Passing Multiple Query String Variables Using SPD – Follow Up on Creating Parent / Child List Relationships

Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/SoYouKnow/archive/2009/05/15/passing-multiple-query-string-variables-using-spd-ndash-follow-up.aspx How’s that for a long blog title?  Well, by far my most popular blog post has been about creating a Parent / Child relationship in SharePoint Designer and one question keeps getting asked over and over again: “How do I pass multiple values to the new item screen for the Child?”  So, I thought it was about time I actually told you how.  🙂  Are you ready? As stated before, this blog is a direct continuation of a previous blog post Creating a SharePoint List Parent / Child Relationship – Out of the Box.  So, if Continue reading Passing Multiple Query String Variables Using SPD – Follow Up on Creating Parent / Child List Relationships

Fun With Changing Service Account Passwords

Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/SoYouKnow/archive/2009/05/13/fun-with-changing-service-account-passwords.aspx Have I mentioned lately that I’m not the sharpest tool in the shed?  It seems I was brilliant when setting up my SharePoint VM and I used my user account when setting up my VM’s service accounts.  Smart move? right?  At least I won’t forget what username and password I used.  Well….  pretty stupid actually.  My password changed on my user account which broke SharePoint on my VM.  I couldn’t access any of the sites or Central Administration.  Actually, I knew this was going to happen, I was just procrastinating worrying about it, but HEY it Continue reading Fun With Changing Service Account Passwords

KB 896861 Saves the Day Again! – InfoPath 5566 Errors

Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/SoYouKnow/archive/2009/05/04/kb-896861-saves-the-day-again—-infopath-5566.aspx I hear a lot of stories that start off with “We were going to use InfoPath for this project but we couldn’t get it to work so we had to do it all as .aspx forms”.  Frankly, if I were not so stubborn I would have the same stories.  At first glance InfoPath seems like a great solution, then you start to get under the covers a little bit and it becomes more and more frustrating.  You end up having to purchase a code signing certificate, open the form up to Full Trust, write Code Behind, Continue reading KB 896861 Saves the Day Again! – InfoPath 5566 Errors