Navdeep Madan

Error Message "Server not found" while uploading a file more than 10 MB

If you trying to upload the file which is more than 10 Mb thought Silverlight client object Model...

Author: Navdeep Ma - MSFT Date: 09/28/2010

SharePoint 2010 : Adding Nested web.config entries using the SPWebConfigModification

In SharePoint 2010, you can’t change the correctly the web.config modification entries because we...

Author: Navdeep Ma - MSFT Date: 09/14/2010

MOSS 2007 : Search returned improper results

If you have created a publishing site and sub-sites with the all the default options selected which...

Author: Navdeep Ma - MSFT Date: 09/14/2010

ListviewByQuery web Part in SharePoint 2010

If you have  create a custom web part ListviewByQuery API, you will not be able to get the ECB...

Author: Navdeep Ma - MSFT Date: 09/07/2010

Per location view settings using SharePoint Object Model

You have to set the...

Author: Navdeep Ma - MSFT Date: 07/23/2010

In OOB Picture Library, we were not able to see the default library thumbnail view and it’s check boxes.

Some time you have highly customizable sites( including custom master page), you create a picture...

Author: Navdeep Ma - MSFT Date: 05/13/2010

Microsoft.SharePoint.SPException: The security validation for this page is invalid. in SharePoint 2010

If you write the following code in a asmx web service to create site in SharePoint 2010 1: SPSite...

Author: Navdeep Ma - MSFT Date: 04/29/2010

Make your custom theme a default theme for present site and it’s sub-sites.

Following images show the OOB site themes :- Suppose if would like to apply a new site theme when a...

Author: Navdeep Ma - MSFT Date: 04/21/2010

"Could not instantiate script engine." while opening Site Manager in MCMS

Site Manager call the http:///NR/ClientUI/login.asp page.(if you right click on the site Manager...

Author: Navdeep Ma - MSFT Date: 04/21/2010

How to call multiple times “onworkflowItemChanged” event in state machine workflow?

  One of my customer would like to call “onWorkflowItemChanged” multiple times until the he got...

Author: Navdeep Ma - MSFT Date: 03/29/2010

How to programmatically find a control in SharePoint page?

While working on customer issue,I have faced an interesting scenario to find a SharePoint control. I...

Author: Navdeep Ma - MSFT Date: 03/22/2010

Different types of client OM in SharePoint 2010

SharePoint 2010 added one of the coolest feature i.e. Client Object Model. Now you can write code...

Author: Navdeep Ma - MSFT Date: 03/19/2010

Reason for the client ID of web part like webpartWPQ7

One of my customer would like to know why OOB web part generate the ID like webpartWPQ1, webPartWPQ2...

Author: Navdeep Ma - MSFT Date: 03/19/2010

How to create a SharePoint theme and apply to OOB & custom web parts?

Let’s start from creating a custom theme for MOSS 2007 and WSS3.0. Here are the steps :- 1) Copy the...

Author: Navdeep Ma - MSFT Date: 03/12/2010

How to query lists.asmx to get the recurring events?

  How to query list.asmx to get the recurring events? I have created a calendar List named...

Author: Navdeep Ma - MSFT Date: 03/11/2010

How to setup a custom search for SharePoint sub-site separately? I have created a new sub-site named...

Author: Navdeep Ma - MSFT Date: 03/04/2010

By default, publishing site Navigation has been implemented using the SharePoint ASPMenu control. If...

Author: Navdeep Ma - MSFT Date: 02/22/2010

How can we detect whether a web app is having SSP or MySite?

Create web application and place it inside the “_layouts” folder and configure as a virtual...

Author: Navdeep Ma - MSFT Date: 02/19/2010

The assembly Microsoft.SharePoint.dll from form template xxxxx.xsn(urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:infopath:xxxxxTaskForm:-myXSD-2009-02-17T15-31-37) conflicts with a same named assembly in form template xxxxx.xsn(urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:infopath

Open the InfoPath form in the Design form. Go to Tool -> Programming -> Microsoft Visual...

Author: Navdeep Ma - MSFT Date: 02/19/2010

System.Security.SecurityException: Request for the permission of type 'System.Data.SqlClient.SqlClientPermission, System.Data, Version=2.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b77a5c561934e089' failed

Simple solution is to change the trust the trust level to FULL <trust  ...

Author: Navdeep Ma - MSFT Date: 02/19/2010

In Internet Explorer-8.0 site is cluttered.

If you site works in Internet explorer 7 but not with Internet Explorer.8.0 Add the following meta...

Author: Navdeep Ma - MSFT Date: 02/19/2010

In my case the reason was the connection string on the production server was wrong. So I changed the...

Author: Navdeep Ma - MSFT Date: 02/19/2010

Updates Resource Center for SharePoint Products and Technologies

Deployment Roadmap for Updates Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Step 1: View the presentation...

Author: Navdeep Ma - MSFT Date: 02/18/2010

How to edit SharePoint WYSIWYG editor?

Customization of SharePoint’s WYSIWYG Editor In publishing and collaboration site s we see WYSWING...

