Archive | June, 2008

Exporting SharePoint lists to Excel, including attachments

Another question from a forum: I am a newbie to sharepoint and have been tasked by my boss to create an excel or access 2003 file of all the items in a list in sharepoint 2003. There are about 6000 items in the list with close to 2000 attachments. Using the built in “export to [...]

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Question from a forum post

Question from a forum post at http://www.sharepointu.com/forums/p/4055/10709.aspx: When creating a site template, is there a way to name a set of lists and/or document libraries based on the name of the site that is chosen when creating a new site based on a custom site template? For example, creating a new site called “Peter Pan” [...]

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CAML is the foundation of any good SharePoint developer

CAML is the foundation of any good SharePoint developer and should be taught in kindergarten. CAML is really not hard, nor are views, but it does represent a different way of thinking. Lots of tools make it easy to both generate and manipulate CAML, for instance U2U CAML Query Builder (http://www.u2u.info/SharePoint/U2U%20Community%20Tools/Forms/AllItems.aspx) or even SharePoint Manager [...]

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