Custom Item Actions in MOSS

January 16, 2008

So the next trick is to learn how to customize the menu that pops up next to an item in a list or library. I am used to writing these within BDC Meta Man — to send a parameter to Google Maps or to compose an email message — but I want to be able to hide certain default actions, create new ones, or change the way they appear.

So I found this post on MSDNER which links back to MSDN “Custom Action Definitions” and the “Custom Action Element“. I knew this would all be in XML, so let’s see how helpful SPD2007 can be.