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Client Object Model SystemUpdate

I need to have the SystemUpdate functionality from the Client Object Model. Is there any way I can do it since the ListItem.SystemUpdate() does not exist? Another solution would be to disable the ...
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When to use VS 2010 vs. SP Designer for development

When do we use Visual Studio 2010 for SharePoint 2010 web part development and when do we stick with Designer? Are there pros/cons? As a noob, it seems that for more robust, customized web parts, ...
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Can a CAML query find all documents that were ever modified by a specific user?

I'm trying to list all documents that were (ever) modified by a specific user, using a CAML query like this one: var query = new CamlQuery{ ViewXml = "<View Scope='Recursive'>" + ...
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Getting Started with Sharepoint 2010 Development with no prior Sharepoint knowledge

My boss wants me to learn Sharepoint 2010 development (and he wants me to learn it now!). I have never done anything with Sharepoint. Where should I start? About Me: I am an Asp.net developer, and ...
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Programmatically add quick launch link to a modal dialog box

I have implemented a feature that once activated adds a heading called Home, and a link underneath to a NewForm.aspx like such: // Add Home node var mainListsNode = new SPNavigationNode("Home", ...
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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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Compressing Files in a Document Library with Server-side Code

Anyone know of a way, that within the context of server-side code (like in the callback of a WebPart) to compress a set of given files in a document library, placing the resulting compressed file back ...
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Custom 404 Pages

I have followed Microsoft's instructions for custom 404 pages in SharePoint by setting the web application's FileNotFoundPage property. I am now still getting a 404 error if someone types a site ...
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Is it possible to add custom actions to a version?

I need to add a custom action to versions of a file. Optimally, I want it on the Version History page: A second best would be the version display form (the result of clicking View on the previous ...
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What resources would you recommend to someone who would like to learn and possibly become a SharePoint Developer?

What resources would you recommend to someone who would like to learn and possibly become a SharePoint Developer?
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How to get current user with javascript?

I have a list . I want select items of list with a special quary.(get items that created with current user). Then get count of items. I use this code for get current user : function Initialize() { ...
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Does the level of effort justify using SharePoint 2010 as a public facing webportal?

I have a predicament in a project I'm currently involved in. Due to the nature of the project and the customer, I will not be able to disclose any detailed information regarding the actual project, ...
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Do you have to dispose of the SPWeb in the EventReceiver when using properties.OpenWeb()?

Does properties.OpenWeb() create a new SPRequest object or does it refer to the existing SPWeb object already there in the properties object? Should we manually dispose of the SPWeb obtained in this ...
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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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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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HTML in SPGroup.Description

I am trying to add a group (SPGroup) programmatically. Everything works fine except for one thing. I would like the group's description to include a link to it's site. Similiar to the look-and-feel in ...
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Download file from a sharepoint site from code behind

I have an Image button in a custom 2010 webpart, on click of that I would like to download a file. Code Used : foreach (string filename in item.Attachments) { attachmentURL = SiteListURL + ...
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When I execute a CAML query, how do I know what ListItem details I can include?

I was querying a SharePoint library, trying to retrieve some file attributes. Apparently some things like FileType and Date are not supported, even though those fields are listed as a built in field. ...
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sharepoint caml is fast - how?

We all know that Caml is faster than using linq, since linq internally gets translated to caml. But can anyone explain how caml is best to do sharepoint queries or how it is fast or what makes it ...
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Do I need to reset SPWeb.AllowUnsafeUpdates after use?

Do I need to reset the SPWeb.AllowUnsafeUpdates property after use? Seems not, but all over the web there is code like: bool allowUnsafeOrig = web.AllowUnsafeUpdates; web.AllowUnsafeUpdates = true; ...
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Using Third Party editor in sharepoint 2010

Sharepoint 2010 content editor is better than sharepoint2007 but it's lacking lots of functionality. Is it possible to "substitute" standard rich text editor with something like Telerik Rad editor? ...
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How to modify the Site Settings page programmatically?

