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Followup to SharePoint Contacts List on a Map from Google

In the Mapping Part 2 Comments, I received two questions I’ve been meaning to get back to. Can you do this if your list has latitude and longitude? How do you add the name to the popup? Latitude and Longitude The first step in modifying my example for latitude and longitude is adding the fields. First I go to List Settings: Then I create the latitude column: Repeat for Longitude. After creating a Collection on maps.live.com with my contact cities,

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Mapping: Part 2 Show a SharePoint Contacts List on a Map from Google

This is the second part in a two part series on mapping a contacts list from SharePoint on a map from Google. In part one, we created a contacts list, a page and put a map on the page. Part 2 – in SharePoint Designer Add a data view web part Modify the display of the new web part Add a Data View Web Part Select an empty Web Part Zone Select Insert Data View from the Data View menu

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Mapping Links and Technorati Claim

A couple of Mapping Links: Display Google Maps in a Sharepoint Web Part using a Sharepoint List (codeplex – Mike Birty) Found this one on Mike Walsh’s, SharePoint MVP, WSSv3Faq.com which is a great site itself SharePoint Virtual Earth Web Part without deploying any server code Ian Morrish another SharePoint MVP dropped a comment about some of his demo’s yesterday. When I checked his blog, I found this excellent mapping walkthrough. Also, I’m making my Technorati claim on this post. You can view my

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Mapping: Part 1 Show a SharePoint Contacts List on a Map from Google

Summary Demonstration of a SharePoint Contacts List displayed on a Google Map. Key Points The Contacts List Template in SharePoint provides fields for addresses Google Maps provides a mapping service SharePoint integrates easily with web services Overview Part 1 Create a new contacts list Create a new Page Add a Google Map to the page Part 2 Add a Data View of the contacts list to the page Modify the Data View to show the contact’s locations on the map Demonstration

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Tracking Hurricanes Gustav and Hanna

As part of my work as a SharePoint Consultant, it’s often necessary to understand what the business of my client in order to provide the best technology solution for their orginization. At my latest DoD client, I’ve had the opportunity to learn a little about military support during a national disaster. Decision making during a crisis involves digesting a large amount of information quickly. This is one place web collaboration in particular and SharePoint spefically can help.   The potential disaster on eveyone’s mind today is the chance of

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Mapping: Part 1 Show a SharePoint Contacts List on a Map from Google [repost]

Originally posted 7/2/2008 at my old blog host. Summary Demonstration of a SharePoint Contacts List displayed on a Google Map. Key Points The Contacts List Template in SharePoint provides fields for addresses Google Maps provides a mapping service SharePoint integrates easily with web services Overview Part 1 Create a new contacts list Create a new Page Add a Google Map to the page Part 2 Add a Data View of the contacts list to the page Modify the Data View

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Mapping Mashups Presentation Followup

Last night’s presentation to the San Antonio SharePoint User’s Group was a lot of fun. I enjoyed showing off some things I’ve learned and I got some great feedback from the 13 or so in the audience.   As promised here are some links from my presentation: My slide deck, Mapping Mashups in SharePoint Designer (pptx) and  Mapping Mashups in SharePoint Designer (pdf) From Demo 1 How to Integrate Virtual Earth Maps with a SharePoint List, MS SharePoint Designer Team Blog SASUG

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I’ll be presenting at June’s San Antonio SharePoint Users Group Meeting

It’s official. I just received my invitation for the June 24th San Antonio SharePoint Users Group Meeting with the following program: June 24th Program: Travis Lingenfelder will be demonstrating the SASUG website and some of the ways that he added requested functionality to SharePoint such as provisioning events and related assets and sites using features to deploy all modifications for portability. Tom Resing will be presenting Mapping Mashups with SharePoint Designer including an Overview of Current Map Service Providers, an Introduction

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