Yep – SharePoint 2010! Continuing my tour of strange facets of old SharePoint technology, here’s something new I tried to do today that took a lot more effort than it should. The objective was simple: create a new list, based on an existing list. This is reasonably easy to do […]
Notes and observations from my work in SharePoint.
Below follows some notes on an issue I recently encountered and spent best part of a day troubleshooting. This was occurring in a small SharePoint environment but I suspect it could occur in any environment which has some sort of distributed call to a SQL Server. TL;DR – it was […]
Ah, the danger of the Internet. I hit this problem – trying to update a field built-in to a content type (the Title field) so that it was hidden from the UI. Easy I thought, get the SPWeb, get the SPContentType, find the field (ct.Fields[“Title”]), set it to hidden and […]
This is a fun one. In some of our Visual Studio solutions we use the period character – “.” – for project naming which broadly reflects the namespaces in use. However, this causes issues for Visual Studio namely in the ability to rename features. So when you create a feature, […]
Little reminder about something that has just kept me busy for the last hour or so – internal field names in SharePoint lists have a max length of 32 characters. SharePoint treats this a little bizarrely – it will create the column but then truncate the internal field name. Thus […]
I continue to do some work in SharePoint 2010 which means I continue to trip over weird issues. Issue 1: Error creating content type. A duplicate content type was found. Matt covers this issue: If you’ve gotten this error and come to this site looking for answers, chances are it […]
This event log error will occur in Sharepoint 2010 or SharePoint 2013 environments with SQL Server 2012 and SSRS in integrated mode. You will see either “SQL Server Reporting Services Shared Service cannot load the SQLPDW extension. (Application: [service app name]. CorrelationId: etc.)” or “SQL Server Reporting Services Shared Service […]