Category Archives: Development

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Think twice before uploading assets to Sharepoint Online

Here’s a heads up if you are uploading assets such as CSS files to SharePoint Online. In a solution I’m working on we have an “Alternate CSS” file that we upload to the master page gallery. It contains the following … Continue reading

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Converting a CSV file to RegX with PowerShell

If you need to convert a CSV file with terms to a RegX file for use in your .Net project, you can use this simple PowerShell script:

The script assumes your CSV file contains two columns, “Name” and “Value”, … Continue reading

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Working with enterprise custom fields in Project Online

I was tasked with with writing a utility for setting Enterprise Custom Fields on User Resources in Microsoft Project Online. The fields got their values from Lookup Tables. Since is was Project Online, the client side object model, CSOM, had … Continue reading

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See what Boostrap screen mode you are currently viewing

Working with a responsive framework such as Bootstrap, you build websites to display differently depending on the screen size. Bootstrap defines four screen widths that determine what “mode” you are in (xs, sm, md and lg). But it’s not always … Continue reading

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Why image renditions are slow in SharePoint Online

Image renditions are supposed to be a great way to speed up SharePoint. But if you’ve ever tried to use them in SharePoint Online you have probably noticed that the images load very slow. It’s usually even faster to get … Continue reading

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Edit SharePoint property bags with SpPropertyBag.js bookmarklet

SpPropertyBag.js is a drop-in JavaScript for editing SharePoint web properties (the “property bag”). Simply paste the script into the JavaScript console and run it to open a dialog where you can view, edit, add, and remove properties: Even easier is to … Continue reading

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Using wildcard matching in any programming language

Most computer savvy persons are familiar with using wildcards when listing files and similar operations. Wildcards are quite easy to understand and use. An asterisk * means match anything, and the lesser known question mark ? matches a single character. … Continue reading

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Fixing the ‘PRM_ParserErrorDetails’ problem for SharePoint Apps

Today I finally solved a problem that I have been trying to hunt down for a long time. I haven’t been  able to find any good help on this elsewhere, so let me share how I solved it. This is … Continue reading

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Forcing JavaScript reload in Internet Explorer

If you develop websites in Internet Explorer you may experience trouble reloading your  updated JavaScript. I ran into this problem myself when developing SharePoint Online  apps using IE11. The JavaScript was located on an external Azure website and did not … Continue reading

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