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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 are the differences between JSLINK and Client Side rendering in SharePoint Server 2013

I have read many articles about client side rendering & JSLINKs but i am unable to differentiate between these two topics. now I have used JSLINK to implement 2 things inside my SharePoint server:-...
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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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Optimizing class that contains CAMLQuery, multitier architecture

I'm new to developing sp projects , especially with multitier architecture, so I'm looking for some advices and suggestion how to optimize my code.I've got lot of "similar" queries that I need to ...
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Is there a way to get Folder object from ListItem one?

This is my first post, so I'd like to say hello to everyone. I'm trying to get Folder object by its path in SharePoint 2010 client application using Client Side Object Model (.Net 4.0). I need to ...
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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 ...
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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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How do I remove all users from an SPGroup object?

I have an SPGroup object populated, how can I remove all members from the group, so that essentially I start with a fresh group. I can't delete and recreate it, so I need a way to work with the ...
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How to get only custom fields from a list?

I am working with the Client Side Object Model. In a console application I am retrieving all fields from a custom list. The problem is the Clientcontext fetches me a bunch of internal fields I do not ...
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CurrentUser.IsSiteAdmin should be true but returns false

Why does CurrentUser.IsSiteAdmin return false for a user that is listed in the site collection admin in SharePoint? I am building an Office 365 app that accesses SharePoint via the REST api. During ...
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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 retrieve Users and Groups seperately from a “Person or Group” column via C# code?

I have a field in the discussion list, which allows the initiator of the discussion to specify the people to share the discussion with. This field is typed as 'Person or Group' that allows selection ...
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Adding custom colours to the colour picker

Is it possible to add your own colours to the colour picker. If so how do you do so?
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Get SPWeb by ID without Site Collection?

I have a list of SPWeb IDs and would like to open the associated SPWeb objects. However, I do not know in which Site Collection they are (I DO know that they are in the current Web Application though)....
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Things to “get right” to succesfully develop Sharepoint solutions

Lets face it, SharePoint 2010 is a big ecosystem. You need to know the GUI, the administration options, the data model, have programming skills, know the API, know how it works internally etc etc. I, ...
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What are delegate controls for?

I just run this example: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms470880.aspx But I dont see what are delegate controls for, I can do this same thing with webparts or visual webparts, so what are ...
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Why we need to do IIS Reset after adding a template

I added a template using, STSADM -o addtemplate -filename "C:\Stalker\BaleeeBaleee.stp" -title "YouBreakLive" I can see it in Central Administration in "Custom" site templates when I try to create ...
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Logging in Apps, where, and what other options do I have

If I am using a provider hosted app with the code below, its not clear to me how can I monitor logs, provider hosted apps runs in this case in a separate iis site, correct? The System.Diagnostics ...
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JavaScript error using date picker inside an update panel?

I placed the SharePoint date picker control inside an update panel and when I click on the calendar it gives me this error: Microsoft JScript runtime error: The value of the property '...
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Only show Sorting option not filtering opetion in contex menu of header in ListViewByQuery

I have creatd ListViewByQuery control through coding and added the control through RencerControl Event. I am filtering the list in code. so filtered result is shown. I want to hide filter context ...
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Recycle IIS Application Pool': Invalid namespace

I am trying to test developing for SharePoint 2010 on a Windows 7 machine. I created a new empty SharePoint project, added a web part and deployed, which worked fine. When I try to run or deploy a ...
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“some properties in this Web Part are not available because they are configured to have fixed values”

i am working on a team site collection, and i added a Content Query web part. then i did the following:- I export the content query web part. I edit the exported web part inside SP designer . Then 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 Category"...
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How to create a deployment package for a Sharepoint 2010 webpart in Visual Studio 2010

This might be a dumb question, but i really tried to google and didnt find any good answer. I was developing some webparts for SharePoint 2007 in Visual Studio 2008, and when i would build my ...
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How to use JavaScript and CSS in a web part?

