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Windows Live WiFi

While I've been away from this blog, I've been working with the MSN Access team. We provide dial-up...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 08/25/2006

Getting support/help on SharePoint and InfoPath

As 2006 rolls in, it seems like a good time to remind folks about support resources for SharePoint...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 01/04/2006

MSN Billpay Troubles

This past weekend we tried to get into MSN Billpay to pay a couple of bills. The signin UI has...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 12/06/2005

Resurfacing

Wow, it's been a long time since the last time I blogged. Much has happened in my world in the...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 07/22/2005

InfoPath: Adding a button to switch between views

The ability to have multiple views of information and multiple uses for forms is one of the great...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 03/09/2005

Cross-Site Groups in SharePoint

There's a great article by Adam Macaulay on MSD2D about using Cross-Site groups to manage your...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 03/09/2005

New SharePoint Magazine

Wow, has it really been since September since I posted last? The weeks and months go by so fast!...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 02/09/2005

Redux: Excel tip: Split first name and last name into separate cells

In response to my post on splitting names into multiple columns in Excel, someone (who listed...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 09/01/2004

Mixed Language pages - What do you think?

I'm working in London this week, and yesterday we were talking about mixed language pages. My...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 08/25/2004

MSDN Information Architecture

Please welcome Paula Land to the land-o-blogs! Paula is MSDN's Information Architect, and is going...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 08/16/2004

The SharePoint Links on the right nav of my blog have been updated. I've been remis, and there are...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 08/15/2004

A whole site of SharePoint blogs!

Hey, there's a whole site of SharePoint blogs. All the posts on the site are supposed to be about...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 08/15/2004

Workflow on SharePoint

I've had a number of people ask me about workflow on SharePoint, and while I've run across an...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 08/15/2004

Lamont Harrington: Great list of SharePoint Resources

Today I was looking for some information for users on "Getting Started with WSS" (this is for the...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 08/15/2004

Replacing my Treo 600

Some things are as easy as they should be. Recently the screen on my Treo 600 got injured. Okay,...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 07/31/2004

Meet Peter Stern, designer extraordinaire at MSDN

Peter Stern is a designer at MSDN. Aside from being a great User Interface and User Experience...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 07/31/2004

Meet Ryan, who works in SharePoint Developer Support!

Let's send a little SharePoint love and encouragement on adding lots of posts to his blog Ryan's...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 07/09/2004

Treo 600 Stops Vibrating - Can this FAQ answer be for real?

While cruising the new FAQ at TreoCentral, I noticed a seemingly bizarre answer to the question...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 07/09/2004

Excel tip: Split first name and last name into separate cells

Recently, I helped out a local charitable organization by printing some labels from an Excel...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 07/08/2004

Hey, Tim's back!

It looks like Tim's blogging again! Yay!

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/29/2004

InfoPath Question: Easy way to specify order of forms to be merged?

I'm thinking that the answer to this question is “No” because of an article I found on...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/29/2004

Product Feedback Center

Today, or at least for a good part of the morning, I kept watch on what was coming in to the Product...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/29/2004

Check out MSDN!

~Whew~ that was fun! Everyone at MSDN has been working like crazy, and last night, concurrent with...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/29/2004

Betsy's just fun, and very real, to boot!

I was cruising Betsy's blog this evening, laughing my ass off. I have never met anyone so passionate...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/24/2004

Hey look, it's FrankRed!

Yet another MSDN blogger joins the fray! Welcome Frank!

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/24/2004

Web Part Deployment Best Practices?

In articles on MSDN that talk about creating basic web parts, they talk about deployment by...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/24/2004

Uploading multiple documents to WSS

I recently answered a question in the WSS newsgroup about how to upload multiple documents to a...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/24/2004

How to use a form web part to filter or show all values in a data view web part

Just ran across this good “How To” article on the FrontPoint blog! If you'd like to...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/22/2004

Looking for answers on SharePoint and WSS

The first place that I go when I have a WSS problem or question is the WSS FAQ, which has a ton of...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/22/2004

Free online training: SPS Managing Portals

There's a new web-based training module for Managing Portals online! This Web-based training course...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/21/2004

SmartPart WebPart

Jan Tielens and Fons Sonnemans, names you're very familiar with if you're a SharePoint Wonk like me,...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/14/2004

Look at all these SharePoint posts!

I look away for just a moment, and when I look back, I see all these SharePoint posts on Amanda's...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/14/2004

Microsoft Cafeteria Trivia

If you get to work early (before 8, generally) the cafeterias (at least 4 and 36) have GREAT fresh...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/11/2004

PalmOne Support Site has really improved!

I got an SMS message a while back to install a new update to my Treo 600. I never installed the...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/11/2004

Tablet PC in Bed

I don't know why it's Tablet PC day, it just is. I just popped over to Channel9, and there, featured...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/21/2004

Tablet PC Developer Center launched

I just noticed that we have another new Developer Center, just in time for Tech Ed! (Those of you...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/21/2004

Celebration!

Well, I was going to post this photo and point to Betsy's blog post about the celebration, but it...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/03/2004

Getting Things Done: Update

Chris Sells pinged me today to ask about GTD. Actually, it was kind of funny... he sent me an email...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 04/27/2004

SharePoint in Educational Settings

Jared Evans contacted me via my blog to ask whether there were any white papers about using...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 04/19/2004

15 new InfoPath SP1 Labs posted to MSDN

Well, the headline says that there are 15, but when I look, I see 16 ;-) In any case, these look...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 04/19/2004

Wow, first time in over 5 years!

After reading in several blogs about David Allen and his book/process Getting Things Done, I decided...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 04/18/2004

Ducks looking for work?

Today on the way back from lunch, I had to do a double take as I walked by the building 4 lobby...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 04/01/2004

NPR: They got me!

I had to run an errand this afternoon, and as I pulled out of the parking lot, a news story came on...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 04/01/2004

A note for MVPs

MSDN will have a booth at the product fair that's happening during MVP Summit registration on Sunday...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 03/31/2004

Another example of using SharePoint for blogging

Thanks to Adam for the link to Colin Walker's RandomElements, which, in addition to having a very...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 03/30/2004

Using SharePoint for Blogging

Recently I've had a couple of questions from readers asking about the possibility of using...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 03/24/2004

The InfoPath team has a blog!

KC just pointed out to me that the InfoPath team has a blog. I was embarrassed to find that they've...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 03/24/2004

SharePoint materials on GotDotNet.com

I just noticed that MikeFitz has posted a bunch of slide decks from the EMEA SharePoint Products and...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 03/22/2004

SharePoint List as secondary datasource

Jan Tielens has a great post about using SharePoint Lists as a secondary datasource: The InfoPath...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 03/18/2004

Checking the weather

Tomorrow I'm off to Las Vegas for a few days of winning the casino's money (well that's my dream...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 03/18/2004

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