SharePoint Feature Description In Microsoft SharePoint, to connect list items to an item in another list, you have to use Lookup columns. From the database perspective, lookup columns are like the database keys which join different tables together. In our test SharePoint server implementation, There is a Lesson learned list to store every lesson weRead More

Challenge #4 in implementing SharePoint: Web part connections

SharePoint Feature Description In Microsoft SharePoint, when you want to show related data in different lists, you can use custom web part pages to place the list webpart and web part connections to connect the related data. The lists we want to connect to each other via webpart connection feature should have Lookup columns toRead More

Challenge #3 in implementing SharePoint: Standard view and Data sheet view filtering

SharePoint Feature Description Views are the main out-of-the-box feature of Microsoft SharePoint to show the items in a list or document library. It is easy and convenient for an end user to create new views based on his requirements. There are a couple of options for the user to format views including Standard, Datasheet, Calendar,Read More

Challenge #2 in implementing SharePoint: Column Level Permission in SharePoint

SharePoint Feature Description According to SharePoint Challenge ID #01, there is possible to set permissions upon item level in SharePoint. Every list item in Microsoft SharePoint has a specific information. For example in our test implementation of Microsoft SharePoint Server, we have a list to store the contract information such as contract date, client name,Read More

Challenge #1 in implementing SharePoint: List items permission settings

SharePoint Feature Description In Microsoft SharePoint, you can set permissions in three layers: site scope list or library scope individual items By default the permissions are inherited from the site scope to the list and library and then from lists or libraries to items. It is possible to break this inheritance and use a differentRead More

Challenges in implementing Microsoft SharePoint Server for Business Process Management

Microsoft SharePoint Server has lots of features out-of-the-box and heavily ease the process of implementing organization Business Process Management (BPM) projects which are very beneficial for the company’s operation. In a series of short articles, I want to address some drawbacks and pitfalls of using Microsoft SharePoint technology. In these series of articles, I willRead More

“Sign in as another user” in Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013

As you know, in SharePoint 2013, Microsoft has removed “Sign in as another user” from SharePoint UI According to this article, Microsoft explains why this feature is removed from SharePoint: There is a work around to this issue in SharePoint 2013,  but before explaining these solutions, please notice to problems and disadvantages of using “Sign inRead More

Losing administration permission on Project Server 2013

Project Server Category Permission

Introduction: Project server 2013 has two modes for permission settings. The default installation comes with the SharePoint permission model. You can change the mode in Powershell: Set-SPProjectPermissionMode -url http://server/pwa -Mode ProjectServer Or you can switch back to the SharePoint native mode: Set-SPProjectPermissionMode -url http://server/pwa -Mode SharePoint When tuning Project Server 2013 or Project Online inRead More