Archive for October, 2010

SharePoint Designer 2010: Change Chrome Type property of Web Part in SharePoint Designer


We added web parts in a page layout using SharePoint Designer 2010. Requirement was to set Chrome Type property to “none” of the web part in page layout.


This can be done either in design view or code view of the page layout.

Design View:

Click on the “Design” of the page layout, select the web part. Go to “Web Parts Tools” section of the Ribbon, select “Format” tab and in appearance section you will find “Chrome Type”.

Code View:

If you are adding out of the box web part, you need to add following tag:


Following table provide Chrome Style and values:

FrameType (Chrome Style)






Title and Border


Title Only


Border Only



If you are adding customized web part, add following tag:


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SharePoint 2010: Explorer View

What? Explorer View is gone in SharePoint 2010. No. Is it possible. Ok. I found it. Click on “Library” and try to find a small icon in “Connect & Export” section.


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SharePoint 2010: SPUG Meeting

On Saturday October 16, 2010, I attended SPUG meeting organized by Mr. Saif. Schedule of the meeting was: 

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM = Lunch and (Social) Networking

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM = Presentation on SharePoint 2010 Communities

3:00 PM – 3:15 PM = Tea break

3:15 PM – 4:00 PM = General SharePoint Chat


Very Informative session and we discussed a lot regarding SharePoint 2010.





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