All Posts by Mark Jones

Microsoft HQ – here we come!

Microsoft HQ – here we come! The Collab365 Summit (10-12th May 2016) promises to be one of my most exciting ventures so far. I’m finally going to tick off an item on my ‘bucket list’ that I was beginning to think I would never achieve – a trip to Microsoft Campus in Redmond!I’ve worked with […]

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10 Steps for Implementing Successful SOP’s with SharePoint

10 Steps for Implementing Successful SOP’s with SharePointStandard Operating procedures (SOPs) are key in many industries to keeping a company moving and sometimes more importantly, compliant with the vast array of regulations, legislations, and Laws. Despite this many organisations still struggle to get the correct SOP’s created, distributed and understood by their employees. This blog will […]

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The SPBiz Solutions Day is coming soon…

The SPBiz Solutions Day is coming soon… Here at Collaboris HQ the work never stops in bringing you new and exciting content and features. The latest offering is the SPBiz Solutions Day a concept designed to give you some real world solutions to real world problems all in one place with the full interactivity of […]

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Error Loading Survey: You have not been given permissions to complete the survey

Error Loading Survey: You have not been given permissions to complete the survey If you have created a SharePoint survey and users are receiving an “Error loading survey” message or “You have not been given permissions to complete the survey” message when trying to access and complete the survey as shown below: You can solve this […]

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How to improve your SOP training using SharePoint

How to improve your SOP training using SharePointA huge problem in business is whether we can be really sure that training on company Standard Operating Procedures has genuinely been read, understood and ultimately can be adhered to by staff members. Another common issue when companies train on protocols or practices on behalf of a client, is how the customer […]

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How to delete a Survey

How to delete a SurveyTo delete a survey you first need ensure that it is not attached to any document or else the users will receive an error if they try to complete it via the document (i.e. when they select “Complete Survey” on the document library Ribbon or when they try to complete a […]

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Why can’t the “Domain Users” AD group be used in a DocRead audience

Why can’t the “Domain Users” AD group be used in a DocRead audienceDocRead uses the SharePoint API to identify the members of SharePoint and Active Directory (AD) groups (more specifically we use the SPUtility.GetPrincipalsInGroup method), unfortunately this API does not seem to support the “Domain Users” AD group (there are several people reporting this problem: https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/office/en-US/594b8f59-526e-4624-97b7-6dd5acaa98e4/getting-users-from-ad-group?forum=sharepointdevelopment). Because of this the […]

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Run STSADM commands from SAF

Run STSADM commands from SAFI am pleased to announce that it’s now possible (with release 1.2.3463.00) , to run STSADM commands from the SharePoint Action Framework (SAF). Hence, if you add the standard STSAdm commands (that ship with SharePoint) to the truly awesome collection that Gary Lapointe has developed, (available on his STSADM Blog), you […]

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