I need to modify the Site Settings page in a site collection to include an extra link. How can I go about doing this using c#?
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Attach a file to the list item

I attach a file to the list item when it is updating and when new item added. Additional condition when item updating - if the file already exists, remove it and replace the new one. I receive events ...
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Obtain Default Content Access Account via PowerShell

As part of farm configuration audit, I need to obtain the current content access account. While I've found several resources for setting the default content access account for search using PowerShell, ...
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Force a value into NewForm.aspx

I have a specific case where I want to hook up on the NewForm.aspx, hide a MultipleLookupField and set the value by myself. I'm opening the NewForm.aspx with Javascript and using some query strings ...
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Using dependency injection with SharePoint

In the particular project I'm working on we are already using Enterprise Library. I'm researching using it (i.e. Unity) for dependency injection. The recommended way to include Unity is modify ...
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Getting started with SharePoint 2010 for SharePoint 2007 Developers

Do you know some quick links that will help a SharePoint 2007 Developers to get started with SharePoint 2010. Let me start with the links I know. General Information on SharePoint 2010 Must watch ...
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How to get two User Profiles service application using C#?

Is it possible to get two User Profiles service application 1). User profile service1 2). User profile service2 I have some code which only fetches the Ist User profile service application but ...
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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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Use a supplemental .config file just for a web application

I'm trying to add a section into the web.config of a SharePoint 2010 application and I created a webconfig.myname.xml in the \14\CONFIG folder. I then ran the following command to apply the changes: ...
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Using TFS and SharePoint Designer

I am part of a team working on a large, heavily customized SharePoint 2010 publishing site using TFS for source control and a mixture of Visual Studio and SharePoint Designer for development. One ...
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SPList.GetItems(view) vs SPList.GetItems(query)

Which solution from the two is the most efficient one: 1. Using SPList.GetItems with a given view as a parameter 2. Using SPList.GetItems with a given query as a parameters and then retrieving from ...
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SPListItem.SystemUpdate(false) is still triggering alerts

Environment: SP2010 Enterprise, VS2012, c#, full server access Simple question... I'm using a console app to create sub-folders in a document library based on user input, then calling ...
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Sharepoint Client context (client Object Model) cant load more than 500 records or more

is here any limitation about read the records from any lists in sharepoint? my codes are default that downloaded from msdn: string siteUrl = SharePointAddressURL; ClientContext ...
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Redirect From one app page to another

I am creating a Provider hosted app. In that I have created two different .aspx pages. I want to redirect to the other page. But I am not able to find it out how to redirect. When I check my ...
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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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How do I find out what's wrong with my sandboxed solution in SharePoint Online?

I have created a custom web part which presents a form to create a SharePoint site below the current site, while performing some ancillary actions like updating a list of subsites on the front page to ...
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Problem Extending SPDiagnosticsServiceBase

I am trying to create a feature that Extends the SPDiagnosticServicesBase class following the code described in MSDN That article has example code for extending the SPDiagnosticServicesBase class ...
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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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Equivalent of a database table in SharePoint?

I'm making a Publishing site, and part of this site will display information about company products. We have a number of products, and each one should have its own description page. The description ...
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Programmatically set a WebPart title to a $Resources value

I need to programmatically add a web part to a page where the title is using a $Resources:Filename,Key; string. I know I can use SPUtility.GetLocalisedString() to retrieve the correct value (and loop ...
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Tips for starting SharePoint development

I'm going to start developing SharePoint applications and I'm looking for some good introductory resources (articles, videos, books, dev tools, tips). I'm comfortable with C# and ASP.NET development, ...
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User alerts being sent for something that happened before alert was created

I create a web. I create a doc library within this web. Create folders within this doc library. Then 'subscribe' (i.e. create an alert for) a user for this doc library. Why, if I'm doing things in ...
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What technical skills do you use most when developing/deploying SharePoint?

(I think my question is sufficiently different from this question to justify asking it. My question is not about useful SharePoint resources, but what technical skills you actually need...) I'm a ...
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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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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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ListItem[“Property Name”] VS ListItem.Properties[“Property Name”]

When we try to get list item properties, three ways of getting property I remember are, ListItem["Property Name"] //always work fine ListItem.Properties["Property Name"] // works fine unless I ...
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SharePoint 2013 Development - What's New and Different

I wonder what is new and different in SharePoint 2013 development. I am a SharePoint developer since 2007 and 2010, but have not received any SharePoint 2013 development training. When upgrading from ...