2009-03-01

Locking down SharePoint Designer in your SharePoint 2007 environment

If, you haven't had the need to lock down your SharePoint 2007 farm from being uses/accessed by SharePoint designer to some degree you probably will have soon. People with access to a site/site collection/web app/farm have a "loaded gun" at their hands if they are allowed to use it => The mayl "kill" your site/app/farm.

Here is a blogg that explains your options: "Lock down SharePoint Designer"

Customizing list forms (edit/new/display) with SharePoint Designer and correct handling of attachements

Of course, I had to run into the issue with correct handling of attachments when customizing list form with SharePoint Designer. The error you get is: "This form was customized not working with attachment."

The solution is well explained in the following KB article: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/953271