Monthly Archives: September 2011

Trim Sound File

Totally off-topic post today. I was looking for a quick and easy way of trimming an MP3 yesterday on my Mac (yes, I use a Mac for SharePoint dev) and stumbled across a free way of doing this with QuickTime. … Continue reading

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People picker shortcut key

A really quick post today – wondering what the keyboard shortcut for checking names entered into the people picker control is? Simple really, press ctrl + k Told you it was a quick and easy post today!

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Reusable Content

I’ve worked on a lot of different SharePoint portals in my time and one of the main features of SharePoint that people seem to overlook, or are not aware of, is the reusable content feature that is part of the … Continue reading

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SharePoint CAML Helper Update

A couple of years ago I wrote a CAML helper project and uploaded the source code to CodePlex. Recently I updated the code with a few small bug fixes, after some feedback from a colleague who used it successfully on … Continue reading

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Move SharePoint Database

Before attempting to move the databases associated with your SharePoint instance, make sure you backup your farm before continuing. For example, the following PowerShell script performs a full backup of the farm: Backup-SPFarm -Directory c:\backuppath -BackupMethod Full Depending on the … Continue reading

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