Debugging is a methodical process of finding and reducing the number of bugs, or defects, in a computer program or a piece of electronic hardware, thus making it behave as expected.

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Can't start debugging after install VS11

After I installed VS11 Dev Preview, VS2010 cannot start debugging the Sharepoint 2010 server (developer install on Windows 7). I get a nice error dialog stating: Unable to start debugging on the ...
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Are there any tweaks, tips to make debugging SharePoint 2010 faster?

I am using Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate and SharePoint 2010. The debugging process itself is okay but the startup takes really long. Are there any options or hidden-hints to make this faster? Edit: ...
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What techniques do you use to debug/test your SharePoint Timer Jobs?

I have developed a number of SharePoint Timer Jobs and they are always a bit more painful to debug and test than other areas of SharePoint. I was wondering what tools/techniques other people use to ...
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How to get a web.config file in a sharepoint 2010 publishing site?

I am working on a sharepoint 2010 project and I noticed in the soultion their is no web.config. I asked one of my fellow co-workers and he mentioned something about we don't have access to to it as ...
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Is it possible to debug the DLL of a built in _layouts application page?

I'm getting a vague error (as below) on the built-in _layouts/ChangeFieldOrder.aspx page which uses the DLL "Microsoft.SharePoint.ApplicationPages". "Object reference not set to an instance of an ...
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Is it possible to get detailed error messages in SharePoint Online?

When doing any sort of development/testing work against SharePoint Online, there are bound to be some errors. Some errors manifest in the form of exceptions, which can be logged to a special-purpose ...
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Debugging SPFeatureReceiver

I have built an SPFeatureReceiver and am trying to debug it by attaching to the w3wp.exe process. No matter what I do no breakpoints are ever hit. Here are my steps Build and Package the solution ...
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View callstack of unknown error

I've set <system.web> <customErrors mode="Off" /> </system.web> in my web.config file, but i'm still getting 'unknown error' instead of the stacktrace on my pages. How can I ...
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Debugging Feature Activation Trouble Attaching to W3WP.exe

I am using vs.net 2010 and having trouble debugging a feature activation. I have tried rebooting, reattaching etc. I have attached to w3wp processes (and vshost if it is available) and yet the debug ...
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Visual Studio 2013 - Workflow debugging prerequisites failed to complete

I am experiencing an issue with debugging SharePoint 2013 Workflows in a SharePoint App solution: Has anyone encountered this error?
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Feature activation suceeds in sandboxed server environment, but fails in SharePoint Online. How do I find what's wrong?

I am currently developing a solution in C# with a feature that uses the SharePoint API to create a number of sites, lists, list views etc. The final result is going to be used on SharePoint Online. ...
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How to debug sharepoint webservice?

I've followed Walkthrough: Creating a Custom ASP.NET Web Service and everything works fine. I just want to know how to enable debugging for this web service over network. Could you help me?
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File transformations before packaging WSP

I need to modify the content of some files in my SP 2010 project before packaging, something like Web.Config transformations. I need a file to have different content based on the environment: Debug, ...
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How do I debug a code-behind page in the Central Administration site

I built a custom timer job and created a configuration page (.aspx) for it. Going through the Central Administration site, I can get the to configuration page. When I enter values and click "OK" to ...
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Visual Studio debugger for SharePoint AutoHosted App

I'm using VS2013 for developping Sharepoint Hosted App against a 365 developpment site. The VS debugger tool doesn't hit anymore my breakpoints. It used to the day before. I have made many tests, - ...
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Debugging XSLT in Visual Studio 2010 [closed]

I'm trying to debug XSLT for CQWP. I followed this guide. So I'm able to retrieve the XML, and link the files temporarily together using xsl:import. But then Visual Studio can't find the schema for ...
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The breakpoint will not currently be hit - debuging feature receiver

I need to debug my feature receiver, so I set up few breakpoints, but when I hit F5 in VS2010, they are all missed, and it says that "The breakpoint will not currently be hit. No symbols have been ...
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How to load a sharePoint page in “safe mode”?

I seem to remember that there was a way to add something to the query string for a SharePoint page that would basically load the page in a "safe mode". In this mode you could delete or edit webparts. ...
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How can I stop a broken webpart from killing the whole page?

The title says it all, when there's a error in my webpart I can't load the whole page. I'd like just to don't display the webpart and still see the rest of the page and not just get the error page. ...
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Debug Web Parts

I am studing this topic and I would like somebody to point me in the right direction for studying this. Debug Web Parts This objective may include but is not limited to: ULS log, and event log, ...
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Can't debug/deploy solution from VS 2010

I have encountered strange problem on my dev VM. Background: Having my VM open (VM Player), I put host computer into sleep mode, then I woke it and put into sleep mode for second time. After waking ...
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SharePoint very slow at Logging Correlation Data step in page trace

wondering if I configured something wrong. I just installed SharePoint on my laptop and it's running very slowly. It seems to be stuck at the Logging Correlation Data step. What exactly does this ...
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How to debug object model code?

Just finished coding an InfoPath form (C#, InfoPath 2010) on my local PC. Also, I copied the Microsoft.SharePoint.dll from the server to my local Windows 7 Enterprise environment with its respective ...
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Sharepoint 2010 alternate access mappings and HttpModule problem

I have encountered an interesting problem recently. I have a HttpModule, which i have added in modules runAllManagedModulesForAllRequests="true" node , by hand. The main site collection is at http: ...
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Cannot debug sharepoint solution

I have really strange problems with debuging sharepoint solution. Sometimes i cannot debug sharepoint webparts. Now i have such situation and nothing helps. I tried to restart computer\recycle ...
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Does anyone have ELMAH working with SharePoint?

