1.8. Where Are the Files?
If you install SharePoint, create a few sites, then search your server's file system, you might be surprised that you can't find the web pages you just created. That's because SharePoint stores content in a SQL Server database, not in conventional files and folders.
Using SQL Server gives SharePoint advantages in performance, security, and indexing (for site searches). Remember what I said about lists being tables? Tables...SQL...does it start to make sense?
1.9. Putting SharePoint to Work
Once SharePoint is installed and your
The 2003 versions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint all include a Shared Workspace task pane, as shown in Figure 1-11, that you use to create and maintain workspaces. The following example illustrates how to use a workspace to develop a project:
animal 1-11. Creating a new document workspace from Word
The Shared Workspace task pane can perform almost all of the
Sharing a document through a workspace allows multiple users to edit the document at the same time. Changes are resolved through the Shared Workspace task pane by merging or by comparing versions and accepting or rejecting selected changes.
1.10. Holding Meetings
Similarly, you can create meeting workspaces from within Outlook by following these steps:
animal 1-12. Adding documents to the workspace from Word
animal 1-13. Performing workspace