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SharePoint – Nintex – Request Data vs Nintex Forms


Currently I'm implementing an appraisal process for one of my customers using Nintex Workflow and Nintex Forms. My initial thought was to create an appraisal form and then create a workflow with a number of Request Data tasks as the form bounces between the reviewee and the reviewer. I have however always found that tasks… Continue reading SharePoint – Nintex – Request Data vs Nintex Forms

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Office 365 – SharePoint implementing drag and drop for list items


Last week one of my customers at Triad wanted me to implement drag and drop to update a status field for one of their lists. So I found the Andrew Burgess' article on how to implement drag and drop. Creating the page The list that we looked at contained sales opportunities that moved through stages such… Continue reading Office 365 – SharePoint implementing drag and drop for list items

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SharePoint 2013 – Display the first 100 characters of a Publishing Page Content field using Display Templates


I like the usage of Display templates but every now and then there are problems that should be easy to solve that are not. Well, the problem in this article is actually  one of those easily solved problems. Once you know how. I've got a page in my Office 365 SharePoint online environment. I'm using the page… Continue reading SharePoint 2013 – Display the first 100 characters of a Publishing Page Content field using Display Templates

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Office – Interesting 3rd party products


In the many years that I worked with Microsoft products I have liked using 3rd party add-ons. Cimaware AccessFIX Fix your access databases ExcelFIX Repair your Excel spreadsheets   OutlookFIX Repair your Outlook .pst files WordFIX Repair your Word documents OfficeFIX Repair your office files. DeleteFIX Photo Recover photos from almost every camera, even after the… Continue reading Office – Interesting 3rd party products

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SharePoint 2013 – Task services has failed with an unknown exception


Today I upgraded my development SharePoint 2013 farm and things didn't go as they should. The installation of the update all worked fine, but when I ran the SharePoint Products Configuration Wizard things went a bit belly up. During the configuration step 5/6 suddenly things went wrong. I the logs I found the following errors:… Continue reading SharePoint 2013 – Task services has failed with an unknown exception