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Safest way to get a date from Sharepoint into a C# datetime field, using object model?

If I have a Sharepoint list item with a date field. How can I get the field value populated into a c# datetime object? For example: DateTime validfrom = Convert.ToDateTime(item["validfrom"]); ...
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ASP.Net WebPart or SharePoint WebPart

This is an almost religious question; what are your preferred base classes for building WebParts in SharePoint? Are you using the ASP.NET WebPart (System.Web.dll) or the SharePoint WebPart ...
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Picture Library Image size event receiver

I created a event receiver but work ok for single file but no work for multiple files, HttpFileCollection collection = _context.Request.Files; for (int i = 0; i < collection.Count; ...
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When to use OpenWeb() vs RootWeb

I am a little confused on the pro's and con's of each. When is it good to use OpenWeb() vs RootWeb, especially in the context of a using statement.
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How do I connect with SharePoint Online Web Services in order to access list and taxonomy data?

I am using the SharePoint SOAP web services to try collecting list and taxonomy data from a site on SharePoint Online. The following code works nicely when connected to a standalone SharePoint farm. ...
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How to rename title column in Document Library using code?

Everybody loves renaming columns. The title column is a favorite of mine and I can't seem to rename it via code: SPList list = web.Lists.TryGetList("MyList"); Guid guid = new ...
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Anonymous access: Add an Item to List without allowing to View the List

I'm creating a 'Contact Us' webpart with form to allow anonymous user to send a message which will be added to a SharePoint List. However I cannot grant the anonymous user the permission to Add ...
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How to impersonate specific user in sharepoint foundation by code

I'm trying to impersonate another user by code.. I know in Sharepoint Enterprise there's a method which uses the UserProfileManager to impersonate... I wrote down this "trace code" without know if it ...
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Automatically add pssnapin Microsoft.Sharepoint.Powershell

I am developing in Sharepoint and I like more Windows Powershell than Sharepoint Management Shell. Every time I restart the development machine, I have to run Add-PSSnapin ...
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Why don't folders work when adding an XsltListViewWebPart to the page via code?

I have an issue with adding an XsltListViewWebPart to a page for a Document Library. When I do it using the code below everything works fine unless I create a folder and upload a document there. Such ...
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Disposal of SPWebs created using SPSite.OpenWeb()

After reading some answers/comments on Disposal of SPWebs retrieved from SPContext.Current.Site.AllWebs, I opened up Reflector to dig deeper into the SPSite and SPWeb classes. I ran into a surprise, ...
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Add content to the editor

I've developed a ribbon button to Sharepoint inside Media tab. This opens a dialog where I list loads of content. On click I'm calling a function to close the dialog and it is supposed to insert some ...
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SP 2010 Custom Access Denied Pages - 403 error

I've used the following powershell script to change the default access denied page for my web Application: Set-SPCustomLayoutsPage -Identity "AccessDenied" -RelativePath ...
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How to get List by Url using SharePoint 2013 CSOM

SharePoint 2013 CSOM API contains the following methods for accessing List object: ListCollection.GetById method - returns the list with the specified list identifier ListCollection.GetByTitle ...
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How do you remove fields from a custom list in SharePoint that have been added via the 'Add from existing site columns' menu item?

I have a custom list, and I've added a 'Page Image' field by clicking on the 'Add from existing site columns' link on the Settings page for the list. I would now like to remove the field, but clicking ...
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What SharePoint 2013 Development can be done in Visual Studio 2010?

It looks like the tools for developing SharePoint 2013 customizations are mostly in Visual Studio 2012 and "Napa for Office 365." If you've tried developing solutions for SharePoint 2013 in Visual ...
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Pros and cons of code vs. no code in SharePoint development?

Here's my situation: I work in a user area and have been tasked with creating usable SharePoint sites for different areas. Some are doc management, some are collaborative work spaces, some are task ...
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How can I get the root site collection from SPContext.Current?

With SPContext.Current I can get the current site or current web. However, I would like to get the root site collection for my current web application. I know that I can get the web application from ...
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Is there a hack to installing SharePoint 2013 on Windows 8?

Apparently SharePoint 2013 is not officially supported on Windows 8 (which does not make sense to me). And, just like the Vista hack for WSS 3.0/MOSS 2007 I am looking for a hack to install ...
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FeatureActivated event receiver giving access denied when trying so set WebApplication property

When a Site event feature is activated I am trying to set some properties on the web application. My feature uses this value. public override void FeatureActivated(SPFeatureReceiverProperties ...
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Using a development farm or standalone?

When doing development for SharePoint 2010, should we use a farm or a standalone setup? One difference is that the farm uses the full SQL Server while standalone employs a local SQL Express db. Our ...
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Change masterpage from Seattle to Oslo using CSOM, Sharepoint online

Using CSOM and c#, I would like to change the master-page from Seattle to Oslo. Can anybody help me?
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How to add event receivers to all the lists in a site collection?

What is the best practice around adding event receivers across all the lists in a Site Collection?
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Add a Web Part Zone to “My Newsfeed” Page via PowerShell

I've done a fair amount of looking into this idea without promising leads. Let me define my problem: I need to add a third column (as a Web Part Zone) to the "My Newsfeed" page in My Sites. The ...
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Recommendations for SharePoint 2010 training?