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. I am using publishing portal template. I am developing using VSTS 2008 + C# + .Net 3.5 + ASP.Net. And I want to ...
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Get ULS log records programatically

Is it possible to retrieve records from ULS log using C#/SharePoint API without having to manually parse log files? I would like to display logged messages on a custom web page, and I would like to ...
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Using Distributed Cache programmatically. “Cache referred to does not exist” error

I'm trying to take advantage of Distributed Cache in SharePoint 2013 programmatically from a console application. I want to store custom objecst inside App Fabric Cache. Here is the code that throws ...
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SharePoint 2013 oAuth URL to get token

here is the idea: i want to make php web site which will be hosted on my server and it will work with my sharepoint 2013 site hosted on office365. my sharepoint 2013 ...
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How to download the historical file version content using CSOM

I am trying to download the previous version of a document from _vti_history location of the file using client object model but the OpenBinaryDirect is giving not found 402 error for URL. My ...
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Button not appearing on custom tab

I'm attempting to add a tab to the Library contextual group. So far that works inside a Document Library. I can also see my Group on the new tab, but I don't see my button (will have more than one ...
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Can someone help me use SharePoint 2010 to do data processing?

TL;DR: I need to create a system in SharePoint in which a user uploads an Excel (or CSV) file to the site from a webpage. The site takes the uploaded document and uses it to populate a list. Then it ...
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List does not exist error while using GetListItems

I am trying get Data of a list using GetListItems Method of Lists.asmx Here is my code: XmlDocument objXMLDocument = null; NetworkCredential credentials = new NetworkCredential("user", "pass", "...
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Customize a Delegate Control in SharePoint 2010

I created a simple project to Customize a Delegate Control in SharePoint 2010 such as in msdn article (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms470880.aspx). Source code: Class: using System; using ...
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SharePoint 2007/2010 Custom Access Request Page

Does anyone know were to start to create a custom Access Request Page or how to modify the default behavior. We would like to use our own workflow behind the Access Approval for a specific site ...
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SPMetal and automated build approch

When using SPMetal to generate entity classes, these classes are used in LINQ to SharePoint queries. We have a project with content type and list definitions and one project with business logic which ...
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Keeping VM images consistent across development team

In trying to keep VM images consistent across our development team we need to ensure that SharePoint groups/users/permissions/audiences etc stay in sync as part of our CI process. Can anyone suggest ...
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How can i add multiple items to a lookup

I have a CSOM console app that uploads files to a library, then it creates a lookup field in another list and also adds lookups to the files in my library. The following code adds a single item in ...
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List Item “value does not fall within the expected range” error--strange behavior

I am getting the error on the following line for a timer job: if (listItem["Department"] != null) Normally this error indicates that it cannot find the field, but there are no spaces and the field ...
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How to consume custom WCF service hosted in Sharepoint 2010 from outside in C#?

I've this WCF web service hosted inside a Sharepoint 2010 web application. This service is created using the following factory: Factory="Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.Services....
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SharePoint library, targeting both sandboxed and farm solutions?

I'm planning to build a shared librarie toolbox for my customer. The idea is to factorize reusable code in a single utility framework. Some of the classes can run on Sandboxed solution, other ...
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SPList.GetItems query returning an invalid SPListItemCollection. What am I doing wrong?

I'm trying to query an SPList object using a CAML query (see code below). SPQuery queryGetExistingTargetTask = new SPQuery(); queryGetExistingTargetTask.Query = string.Format(@"<Where><Eq&...
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OpenWeb throws a HRESULT: 0x80131904 exception in SharePoint 2010, but works fine in a Console app. Why?

While debugging, the site looks fine, it's just web that doesn't load okay. Can't figure out why. Throws generic exception when attempting to access a property: HRESULT: 0x80131904 Any thoughts? ...
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Can't get OfficialFile.SubmitFile to work

I'm trying to write a literal SOAP call (I'm integrating from a remote non-windows machine) to submit a file which currently resides in the drop-off library of the site. I created a simple file, ...