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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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Difference between Client Side API vs Server Side API

I am just going through this SharePoint 15 Training video and they are mentioning these terms again and again but am not sure with them though. MSDN Video talking about Sharepoint APIs I think the ...
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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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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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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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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 client object model c#

I have a situation where I need to load items from the list and which columns to be loaded cannot be hardocded, as it will be decided on user input. I have 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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How to get the event/trigger of a SharePoint workflow?

A SharePoint workflow can be associated with a list, and configured to 'start when a new item is created', 'when an item is changed' or 'manually started by an authenticated user'. This is my ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can you add comments to an append-only field in a list in Sharepoint 2010 using C#? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you programmatically add comments to an append-only comment field in a custom item list using C#? Posted on stack exchange first, then I found this Sharepoint ...
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How do I change the Title column of a list programmatically?

The twist to this question is that I am using a localized site - the site is using the Norwegian Team Site template. Hence, the Title column is actually named "Tittel". Presumably, the following ...
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Is SharePoint 2010 Server mandatory on Developers workstation?

I have been a Developer during the Classic VB/ASP days. I remember that we used have Client Tools (Visual Studio, SQL Enterprise Manager) on Developers Desktop and there used to be seperate high-end ...
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Which is Better a UserControl or WebPart?

What are the advantages of user controls over WebParts when dealing with SharePoint? Some I can think of are: familiarity, reusability, and development speed. I am planning to implement them in ...
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how to check if a webpart already exists on a page or not

I am adding three webparts with different titles to a given page url, but I need to check if webpart is already on page or not, here is the code i am using atm to add webpart to the page. using ...
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Regex Query Against FAST Search 2010

I'm looking for a way to do searches with FAST Search Server 2010 based on Regular Expressions. For instance, I'd like to be able to use: ^\d{3}-\d{2}-\d{4}$ And have it return any content ...
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How to get the current site url in sharepoint

How to get the current site url in sharepoint, I am using SPContext.Current.Site.Url but this returns package site url, if i create a new site in existing site and activate my feature in it, and call ...
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Securing usernames and passwords for external SQL DB

We want to ensure that we are following best practice around connecting to a custom database. I'm not a developer as such so thought I would ask SharePoint Overflow :-). We have several SharePoint ...
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Programmatically trigger “New document” action in a document library

I've been asked to check if it is possible to trigger the creation of a new document linked to a content type. Like, to make it simple, you have a webpart, a button, you click it, and it opens the ...
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Simultaneous development environment for SP2010 and SP2013 in single OS

I have on my laptop a development environment as win7 with std IIS, SharePoint 2010 Server, SQL 2008 R2 and Visual Studio 2010. I already installed Visual Studio 2012 side by side. But what about ...
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How to add a registration button to a calendar list / list form?

my use case is: I want to create an event management system without using meeting workspaces (sadly I/We can't use them, at least the senior dev. told me). There shall be: One Calendar List, ...
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Is there a way to only clear a specific item from the recycle bin?

I know I can empty the recycle bin for a site collection with the following: public static bool EmptyRecycleBin(string siteCollection) { try { using ...
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How to get programmatically all Groups from a site collection

I need to know all groups in my site collection... If I use using (SPSite scSite = new SPSite(fullsite)) { using (SPWeb scWeb = scSite.OpenWeb()) ...
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Set multiple values to Enterprise Keywords TaxonomyField

I want to programmatically set the values of the Enterprise Keywords Managed Metadata field. This field supports multiple values, but I can only get it to take one at a time. I have the following ...
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CAML query to find a value that does not begin with

I want to build a CAML query to search for all title fields that do NOT begin with a certain value: something like this: Where Title NOT BeginsWith 'myvalue'. How can i do that in my CAML query?
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Why can't I update an SPView query?

I'm trying to update a SPView query, it doesn't give any error but it also doesn't update the property (SPView.Query). In SPManager 2007 it works with the resulting query of that code. Can you spot ...
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Create a document in SharePoint Online using CSOM

I need to create several documents in my SharePoint Online library. I am using the following code to upload an existing file to a library: ctx.Load(ctx.Web.Folders); ...
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Programatically Modifying SharePoint List Item-level permissions using CSOM

I have a SharePoint 2013 (on-premises) document library named “Reports”. It inherits the parent site’s permissions (by default). It has a column named “AssignedTo” of type People or Groups (mandatory ...
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Trying to view custom application page in browser results in “404 FILE NOT FOUND” error

In VS2010 I created a new .NET 3.5 solution and inside a new project for SharePoint 2010 (empty project called "SPAppPageTest"); I deployed it as a farm solution. I added a new application page, ...
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Updating 'Created By' field in SP2010 programatically

I'm trying to import data from an .xml file to a custom list in SP2010(created programmatically). I'm able to create and update all fields except 'Created By' as it says that "Cannot update read only ...
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Check box in gridview should update the splistitem check box

I am a newbie in visual studio. I have a Sharepoint list which contains the following fields group name, user, section and active(which is a check box) . I have a grid view visual web part which will ...