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How To Do Everything™: Microsoft® SharePoint® 2010

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Master Microsoft SharePoint 2010

In How to Do Everything: Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Stephen Cawood--a former member of the SharePoint development team--explains how to get the most out of this powerful business collaboration platform. Learn how to use document management functions, wikis, taxonomy, blogs, My Sites, web parts, and more. Take full advantage of the content management, enterprise search, collaboration, and information-sharing capabilities of SharePoint 2010 with help from this practical guide.

• Set up a SharePoint site

• Add documents, use the SharePoint content approval workflow, and work with document versioning features

• Collaborate with others during discussion boards, blogs, wikis, events, surveys, calendars, and workspaces

• Use social tagging to create a folksonomy of keywords

• Create a taxonomy hierarchy using Enterprise Managed Metadata

• Build publishing sites, My Sites, and public-facing websites

• Show data on pages using web parts

• Customize lists, forms, site themes, and navigation

• Use SharePoint with client applications, including Microsoft Office Backstage, Outlook, InfoPath, SharePoint Designer, and third-party applications

Table of Contents

  1. Cover Page
  2. How To Do Everything™: Microsoft® SharePoint® 2010
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Dedication
  5. Contents
  6. Foreword
  7. Acknowledgments
  8. Introduction
  9. CHAPTER 1 Introduction and SharePoint History
    1. SharePoint History, by Arpan Shah
    2. The SharePoint User Interface
    3. SharePoint Server 2010 vs. SharePoint Foundation
  10. CHAPTER 2 SharePoint Concepts
    1. Sites
      1. Opening a Site
      2. Configuring Site Settings
      3. Creating New Sites
      4. Managing Content and Structure
    2. Lists and Libraries
      1. Viewing Lists and Library Content
      2. Configuring a List or Library
      3. Creating and Deleting Lists
    3. Items and Documents
    4. Metadata
    5. Pages
    6. Web Parts
      1. Adding a Web Part to a Page
    7. The Recycle Bin
    8. Permissions
    9. Content Types
    10. SharePoint Central Administration
      1. Opening Central Administration
  11. CHAPTER 3 Working with Documents
    1. Document Libraries
      1. Opening a Document for Editing
      2. Using the SharePoint Ribbon
    2. Adding Documents to SharePoint
      1. Uploading an Existing Document
      2. Uploading Multiple Documents
      3. Adding Documents with Windows Explorer
      4. Creating a New Document
    3. Document Tasks
      1. Deleting a Document
      2. Recovering a Document from the Recycle Bin
      3. Viewing Document Properties
      4. Editing Document Properties
    4. Using Document Versioning
      1. Checking Out Documents
      2. Checking In a Document
      3. Approving a Document for Publishing
    5. More About Versions
      1. Turning On Versioning
      2. Working with Version History
    6. Summary
  12. CHAPTER 4 Collaboration
    1. Discussion Boards
      1. Creating a New Discussion Board
      2. Using a Discussion Board
      3. Editing a Discussion Board Item
      4. Using Discussion Boards from Microsoft Outlook
    2. Alerts
    3. Blogs
      1. Posting Blog Comments
      2. Managing Blog Posts
      3. Blogging with Windows Live Writer
    4. Wikis
    5. Announcements
    6. Calendars
      1. Calendar Views
      2. Custom Calendar Views
    7. Surveys
      1. Creating a Survey
      2. Survey Branching
    8. Workspace Sites
      1. Meeting Workspaces
      2. Document Workspaces
  13. CHAPTER 5 Tagging and Taxonomy
    1. Social Tagging
      1. I Like It
      2. Ratings
      3. My Profile
      4. Tags & Notes
    2. Enterprise Managed Metadata
      1. SharePoint 2010 Taxonomy Improvements
      2. A Taxonomy Primer
    3. Managed Keywords
      1. Enabling Keywords
      2. Using the Tag Cloud Web Part
    4. Managed Terms
    5. Metadata-Driven Navigation
    6. SharePoint Managed Metadata Administration
      1. Enabling Managed Metadata on Your Server
      2. Understanding SharePoint Taxonomy Hierarchy
      3. Promoting a Managed Keyword to a Managed Term
      4. Creating Your Own Term Store
    7. How Will the New SharePoint 2010 Taxonomy Be Used?
  14. CHAPTER 6 Publishing Sites
    1. Publishing Site Template
      1. Editing a Page
      2. Summary Links
      3. Web Parts
      4. Creating Pages and Using Page Layouts
      5. The Pages List
      6. Site Actions
    2. Master Pages
    3. Publishing Site with Workflow
      1. Publishing Approval
    4. Publishing Site Exercise
  15. CHAPTER 7 My Sites and Personalization
    1. My Sites
      1. Creating Your Own My Site
      2. Adding a Blog to Your My Site
      3. Viewing Your Newsfeed
    2. Your SharePoint Profile
    3. Personalizing SharePoint Pages
    4. Personalization Sites
  16. CHAPTER 8 Web Parts
    1. Adding Web Parts to a Page
    2. Out-of-the-Box Web Parts
      1. Lists and Libraries
      2. Business Data
      3. Content Rollup
      4. Filters
      5. Forms
      6. Media and Content
      7. Outlook Web App
      8. Search
      9. Social Collaboration
    3. Closed Web Parts
    4. Data View Web Part
    5. Custom Web Parts
  17. CHAPTER 9 Customization
    1. List Customizations
      1. Custom Lists
      2. Custom List Example: Mileage Tracker
      3. Custom Views
      4. Custom Views in SharePoint Designer
      5. Per-Location View Settings
    2. Site Customizations
      1. Themes
      2. Customizing Navigation
    3. Custom Forms
  18. CHAPTER 10 Using SharePoint with Client Applications
    1. Microsoft Office Backstage
      1. Connect to Office
    2. Microsoft Outlook
    3. SharePoint Workspace
    4. Microsoft InfoPath 2010
    5. SharePoint Designer
    6. Colligo Contributor
    7. Metalogix Site Migration Manager
  19. CHAPTER 11 Template Reference for Libraries, Lists, Pages, and Sites
    1. Libraries
      1. Asset Library
      2. Data Connection Library
      3. Document Library
      4. Form Library
      5. Picture Library
      6. Report Library
      7. Slide Library
      8. Wiki Page Library
    2. Lists
      1. Communications
      2. Tracking
      3. Custom Lists
      4. Data
    3. Pages
      1. Page
      2. Web Part Page
    4. Sites
      1. Blank and Custom
      2. Collaboration
      3. Content
      4. Meetings
      5. Web Databases
      6. Data
      7. Search
  20. Index