Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Here’s how it’s done:
To simply have the dashboard display at the bottom of all pages at all times (good if you’re a
developer and are developing preproduction), enter the following:
stsadm -o setproperty -pn developer-dashboard -pv on
To turn off the dashboard, enter the following:
stsadm -o setproperty -pn developer-dashboard -pv off
To enable the dashboard as an on-demand capability (with the nifty button in top ribbon bar),
stsadm -o setproperty -pn developer-dashboard -pv ondemand
Now you know what that icon is, what it does, and how to enable it for your farm (or disable it, if
The Bottom Line
Identify SharePoint’s navigation tools and understand how to use them. SharePoint
makes a point of ensuring that a user always has a way to get where they need to go without
using the Back button in the browser. Recognizing these features makes navigation easier
and increases productivity.
Master It List three ways to get back to the home page should you be in a list or library.
Find a list or library. SharePoint uses the Quick Launch bar as a quick, convenient, and
consistent way for users to find the SharePoint lists and libraries they need to access.
Master It How do you find a list or library if it is not on the Quick Launch bar?
Use the Quick Launch bar. The Quick Launch bar is more than a list of lists. It also
contains an easy way to navigate through all contents of a site, access people and groups, check
the Recycle Bin, and create new site contents.
Master It By default, when SharePoint is initially installed, the Quick Launch bar does
not have Surveys as a heading. Why?