SharePoint

How to uninstall MSDAIPP (Web Folders) from Windows 7

We had a Windows 7 workstation that was exhibiting “wonky” behavior when opening SharePoint folders in Office 2010 Word (and explorer in general). When it was supposed to open the save-as dialog to a SharePoint folder, it would instead show the default “My Document” folder. You could still enter a SharePoint url, and it would …

How to uninstall MSDAIPP (Web Folders) from Windows 7 Read More »

Adding / Modifying Choices in a SharePoint Choice Field programmatically using the Client Object Model

The SharePoint 2010 Client Object Model isn’t the best documented thing in the world, but it sure does make some tasks a lot easier (without requiring execution on the sharepoint server itself) I needed to add an option to a dropdown list in a bunch of document libraries. Here’s how: [csharp] … using sp = …

Adding / Modifying Choices in a SharePoint Choice Field programmatically using the Client Object Model Read More »

Undocumented behavior of Office 2010 Word Save As dialog with Sharepoint

Here’s another Office 2010 undocumented “feature”. First a little background regarding required fields in sharepoint: In Office 2007, in order to attach the Sharepoint properties to a document you had to first Save it into the document library. Word would allow you to save, but the document would remain checked-out to you until you filled …

Undocumented behavior of Office 2010 Word Save As dialog with Sharepoint Read More »

Viewing and editing Sharepoint properties on a Word document… again

I have posted before about a method of editing the SharePoint Document properties on a Word document in Office 2010 (and Office 2007). I just found something that completely blew my mind. I spent hours and hours battling with CustomXMLParts, Protected and Readonly documents, and a Save-As dialog… and found out that all that effort …

Viewing and editing Sharepoint properties on a Word document… again Read More »

Pre Populate SharePoint Document Properties in a Word Document

The integration between SharePoint and Microsoft office contiunes to improve with every successive release, but as of Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010, there is still a bit of feature gap when it comes to automation. When a document originates from within SharePoint it is not too bad – you have to do a little CustomXMLPart …

Pre Populate SharePoint Document Properties in a Word Document Read More »