Microsoft Office Sharepoint Designer 2007 Step by Step [With CDROM]

Microsoft Office Sharepoint Designer 2007 Step by Step [With CDROM]

by Penelope Coventry

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Overview

The smart way to learn Office SharePoint Designer 2007—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 building customized SharePoint sites and applications. You’ll learn how to work with Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and Office SharePoint Server 2007 to create Web pages complete with Cascading Style Sheets, Lists, Libraries, and customized Web parts. Then, make your site really work for you by adding data sources, including databases, XML data and Web services, and RSS feeds. You’ll even learn how to create workflows and applications with custom forms, templates, and dashboards to enhance your team’s productivity. 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 an easy-search companion CD with hands-on practice files, a complete eBook, and more!

For customers who purchase an ebook version of this title, instructions for downloading the CD files can be found in the ebook.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780735625334
Publisher: Microsoft Press
Publication date: 01/19/2008
Series: Step by Step Series
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Penelope Coventry is an independent consultant based in the UK, with more than 25 years of industry experience. She currently focuses on the design, implementation, and development of solutions based on SharePoint Products and Technologies. Penny has authored/co-authored a number of books, including Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Administrator's Companion, Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Administrator's Companion, Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies Resource Kit, SharePoint Designer 2007 Step by Step and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Step by Step. Penny is frequently seen at Tech*Ed and IT forum, either as a Technical Learning guide or on the SharePoint Ask-the-Expert stands. Penny lives in Hinckley, Leicestershire, England with her husband, Peter, and dog, Poppy.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments; Information for Readers Running Windows XP; Managing the Practice Files; Using the Start Menu; Navigating Dialog Boxes; Features and Conventions of This Book; Using the Book’s CD; What’s on the CD?; Minimum System Requirements; Installing the Practice Files; Using the Practice Files; Removing the Practice Files; Using the .stp Site Templates; Removing the .stp Site Templates; Deleting a Practice Site; Getting Help; Getting Help with This Book and Its CD; Getting Help with SharePoint Designer; Chapter 1: Introducing SharePoint Designer; Understanding SharePoint Designer; Using SharePoint Designer to Carry Out Common Tasks; Understanding Windows SharePoint Services; Exploring a SharePoint Site; Understanding the Relationship Between Windows SharePoint Services and SharePoint Server 2007; Considering Complications of Upgrading Customized SharePoint Sites; Key Points; Chapter 2: Working in SharePoint Designer; Exploring the SharePoint Designer Workspace; Using Toolbars; Using Task Panes; Creating a SharePoint Site Hierarchy; Deleting a SharePoint Site; Key Points; Chapter 3: Customizing a Web Page; Exploring a Web Page; Inserting Text, ScreenTips, and Hyperlinks; Inserting Web Components; Inserting Images; Adding Client-Side Interactivity; Creating a Table Layout; Changing the Default Page for a Web Site; Resetting to a Site Definition; Key Points; Chapter 4: Creating and Modifying Web Pages; Creating a Basic Meeting Workspace Site; Creating a Web Part Page by Using a Browser; Creating an ASP.NET Page; Inserting a Web Part Zone; Adding a Web Part and Modifying Web Part Properties; Attaching a Master Page; Creating a Web Page from a Master Page; Deleting a Web Page; Key Points; Chapter 5: Working with Lists and Libraries; Creating a List; Creating a List View Web Part; Customizing a List View Web Part; Modifying a Built-In List View Page; Creating a List View Page; Modifying a Built-In List Form Page; Key Points; Chapter 6: Working with Data Views; Creating Data Views; Customizing Data Views; Applying Conditional Formatting; Using XSLT; Allowing Insertions, Deletions, and Updates; Using CAML; Converting a List View Web Part to a Data View Web Part; Deploying Web Parts; Key Points; Chapter 7: Working with Data Sources; Using the Data Source Library; Working with XML Data; Connecting to an RSS Feed XML File; Connecting to an RSS Feed Server-Side Script; Connecting to an XML Web Service; Using Linked Sources; Displaying the Contents of a List on Another Site; Connecting Web Parts; Key Points; Chapter 8: Using Controls in Web Pages; Inserting and Modifying Controls; Using Standard ASP.NET Controls; Using ASP.NET Validation Controls; Using SharePoint Data View Controls; Using SharePoint Server Controls; Key Points; Chapter 9: Working with Master Pages; Understanding Master Pages; Customizing a Master Page; Changing the Default Master Page; Managing Content Placeholders and Content Regions; Resetting a Master Page to the Site Definition; Key Points; Chapter 10: Changing the Look and Feel of Pages by Using Cascading Style Sheets; Understanding the CSS and Color-Coding Options; Identifying Styles in Cascading Style Sheets; Creating, Modifying, and Deleting Styles; Using the Style Application Toolbar; Creating and Attaching CSS Files; Understanding CSS Inheritance in SharePoint; Using CSS Reports; Key Points; Chapter 11: Managing Web Content in a SharePoint Server Environment; Understanding Web Content Management Enhancements in SharePoint Server 2007; Understanding the Page Model; Creating a Page Layout; Modifying a Page Layout; Restoring an Earlier Version of a Page Layout; Detaching and Reattaching a Page Layout; Key Points; Chapter 12: Understanding Workflows; Working with Workflows; Creating a Workflow; Using Conditions and Actions; Verifying and Deploying a Workflow; Modifying a Workflow; Creating a Multi-Step Workflow; Deleting a Workflow; Key Points; Chapter 13: Building a Windows SharePoint Services Application; Customizing a Site; Creating a Site Template; Exploring a Site Template; Testing a Site Template Solution; Key Points; Chapter 14: Managing SharePoint Sites; Configuring Contributor Settings; Identifying Contributor Settings; Creating Reports; Backing Up and Restoring Sites; Exporting and Importing Sites; Copying Lists and Libraries Between Sites; Copying Documents Between Sites; Key Points; Chapter 15: Understanding Usability and Accessibility; Understanding Usability Issues; Choosing Color Schemes; Understanding Accessibility Standards and Legal Issues; Generating Accessibility Reports; Generating Other SharePoint Designer Repppppports; Key Points; Appendix : SharePoint Designer Workflow Conditions and Actions; Conditions; Actions; Glossary; Appendix : About the Author; Appendix : Choose the Right Book for You;

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Anglica More than 1 year ago
It's Step by Step MS. If you need to jump in and develop 07, the book will bring you up to speed very quickly. The only negative, the glossary. If you need to perform a certain task, the glossary is not well thought out to get you where you need to go. Not a book for a beginner, however, if you are well versed in one MS Product you can pick up very quickly.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is a great companion to the Sharepoint Designer Help files. The examples help make sense. of the complicated theories behind Sharepoint Designer.
mmyers7 More than 1 year ago
This is a great instructional guide to get the basics to help you learn Sharepoint Designer. I used a hosted site instead of the link used in the book and it still worked great for my students. The examples are based on Vista, so if you use XP for your desktop some of the exercises are difficult to get through in the later chapters. I've taught Sharepoint Designer to about 100 students and professionals using this book.
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