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  • Anyone *really* using SharePoint 2007 Wiki?

    GaryW said:
    You're not missing anything. It is universally awful.
    Microsoft's take is that they weren't trying to create a best of breed, just something sort of Wiki like. I wish they hadn't bothered and had spent the money on licensing a real wiki.

    As much as I've tried, I cannot find a single redeeming feature.
    I understand and share your disappointment. However, in my present engagement, the client has a significant SharePoint investment/infrastructure. With IE as the browser, SharePoint Wiki seems minimally adequate. We are very likely to transition from FlexWiki.

    I must note my surprise that there is no warning when you try to use an unsupported browser. I nearly concluded SharePoint Wiki was not usable. In a perfect world, I would have had proper preparation before making a snap judgment. In the real world, I was just pointed to it and asked... can we use it? I almost said no :-/

  • Anyone *really* using SharePoint 2007 Wiki?

    What am I missing?

    Does not work with FireFox. In IE, things are greatly improved.
    Withholding judgment. Might be a workable Wiki after all - If I give up FireFox for IE.

  • Anyone *really* using SharePoint 2007 Wiki?

    I'd appreciate hearing from those using the SharePoint 2007 Wiki. How is that working for you and, what is your prior Wiki experience?

    Although I've spent all of about 10 minutes with it, I am underwhelmed. It seems authored content is purely HTML. The help facilities take me to context insensitive information that, if it contains useful information, is too labyrinthine to be useful.

    Having considerable MediaWiki and FlexWiki authoring experience, I am about to conclude that SharePoint Wiki is no Wiki at all. The central tenant" of Wiki is quick and easy. Authoring and organizing content purely in HTML doesn't really fit the bill.

    What am I missing?


  • quick poll: C9 takes forever to load: yes/no

    Bas said:
    Sven Groot said:
    *snip*
    I personally don't really care about the speed and the amounts of requests, because it usually feels adequate for me. But in terms of usability, I'd really like to see these get fixed. I doubt this'll happen in v4, but who knows, maybe v5 will make those points irrelevant.
    Ditto - it usually feels adequate for me.

  • IE Add-On to Add Search to Context Menu?

    bart7simpson7 said:
    Is there something like firefox restore session ? I was writing something in my blog today and IE7 crashed Sad I had to write it all over again. It could be something to remember what you write and also something to clear it (for privacy) ?
    Hey Bart... If memory serves, IE7Pro has a feature like FireFox's restore session.  I used it primarily for its mouse gestures but also appreciated its stability, spell checking, and enhanced tab features. Now I mostly use FireFox - haven't given IE8 a fair shot though.

  • Should Windows 7 show file extensions by default?

    blowdart said:
    Charles said:
    *snip*
    That'll never happen.

    Instead we'll see Vista Ultimate Power User, Vista Home User for Home users, Vista Home Users for people with delusions of competence, Vista Business Edition with shackles to your network admin, Vista Business Edition for people with a little sense, Vista Ultimate Unpowered User, with Training Wheels.

    And don't forget the N versions of them as well.
    Smiley)

  • This site may harm your computer. Google goes bonkers.

    Sabot said:
    littleguru said:
    *snip*
    I managed to screen-shot Google thinking itself was an unsafe site !!! Classic !!!


    Smiley Priceless!

  • MSDN Malware?

    mawcc said:
    Google seems to have a problem. Every single site I click in Googles search results gets me a malware warning.
    Saw this too earlier today but Google seems to have fixed it.

  • Why We Hate Microsoft

    Sabot said:
    'Hate' is such a strong word.

    I instantly dislike the use of it in a trivial context. It makes me think the user is immature and attention seeking.

    Sorry if it sounds pompus but does anyone else think the same as I do?
    Indeed.

  • Batch for deleting files Older than a defined number of days

    How 'bout PowerShell?
    Scripting Guy