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Microsoft® SharePoint® Foundation 2010 Step by Step

Book Description

Experience learning made easy-and quickly teach yourself how to use Microsoft SharePoint Foundation to enable effective team collaboration. With Step By Step, you set the pace-building and practicing the skills you need, just when you need them!

  • Build your own SharePoint site with easy-to-use templates

  • Create lists and libraries to store information

  • Add discussion boards, wikis, and blogs

  • Set up Document and Meeting Workspaces for easy collaboration

  • Share calendars, contacts, and data from Microsoft Office programs

  • Customize your pages with Web Parts

  • Your all-in-one learning experience includes:

  • Files for building skills and practicing the book's lessons

  • Plus other resources on the Web

  • Table of Contents

    1. Special Upgrade Offer
    2. A Note Regarding Supplemental Files
    3. Acknowledgments
    4. Features and Conventions of This Book
    5. Using the Practice Files
      1. Software Requirements
        1. Client Computer
        2. Server Deployment
      2. Installing the Practice Files
      3. Using the Practice Files
      4. Using the WSP Templates
      5. Removing the WSP Templates
      6. Deleting a Practice Site
      7. Removing the Practice Files
    6. Your Companion eBook
    7. Getting Support and Giving Feedback
      1. Getting Help with This Book and Its Practice Files
      2. Errata
      3. Additional Support
      4. Getting Help with SharePoint Foundation 2010
      5. We Want to Hear from You
      6. Stay in Touch
    8. 1. Introduction to SharePoint Foundation 2010
      1. What Is SharePoint Foundation?
        1. Team Collaboration and Sharing
        2. SharePoint Foundation User Permissions
      2. Versions of SharePoint Foundation
      3. Office Integration with SharePoint Foundation
      4. SharePoint Products
        1. SharePoint Foundation and SharePoint Server 2010
        2. SharePoint Foundation and SharePoint Designer 2010
      5. Key Points
    9. 2. Navigating a SharePoint Site
      1. Navigating the Home Page and the SharePoint Site
      2. Navigating the Site Content Tree
      3. Navigating the Ribbon Interface
      4. Browsing Lists on a SharePoint Site
      5. Browsing Document Libraries
      6. Customizing the Top Navigation Area
      7. Customizing the Left Navigation Panel
      8. Understanding Web Parts
      9. Using the Recycle Bin
      10. Key Points
    10. 3. Creating and Managing Sites
      1. Creating Sites
      2. Managing Site Users and Permissions
      3. Creating a Child Workspace
      4. Changing a Site’s Theme
      5. Saving and Using a Site Template
      6. Managing Site Features
      7. Managing Site Content Syndication
      8. Deleting a Site
      9. Key Points
    11. 4. Working with Lists
      1. Discovering Default Lists in a Site
      2. Creating a New List
      3. Adding and Editing List Items
      4. Deleting and Restoring a List Item
      5. Attaching Files to List Items
      6. Adding, Editing, and Deleting List Columns
      7. Adding Summary Tasks to a Task List
      8. Sorting and Filtering a List
      9. Setting up Alerts
      10. Key Points
    12. 5. Working with Libraries
      1. Creating a Document Library
      2. Creating a New Document
      3. Editing Documents
      4. Adding Documents
      5. Creating a Picture Library and Adding Pictures
      6. Creating a Form Library
      7. Creating a Wiki Page Library
      8. Creating a New Folder in a Library
      9. Checking Documents In and Out
      10. Working with Version History
      11. Using Alerts
      12. Deleting and Restoring Documents
      13. Working Offline with SharePoint Workspace
      14. Working Offline with Outlook
      15. Key Points
    13. 6. Working with Web Pages
      1. Editing a Page
      2. Changing the Layout of a Page
      3. Creating a New Page
      4. Adding Links
      5. Working with Page History and Versions
      6. Using Alerts
      7. Adding a Web Part from the Web Part Pane
      8. Removing a Web Part
      9. Customizing a Web Part by Using the Web Part Tool Pane
      10. Editing Web Part Pages
      11. Moving Web Parts
      12. Key Points
    14. 7. Working with List Settings
      1. Setting the List Title, Description, and Navigation
      2. Configuring Content Approval and Versioning
