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How to build a better Choice Filter Web Part using InfoPath 2010

The out of the box choice filter web part, for me, left a bit to be desired.  I wasn’t crazy about the interface and it just didn’t seem all that clean on a branded site.  I found a way to create the same effect using an InfoPath form.

Here’s what you need to do.

Create a new InfoPath 2010 form.

Add in a Combo Box and label it accordingly.  In my scenario, I wanted to filter through a list of implementation roll out ...

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What to do when… SSRS Reports in SharePoint 2010 do not display the Export options

What to do when…  SSRS Reports in SharePoint 2010 do not display the Export options

It can be rather frustrating for an end user when they are unable to export their favorite reports to excel or another medium.  Here’s the solution to this problem.

Internet Explorer Settings

This issue comes from IE not recognizing the site as a trusted location.
In Internet Explorer, you need to go into: Tools > Internet Options
  1. Hit the Security Tab
  2. Choose Local Intranet
  3. Hit the Sites Button
  4. Hit the Advanced Button

You can add multiple items here, or ...

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