Thom Robbins .NET Weblog

A blog of the technical and only sometimes uneventful side of programming in .NET and life within Microsoft

April, 2005

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    Announcing the New York City Code Camp!

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    I am happy to announce that New York City will host its very first Code Camp on June 25, 2005 at the Microsoft Office. I understand that the final details are being worked out and there will be a call for speakers and registration information shortly...
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    How do you do a Mail Merge?

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    I was talking with one of the Office Specialists the other day. I had been trying to do a Mail Merge and had gotten stuck. The problem was that I had a deadline and needed to get out the email. To make a long story short, Bob gave me some great help and...
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    Got Indigo Day Wrap Up

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    Thanks to all that attended the Got Indigo Day this week. With over 280 developers talking and learning about Indigo it couldn’t get any better. As promised we have posted the slides and three of the sessions on video. In case you haven’t heard...
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    New Hampshire User Group

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    Thanks to all that attended the New Hampshire user group last night! As promised here is the link to my presentation from last night on - Introducing the Visual Studio 2005 Team System . <Download Slides>
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    Promoting InfoPath fields

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    Question : In looking at this example you posted about expression boxes I had a few questions. We need the totals to display in the Sharepoint view. I'm under the impression the expression values are calculated on the fly when the form is opened. If that...
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    Extending the Enterprise through Mobile Solutions

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    Had a great opportunity to attend and present a session at the Regional Architect Forum in Washington, DC. What a great collection of people and topics! As promised my presentation on Extending the Enterprise through Mobile Solutions can be downloaded...
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    Importing an Excel spreadsheet

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    Question: I have been taking a look at the ticket request form sample that you posted. It has helped me quite a bit in a solution that I am putting together for my company. However, I don’t understand how you initially imported your data from Excel into...
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    Building InfoPath Rules

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    In this previous example , I showed how you can bind an InfoPath form to the values of a SharePoint list. This shows one of the things that we can do when building an InfoPath form. Let’s extend that idea bit further to creating lookup values. In this...
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    InfoPath and the Expression Box

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    Question: I am trying to total a field within my InfoPath form. Do I need to include a field to hold these values or is their another way? Answer: Yes, one of the controls available within InfoPath is called an expression box. This control allows...
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    Customizing the Repeating Table

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    InfoPath provides a variety of benefits for form based development. One of the things that are often overlooked is customizing the user experience. We often forget that we can customize many of the different aspects of the forms. This is a great way to...
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    Got Indigo Day is coming to Waltham!

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    In case you haven’t heard – “Got Indigo” day is coming to Waltham! We have posted the Agenda at http://www.gotindigo.com . Check back after the event to find some great samples and all the presentations! There is still time to register !
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    Connecting to a SharePoint List

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    Question: We have recently deployed SharePoint around our enterprise. The other day, I was given the task of creating our first InfoPath form. One of the requirements of the form is to provide a drop down list of data. While working with the user he showed...
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    InfoPath Dropdowns and SQL Databases

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    Question: I am new to InfoPath and have really enjoyed the information that you have provided on your blog. I am still trying to figure out all the features and intricacies that InfoPath seems to have while doing my first form. One thing that I can’t...
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    What is an Assembly?

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    What is an Assembly? Every time you create any kind of application or service using Visual Basic.NET you are building an Assembly. That is because Assemblies serve as the basic building blocks of the .NET Framework. They help to define versioning,...
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    Slides Available

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    Thanks for everyone that attended the New England Architect Council the other day. As promised you can download the slides for the Visual Studio 2005 Overview from here
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    SQL Server Webcasts!

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    Discover how Microsoft SQL Server 2005 offers database developers the optimal combination of a tightly integrated development and data management platform. The rich and flexible programming environment in SQL Server 2005 allows you to leverage your existing...
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    The Polls are Open!

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    The polls are open! Based on the recent Live Meeting that we had with many of the Code Camp groups across the country we are starting to implement their feedback and ideas. Code Camps are all truly all about the community! One of the most important pieces...
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