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 Name Oliver Wirkus  Blog Oliver Wirkus's Blog
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Articles from Oliver Wirkus's Blog

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A farewell and a new beginning      24-Mar-2015     437  
It has been a very long time since I last published an article in my blog. In fact my last post on renaming a SharePoint Solution has been published in november last year and many of you have asked...
Renaming a SharePoint Solution      19-Nov-2014     472  
Recently I was facing the challenge to rename a SharePoint Solution. I needed to rename the contained projects and even the namespaces. If you ever did that, you might know that this is everything ...
Recently I needed to add a taxonomy control to a SharePoint 2010 application page. Although this is no rocket science, I needed a few trials to assign the basic configuration to the control the rig...
Isn’t it every SharePointer’s dream: setting up a SharePoint farm with just a few clicks … accessible from multiple devices remotely?  Scalable and no additional software li...
Linking your LinkedIn account with  your Outlook.com account has many advantages. Personally I like to have all my contacts accessible in one place. That’s why I connected my LinkedIn account ...
A few months ago I encountered a problem with the contacts in outlook.com. Although I successfully added my LinkedIn account to my outlook.com account only a few new LinkedIn contacts were synced. ...
A few days ago we had our 37th meeting. Looking on other SPUGs in the international SharePoint Community I can say that the SPUG Stuttgart is one of the most vibrant SPUGs in the international Shar...
Error when updating an InfoPath form in SharePoint      08-Jul-2014     385  
A few days ago I needed to update an InfoPath 2013 form in SharePoint 2013. After I started InfoPath 2013 and connected to the generic list. InfoPath 2013 was able to read the current form and I ma...
Recap: European SharePoint Conference 2014      27-May-2014     424  
This year the European SharePoint Conference took place in Barcelona – a beautiful and vibrant city and I have been proud and thankful that I got the opportunity to speak at a European SharePoint C...
Recap: ShareCamp 2014      25-May-2014     423  
Gestern und heute findet das ShareCamp 2014 bei Microsoft in Unterschleißheim statt. Die erste Überraschung gab es gleich nach dem die Seite zum Anmelden online geschaltet wurde: ich habe es noch n...
SharePoint EventReceiver and DateTime values      21-May-2014     459  
In my current project I created an EventReceiver that had been attached to a generic list. This list  has some fields (as always) and one of them is a DateTime field. The EventReceiver gets t...
Let’s assume this: you want to create a custom application (e.g. a webpart) that should be used as a Search driven Application. This custom application should display all documents belonging ...
Today the voting for the "Top 25 European SharePoint Community Influencer" has been opened. Last year at the European SharePoint Conference in Copenhagen harmon.ie anounced the Top 25 Eur...
Currently I’m working on a project that uses Site Columns of type ‘Managed Metadata’ that are created within a Visual Studio solution and are deployed by a feature. To test the solution I created a...
Restrict the Ribbon Text Styles in PublishingPages      20-Mar-2014     419  
With SharePoint you can not only bring lists and libraries to an enterprise’s intranet. Sometimes there is the requirement to bring an internal newspaper (that has been printed on paper for every e...
Recently I developed a SharePoint web part that is based on a SPGridView. I used the SPGridView to show documents that have been retrieved from other sites based on several conditions. One challeng...
How to add a button row to a SPGridView control      03-Mar-2014     418  
In one of my past projects there has been the requirement to add a column of buttons to a SPGridView control. Each row of the SPGridView should have at least one clickable Button Field. This is ho...