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Ever wanted to stop conflicts on a calendar?

This did take some time to think about, but it’s pretty easy.

1. Kick off a workflow when the item is created/modified

2. Add a delay in the workflow. This is because if the look up into the list is done too soon, the item saved sometimes, can not be found.

3. Perform a look up on the Item id and compare.

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Office documents open read-only in Internet Explorer

Ever had a situation where the document opens in Read mode, instead of getting prompted?

This is a known issue with Office 2003 and MOSS 2007, the easiest way to fix this is to install any Office 2007 component / to modify the registry keys as outlined in this MS KB article: