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A cleaner layout when using the web part tool pane!

How many times have you gone to edit a web part on the page, only to have to scroll to the right to see the tool pane? If you happen to have a large screen then this is not much of an issue, but if you have a smaller screen or have numerous windows open […]

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SharePoint 2010 customizations and the modal dialog

I blogged on this once before, but I just found the text part posted from 12/29/2009. So I am posting it again with updates. When creating a custom master page with SharePoint 2010 you will run into issues.  First one: you find that the modal dialog (pop-up) is using some, or all, of your custom […]

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Adding Custom Site Actions Items to my SharePoint 2010 Blog

When you first create a blog on SharePoint 2010 it seems clunky in allowing the management of posts, comments, etc. Since I have a fixed width blog I don’t use the third column. Yes you can move the web part but what fun is that when we can try something new and add some links […]

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SharePoint 07 styles showing in my 2010 site

While testing out a customization for a client site, I noticed in the out of the box picture library that the list had some of the 2007 look and feel. While the top still looked okay, I wasn’t quite happy with the yellow background behind the selector arrow. Once again with Firebug and IE Developer […]

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Fixing the slight shift on SharePoint web part titles when hovering

When customizing SharePoint sites you most certainly will make some type of change to the web part title. When editing the page you will notice sometimes when you hover over the title to edit the web part there will be a slight shift. You can see the difference in the images below. I have done […]

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Adding a Jump List to your SharePoint Site

If you don’t already use jump lists or (pinned sites) you may be asking what are they. From the Channel 9 Blog, Yochay Kiriaty sums it up well, “You can think of Jump Lists as your own mini Start Menu for you application, giving you some control over its appearance and functionality.” (http://channel9.msdn.com/Blogs/yochay/Jump-into-the-Windows-7-Taskbar-Jump-Lists) I am […]

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