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SharePoint Web Part Combination


I am looking to combine two seperate web parts and "report" on a different webpart.

Let me explain.

I have two sites within sharepoint. Risk Register, and Change management. Risk Register is a simple maually made populated page with discovered risks through out the environment, and change management is a calendar that is populated with change then appoved and then change takes place.

What I would like to do Is take a particular web part and report on the top most issues on each. So for instance I want to take risk regisiter and display the top 5 high issues on a different portal I am creating, same with change management. Does this make sense? How can this be done? Any suggestions will be helpfull.


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Ivan PadabedDirector, Technology Solutions

if you are going to use your data on a different Site Collection, you have to create custom webpart based on SPQuery.
If your new web part will be on other site but within the same Site Collection, you can try Content Query Web Part or Data View Web Part.
But I would go with custom web part anyway - it probably easier than learning nuts & bolts of CQWP or DVWP.
Thank you for the reponse. This makes sense, but how can I graph the results. I want to take overall number of issues and graph it based on open, closed, etc. Is this possible without using Excel as a mediator?
Director, Technology Solutions
there is Chart Web Part (but for Enterprise license only): http://www.dotnetmafia.com/blogs/dotnettipoftheday/archive/2010/02/24/impress-the-boss-with-the-sharepoint-2010-chart-web-part.aspx
and yes, Excel is other good option to chart results but it also requires Enterprise license