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The Ribbon button is disabled for the List, i am using Sharepoint 2010 Enterprise Edition and all the Services are running as well. Outlook 2010 is also installed in it.
Any help will be appreciated.
My Dev Environment is SharePoint 2010 on WIN 7. I have 2 users
1) Built in Administrator- Member of FARM Administrator
2) Dinesh02\Dd – Also member of FARM Administrator
Now when I Sign-in with my account and use Manage Web Application link, on the Top Ribbon none of Button is enabled. I can not create Web APP nor Extend it. When I select web application from list, some button are enabled but not all. Also I can see
role as Contributor
This does not happen When I sign-in with Built-in\Administrator account.
This started when I just needed to delete a document, I noticed most of the actions on the ribbon for Library-->Documents were greyed out. The only thing that is not greyed is Upload document. I have tried with multiple administrator accounts,
installed office client on the server, I have tried from multiple clients and get the same thing. Windows 7 and Office 2010 are on the clients I have tried.
Is it possible I may have missed an explicit permission that even an administrator account (domain admin + SP site collaction/farm admin) does not have?
I am creating a custom list template for "Project Tasks", essentially I need a customized version of the OOB Project Tasks list. I've cloned the OOB feature over to my Visual Studio 2010 solution and I am able to successfully deploy my
version as expected, with everything fully functional, gantt chart and everything, except one thing. When I provision an instance of the list using the OOB list template, I am able to see everything in the Ribbon enabled. However, when I provision an
instance of my custom list template (clone), I see the "Connect to Outlook" button disabled, as well as the "Open Schedule" button disabled - which allows you to open the task list with Microsoft Project (I have all Office 2010 clients installed,
including Microsoft Project).
I am guessing there must be some type of setting somewhere that associates the OOB list template to those Ribbon items that I see as disabled. The only thing different between my list template and the OOB list template is the Type ID. Could this be the problem?
Where should I be looking to troubleshoot this issue?
I have started working on a new project and thought it would be a great idea to dig into the latest version of the Dynamic Data framework that shipped with VS2010. For the most part, I am impressed, it seems to be pretty easy to extend and create a rich and flexibile UI -- at least that is what I thought until I got to working on a better layout for the filters.
The situation is this:
I have a table with 25 columns and I need to display around 10 different filters (basically and interactive report) -- the filters are of various types.
How in the world do I custom the UI layout of the filters. It seems that with the latest QueryFilterRepeater control we have been left with almost nothing to work with (outside of turning filters on/off and setting the FilterUIHint). What if I wanted to wrap all of the filters in an expand/collapse region and then inside of that have then sitting in a table of no more than 4 columns (so with 10 filters I wold have 3 rows).
I have tried extending the QueryFilterRepeater but it seems like there is nothing in that class that we can work with (the data binding events are not even used).
Am I missing something, or am I just out of luck right now?
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