Does anyone have ELMAH working with SharePoint 2010? I have the assembly in the bin folder and have what I believe to be the correct entries in the web.config file. I can run the test at ...
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Deploy event receiver to sandboxed solution

I am working with Sharepoint Foundation 2010 on both my development and production machines. My production site is hosted. I am trying to deploy a sandboxed event receiver to the production site ...
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"Unable to attach the process. Another debugger might be attached to the process” issue while debugging javascript?

I have an issue .. Currently im working on javascript file.. when I want to debug js file by using ie developer tool(F12) , It showing error : "Unable to attach the process. Another debugger might be ...
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Debugging custom membership provider - An unexpected error has occurred.

I used this video tutorial to get started and created a custom membership provider: http://channel9.msdn.com/Blogs/BomBom/Building-your-own-MemberShipProvider-in-ASPNET-20-and-use-it-in-SharePoint ...
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How to debug why i cannot add a webpart to a page in SP Designer

I have several custom webparts which i am attempting to add to a custom page WebPartZone using SPD2010. I can successfully add one, however when i attempt to add the other i get an "Error Creating ...
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Workflow debugging prerequisites failed to complete - VS2013 Autohosted App

I am creating an auto-hosted app on VS2013. I am working with SharePoint Online and not locally. The problem is that when I try to enable the workflow debugging on my project I receive the error: ...
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Debuging Event Receiver- Sharepoint 2013

I am trying to create ER for a document library, eg http://server.com/sites/dev I wanted to monitor document library for add and remove item. I created Empty SharePoint 2013 project ( Not sandboxed) ...
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Adding new item to a list works in dev but not in prod

I have some code which simply gets a list, creates a new item with the appropriate fields, and adds the item to the list. The code worked perfect in the dev and UAT environments but since we deployed ...
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Event Receiver Not Firing

I have an event receiver using the VS2010 template for SharePoint 2010 and I have coded it the same way I have done many times. This time, though, it is not firing at all. It is attached to the list ...
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Debugger stops during debug session

I have a SharePoint 2010 site deployed using Visual Studio 2010. An application page on the site contains an ascx control that includes a FileUpload control. When I am attached to the W3WP process and ...
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Debugging sandboxed ItemUpdated event receiver - breakpoints not hit

I'm trying to debug an ItemUpdated event receiver in SharePoint 2010. I add breakpoints to the code, and hit F5 in Visual Studio 2010. I click Attach when I'm prompted to attach to the process. Then, ...
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Debugging a deployed solution residing in a server farm

I have deployed a solution on the server farm, through the PowerShell. I wish to be able to debug the execution of a specific button residing in an application page found inside the specific solution, ...
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Debug code in Napa ( Office 365 Online)

I have written a code to add an item in list in Office 365 using Napa. I have used client object model in the code. But the item doesnt get added in the list. Is there any way to debug the code in ...
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Debugging Problem with Sharepoint Foundation 2010

I've installed Sharepoint 2010 Foundation on my WS2008R2 copy... Whenever i lanch from Visual Studio some debug, the process couldn't attach to IIS and so every break point is skipped.. To male ...
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Can't load break points for a feature reciever - what's wrong?

I've set a break point in my feature receiver, but symbols never load and break points never met, what can I do to resolve this?
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Sharepoint 2013 App won't retract when debugging stopped

I'm trying out simple SP 2013 SharePoint hosted apps against an Office 365 2013 dev site. When I start debugging the apps install fine; when I stop debugging no retraction occurs, I'm having to ...
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ASP.NET/C# equivalent to js alert() or php echo

I am trying to debug a method and need to trace how a variable is being changed to see where I went wrong. What in ASP.NET/C# could I use to do this? For example if it was php I could stick an echo ...
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debug javascript [closed]

I have a javascript thats breaking. Now Is there a way i can call the function from content editor web part and debug to see where the hick up is?
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64 bit vs. 32 bit - Significantly longer time to attach the debugger

Since switching to a 64-bit dev environment on Sharepoint 2007, I've noticed it takes orders or magnitude longer to attach the Visual Studio debugger to the OOTB SharePoint assemblies and my custom ...
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Debugging and running in Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0

I have been given some source code for a solution written for Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 - with no instructions for how to get it up and running in Visual Studio. I've installed Visual ...
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EventReceivers not firing at all

I wrote some code to do some things before and after an item is added to some lists. The solution is sandboxed. I have checked and confirmed, through power shell, that the event receivers are bound ...
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SharePoint 2010 Development Setup

Is it possible to develop in Visual Studio on the host machine while F5 deploying/debugging a SharePoint WSP to a VM with SharePoint 2010 installed? I have had significant issues with Visual Studio, ...
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Changing Deployment Url for Webpart in VS 2008

I am trying to debug a webpart in SharePoint 2007 using Visual Studio 2008. When I click debug, it deploys the solution to http://localhost:8080. The url I want to deploy to is on a different port. ...
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Expiration Policy Job - debugging

I am trying to find out what error is preventing our Expiration Policy timer job from completing. It is scheduled daily about 10PM. Sometimes when I come in in the morning it is Aborted, sometimes ...
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call method in webpart

I'm trying to debug the code below. For some reason the GetUserProperties Method isn't called during debug. Can someone tell me how i'm able to call it? I wan't to display the user-properties in an ...