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Microsoft® Windows® SharePoint® Services 3.0 Step by Step

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The smart way to learn Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services Version 3.0--one step at a time! Work at your own pace through the easy numbered steps, practice files on CD, helpful hints, and troubleshooting tips to master the fundamentals of working with the latest version of Windows SharePoint Services. You will learn the essentials for creating and managing SharePoint sites and Web Parts, including working with lists and libraries. You'll even discover how to work with collaboration features to create surveys, discussion boards, wikis, and blogs. Plus, you'll learn how to work with Microsoft Office Excel® 2007, Office Access 2007, Office InfoPath® 2007, and Office Outlook® 2007 in Windows SharePoint Services. With STEP BY STEP, you can take just the lessons you need or work from cover to cover. Either way, you drive the instruction, building and practicing the skills you need, just when you need them! Includes a companion CD with hands-on practice files.

Table of Contents

  1. Microsoft® Windows® SharePoint® Services 3.0 Step by Step
    1. SPECIAL OFFER: Upgrade this ebook with O’Reilly
    2. A Note Regarding Supplemental Files
    3. Information for Readers Running Windows XP
      1. Managing the Practice Files
      2. Using the Start Menu
      3. Navigating Dialog Boxes
    4. Features and Conventions of This Book
    5. Getting Help
      1. Getting Help with This Book and Its Companion CD
      2. Getting Help with Windows SharePoint Services 3.0
      3. More Information
    6. Using the Book’s CD
      1. What’s on the CD?
      2. Client Computer
      3. Server Deployment
      4. Installing the Practice Files
      5. Using the Practice Files
      6. (Optional) Using the STP Site Templates
      7. (Optional) Removing the STP Site Templates
      8. (Optional) Deleting a Practice Site
      9. Removing and Uninstalling the Practice Files
    7. 1. Introduction to Windows SharePoint Services
      1. What Is Windows SharePoint Services?
        1. Team Collaboration and Sharing
        2. Windows SharePoint Services User Permissions
      2. Versions of Windows SharePoint Services
      3. Microsoft Office Integration with Windows SharePoint Services
      4. Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies
        1. Windows SharePoint Services and SharePoint Server 2007
        2. Windows SharePoint Services and SharePoint Designer 2007
      5. Key Points
    8. 2. Navigating a SharePoint Site
      1. Navigating the Home Page and the SharePoint Site
      2. Navigating the Site Hierarchy
      3. Browsing Lists on a SharePoint Site
      4. Browsing Document Libraries
      5. Customizing the Top Navigation Area
      6. Customizing the Left Navigation Panel
      7. Understanding Web Part Pages
      8. Using the Recycle Bin
      9. Key Points
    9. 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
    10. 4. Working with Lists
      1. Discovering Default Lists in a Site
      2. Creating a New List
      3. Adding, Editing, and Deleting List Items
      4. Restoring a List Item from the Recycle Bin
      5. Using the Datasheet View
      6. Attaching Files to List Items
      7. Adding, Editing, and Deleting List Columns
      8. Sorting and Filtering a List
      9. Adding and Modifying a List View
      10. Setting Up Alerts
      11. Using Really Simple Syndication Feeds
      12. Sending an E-Mail to a SharePoint List
      13. Deleting a List
      14. Key Points
    11. 5. Creating and Managing Libraries
      1. Creating Libraries
      2. Creating Document Libraries
      3. Creating Form Libraries
      4. Creating Picture Libraries
      5. Adding Documents
      6. Adding Pictures
      7. Creating a New Folder in a Library
      8. Checking Documents In and Out from the Document Library
      9. Checking Documents In and Out from the 2007 Microsoft Office Suite
      10. Working with Version History
      11. Deleting Documents
      12. Working with Workflows
      13. Using Alerts
      14. Working with Offline Documents
      15. Key Points
