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Beginning InfoPath™ 2003 by F. Scott Barker

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17.2. Touring a SharePoint Site

You can see an example of a default WSS site in Figure 17-1.

The WSS site can be broken down into four or five main areas, some of which are repeated in various areas of the site. An example of this is using task lists in subsites you create.

17.2.1. Default Lists of the Site

A good portion of WSS sites are is handled as lists. These are not the lists of old that had a few columns going across the page. While they display data in a list type format, they can be made up of various types of controls, including drop-downs lists and hyperlinks. When you click a list item, you are generally brought to a view of the specific item, with a menu displayed to let you edit the item, and perform other tasks.

Figure 17.1. Figure 17-1

The default lists in SharePoint include:

  • Announcements: Can be set up to alert you to various changes and can be set to expire. Alerts can be in the form of e-mail, and can be set up as a one-time alert, or as daily or weekly updates. An example of an announcement being edited is shown in Figure 17-2.

    Figure 17.2. Figure 17-2

    Once added, the announcements are displayed on the home page by default until the date specified passes. You can see the announcement added in Figure 17-3.

    Figure 17.3. Figure 17-3

    You need to specify which ...

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