Monday, May 25, 2009

Debugging Custom Timer Jobs

You can debug timer jobs by using Visual Studio just as you would any other managed application. Timer jobs are executed by a special Windows service that is set up on the server when you install Windows SharePoint Services: the Windows SharePoint Services Timer. This service triggers the executable Owstimer.exe. You must attach to this process to debug custom timer jobs.

Monday, May 11, 2009

Rename discussion board reply link name

How to rename the reply link 'Reply' to 'Comments' in the Discussion board (MOSS 2007)?

1. Open the Schema.xml from 12\Templates\Features\DiscussionsList\Discuss

2. Locate ReplyNoGif field

3. Check the resource file mapped to the field and update the value of resource name ReplyLinkText as 'Comments'.

4. Save