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Thorvald Bøe January 2014 Entries
Display in image from a picture library in SharePoint 2013 using Javascript and REST
Having jumped on the SharePoint bandwagon not too long ago, means that sometimes you end up in a situation where you are "just going to do a simple thing" and it turns out that:a) It is not so simple, andb) Finding information is even less simpleI often find myself in this situation, and since I don't have a decade of SharePoint experience to fall back on, I will have to rely on my old friend Google. Fortunately we have a long and understanding relationship, and even though this time it was harder ......

Posted On Tuesday, January 28, 2014 10:03 AM

Javascript and SharePoint rich text fields
When programming against SharePoint using Javascript and REST, there is a little gotcha when using the "multiple lines of text" type in a list. When retrieving a value for this type of field, the result is by encoded to support rich text, like this:If you want to simply retrieve and use the text value, you've got a problem. My first thought was to decode the string using some kind of jquery method. This is not so simple as it seems, and while there are ways to get it done, you will still be in trouble ......

Posted On Thursday, January 9, 2014 3:57 PM

Mobile forms showing up in CRM
One problem I recently came across with a client, is that when I opened IE and typed in the url of dynamics crm, after redirecting me to ADFS log in and typing in credentials, it took me to the mobile forms.Fortunately, this has an easy fix: Just replace "/m/default.aspx" with "main.aspx" in the url, and the regular forms show up.What is not so fortunate, is that the fix is not permanent, the workaround may have to be executed over and over again. I believe the problem is somehow prevalent in ADFS ......

Posted On Friday, January 3, 2014 11:02 AM

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