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Thursday, July 12, 2007

SharePoint V3: Configuring the "I Need To..." Web Part

* Create a custom list (e.g. Site List) with the following columns:
Title (single line of text)
URL (hyperlink)
Visable (choice, checkbox, yes is only option, yes is default value)



* Add the "I Need To..." web part to a web page

* Modify Shared Web Part

* Click the Change button and set the following fields:
Select custom list (e.g. Site List)
Filter Field: Visible
Filter Value: Yes

7 comments:

Anonymous said...

Thanks Nick!

I'm new to sharepoint and I find the "I need to" web part very useful... couldn't quite figure out how to get it working until I read this... thanks again!

abitman@tmaresources.com said...

this helped alot! thank you! the only thing is it wont display my contents in alpha order, even after a fix the view to display by this. It doesnt update the drop down field in the webpart. Any ideas?

Anonymous said...

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Anonymous said...

Can you tell me if more than one "I need to" web part can be put on the same page? I have several "I need to" web parts on one page that are connected to different lists, but only the first one will work. I can see the Title list in the other web parts, but when I pick an option the URL will go to whatever the first "I need to" web part is on.

Stefanie said...

this is great. but I would still like to include a link to 'setup mysite'

what would the URL be for that?

Anonymous said...

Hey, advice still works in May 2012 on SP2010! Thanks!

Brenda said...

I dont see this web part in SP 2010. Where do I get it?

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