Category Archives: Customization

Floating the SP.UI.ModalDialog

I’ve been using more of the SharePoint 2010 Client Object Model lately and had a need for a lightbox UI. I decided to use SP.UI.ModalDialog.showModalDialog(…), but found it irritating that the rendered DIV did not float by default. So I … Continue reading

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Enhanced Workflow Initiation Forms in SPD – Part II

There is a very simple way to bet past the limitations of Initiation form field types. Continue reading

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Using Lookup fields in Workflow Initiation forms

Learn how to the use SharePoint SPLookup field type in workflow initiation forms. Continue reading

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Enhanced Workflow Initiation forms in SharePoint Designer

A powerful feature of WF technology is the ability to bind ASP.NET or InfoPath pages to workflow modules. These pages can play the role of Initiation, Association, Modification or Task forms. In SPD, you only get to play with Initiation, Modification and … Continue reading

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Content Types can sometimes get in your way…

How to use multiple Content Types, multiple user data entry forms, but one list item edit form for everything. Continue reading

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Customizing SharePoint Edit and Display form toolbars

There are a number of Blog posts out there on the topic of toolbar customizations.  If you take the Custom Actions feature approach, you can add new toolbar choices at different levels (Web Application, Site Collection, etc.). You can also … Continue reading

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