Programming

SharePoint: A JavaScript Snippet to Alert the Page Title

In SharePoint you can link the quick launch bar to a page or a control such as a calendar or a document library. Regardless of their type, all of these have a title element that helps you to identify where you currently are.

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.Net, ASP.NET, C#, HTML, Programming, VB.NET, Web Development, WebForms

How to Launch Remote Desktop in all Browsers via a Web Link

Giving your users the ability to launch Remote Desktop from a Web link via RDP file is useful in a number of different scenarios. This is especially the case on a corporate Intranet where you want to maximize usability for employees and minimize the number of clicks.

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MS Office, Programming, SharePoint, Software

SharePoint Upload Failed: We’re sorry, someone updated the server copy and it’s not possible to upload your changes now

Confusing Microsoft Error: Someone updated the server copy?!?

For starters, I must say that this error message is cryptic and confusing to the end user, giving no real idea to the user what might be the cause.

In my case, this error cropped up in an Office 2016 setup. Specifically, the user’s computer had Office 2016 and was connecting to a SharePoint 2016 document library. The error would then show when the user attempted to check in an edited PowerPoint document.

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