I have a $2,000 training budget this year, so I'm looking for the best bang for the buck. The $2k would have to include travel, if any is required, and I'm based in Raleigh, NC. I would like to ...
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Is there a way to display a warning message inside my enterprise wiki page layout , when the page status is Rejected

I am working on a publishing site collection using the Enterprise wiki template. Currently I got this behavior regarding the versioning setting. For the library I specify that the library content ...
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How to bulk import User Profiles from a legacy system and pre-create MySites

I need suggestions how to accomplish one upgrade task. I have list of user accounts in .csv file which I need to import to SP2010 and create user accounts with appropriate attributes. Also this ...
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Unable to Delete Custom Master Page Programmatically During Feature Deactivation 2013

I currently have a custom master page that is being deployed at the Site scope. Once deployed and the feature is activated it makes the master page available for use. I am able to activate the ...
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How to invoke server side code from Ribbon

I want to create a Button in my Ribbon which modifies some fields in my items.. In details I want to select more than one element and select my "link" button and make the elements be "linked" by an ...
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Get document id after uploading it to SharePoint using the same web service

Does any one knows how to get the document id after uploading it to sharepoint using a single web service? So by using one call i can upload the document and get it's id. I looked at Copy.asmx web ...
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Filter a list view using URL parameters

I would like to dynamically construct a couple of URLs for our SharePoint users to filter down a rather large list view we have. Rather than create a bunch of different custom views, I was wondering ...
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Why we shouldn't use SPWeb witryna = SPContext.Current.Web;

How should change a code to use another conect to site in Sharepoint. Which code, to change SPWeb witryna = SPContext.Current.Web; Here is my examplary code: protected void ...
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How to enable ViewState when developing asp.net form in web part?

I have a web part with a simple asp.net/c# form. The first thing I noticed is that the form controls are not keeping their values after a postback. I thought this seemed weird since my web.config has ...
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How is Infopath 2010 “Sharepoint List Form” different from “Web Browser Form” and other form types?

If to create a new Sharepoint list, browse to it and click on ribbon a violet button with Infopath logo "Customize Form", one can edit fRom Infopath Designer a fOrm used for updating/editing and ...
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Filter out folders from a user alert against a list

I have created an alert for a user against a list (more specifically, a document library). I want the user to be notified of all changes regarding list items (documents) and not any sub folders. ...
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Disposal of SPWebs retrieved from SPContext.Current.Site.AllWebs

As there was a minor disagreement on whether SPWebs retrieved from SPContext.Current.Site.AllWebs should be disposed, I thought it would be appropriate to post a new question and discuss it here. I ...
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Open modal dialog from code-behind with parameters

What I need to do is to open an aspx-page in a modal dialog when the user clicks on a asp:button. Currently I'm doing this: (Markup) <asp:Button runat="server" ID="TestButton" Text="Add ...
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How to fix “A SharePoint server is not installed on this computer”

To do SharePoint custom development, what is the recommended method? I've read this post, and it appears that if you want to use debugging in VS2010, you'd want to have SharePoint on the same machine ...
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how to give Role permission to list programmatically?

I have set my web permission to Inherit Permissions as well as Lists.and programmatically i have add SPUSER to web with assigned 'Restricted Read' access Role. and also associate SPUSER to List1 ...
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Adding description to sharepoint link URL using the C# CSOM

I'm currently adding the URL except the description is an ugly link. I would like to add the description to the URL in a links list on sharepoint online. My current code to add a new item from an ...
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Getting the SharePoint Web Application URL Programatically

Is there an easy way to get just the web application URL in SharePoint, for example, SPWEbApplication has the following property spwebapplication.sites that would return URL's of all the site ...
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Get absolute URL to listitem's default display form

I need to have an absolute URL of a listitem's display form - currently I do it the following way: On http://mydomain.com/: item.ParentList.ParentWeb.Url.TrimEnd('/') //"http://mydomain.com" + "/" ...
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SharePoint 2010 — Visual Studio Project Structure

What are your project structures for sharepoint projects. For example my simple structure is: Think of a project named MyPortal MyPortal.sln --MyPortal.Branding (Custom master pages, page layouts, ...
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How to get changes from SP server 2010 in client object model?

Below is the code: ClientContext context = new ClientContext("http://SPSite"); context.Credentials = new NetworkCredential("user", "pwd", "domain"); ChangeQuery cq = new ...
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Loading jQuery in the Correct order

I wish to use a jQuery plugin in SharePoint. Currentley I have jQuery added to each page via a custom master page. <script src="/Style Library/js/jquery-1.6.4.min.js" ...
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SP2010 Update a multi user field (Person or Group)

I use the following code behind to update the user of a user field. The property allow multiple users is set for this field. How can I keep the users who are already present in this list and add the ...
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Add users to the site collection administrator group through code

You can add users to the site collection administrators group through Site Actions ->Site Collection Administrators (and add users) But how can you do this through code? What is the grpName? ...
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Getting Minor Version, Major Version, TimeCreated, TimeModified of document using CSOM

As a follow up to this post, I have a document that I am downloading from OneDrive library using CSOM. private static void DownloadFile(ClientContext context, string listTitle, int listItemId, ...
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download file from OneDrive using Microsoft.SharePoint.Client

I have a winforms application and I need to download files from a SharePoint OneDrive directory. Currently, given my code below, I am able to read the "Title" of the file, but I can't find anything to ...
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Create list from custom template using csom, c#

I would like to create a list based on a template (.stp uploaded to the list template gallery), it almost works with this code: ClientContext context = new ClientContext("<Your Site URL>"); ...