      3. Working with Advanced List Settings
      4. Creating a Content Type
      5. Associating a Content Type with a List
      6. Using List Validation
      7. Deleting and Restoring a List
      8. Managing Users and Permissions
      9. Granting List Item Permissions
      10. Configuring Incoming Email Settings
      11. Configuring RSS Feeds for a List or Library
      12. Creating Indexed Columns
      13. Preventing Duplicate List Items
      14. Key Points
    15. 8. Working with Library Settings
      1. Opening Documents in the Client or the Browser
      2. Modifying a Library Template
      3. Configuring Required Checkout
      4. Enabling Versioning
      5. Managing Checked-Out Files
      6. Configuring the Sites Assets Library
      7. Creating a Custom Send To Destination
      8. Managing Users and Permissions
      9. Creating Content Types
      10. Creating a View
      11. Deleting and Restoring a Library
      12. Configuring Other Library Types
      13. Key Points
    16. 9. Working with List and Library Views
      1. Working with a Standard View
      2. Working with a Datasheet View
      3. Working with a Gantt View
      4. Working with an Access View
      5. Working with a Calendar View
      6. Creating and Using a List Template
      7. Relating List and Item Views
      8. Key Points
    17. 10. Working with Surveys and Discussion Boards
      1. Creating a Survey
      2. Responding to a Survey
      3. Viewing the Results of a Survey
      4. Creating and Using a Discussion Board
      5. Enabling a Discussion Board for Email
      6. Viewing a Discussion Board in Outlook
      7. Key Points
    18. 11. Working with Workflows
      1. Automating Business Processes Using SharePoint
      2. Understanding the Built-in Workflows of SharePoint
      3. Configuring a Workflow
      4. Working with Workflows
      5. Managing Workflows
      6. Managing Workflow Tasks within Outlook 2010
      7. Terminating Workflows
      8. Removing Workflows from Lists and Libraries
      9. Associating Workflows with Content Types
      10. Key Points
    19. 12. Working with Workspaces and Blogs
      1. Creating a Document Workspace
      2. Accessing an Existing Document Workspace
      3. Publishing a Document Back to a Document Library
      4. Deleting a Document Workspace
      5. Creating a Meeting Workspace
      6. Understanding the Home Page of a Meeting Workspace
      7. Adding Items to a Meeting Workspace
      8. Customizing a Meeting Workspace
      9. Creating a Blog Site
      10. Creating a Blog Post
      11. Adding a Blog Comment
      12. Using RSS Feeds
      13. Key Points
    20. 13. Using SharePoint Foundation with Outlook 2010
      1. Connecting a SharePoint Contacts List to Outlook
      2. Moving an Outlook Contact to a SharePoint Contacts List
      3. Copying SharePoint Contacts into Outlook
      4. Sending an Email Using a SharePoint Contacts List
      5. Viewing SharePoint Calendars and Personal Calendars in Outlook
      6. Taking SharePoint Content Offline
      7. Managing SharePoint Alerts in Outlook
      8. Creating Meeting Workspaces from Outlook
      9. Configuring an RSS Feed
      10. Key Points
    21. 14. Using SharePoint Foundation with Excel 2010 and Access 2010
      1. Importing Data from an Excel Spreadsheet to a List in SharePoint
      2. Exporting a SharePoint List to an Excel Spreadsheet
      3. Exporting an Excel Table to a SharePoint Site
      4. Exporting Data from an Access Database to a List in SharePoint
      5. Importing a List to an Access Database
      6. Linking an Access Database to a SharePoint List
      7. Linking a Data-centric Application to a SharePoint List
      8. Working Offline
      9. Key Points
    22. 15. Using SharePoint Foundation with InfoPath 2010
      1. Creating a Form Library
      2. Modifying a Form Library
      3. Creating a New Form
      4. Editing a Form
      5. Creating a Custom Office Document Information Panel
      6. Viewing and Editing Custom Document Properties
      7. Editing a Custom Document Information Panel
      8. Key Points
    23. 16. Finding Information on the SharePoint Site
      1. Searching the SharePoint Site
      2. Searching for Files Across Multiple Document Libraries from Within Office 2010
      3. Key Points
    24. A. SharePoint Foundation Permissions
    25. B. About the Authors
    26. Index
    27. About the Authors
    28. Special Upgrade Offer
    29. Copyright