Author: Navdeep Ma - MSFT Date: 02/12/2010

Type: InfoPathLocalizedException, Exception Message: The specified form cannot be found.

The above error message I faced when I was trying to open a InfoPath task form from “In Progress”...

Author: Navdeep Ma - MSFT Date: 11/17/2009

Modified Column in SharePoint Document Library is Read-only

In SharePoint Document Library, there is column named “Modified” and it’s read-only. I have written...

Author: Navdeep Ma - MSFT Date: 11/17/2009

Could not load type ‘Microsoft.ContentManagement. WebAuthor.PostingProperties’

sometimes you  deploy a new CMS 2002 site and you will see above error message or “could not...

Author: Navdeep Ma - MSFT Date: 10/23/2009

Unable to sort the BDC column which contain space

Let me explain you with an example, If you have table like described below and you would like to...

Author: Navdeep Ma - MSFT Date: 10/22/2009

How to login in SharePoint FBA site from another ASP.NET Site ?

If you would like to jump between your ASP.NET site and SharePoint FBA site and don’t want to login...

Author: Navdeep Ma - MSFT Date: 10/21/2009

How to crawl the content of file with the extension “.cs (C-Sharp)”?

C-Sharp is not a special file it can be read as a text  file. So crawling to this file you...

Author: Navdeep Ma - MSFT Date: 10/21/2009

SharePoint 2010 Developer documentation

Hey Guys, Good News !!! SharePoint Developer documentation in live on MSDN . Please click on...

Author: Navdeep Ma - MSFT Date: 10/20/2009

You don’t want new instances of your workflow association, so here is the code snippet & it’s API description.

You have installed the new version of a workflow and you don’t want to create the instances of...

Author: Navdeep Ma - MSFT Date: 10/19/2009

Help is the very important for the end user in SharePoint site.  Some time they will not find...

Author: Navdeep Ma - MSFT Date: 09/19/2009

How to delete old versions of a document from a document library?

Create a console application and add the reference if Microsoft.SharePoint . Add the web reference...

Author: Navdeep Ma - MSFT Date: 09/19/2009

Switch to Edit Site doesn’t work in MCMS 2002

When you click Switch to Edit Site on a published posting in Microsoft Content Management Server...

Author: Navdeep Ma - MSFT Date: 09/19/2009

Add domain user to all sites and sub-sites as secondary administrator

If you have to add a site collection administrator, then first option is through user interface. Go...

Author: Navdeep Ma - MSFT Date: 09/19/2009

Code Access Security in SharePoint

Code access security is a mechanism to limit the access of the code to protect the resources and...

Author: Navdeep Ma - MSFT Date: 09/18/2009

How to do hang dump analysis?

One of my customers facing an interesting issue. He has created a CMS site which slows down after 4...

Author: Navdeep Ma - MSFT Date: 09/17/2009

Click here to Link and display two calendars in SharePoint Designer and after this here are the...

Author: Navdeep Ma - MSFT Date: 09/15/2009

How to find a SharePoint Desinger’s designed page?

By default SharePoint pages are ghosted pages, store their content in the content database but for...

Author: Navdeep Ma - MSFT Date: 09/15/2009

How to delete OOB Announcements list from the SharePoint Site ?

Announcements list template in SharePoint is installed as a feature with feature id...

Author: Navdeep Ma - MSFT Date: 09/10/2009

The following error was encountered while attempting to save the Page: Save operation failed with the following exception : Invalid item data -- missing FileRef

RESOLUTION/WORKAROUND: ========================== Replace the Page directive with the following...

Author: Navdeep Ma - MSFT Date: 06/03/2009

you need to set the "ItemContext" and "RenderContext" of the BaseFieldControl....

Author: Navdeep Ma - MSFT Date: 05/27/2009

How to redirect on new Page at Item Deleting in SharePoint ECB Menu?

1.    Create a feature to add the custom menu in the Feature and set the redirection...

Author: Navdeep Ma - MSFT Date: 05/27/2009

Upgrade issue from SPS2003 to MOSS2007

When you upgrade your SharePoint environment from SPS2003 to MOSS 2007 and if you have a...

Author: Navdeep Ma - MSFT Date: 09/13/2008

Exporting Excel data to SharePoint 64 bit's List environment.

If you are creating the windows application to export the data from Excel 2003 files to MOSS 64 bit...

Author: Navdeep Ma - MSFT Date: 09/08/2008

Duplicate InternalName of the Site column

A duplicate name "<string>" was found. at...

Author: Navdeep Ma - MSFT Date: 09/01/2008

&quot;Operation is not valid due to the current state of the object&quot; using the BaseFieldControl

First, When you try to create custom links WebPart and render all the fields (Type, Edit, URL &...

Author: Navdeep Ma - MSFT Date: 09/01/2008

How to connect BDC with Sybase Database

Using BDC Editor Tool we can generate metadata xml file for connecting BDC with Sybase database. For...

Author: Navdeep Ma - MSFT Date: 05/15/2008

MOSS : How to pass the FBA authenticated user to a PageViewer Web Part?

If you creates a Form based authenticated site and you were not able to get the authenticated login...

Author: Navdeep Ma - MSFT Date: 05/04/2008

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