Renaud steps through how he made the OWA web part actually useful in SharePoint. The big problem with this web part is getting it configured for each individual user, Renaud has figured out how.
My next wish is better granularity of user permissions. I would like to not get bitten in the butt by what I like to call “hidden permissions”. The rights that you can grant or deny users are pretty explanatory on what they do. But it also seems that other rights are included in the set that are not mentioned in the interface, nor have I seen anywhere where they are explained. Continue reading
It is nice to have someone listen to your design heartache and understand. It is nice to not have them roll their eyes when you hang your head when you see one of your SharePoint pages look like absolute crap because some user found the formatting buttons. Continue reading
By replacing a small handful of image files you can change the background look of the web part title bar and toolbar for portals and WSS sites.
First, design your new titlebar/toolbar, you will need it in two different heights, and replace the images files on the server with your modified files using the same file names. The images are used as a repeating background, so the width of the image can be very small. If you want light text on a dark background, you will have to additionally modify the CSS files to change the text color. Continue reading