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Working Collaboratively with Document Fragments

Abstract

Windows SharePoint Services provides an enhanced storage system that facilitates collaboration. This system improves upon old collaboration techniques of simply emailing documents back and forth or dropping them in a file share. Relying on email is an awkward system, as team members are never sure they have the most up-to-date version of the document and consolidating the changes becomes a laborious task. File shares are also limited in that files dumped there are often difficult to find, users have no idea if the file is currently being edited by another team member, and versioning is reduced to a Save As operation. SharePoint’s system of Web-enabled content databases provides a rich experience for the team working on the document. The environment provides check-in/check-out functionality, versioning, metadata, search, and an entire web site for storing lists of data related to the creation of the document.

Keywords

Content Type Visual Studio Source File Batch File Template Directory 
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Further Reading

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    How To: Add Actions to the User Interface http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms473643.aspx
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    Brian Jones: Open Xml Formats Blog http://blogs.msdn.com/brian_jones/
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    OpenXMLDeveloper.org http://openxmldeveloper.org/
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    What’s New for Developers in Word 2007 http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms406055.aspx
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    Creating a Custom Document Library Feature in MOSS 2007 http://www.sharepointblogs.com/tbaginski/archive/2006/06/02/8062.aspx
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    Introducing the Office (2007) Open XML File Formats http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms406049.aspx

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© Ed Hild, Susie Adams 2007

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