Data View Web Part

Posted by on Mar 1, 2009 in SharePoint, SharePoint 2007

I have been doing a lot of work lately with SharePoint 2007 and came across 2 scenarios where I needed to utilise the Data View Web Part (DVWP) available from within SharePoint Designer (SPD). I honestly think that this is one of the many under utilised tools from within SharePoint. Scenario 1 The request was to be able to display a subset of an existing SharePoint list from one sub site and display it on another sub site. Scenario 2 The request was to be able to have items within a list highlighted (different colour for instance) based on a condition, a.k.a conditional formatting. In both...

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