Microsoft® Windows® SharePoint® Services Step by Step

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Teach yourself how to simplify team collaboration using Windows SharePoint Servicesone step at a time! With Step by Step, you work at your own pace through easy-to-follow lessons and hands-on exercises to learn essential techniques for using the document and project collaboration tools in Windows SharePoint Services. Designed for beginning-level and intermediate-level users, Step by Step puts you in charge of developing exactly the skills you need, just when you need them!

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Table of contents

  1. Microsoft® Windows® SharePoint® Services Step by Step
  2. A Note Regarding Supplemental Files
  3. Getting Help
    1. Getting Help with This Book and Its CD-ROM
    2. Getting Help with Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services or Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  4. Using the Book's CD-ROM
    1. Minimum System Requirements
      1. Client Computer
      2. Server Computer
    2. Installing the Practice Files
    3. Using the Practice Files
    4. Uninstalling the Practice Files
    5. (Optional) Using the STP Site Templates
    6. (Optional) Removing the STP Site Templates
    7. (Optional) Deleting a Practice Site
  5. Conventions and Features
  6. Quick Reference
  7. About the Authors
  8. 1. Introduction to Windows SharePoint Services
    1. What Is Windows SharePoint Services?
    2. Team Collaboration and Sharing
    3. Microsoft Office Integration with Windows SharePoint Services
    4. Windows SharePoint Services User Rights
    5. Windows SharePoint Services and SharePoint Portal Server
      1. Additional Features in SharePoint Portal Server 2003
      2. Deciding Between Windows SharePoint Services and SharePoint Portal Server
    6. Key Points
  9. 2. Navigating a SharePoint Site
    1. Navigating the Home Page and the SharePoint Site
    2. Navigating the Site Hierarchy
    3. Browsing the Lists on a SharePoint Site
    4. Browsing the Document Libraries
    5. Understanding Web Part Pages
    6. Key Points
  10. 3. Creating and Managing Sites
    1. Creating Sites
    2. Managing Site Users and Permissions
    3. Managing Sites and Child Sites
    4. Changing a Site's Theme
    5. Saving and Using a Site Template
    6. Deleting a Site
    7. Key Points
  11. 4. Working with Lists
    1. Discover Default Lists in a Site
    2. Creating a New List
    3. Adding, Editing, and Deleting List Items
    4. Using the Datasheet View
    5. Attaching Files to List Items
    6. Adding, Editing, and Deleting List Columns
    7. Sorting and Filtering a List
    8. Adding and Modifying a List View
    9. Setting Up Alerts
    10. Delete a List
    11. Key Points
  12. 5. Creating and Managing Libraries
    1. Creating Libraries
      1. Creating Document Libraries
      2. Creating Form Libraries
      3. Creating Picture Libraries
    2. Adding Documents
    3. Adding Pictures
    4. Creating a New Folder in a Library
    5. Checking Documents In and Out from the Document Library
    6. Checking Documents In and Out from Office 2003
    7. Working with Version History
    8. Deleting Documents
    9. Using Alerts
    10. Key Points
  13. 6. Working with Library Settings
    1. Configuring a Library
    2. Working with Library Columns
    3. Working with Document Metadata
    4. Creating a View of a Document Library
    5. Securing a Library
    6. Using Web Folders to Access a Document Library
    7. Using the Document Discussions Functionality
    8. Deleting a Library
    9. Key Points
  14. 7. Working with Document Workspaces
    1. Creating a Document Workspace
    2. Creating a Document Workspace within Microsoft Office 2003
    3. Accessing an Existing Document Workspace
    4. Working with the Office 2003 Shared Workspace Task Pane
    5. Publishing a Document Back to a Document Library
    6. Deleting a Document Workspace
    7. Key Points
  15. 8. Working with Meeting Workspaces
    1. Creating a Meeting Workspace
      1. Creating a Meeting Workspace Using a Template
      2. Creating a Meeting Workspace for a SharePoint Event
    2. Understanding the Home Page of a Meeting Workspace
    3. Adding Items to a Meeting Workspace
      1. Adding an Objective to a Meeting Workspace
      2. Adding an Agenda to a Meeting Workspace
      3. Adding an Attendee to a Meeting Workspace
    4. Customizing a Meeting Workspace
      1. Adding a Web Part
      2. Adding Items to a Web Part
    5. Key Points
  16. 9. Working with Surveys and Discussion Boards
    1. Creating a Survey
    2. Responding to a Survey
    3. Viewing the Results of a Survey
    4. Creating and Using a Discussion Board
    5. Key Points
  17. 10. Using Windows SharePoint Services with Outlook 2003
    1. Importing Outlook 2003 Contacts to SharePoint Contacts Lists
    2. Exporting SharePoint Contacts into Outlook 2003
    3. Linking SharePoint Events Lists to Outlook 2003
    4. Viewing SharePoint Calendars Side by Side with Personal Calendars
    5. Copying Appointments to Personal Calendars and Setting Reminders
    6. Managing SharePoint Alerts in Outlook 2003
    7. Creating Meeting Workspaces from Outlook 2003
    8. Key Points
  18. 11. Using Windows SharePoint Services with Excel 2003 and Access 2003
    1. Importing Data from an Excel Spreadsheet to a List in SharePoint
    2. Using the Datasheet View
    3. Exporting a SharePoint List to an Excel Spreadsheet
    4. Publishing an Excel List to a SharePoint Site
    5. Exporting Data from an Access Database to a List in SharePoint
    6. Importing a List to an Access Table
    7. Linking an Access Table to a SharePoint List
    8. Key Points
  19. 12. Working with Web Parts
    1. Understanding Web Parts and Web Part Pages
    2. Removing a Web Part
    3. Adding a Web Part from a Web Part Gallery
    4. Customizing a Web Part by Using the Web Part Tool Pane
    5. Customizing a Home Page by Using Web Parts
    6. Creating a New Web Part Page by Using a Browser
    7. Key Points
  20. Windows SharePoint Services User Rights
  21. Glossary
  22. Index
  23. About the Authors
  24. Copyright

Product information

  • Title: Microsoft® Windows® SharePoint® Services Step by Step
  • Author(s):
  • Release date: February 2005
  • Publisher(s): Microsoft Press
  • ISBN: 9780735620759