    12. 6. Working with Library Settings
      1. Configuring a Library
      2. Creating New Columns and Working with Content Types
      3. Using Content Types and Columns
      4. Creating a New View
      5. Using Document Library Settings
      6. Using the Document Information Panel
      7. Securing a Library
      8. Deleting a Library
      9. Key Points
    13. 7. Working with Document Workspaces
      1. Creating a Document Workspace
      2. Creating a Document Workspace Within the 2007 Microsoft Office Suite
      3. Accessing an Existing Document Workspace
      4. Working with the 2007 Microsoft Office Suite Document Management Task Pane
      5. Publishing a Document Back to a Document Library
      6. Deleting a Document Workspace
      7. Key Points
    14. 8. Working with Meeting Workspaces
      1. Creating a Meeting Workspace by Using a Template
      2. Creating a Meeting Workspace for a Calendar Event
      3. Understanding the Home Page of a Meeting Workspace
      4. Adding an Objective to a Meeting Workspace
      5. Adding an Agenda to a Meeting Workspace
      6. Adding an Attendee to a Meeting Workspace
      7. Adding a Things To Bring List
      8. Adding a Web Part to the More Page Tab
      9. Key Points
    15. 9. 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 Discussion Board for E-Mail
      6. Viewing a Discussion Board in Outlook 2007
      7. Key Points
    16. 10. Working with Wikis and Blogs
      1. Understanding Wikis
      2. Creating a New Wiki Page Library
      3. Creating a New Wiki Page
      4. Linking
      5. Versioning
      6. Understanding Blogs
      7. Creating a Blog Site
      8. Creating a Blog Post
      9. Adding a Blog Comment
      10. Using Really Simple Syndication Feeds
      11. Key Points
    17. 11. Using Windows SharePoint Services with Outlook 2007
      1. Connecting a SharePoint Contacts List to Outlook 2007
      2. Moving an Outlook 2007 Contact to a SharePoint Contact List
      3. Copying SharePoint Contacts into Outlook 2007
      4. Sending E-Mail by Using a SharePoint Contacts List
      5. Viewing SharePoint Calendars Side by Side with Personal Calendars
      6. Synchronizing SharePoint Tasks List Content
      7. Managing SharePoint Alerts in Outlook 2007
      8. Creating Meeting Workspaces from Outlook 2007
      9. Configuring an RSS Feed
      10. Work with Workflow in Outlook 2007
      11. Key Points
    18. 12. Using Windows SharePoint Services with Excel 2007
      1. Importing Data from an Excel 2007 Spreadsheet to a List in SharePoint
      2. Using the Access Web Datasheet
      3. Exporting a SharePoint List to an Excel 2007 Spreadsheet
      4. Exporting an Excel 2007 Table to a SharePoint Site
      5. Key Points
    19. 13. Using Windows SharePoint Services with Access 2007
      1. Exporting Data from an Access 2007 Database to a SharePoint List
      2. Importing a List to an Access 2007 Table
      3. Linking an Access 2007 Table to a SharePoint List
      4. Moving Data from an Access 2007 Database to a SharePoint Site
      5. Working Offline
      6. Working with Workflow
      7. Key Points
    20. 14. Using Windows SharePoint Services with InfoPath 2007
      1. Creating a Form Library from InfoPath 2007
      2. Modifying an Existing Form Library
      3. Filling Out a New Form
      4. Editing an Existing Form
      5. Creating a Content Type from InfoPath 2007
      6. Associating a Content Type with a Form Library
      7. Modifying a Content Type
      8. Key Points
    21. 15. Working with Web Parts
      1. Web Parts and Web Part Pages
      2. Removing a Web Part
      3. Adding a Web Part from a Web Part Gallery
      4. Customizing a Web Part by Using the Web Part Tool Pane
      5. Customizing a Home Page by Using Web Parts
      6. Creating a New Web Part Page by Using a Browser
      7. Key Points
    22. 16. Finding Information on the SharePoint Site
      1. Understanding How Search Works
      2. Executing a Search Query
      3. Key Points
    23. Appendix: Windows SharePoint Services Permissions
    24. About the Authors
    25. Choose the Right Book for You
    26. Index
    27. About the Authors
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