The Electric Wand

Thoughts of a technology enthusiast.

December, 2011

  • Tip o’ the Week #86 – Jump into SharePoint sites

    Following last week’s IE9 “turn websites into apps” tip in ToW#83 , here’s an early Christmas present, showing a couple of nifty ways of working with SharePoint 2010. It’s possible to add SharePoint sites to your taskbar or start menu in exactly the same...
  • Tip o’ the Week #83 – some more IE9 tweaks

    It’s been a little while since we dug into Internet Explorer in the Tip of the Week, so I figured it would be worth revisiting. Previous tips included some basics in #64 and #65 and there are others. Docking & Undocking tabs Have you ever found a...
  • Tip o’ the Week #81 – I’m Late!

    We’ve all had that feeling when you just know you aren’t going to make it in time for your next meeting… You know, you’re in Building 1 and the meeting’s at the top of Building 5, or you’re stuck in traffic, or in another meeting that’s already running...
  • Tip o’ the Week #77 – Saving docs straight to SharePoint

    Here’s a simple tip inspired by Luke Debono , who was asking how he could save directly from within an Office application to our departmental SharePoint site, using Office 2010 and SharePoint Server 2010. Now, if you open a document from a SharePoint...