Archive for July, 2008

How to get SPUser (User) from Person or Group field of Sharepoint List

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Saturday, July 26, 2008

Use this small utility function to get SPUser object from Sharepoint Person or Group field


How to get rid of Login prompt while opening documents in Microsoft Office

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Friday, July 18, 2008

This article describes the reason and technique to get rid of annoying login prompt while opening documents of a document library in Microsoft office applications.


Registry setting for Sharepoint Configuration Database connection string

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Ever wondered where does Sharepoint saves its configuration database connection information? Sharepoint 2007 saves its connection string for configuration database in registry and you can change it easily if you have moved your configuration database from one server to another. Following is the registry path My Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\Web Server Extensions\12.0\Secure\ConfigDb and our required key is […]