SharePoint 2013

Which version of SharePoint is installed?

Recently one of my client was asking me which version of SharePoint they have installed. I looked at features and told them it is SharePoint 2013 Enterprise. Then few days later the came back said we are getting this error. Sorry, something went wrong. An unexpected error has occurred. TECHNICAL DETAILS Troubleshoot issues with Microsoft SharePoint Foundation. Correlation ID: Correlation ID Date and Time: They were complaining as you said we have SharePoint Enterprise but now we are getting error messages of SharePoint foundation :) If you are in similar situation best way to check which version of SharePoint edition is install:
  • Open Regedit
  • Navigate to HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\Web Server Extensions\15.0\WSS\InstalledProducts
  • Compare the guids with these:
C5D855EE-F32B-4A1C-97A8-F0A28CE02F9C -- SharePoint Server 2013 CBF97833-C73A-4BAF-9ED3-D47B3CFF51BE -- SharePoint Server 2013 Preview B7D84C2B-0754-49E4-B7BE-7EE321DCE0A9 -- SharePoint Server 2013 Enterprise 298A586A-E3C1-42F0-AFE0-4BCFDC2E7CD0 -- SharePoint Server 2013 Enterprise Preview D6B57A0D-AE69-4A3E-B031-1F993EE52EDC -- Microsoft Office Web Apps Server 2013 9FF54EBC-8C12-47D7-854F-3865D4BE8118 -- SharePoint Foundation 2013 35466B1A-B17B-4DFB-A703-F74E2A1F5F5E -- Project Server 2013 BC7BAF08-4D97-462C-8411-341052402E71 -- Project Server 2013 Preview Reference : http://www.thesysadminhimself.com/2013/01/identify-sharepoint-2013-foundation-or.html msdn Link : http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj659075.aspx If you need help with your Sharepoint  please drop us an email admin@sharepoint.Dynamics 365 Solutions.com or contact us. If you like this post please click LIKE and visit my sponsors thanks !!
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Learn Power of PowerPivot with SharePoint

Introduction to PowerPivot: PowerPivot is a Self-Service BI Tool from Microsoft. It is basically a data mashup and data exploration tool allowing us to analyze millions of records from variety of different sources in a matter of few minutes or even seconds. It is based on a in-memory technology known as “xVelocity”, which operates in memory and does all the necessary calculations within memory thereby offering a very high-speed data analysis/exploration. It comes in two flavors:
  • PowerPivot Add-In for Excel (Excel 2010 and above)
  • PowerPivot for SharePoint
Here are some  features of PowerPivot:
  • Similar to Excel, making it easier for business users, data analysts, and excel users etc.
  • Is available freely as an add-in for Excel.
  • Can be installed in just few minutes and you can get started with analysis.
  • Supports a wide variety of data sources.
  • PowerPivot formulas/expressions (DAX) are very similar to Excel formulas/expressions.
  • Due to it’s similarity to Excel, it’s very easy to adopt, and can be quickly adopted.
I am sharing very useful links, how you can create and use PowerPivot with SharePoint. PowerPivot Part 1 - Loading Data http://edge.technet.com/Media/PowerPivot-part-1-Loading-Data/ PowerPivot Part 2 - Preparing data http://edge.technet.com/Media/PowerPivot-part-2-Preparing-data/ PowerPivot Part 3 - Analysis http://edge.technet.com/Media/PowerPivot-part-3-Analysis/ PowerPivot Part 4 - Sharing in SharePoint 2010 http://edge.technet.com/Media/PowerPivot-part-4-Sharing-in-SharePoint-2010/ PowerPivot Part 5 - Management http://edge.technet.com/Media/PowerPivot-part-5-Management/ Introduction to Excel PowerPivot: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=URy_uQYS49s Business Intelligence: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/bi/powerpivot.aspx Important:  If you are using the 32-bit version of Excel 2010, you must use the 32-bit version of PowerPivot. If you are using the 64-bit version of Excel 2010, you must use the 64-bit version of PowerPivot. The versions are not interchangeable. PowerPivot: Install the PowerPivot Add-In for Excel http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/714.powerpivot-install-the-powerpivot-add-in-for-excel.aspx In my coming article i will give you a demo, how to create PowerPivot in Excel 2013 and how to upload it to SharePoint 2013. If you like this post please click LIKE and visit my sponsors thanks !!!
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SharePoint 2013 How to Add Additional Document Types to a Document Library

In this article I am going to explain how you can add additional office document types to document library in SharePoint 2013. By default when you create document library in SharePoint 2010 or SharePoint 2013 it asks you which document type you want to make default. But what if your requirements are to associate more than one document types to your document library. Here in this post I will explain to you, how you can add all four office document types to your document library. (more…)
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