Project Description
This is a sample project showing how to create a Windows Vista Sidebar Gadget that communicates with a SharePoint site via web services.

The initial release is a purely a proof-of-concept. The existing code is for research purposes only.

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This project will continue to be updated to make it a fully functional sidebar gadget.

To get started, download and double click the .gadget file to install it.

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Then add the gadget to your sidebar.

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Select settings first to enter your SharePoint site URL

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To search, enter some search criteria and click the search button.

Results are shown below.

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Folders are highlighted in yellow. Each folder or document is presented as a link to its URL within SharePoint. You can click on any link to open the document or folder in a new browser window.

Known Issues:
- Requires access to sharepoint web services via windows authentication or anonymous access
- Settings screen shows basic and forms authentictaion options which have not been implemented yet.

Last edited Mar 26, 2008 at 9:41 PM by ColinBorrowman, version 6