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Sharepoint Software Engineer and Consultant Ottawa, Ontario.


Dec
5
comment How to add input prompts to SharePoint 2013 Form Fields
To some degree, it's possible to do the same thing in a custom designed form by placing SharePoint:FieldDescription controls immediately after the FormField controls, but the jquery code also works on date fields (which you don't want it to tinker with) and such, creating something of a mess of the form.
Dec
5
comment How to add input prompts to SharePoint 2013 Form Fields
Only on out-of-box edit forms.
Dec
4
comment How to add input prompts to SharePoint 2013 Form Fields
It doesn't work. The expression <b>$(this).parent().next().html()</b> is undefined. And looking at the generated markup, the code would have to come from the server - how else could it pick up the description field (which isn't otherwise rendered)?
Dec
4
comment How to add input prompts to SharePoint 2013 Form Fields
Amal, you're rehashing the Kyle Schaeffer code I'm already using (see "here" above). The prompt appears and disappears appropriately, but it uses the NAME of the field rather than its DESCRIPTION
Dec
2
comment Is there a way to programmatically choose an EditForm in an event receiver?
The edit form appears as a modal dialog. Does that make a difference?
Nov
18
comment Unable to apply JSLink to the field
Nadeem, I think I'm missing something here. Why does the definition (or syntax) preclude modifying the look and feel of a TaxonomyField?
Jun
10
comment Does anyone here know the correct location for DeltaSPWebPartManager?
Waqas, it is indeed a bug - Microsoft confirmed it to me today. Thanks very much for posting this and the link.
May
23
comment How to programmatically access a publishing site's current navigation settings
Standard Navigation.
May
14
comment SP2013 Master Page changes are not being applied
I misspoke -- it turned out to be a page layout that wouldn't convert. It finally did, if I saved it by using Sharepoint Designer (see below). Thanks Josh
May
14
comment SP2013 Master Page changes are not being applied
Colbs, you're right -- sort of. Copying the file into place using the file system seems to work only for master pages. For Page Layouts (that's where the markup turned out to be), editing the .html file in SPD and saving it seemed to do the trick. Thumbs-up!
May
13
comment SP2013 Master Page changes are not being applied
Yes, it's a publishing site; Yes, I've published several major versions of the .master file. I'm actually using Dreamweaver, but Sharepoint Designer is a reasonable mental substitute.
Mar
19
comment Why does SP2013 “Add a Page” place the page in parent site instead of current subsite?
If I keep the subsites from inheriting Managed Metadata navigation (or switch of Managed Metadata navigation entirely), I get more or less what I want. Part of the problem is that the "Find it at ..." field is calculated on the client. Although there's a way of changing the destination in an event receiver, there's no easy way of updating this field. More than anything else, it's this field that's supposed to give the customer visual confirmation of where the page is supposed to go.
Mar
19
comment Why does SP2013 “Add a Page” place the page in parent site instead of current subsite?
Hmmm ... just enabling Managed Metadata navigation - regardless of site/subsite structure - causes this to happen. There doesn't seem to be an easy way to influence this, short of switching off Managed Metadata navigation.
Mar
18
comment Why does SP2013 “Add a Page” place the page in parent site instead of current subsite?
I am using Managed Metadata navigation, but there's a real subsite structure behind it (thanks to a few intractable mistakes put in play before I arrived, but that's a longer story). I wonder if that has a bearing on what's happening.
Mar
18
comment Why does SP2013 “Add a Page” place the page in parent site instead of current subsite?
Cameron: no, it doesn't. It gives me the url to the parent site collection.
Mar
18
comment Why does SP2013 “Add a Page” place the page in parent site instead of current subsite?
Robert: yes, I'm absolutely sure. I navigate to the subsite, then try to add the page.
Mar
18
comment Add Publishing Pages to specfic subsites programmatically in FeatureReceiver
Hmmm ... I'd like to see it too, since I have to solve this exact problem. TIA, Josh
Mar
7
comment Best Approach for using folders in Pages in Publishing site SharePoint 2013
Custom Layouts - a couple of master pages with two or three layouts each. But far as I can tell, I can't find a way to customize the look of the page I get from "Add A Page" unless I write a custom action to override the command.
Mar
6
comment Best Approach for using folders in Pages in Publishing site SharePoint 2013
sween_sp, I was able to import the same taxonomy set to two differently-named term groups: not very elegant, but functional. But I'm still confused as to whether I need to just add a taxonomy field to the Page or modify the actual Page content type in order for the Content Organizer to recognize it, and I can't find an easy way to make it appear right under the user's nose.
Mar
5
comment Best Approach for using folders in Pages in Publishing site SharePoint 2013
"Hierarchy" is a better word for it, I guess: categories, sub-categories and sub-sub-categories, etc. Consequently there aren't really any interdependencies, although the hierarchical view of things is ingrained.