Web parts that interact with each other, usually passing variables or other data for consumption.

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Connection between 2 web parts

Im embeding two webparts in my sharepoint page using page viewer. One part is UI which takes input from user and on submit it shud be passed to other web part and it should get refreshed. can anyone ...
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SharePoint Web Parts can not be connected via hyperlink fields

In short: I'm trying to filter an XSLTListViewWebPart based on what is selected in another XSLTListViewWebPart. Using a String field as connection this is working fine. Using a hyperlink field no data ...
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Create Web Part Connection to connect to list

I am trying to create a connectable Web Part that can connect to a SharePoint List. I have added my list to the page and I have added my custom Provider Web Part. I implemented IWebPartField but I ...
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Connecting Web Parts across pages in SharePoint Designer

I am trying to connect some web parts across different pages (in the same site) and the behavior I am seeing doesn't make sense to me. I think I am missing something in my understanding. I am using ...
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Connecting web parts works in Designer, but not by editing on page

I have created some DataFormWebParts that use a web service data source in SharePoint Designer. I then exported each one to the site web part gallery. Each data source is configured with a parameter ...
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Causes of “The Web Part you are connecting from does not allow authoring of connections”

When I add my provider and consumer web parts to a web part page (following Walkthrough: Creating Connectable Web Parts in SharePoint Foundation) I find that the 'Connections' option on my webpart is ...
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Filter by metadata through connection to another item

I was wondering if it is possible to filter a list item based on metadata values from another list item. I tested it locally but it didn't seem to work althougth another post here said it should work ...
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Connected Webparts using the same Interface but different vs-solutions

I built a sample containing two webparts(provider and consumer) in one vs-solution and it works great. So technicaly I know how connected webparts work. I want to develop a provider webpart that ...
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Dynamic embedding of flash video

I can successfully hard code an embed path in a Content Editor WebPart(CEWP) or link a CEWP to a text file that has the embed path, but this is hard coded because the CEWP is not connectable and I ...
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IFilterProvider Interface example error

I have deployed the code in http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/microsoft.sharepoint.webpartpages.communication.ifilterprovider.aspx. When I connect this webpart to a list webpart, for some ...
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Custom web part as consumer and provider for other single web part

I have a task to create a custom filter web part (CFWP) for standard List View web part (LVWP). I decided to use a connection framework for this task and designed next concept: LVWP is a provider ...
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How to create multiple different connections from a producer web part?

I have twwo webparts, one consumer and one producer. Consumer WebPart takes various ITransformableFilterValues connections. And Producer WebPart generates one ITransformableFilterValues connection. ...
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The connection point “filter parameter” on does not allow multiple connections

I have a custom web part which does not allow multiple connection. Scenario : I've added the custom web part on the page, added 2 lists on the same page. Step 1 : I connect List 1 to web part and ...
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Why is the ConnectionInterface object in my custom consumer web part null?

I connected two web parts using a Provider web part, an IConnectionInterface and a Consumer web part. After adding both web parts to my site, the consumer webpart is unable to receive the parameter: ...
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Can't connect to the SharePoint site:

I started VS with admin rights, I'm currently in trouble setting up a SharePoint 2010 project. Today, I installed VS2010 on our new SP 2010 server. But now I'm failing to create a SharePoint project ...
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Web Part with more than one connection

Can I have a web part use more than one connection? I have three web parts: Web Part A, Web Part B, & Web Part C. Web Part C has three columns, A, B & C. I want Web Part A to filter Web ...
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Web Part connection not pre-selecting lookup value

I have 2 lists: Users Notes Notes has a lookup field that links it to Users (ContactName) I have added a Notes WebPart to User's Edit Item screen. Now when you edit a user, it shows a list ...
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Can a excel matrix be in SharePoint list?

I have an excel file with bunch of numbers and yes/no in a row and at the end of the row the name of the product. I like have this in a form or list in sharepoint where user will pick this items, then ...
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Connectable web parts - consuming from OOTB list view web part

I'm trying to create a custom web part that consumes from an OOTB list view web part's "Send Row of Data To" producer. The list has a lookup field to another list, and I need that value (the ...
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Example of using SPWebPartConnection

Does anyone know of an example that demonstrate how to use the SPWebPartConnection to connect two web parts on a standard page? All I'm trying to do is have two different web parts exchange a single ...
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SharePoint 2010: Problems with a connection provider web part which uses an UpdatePanel

I might be going about this in totally the wrong way but this is what I'm doing: I have 2 custom web parts: a company calendar and an appointment list. Both are visual webparts and both contain an ...
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Can't connect to sharepoint site from any other client, only from server [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can't access sharepoint site from local workstation. Sharepoint site is up and running on machine name. So address is http://machineName:8888/ Works from server ...
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Which approach to use for connectable web parts?

I just finished this tutorial, pretty simple. But I also found this other one talking about the same topic. What I don't understand is what's the difference and when should I use one method or the ...
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How can I connect a custom user info web part to an image web part?

I have 2 web parts: SP2010 default image slideshow Custom userinfo from profile db I have user name (domain\username) in webpart 1 which I want to pass to webpart 2 to get user info at the same ...
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Is there a way to -not- refresh the page when we click on a link in SharePoint Web part?

A few days ago I submitted this question to stackoverflow: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/3161708/sharepoints-new-folder-doesnt-ask-for-a-required-field I essentially have Web Part Connections ...
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Dynamic WebPart connections

I'm prototyping the best way to dynamically connect web parts at runtime. Essentailly, the application will allow for several disparate application groups to create web parts that will be consumed ...
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Connecting V2 and V3 web parts results in a null reference at the consumer

I'm trying to interact with a bunch of third-party web parts written using the V2 Connections API. The interface I'm implementing is IWebPartRow (V3), and as I understand it, SharePoint 2007 has ...
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Is there a comprehensive list of all of the out of the box web parts that are connectable?

There is very little information available on connecting web parts on a web part page. This seems to be too advanced a topic for most of the end user resources. On the other hand, it's not a developer ...
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Disabled “Filtered Parameter” drop-down in custom web part with connections

I'm writing a web part that needs to use connections for processing values relating to a business object called a "Program Entity". It is supposed to take in an ID provided by a connected web part, ...
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How do you connect a Calendar List to a Project Tasks list using Web Part Connections?

I created a Calendar List and a Project Tasks list. Then I added a lookup from the Tasks list to the Calendar list. However, when I try to connect the two with the related field visible on both list ...