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Is it possible to make the News Area Web Part Collapsible ... or

  Asked By: Coty    Date: Jun 11    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 1210

I need to aggregate the news from different aub-areas on the front page
of the parent area. The news area web part does the job; but...
- it does not allow me to collapse by area to create a shorter list
- it does not allow me to create a view to show items only within the
last week.
- it does not allow me to use FrontPage to create a dataview to
accomplish any of the above.

Does anyone have an idea as to how I might accomplish my goal with
another list-type web part or by altering the news area web part?



3 Answers Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Daron Oneill     Answered On: Jun 11

Grouped Listings Web Part? It may do the same as the Web Part you are
using. I don't use Portal much.

Answer #2    Answered By: M Juarez     Answered On: Jun 11

but the Grouped Listings web  part works exactly the
same as the News area  Web Part. They are aggregates of the portal
listings or portal sub areas and I do not see how I might access the
listings through FrontPage to design a data view  with collapsible

So, if anyone has another way to aggregate portal listings from
different areas or other types of listings from multiple areas of
the portal, I would love the hear.

Answer #3    Answered By: Marty Mcdowell     Answered On: Jun 11

There are no other built-in rollup options and few other rollup options
in general:

-Third party web  Parts like CorasWorks (I haven't tried this):

-Community Web Parts like csegRollUp (I haven't tried this):

-Hosted Solutions (I haven't tried this):

-DVWP that displays the results of a custom Web Service that queries the
API or SharePoint Web Services

-Custom Web part  that displays the results of queries to the API or
SharePoint Web Services

Anyone seen other rollup options?