Overriding the no items message in an XLV

I recently posted about how to modify the default message that is displayed in an XSLT List View Web Part when there are no items to display. In the first post I modified some default parameters in the .webpart file, but I hinted that there is a better way… Well, having been reminded by a . . . → Read More: Overriding the no items message in an XLV

Overriding the presentation of an XSLT List View Web Part

I’ve recently put up a couple of posts on the XSLT List View Web Part (XLV) following some fairly extensive digging into the possibilities for my current project. My other posts on exporting the XLV or modifying the default ‘no items’ message were (I hope!) useful – but nowhere near as useful as this tip/ . . . → Read More: Overriding the presentation of an XSLT List View Web Part

Changing the no items message for an XLV web part

For various reasons on my recent project I’ve been digging around the XSLT List View Web Part (XLV) and learning as much as I can about it. XLVs are very powerful and combined with SharePoint Designer 2010 pave the way for something fantastic customisations. However – not everything has to be done with SPD…

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Creating dynamic charts of list views in SP2010

I was asked a question earlier today about if it would be possible to provide users a chart of SharePoint list data – but in such a way that it could be filtered by the user. My first thoughts were to use the Chart Web Part which is available with the enterprise licence of SharePoint . . . → Read More: Creating dynamic charts of list views in SP2010

Exporting the XSLT List View Web Part in SharePoint 2010

The XSLT List View Web Part (XLV web part) is one of the great additions in SharePoint 2010. Why is it great? Well other than a lot of cool stuff under-the-hood it means that the end user can re-use custom styles, apply conditional formatting and many other rich customisations to the way their list data . . . → Read More: Exporting the XSLT List View Web Part in SharePoint 2010