Display Tableau dashboard in SharePoint web part

When the business needs to view Tableau dashboards or visualizations in SharePoint 2010, the most complete solution is to install the Tableau Server Service Application into the SharePoint farm. But what if it is not installed or supported on the farm?

29 January, 2013
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Remove HTML formatting from SharePoint Rich Text Editor content with JavaScript

People like to avoid SharePoint 2010’s Rich Text and Enhanced Rich Text editors until they find out they can paste in their Word document.

13 January, 2013
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Reporting Services web parts on SharePoint page

Adding Report Builder web parts to SharePoint 2010 made the page colorful and intelligent, but the UI lacked a bit.

26 May, 2012
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Using “Append Text to Query” in Search Core Results

SharePoint Search indexes and returns as much as it can, and it depends on you to filter out what you don’t want.

20 May, 2012
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Open SharePoint List/Library Link in New Window

Why can’t a SharePoint list/library web part open links in a new window by default?

20 May, 2012
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Calculated Columns for Cascading Drop-Downs in SharePoint Lists and Libraries

SharePoint list or library users need a simple way to enter data in one column that depends on what was entered in another, but out-of-the-box SharePoint 2007 or 2010 does not support direct cascading functionality.

13 May, 2012
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Generate a hierarchical XML file from SharePoint list

Get data from a SharePoint 2010 list and generate a hierarchical XML file that can be used as a data source for a Flash movie on a site without SharePoint Designer.

12 May, 2012
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Automatically close a SharePoint 2010 Edit form opened from a Reporting Services web part

SharePoint 2010 Edit and Display forms can be modified with InfoPath. This opportunity comes with a few new bugs, but the UI and functionality can be compelling.

28 April, 2012
2 min read
Using HTTP-EQUIV to refresh a page

Using an HTTP-EQUIV meta tag is a simple way to automate this thank-you and form refresh process. The InfoPath form’s meta tag just needs to contain an &Source reference back to the original page.

27 April, 2012
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Access Denied for Visitors on a SharePoint Page with Reporting Services Webpart

If you are working in SharePoint 2010 and discover that users in the Visitors group or All Authenticated Users are unable to open pages that contain a Report Services web part with an Access Denied error.

20 February, 2012
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Get the BDC Identity value from a SharePoint 2010 External List to SQL Server

Say you have a Reporting Services web part, and you want to change an indicator on the report from red to green with a single click. To do this, without relying on SharePoint Server Admins, build a Visual Studio 2010 C# Express Console Application following the Client Object Model.

03 February, 2012
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