Tuesday, June 21, 2005

Applying a custom style sheet to sharepoint.

  1. Take a copy of the original style sheet, this means that you don't have to build the whole thing from scratch, for instructions click here

  2. Rename and copy this to the
    C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\60\template\layouts\1033\STYLES 

  3. Edit the new style sheet, in FrontPage, for help try this

  4. Then goto sharepoint and tell it about the new template

    1. Select "Site Settings" from your portal

    2. Click on "Change portal site properties and SharePoint site creation settings" from the General Settings section

    3. Use the path /_layouts/1033/styles/your file name goes here

    4. Click OK to save the changes

  5. That's it

Monday, June 20, 2005

create personal site programmatically

Need to create lots of sites for users, but don't want to wait for them to login.... try the me vs sharepoint site

Problems with explorer views

Have a look at 841215 on the microsoft site, XP SP2 disables webdav, which will cause you trouble.

This trick comes courtesy of Matt Muller site, which looks very useful.

Importing documents into sharepoint

The people at Vyapin for a price have a tool.