Compare 2 similar Excel files with the Inquire Add-In

Note: this was only tested in Excel 2019. Office 365 Pro Plus has something called Compare sheets similar to this function I had the need the other day to compare two excel files that had some information in them from exported SharePoint lists. They were very similar, but I didn’t know of a good way […]

SharePoint giving all zeros for correlation id

I had an interesting error come across today when I was working on a new Nintex form list. I have been doing some power user training in my company lately and a few of my users have taken the plunge and started creating their own electronic forms in Nintex. Which is awesome! It’s a great […]

Mind the Site Locks when Move-SPSite Fails

Recently I was working on a migration of a couple of big sites moving them to their own content databases and it didn’t exactly turn out as I planned. So more than anything, I wanted to use this post to describe what happened and mention some tips and other things that may help others out […]

Edit Form People Picker Empty – Fixed with Workaround

Happy Friday everyone, I wanted to let you know of a current issue that we are seeing in our SharePoint Foundations 2013 farms. Right now as far as I can tell this shows up if you have the July, August, or September 2014 CU added to your SharePoint Farm You can read about it here: […]

Create search in SharePoint Foundations 2013 without GUID

When SharePoint Server 2013 was first released, I was curious what new things I could do with it. I saw the new search capabilities, a different look and feel, a similar management interface, and several other BI things that made me happy. I then also realized that I support SharePoint Server and also the free […]

Grid View Issue Reappears with Performance Point 2013 post June 2013 CU

Hello again SharePointers! I wanted to get the word out on another bug that seems to have reappeared in Performance Point in SharePoint Server 2013. Originally this issue popped up as a problem with the grid view being cut off towards the top. Example below: This issue was corrected in the June 2013 CU for […]

Fix for KB2825647 released and verified

In my previous two posts I focused on a problem created by the install of the October 2013 CU for SharePoint 2013 Server. It basically disabled the ability of your users to launch dashboard designer (DD) after installing the cumulative update. In December 2013 another CU was released, but didn’t do anything to address the […]

December 2013 CU for SharePoint 2013 still has Dashboard Designer problem

KB2850024 Happy Friday again SharePoint folks! I bring you good tidings of joy in this holiday season, but all of this doesn’t come without a lump of coal from the world of SharePoint 2013. According to this article put out: http://blogs.technet.com/b/stefan_gossner/archive/2013/12/20/december-2013-cu-for-sharepoint-2013-has-been-released.aspx The December 2013 CU for SharePoint 2013 has been released, but unfortunately for those […]

KB2775353 fixed with KB2817570 for SP2010 Server

  Hello again from SharePoint land! It’s been a while since we talked about KB2775353 and how it made our SharePoint 2010 servers where I work extremely sad and kept them from correctly displaying our BI dashboards in 2010 (see here). I was originally told when I found this bug that the fix would be […]