Posts by georgekhalil

How to display a SharePoint List from another site using the Data View Web Part

Posted by on Oct 14, 2009 in SharePoint 2007

I first introduced the Data View Web Part (DVWP) in one of my articles earlier this year which you can access here and discussed a couple of scenarios in which you can utilise the DVWP.  In today’s example I will elaborate on the DVWP and provide you with a step by step scenario in how you can display a SharePoint list from one site to another site.  You can utilise the DVWP to connect to SharePoint Lists, Libraries, Database Connections etc within any site in a site collection and in today’s example I will replicate and display a SharePoint Calendar list from one Team Site to another...

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Create your own SharePoint “Quote of the Day” Web Part using the CEWP – No Coding required

Posted by on Oct 6, 2009 in SharePoint 2007

This question pops up every now and then and that is, how do I create a “quote of the day” web part to place on the front page of my SharePoint Intranet Portal.  Quite easily is my response and in today’s post I will demonstrate how you can utilise the Content Editor Web Part (CEWP) to easily achieve this.  As way of background, the CEWP is an out of the box SharePoint web part allowing you to add formatted text, tables, hyperlinks and images to a Web Part page.  In addition to the above, the CEWP also allows you to add HTML content which we will utilise in the below example to...

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Windows Deployment Services, WAIK & Windows 7 – Part 4/4

Posted by on Oct 1, 2009 in Windows, Windows 2008 R2, Windows 7

Welcome to the final article in this series on Windows Deployment Services, WAIK and Windows 7.  Our first articled introduced WDS and its configuration with parts 2 and 3 focusing on our beloved WAIK tool and Windows System Image Manager and the creation of our XML answer files.  We conclude the series by introducing one of the enhanced features in WDS and Windows 2008 and that’s the ability to inject driver packages and have them deployed to our client computers along with the install image.  Note that this functionality is only available when you are installing images of the following...

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Windows Deployment Services, WAIK & Windows 7 – Part 3/4

Posted by on Sep 22, 2009 in Windows, Windows 2008 R2, Windows 7

We are back again and in today’s article we will continue our efforts in automating our Windows 7 deployment via Windows Deployment Services utilising the WAIK tool and the creation of our XML Answer files.  In Part 2 of this series we focused on the creation of the WDSUnattend.xml file that is required to automate the Windows Pre Execution Boot for our WDS clients and took care of the partitioning of our disks.  If you missed part 2 of this series, you can access it here. Today we continue our efforts in utilising the Windows System Image Manager (WSIM) to create our ImageUnattend.xml...

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Windows Deployment Services, WAIK & Windows 7 – Part 2/4

Posted by on Sep 16, 2009 in Windows, Windows 2008 R2, Windows 7

Welcome back to the second part of this series and in the next 2 article’s I will be focusing our efforts on creating the necessary xml answer files to automate the deployment of our Windows 7 image via Windows Deployment Services (WDS).   In part 1, I provided you with step by step instructions on installing and configuring your WDS role on your Windows 2008 R2 machine. If you missed it, you can access part 1 here. Our focus in today’s article revolves around the creation of the WDSUnattend.xml file that is required to automate the Windows Pre Execution Boot for WDS...

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