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SharePoint 2013 released…


Yes!! the¬†SharePoint 2013 Foundation (RTM) can be downloaded from http://www.microsoft.com/nl-be/download/details.aspx?id=35488 if you look at the size of the file: 820Mb!! the previous version was “only” 180Mb, seems that there is something new in this version ūüėČ ūüėČ download¬†¬†SharePoint 2013 server … Continue reading

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SharePoint 2010 hotfix installation problems


We patched yesterday a SharePoint Server farm (2 SP servers)¬†with¬†three cumulative updates (Aug, Oct, Dec 2011)¬†and faced the following errors: “Failed to install the application content files” Additional Extra¬†info: Object reference not set to an instance of an object StackTrace: … Continue reading

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SharePoint: The user does not exist or is not unique (FBA)


We faced this error during the last days and couldn’t find (quickly) a solution for it. The solution in our case was very simple and stupid¬†ūüôā Most of the time, getting this errors will result in a long search on … Continue reading

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SharePoint 2010 ‚Äď Troubleshooting Access Denied


We had a mind-breaking issue on our demo environment today. In the matter of security, a site collection administrator is always capable of browsing through the intranet. But security tests with “normal” users didn’t succeeded (Permission Level: Contribute), we’ll received … Continue reading

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SharePoint 2010 Powershell – Detailed Site Overview


It’s not the first time that one of our customers ask us for a complete overview of there intranet. The Content & Structure page is nice and easy but cumbersome while navigation. I wrote a powershell script to accomplish this. … Continue reading

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ASP.NET C# Html Encoding/Decoding in combination with QueryStrings


I bumped into some issues today concerning with html encoding in querystrings combined with special characters… Original url: http://yoursharepoint/_layouts/projectx/viewdetail.aspx?ItemID=5&DataPath=RootNode/level1/cli√ęnt QueryString – “DataPath”=¬†“RootNode/Level1/cli√ɬęnt” (NOT OK) I used the method¬†html.Encode() en still the problem occur Original url: http://yoursharepoint/_layouts/projectx/viewdetail.aspx?ItemID=5&DataPath=RootNode/level1/cliënt QueryString – “DataPath” = … Continue reading

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XmlDataSource – Treeview databind based on Parent – Child xml file


Do you need to implement an ASP:TreeView in you website based on a xml file with a nice nested Parent¬†– Child structure? I think that everyone already wrote, at least one time in his life, a recursive function to accomplish … Continue reading

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