Open Dialog Box When Clicking on Calendar Event

Problem: I added a Calendar View (week) for a list on a Site Page. When I click an event, it takes me to another page instead of opening a dialog box. Solution: Paste that into a Script Editor web part or save it as calendar.js and then call it from a Content Editor web part.

Hiding Calculated Columns from Display Form

By default, the option to hide a calculated column for a content type is grayed out. Some people are able to use SharePoint Designer to hide these columns, but we kept running into an error when saving our changes. "This column already exists in the list. Choose a different column." The workaround, as always, was … Continue reading Hiding Calculated Columns from Display Form

Keep Results Empty Until User Searches

Scenario: When you navigate to a custom search page, the Search Results web part is already populated even though you haven't searched for anything yet. You want the Search Results web part to remain empty until a user searches for something. Solution: Wrap the query template. {?{searchboxquery}} 1. Edit the page 2. Edit the Search … Continue reading Keep Results Empty Until User Searches

Chart Web Part – SharePoint 2013

In SharePoint 2010, there was a Chart Web Part that you could connect to another web part on the same page, to a list anywhere in the site collection, to an external content type, or to data from an Excel workbook. In SharePoint 2013, this does not exist OOB. However, if you copy and paste this code … Continue reading Chart Web Part – SharePoint 2013

Link To New Item Form

Give users the ability to add items to a list without showing the entire list web part. In my example, I've added a "Submit Request" button to a Document Set Welcome Page. Clicking this will open the New Item form for my Tickets list. Steps: 1. Add a Script Editor web part to your page. 2. … Continue reading Link To New Item Form

Edit Form Popup – Drag And Drop

By default, the edit form does not pop up when you drag and drop documents into a library. This piece of JavaScript will force an edit form to pop up for as many documents you drag and drop. For example, if you drag 5 documents at the same time, 5 individual edit forms will pop … Continue reading Edit Form Popup – Drag And Drop

Library Paging – First Page Button

Adding a "First Page" button is a simple work around for getting back to the first page when paging through documents. This is especially handy if you use document sets. Edit the page and add a Script Editor web part. Click EDIT SNIPPET. Embed the following code: I moved the Script Editor web part down below the … Continue reading Library Paging – First Page Button