Daniel McPherson's Blog for Casual Comment on SharePoint

August, 2004

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About Point2Share

I'm a Rapid Response Engineer for Microsoft based in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region. I provide both proactive and reactive services for our SharePoint customers.

This blog is a place for me to drop information about SharePoint and related technologies.

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    Using the Topic Assistant In SharePoint Portal Server 2003

    The Topic Assistant in Microsoft Office SharePoint Portal Server 2003 can be used to automatically associate content on the portal site with areas on the portal site. The Topic Assistant uses areas associated with a training set of documents to suggest...
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    On Holidays....

    Just wanted to let you know that I'm off on holidays for the next two weeks and I suspect posts, if any will be few and far between. If you are looking for something to read take a look at the following: A South African partner I'm working with this week...
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    SAP Integration Tools Released on GotDotNet

    A good mate of mine ( Michael Alexander ) was involved in putting some of this together so it's sure to be good! InfoWorld: Microsoft supplementing SharePoint apps integration: August 09, 2004: By Paul Krill : APPLICATION_DEVELOPMENT : APPLICATIONS...
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    JohnD: I'm back from Tonga, and I'm bloggin' about Web Parts

    Just discovered John Durant's site here http://weblogs.asp.net/johnrdurant/ , he is the Author of the The Definitive "Hello World" Web Part Tutorial (see I'm back from Tonga, and I'm bloggin' about Web Parts ) which I linked to in this post How do I quickly...
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    HTTP Compression and SharePoint

    This is something I have been really interested in exploring, particularly since SPS/WSS sends down approx. 500 kb on first access (OWS.js, ie55up.js, OWS.css, SPS.css) which is quite an issue in low bandwidth deployments. Certianly interested to undertsand...
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    Changing the Web Parts on the "My Site" Page

    To change the web parts displayed on a users My Site the first time they log-on you just need to: Access the "My Site" page when logged in as an administrator Swap to "Shared View" using the drop down on the top right Modify the page to suit, that is...
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