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SharePoint 2013 - Graphic Design Deliverables

I'm working on writing an RFP that will require a design firm to graphically redesign our website. This website is running SharePoint 2013. I'll leave out the majority of the detail to keep this ...
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Design considerations for uploading documents into MOSS 2007

I am working on a design document for one of my projects in MOSS 2007. There is a requirement to create a custom interface to upload document along with metadata to a document library. I am not sure ...
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One page for all sites… Or one page for each site

I have an ongoing struggle (with myself :)) about the design and implementation of parts of the SharePoint system which I'm designing. I have included a diagram below. Effectively there are multiple ...
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I want to hide the SharePoint Ribbon Tabs (Browse, Page, etc) on my homepage based on permissions and such that they are stripped/trimmed when hidden

I am trying to hide the SharePoint Ribbon Tabs based on a users permissions. I know that I can use the SPSecurityTrimmedControl to do this but I need to wrap it around just the tabs and not the whole ...
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How to customize Column Title area in Webpart

Good day! Here is the problem: I apply custom style to web parts my css .ms-vh-div a { color:gray !important; } .ms-vh-div { border-bottom: 1px #c0c0c0 solid; } tr.ms-viewheadertr ...
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Very simple branding background question : what do I reference for body background?

So if I wanted to simply change the background of one page (not in the master), just the body of one single page, using an image what would I reference using sharepoint designer? Also I know this is ...
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Display dynamic content in a page based on selected value in List view webpart

Here's what I have in my Sharepoint 2010. A page showing a list view webpart and the related lists in separate webparts. Based on the value selected in the parent list, the child lists are populated. ...
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How to get to control rendered by Sharepoint dynamically?

In a view (by default AllItems.aspx) of a list "Inline Editing" enabling at design time in SPD2010 renders green-cross image-button at run time. Its pressing at run-time adds a new line How can ...
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How to restore to the smaller size of image control visible at designer?

All of sudden, few hours ago, I started to have a weird problem in all sites of my Sharepoint Server 2010 dev machine. In any of old and new, built-in and custom WebPart pages of list views, ...
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What are best practices for designing Sharepoint sites?

I'm putting together a document for our Art Directors and Creatives for what works best and what might not work best when designing for a sharepoint site. Sharepoint obviously lets you customize CSS ...
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Why to use MS Office 2010 32 bit in SP 2010 Farm on 64 bit Windows Servers?

When I first tried to install Sharepoint Designer 2010, I initially downloaded its 64 bit version But upon lanuching the install of SharePoint.exe, I've gotten: Setup Error You cannot ...
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What is hidden webpart for in SP2010?

Follow-up questions to Closed vs. Hidden Web Part - what is the difference? : What are possible uses of hiding a web part (having closing) in Sharepoint 2010? why isn't unhiding a webpart in a ...
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Designing application to serve multiple clients

I've been tasked with developing a small SharePoint 2010 application that serves multiple clients. I'm required to have one site that serves everyone but dynamically displays different data (header, ...
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How do I change the Favicon for my SharePoint install?

Fairly straightforward, I think. I'm running a SharePoint 2010 instance.
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Sharepoint Design of the site and sub site Structure for maintaining data flow and maintaining permissions?

My requirement is : I want to develop a site where there will be a site collection,and the root site will be for site admin who can add the data to the site and around 20 subsites which will use ...
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Sandbox + Custom Site Page Template + SPFile.CustomizedPageStatus

Have created a Site Page Template and provisioned an instance into my Team Site's Wiki Library. <Module Name="CustomInFeature" Path="SitePageTemplates" List="119" Url="SitePages" > ...
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Data first in SP, then in External database?

I have a customer with a customer database which represent projects. The DB only manage approved projects. I'm working on an application than have to works with project in both early stages (project ...
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Is there any guidance on designing lists for efficient CAML queries?

I'm designing some lists that may well contain thousands of items, and I'm trying to come up with the best design for efficient querying. I'm looking for some form of (hopefully Microsoft) ...
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Difference between blogs and team sites

Appreciate if anyone could: 1. Explain the difference between the two. 2. Explain how to choose one over the other when designing for a Sharepoint solution.
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Expression 4 vs SharePoint designer 2010

A general question. Is there any reason to use Expression Web 4 instead of SharePoint designer 2010 for creating SharePoint master pages and page layouts? I have it installed right now, but I don't ...
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Wireframing, mockup and interaction flow tools for SharePoint sites

I've been using Visio to mockup to design mockups and wireframes for sites, but I'm looking for other tools to help with the design process. I've been playing around with MS Expression Blend and ...
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Include html from another file in the SP-masterpage

Our SP-site is used as a part of another non-SP site. The layout should look the same on both the SP-site and the non-SP site. In the past, we have copy/pasted the html from the header and footer of ...
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What problems do you encounter using a fixed width design in SharePoint and how do you overcome those problems

The reason I'm asking is more related to design. Say a client has asked for a fixed width intranet but wants a webpart/list with tons of columns to be displayed. How do you get around not breaking the ...
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How to change the social links

My customer has changed their SharePoint portal design and they changed the "I Like" and "Comments" buttons. I want these buttons to call the old code, I've tried to see what javascript function it ...
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How to deal with SharePoint design complexity and web designer creativity?

One of my customer wants to use SharePoint as an intranet communication portal. My customer wants to customize the look & feel of the application and he has requested to a web design agency ...
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Multi-level approval workflow

I have a requirement to design a multi level approval workflow using SPD 2007. The workflow has three levels of approval. If the 1st or 2nd or 3rd level of approvers rejects the task it should go back ...
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SharePoint Layered Architecture App

Do you use enterprise layer architecture when creating SharePoint solutions ? Can you give me a codeplex.com/other site project as example, where I can find a layered design ? (Interface/BL/DAL)
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Can we add a SharePoint server on Windows Server 2003 to a farm on Windows server 2008?

I have a SharePoint Farm setup on Windows Server 2008 (all 4 servers). Now I would like to add an existing server (Windows Server 2003) to the farm by minimal installation of SharePoint. Is this ...
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Quick steps to making SharePoint 2007 cross-browser sexy

Most of the time when starting a new SharePoint intranet project, I get the comment "oh, looks like SharePoint". This is never said in a positive and excited manner! The default looks and themes are ...