If you specify a HTML 4.0 DOCTYPE tag in your master page, the Calendar control will present a couple of issues. First, Appointments in Week View that are longer than a 1/2 hour block, will not expand down to fill the appointment area. Second, the All Day Event marker in Month View will push past the right border. Continue reading
I came across a new issue this week. All of my custom master pages that I have done (including the base code I provide here) include a DOCTYPE tag that references the latest HTML specifications (<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC “-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN” “http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/loose.dtd”>). Unfortunately, the master page file used by default for SharePoint (default.master) does not specify a DOCTYPE tag at all. So when the browser page renders the code, it reverts to quirks mode, which renders the HTML according to old rules. Continue reading
I have posted more styles to my CSS chart for SharePoint 2007, and thanks to Kerry Dirks for pointing out that I omitted navigation styles for Quick Launch!
Today I came across what I believe to be a shortcoming with MOSS 2007. There doesn’t appear to be a way to quickly unpublish a page through the user interface. When you go to the settings for a page, you can choose to unpublish the version of the page, but if there are multiple versions of the page, then you have to go through and manually unpublish each version. Continue reading