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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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

Displaying the list toolbar in SharePoint 2010

The project that I’ve been involved with recently has gone through a migration from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010. A tiny, but still interesting, aspect of the project concerned lists and the lack of toolbar presented to the users as this functionality is now delivered via the ribbon. Well, did you know that it’s possible . . . → Read More: Displaying the list toolbar in SharePoint 2010