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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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GetUserEffectivePermissions returns wrong results

I'm checking the permissions for user on a SharePoint 2013 list: using (var ctx = new ClientContext("http://comtoso.com")) { var list = ctx.Web.Lists.GetByTitle("TestList"); ...
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Hide document library using CSOM

I want to prevent users from accessing some document libraries. I have used the following code but it didn't work, Any solution? doclibraryinstanse.Hidden = true; doclibraryinstanse.Update(); ...
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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://example.com/: item.ParentList.ParentWeb.Url.TrimEnd('/') //"http://example.com" + "/" + ...
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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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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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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>"); ...
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How to set a lookup field by c# code

I have a list in SharePoint and it contains a lookup field. Now I want to insert an item to this list, but don't know how to work with the lookup field. I tried the following code but no item is ...
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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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Can we avoid clunky hiding of WebParts?

It's a real drag and performance killer to have to load all the WebParts on a page and then laboriously hide and reveal all the ones relevant to user groups / permission levels. Especially when on the ...
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SharePoint2013 development with VS2012 express

Is it possible to develop SharePoint 2013 related things using Visual Studio 2012 express?
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Does anyone know how to create a sharepoint search alert using c#?

i need to develop some sharepoint search alert related werb part and would be grateful if anyone who has previous knowlenge in this area share code snippets or sights where i am guided. Thank you.
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sharepoint webpart property disappear after a day (C#)

I developed a custom webpart with a webpart property with some textboxes and it works partially. If I deploy the project, the written text in the property is away. This is ok. But my MAIN Problem ...
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How to Password Protect a SharePoint Object (Reassuring High Level Users That its secure)

Edit to clarify: The purpose of this isn't to replace SharePoint security or to add some extra super security or about trust in SharePoint, it is instead to consider something that is very much ...
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SetCustomProperty within OnSaveChange

Saving Custom Field Type properties using SPField.SetCustomProperty within the IFieldEditor.OnSaveChange event does not seem to work, for reasons explained elsewhere. I've seen all kinds of bodges ...
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Displaying All sites a User Has access to, Across an Entire Web Application!

I have had this issue for a while, and been asking piece-meal questions for a few weeks. I finally created a full solution that worked. And wanted to provide the full solution, that was both EFFICIENT ...
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copy a site collection by backup & restore it to a new URL

I am currently working on a site collection of type team site , and I did many customization and I create many sub sites inside it. Now our customer requested to have another site collection with the ...
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Copy a subsite from one site collection to another using site templete, will copy all the site collection columns to be defined as a subsite columns

I am working on SharePoint server 2013 web application and i have a site collection of type team site named "business functions", and it have three subsites. where all the columns were defined inside ...
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Create a Word Document in a document library programmatically

My requirement is to create a word document based on the information in SharePoint lists on the site. For dealing with the word I have three options: "Docx"library. (CodePlex Project) "OpenXML" ...
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Using Content search web part to retrieve items from another site collection

I have a web application that contains two site collections(team site + enterprise wiki), with the following URLs:- -http://applicationname/teamsite -http://applicationname/enterprisewiki Now I ...
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Disable drag and drop option for multiple file uploader

These are the screenshots of multiple file uploader from the same SharePoint 2010 site. Some users are seeing the first and some are seeing the second one. Is it possible to disable the second ...
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Load properties of list item dynamically in CSOM

I have a situation where I need to load items from the list and which columns to be loaded cannot be hardcoded, as it will be decided on user input. I have the following code: ocamlQuery.ViewXml = ...
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SharePoint, LINQ & Reporting Services Tools

I'm new to SP and SSRS, so I want to check if my thoughts are correct. Report Builder and BIDS suck on data retrieval so I have to go deeper using code. Is it possible to write some code in C# using ...
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programmatically deploy to site collection level using c#

I would like to use c# to remotely deploy my sharepoint site collections and sites, I can easily write the code to perform most operations. However I can't seem to find a way of deploying the code to ...
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Does Anyone Any freeware/open source PDF converter we can use with sharepoint 2007

We currently using Active PDF software in our farm, which converts documents into pdf and merge them using our K2 back end coding, however I am looking for something easier, well doesn't matter even ...
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Deploying custom webservices

I am working on an old project, not currently used, that I pulled from our source backups. I have experience as a Sharepoint user but this is the first time I have been developing for or ...
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Disable value in dropdown menu after being selected

I have created a library in which i am using the drop down column with some values.These Values will depend on the group to which the user belongs. For Eg. If Drop Values are A, B , C, D, E and ...
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Content Types not visible under New Button

I have a Sandboxed Custom Action for SharePoint Designer that can add Content Types to Document Libraries. The problem is that it does not automatically add it under the "New Document". It's not ...
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sharepoint developer Exam 70-573 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: List of 70-573 exam resources I'm trying to prepare for the sharepoint developer Exam 70-573.... I can't find any training books for this exam. Any help? thanks,
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ListAdded Event Receiver not Firing for List Instances

I have a List definition in Visual Studio which is instantiated using a List Instance. This list definition has an event receiver which overrides the ListAdded event. I am able to get the ListAdded ...
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What is best practice for deploying third party SharePoint 2007 solutions?

I want to know what to look for and what to do (both from a developer and IT admin point of view) before installing a third party solution into a SharePoint 2007 farm? Is there a checklist that I ...
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unable to attached a custom CSS on a site page using “code snippet”

I have added a new aspx site page inside my team site and I want to reference a custom style sheet inside this site page only. So what I did is I edited the page then I chose to add a code snippet, ...
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“Require that this column contains information” Versus setting a column as Required inside the content type

I spend the whole day trying to understand what are the differences between setting a column as "Require that this column contains information" = Yes inside the column definition, and setting it as ...
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How to send my wiki page to be approved by specific user/s

I have the following inside my SharePoint server 2013:- A publishing site collection based on enterprise wiki. Inside my page library options, I define “Require content approval for submitted items” ...
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How to use SP.UI.ModalDialog.showWaitScreenWithNoClose to display custom loading message?

I use a modal dialog to display my custom aspx page. However, the page takes some time to load, and I would like to provide custom loading message while the modal dialog is loading. I found out here I ...
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Visual Web Part as consumer of PPS Filter Provider

How do you turn an existing Custom (Visual) WebPart into a WebPart that is a Consumer-capable WebPart of Provider WebParts? References are applenty but very few are actual design patterns that ...
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System.UnauthorizedAccessException was unhandled by user code in simple code

I got this exception in very easy code and I have running with elevated privileges around it. private void ChangeVersioningOnDocumentLibrary(SPListItem item, SPItemEventProperties properties, SPSite ...
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User's Alerts always null

I've set the user alerts fine (I've even checked through the UI that they're there). But when it comes to accessing these Alerts the collection is always null: I understand that the SPUser must be ...
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SP2010 Set Site Search Settings through code

I would like to use code behind to set the search settings of my site: The Site Collection Search Center Url Site Collection Search Dropdown Mode: Show Scopes Dropdown Any ideas on how to ...
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What are the benefits of grabbing a list by Guid compared to any other way

I know its always best to access a list by its Guid since it won't ever change, compared to accessing a list by Title or Url, but what are the other benefits of grabbing a list by the Guid? There ...
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can not modify AllowGridEditing using powershell

I wrote the following script :- Get-SPWeb http://vstg01/CustomerPortal/with/ $list = $web.Lists["Meeting"] $field = $list.Fields["Item Number"] $field.ShowInNewForm = $False $field.ShowInEditForm = ...
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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, ...