O'Reilly logo

Microsoft® SharePoint™ 2003 Unleashed, Second Edition by Michael Noel, Colin Spence

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Using a Backward-Compatible Document Library

For compatibility with SharePoint 2001, SharePoint 2003 supports a “backward-compatible” document library. This is an optional component not installed by default. It supports some of the same features of the standard document library such as version history, document profiles, and check-in/check-out. Alerts can be set for the backward-compatible library through SharePoint Portal, and these libraries are searchable through the portal site. However, there are differences between the backward-compatible library and the standard SharePoint 2003 libraries.

In the backward-compatible library, an approval process can be set up that involves routing the document to a group of people one after another (serial ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required