef elements when the fields … Continue reading SharePoint Event Receiver ItemUpdating Event and Hidden Columns