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Excel cell contents not visible - but show in formula bar and print preview
I recently had a problem with Excel 2007 where the cell contents did not show. I could see the contents in Print Preview and in the formula bar. Research via goggle showed me that it was likely to be caused by Wrapped Text on Merged Cells. I didn't have Merged cells, but I did have wrapped text. I was able to see the contents again if I used the ToolBar and did Clear - All formats. This is nice, but I need it formatted. It is a standard worksheet used by the entire organization. More oddities Other ......

Posted On Monday, October 27, 2008 10:19 AM

Copy: Deep Folder Structure or Large Amount of Data
I'm a developer .. I have avoided learning infrastructure. After all, there is enough to learn as a developer - how can I possibly have time to learn that as well. As such, I do not have a tool kit to accomplish some seemingly simple tasks, such as moving folders that have a deep folder structure or a large volume of data (or both). Scott Hanselman has an excellent article on 3 tools to accomplish just this. Not only can you restart a copy due to a network interruption, you can copy only what has ......

Posted On Tuesday, October 21, 2008 9:01 AM

WSS 3.0 - Move a subsite with subsites
Last Updated: 10/17/08 I'm working in a test WSS 3.0 environment and I would like to be able to move a subsite with subsites to another environment. There are several ways to move a WSS 3.0 site. The first one I tried almost worked. I will document my attempts (and reason each attempt was or was not successful here. SharePoint Designer The technique: Create a placeholder for the new location of the site Use WSS 3.0 browser Create a site using the Blank Site template. Create a backup of the site to ......

Posted On Thursday, October 16, 2008 11:23 AM

WSS 3.0: Document Library saved as a template is not in the Libraries choices on the Create Page
Windows SharePoint Services 3.0: Document Library saved as a template is not in the Libraries choices on the Create Page The scenario: A SharePoint user, named Pat, creates a Document Library and saves several forms. The user then requests an administrator of the site to save this as a template (and include the content) named SchoolDocumentLibrary. Pat then tries to Create a new Document Library with the newly created template. However, the SchoolDocumentLibrary is not listed in the Libraries templates. ......

Posted On Tuesday, October 14, 2008 2:41 PM

WSS 3.0: Permission To Add Users to SharePoint Groups
General information The Group Owner of a SharePoint group has permission to add / remove users from a group. The Site Collection Administrator has permission to add / remove users from a group. Only one person (or group) can be assigned as the Group Owner. SharePoint Groups belong to the Site Collection. Set an individual as the Group Owner Navigate to the Change Group Settings page. One way to do this is: Browse to any site within the site collection. On the Quick Launch Click People and Groups. ......

Posted On Tuesday, October 14, 2008 2:02 PM

WSS & MOSS 2007 Tools
Links showing tools to help make development and/or administration of WSS 3.0 and/or MOSS 2007 easier Katrien's About .NET Blog Windows SharePoint Services 3.0: Software Development Kit (SDK) ......

Posted On Monday, October 13, 2008 2:29 PM

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