I came to the point that i want to create some webpart pages inside of a SharePoint Site. Not that difficult: You just click the create button and choose blank webpart page. But the created webpart page does not show the quicklaunch bar. It displays nothing on the left side.
In the eyes of a normal user this would break all rules of guidelines for websites or intranets. So how could this gap be closed?
There are some possibilities:
2) Use SharePoint Designer or Visual Studio and create your own Page Layouts
3) Edit the created webpart page
At first create your webpart page and save it to a library like documents or whatever you like. Go to this library and copy this file to your local pc or choose edit with Notepad++.
In this .aspx file you only have to delete this line:
<asp:Content ContentPlaceHolderId="PlaceHolderLeftNavBar" runat="server"></asp:Content>
This line overrides the quicklaunch bar normally.
This works fine with SharePoint 2007. If you are using SharePoint 2010, you better watch these instructions. In this case you have to work with CSS.
If you know a better solution for this, please let me know.
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He is Consultant for SharePoint Solutions for collaboration, communication and business processes. He provides his customers applications based on standard features as well as development or combining the power of several microsoft tools like Dynamics CRM. In his free time he tries to collect tipps and worthy experience in this blog.