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Hi I try to create a custom list definition within visual studio to create based on the listdefinition my own listinstance.

The definition looks like this:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<Elements xmlns="">
    Description="A Special Customer with extra Properties."
 <Field ID="d300488a-e933-4ba7-8cea-5adf2a211893" Name="ActiveFlag" DisplayName="IsActive"  Type="Boolean"/>   

Now when I deploy it, (for debugging reasons), it works perfectly. But when I want to deploy it a second time, I get the following error.

German text:

Fehler im Bereitstellungsschritt "Funktionen aktivieren": Das Feld mit der ID '{85e87896-cf42-4ca2-bbe7-4f5d6212bc47}', das im Feature '{349fe433-4271-4508-82a7-91382a9a7ec9}' definiert ist, wurde in der aktuellen Websitesammlung oder in einer Unterwebsite gefunden.

In english

Error in Step "Function activate": The field with the ID '{85e87896-cf42-4ca2-bbe7-4f5d6212bc47}' that is defined in the feature '{349fe433-4271-4508-82a7-91382a9a7ec9}', would already found in this websitecollection.

But I didn't know where I can delete it. I did a full cleanup, removing the wsp, cleanup all Trashes (user and site). But I only get that error.

Can somebody help me?

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Did you look in the site columns to see if one of your columns is located there?

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This does not provide an answer to the question. To critique or request clarification from an author, leave a comment below their post. – Muhammad Raja Feb 26 '13 at 19:27
Yes I use them in there, but i delete them before I deploy the solution. – Sascha Feb 27 '13 at 10:26

Now I found a solution that works for me.

I found did this solution. Deploying columns with content types in Visual Studio 2010

After that I could deploy it from visual studio without problems.

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