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XSLT Data View Web Parts in SharePoint Designer- Why changing the layout is can break your template.

My last post offered clues as to why Data View web parts break. All my previous web parts were using custom Layouts to strip out all the surrounding layout tables. Here is a rough idea how the default Layout is constructed. Figure 1- The above is a default Multi-item XSLT Data View web part template… Continue reading XSLT Data View Web Parts in SharePoint Designer- Why changing the layout is can break your template.

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XSLT – Data View wp- Unable to display this Web Part (only for any other user other than yourself.)

I got the following error when developing my web part and having my manager log in to check the page. But the page worked fine for me, and was not checked out, as I was not using Publishing Features. Unable to display this Web Part. To troubleshoot the problem, open this Web page in a… Continue reading XSLT – Data View wp- Unable to display this Web Part (only for any other user other than yourself.)

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SharePoint XSLT error – Unable to display this Web Part.

Unable to display this Web Part. To troubleshoot the problem, open this Web page in a Windows SharePoint Services-compatible HTML editor such as Microsoft Office SharePoint Designer. If the problem persists, contact your Web server administrator. This error could be caused by missing double quotes around your HTML markup attributes. For instance, the error below… Continue reading SharePoint XSLT error – Unable to display this Web Part.

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SharePoint designer – How to fix XSL Data View error: “Unable to display this Web Part”

I found an interesting thing about the error message I was getting with SharePoint Designer. The error is: "Unable to display this Web Part. To troubleshoot the problem, open this Web page in a Windows SharePoint Services-compatible HTML editor such as FrontPage. If the problem persists, contact your Web server administrator" I had a complicated… Continue reading SharePoint designer – How to fix XSL Data View error: “Unable to display this Web Part”