Installing SharePoint 2013 on Server 2012

So this week I’ve been working on installing SharePoint 2013 on Server 2012 server environment for our new Fast Track Power User SharePoint Training.  This server would give back the ability for students to have their own complete server to work on.  There have been some performance issues that have prevented this and this week has been working on overcoming them. I wanted to take some ... »

Add SharePoint metadata to Word documents

     “Why would you want to use SharePoint for storing documents?  We’ve always used file shares and it works just fine.”  Why indeed?  The simplest answer is that there is so much more that SharePoint CAN do.  It just requires a little push in the right direction and a little knowledge on what CAN be done.  One of the wonderful tools that comes from using SharePoint as m... »

How to Validate an Email Address Using Column Validation in SharePoint 2010

Yesterday I showed you how to use Column Validation to validate Social Security Numbers, Phone Numbers, Employee Numbers, Part Numbers, and other things with strict formatting. Today I’m going to expand on that idea by showing you something more complex—we’re going to validate that an acceptable email address has been entered. The formula we’ll write in this post won’t catch every possib... »