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Code Behind in Web Part Page that can interact with controls?

Classic SharePoint quandry, but so far the resources I've looked at haven't helped. On one hand, application pages work perfectly, but having them live in the 14 hive isn't ideal for a number of ...
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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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workflowAssociation not displaying workflow

I have created a feature. In the FeatureActivated event I am creating some lists. I am then trying to attach a custom workflow to one of the created lists. However when I do this the workflow history ...
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Start workflow only if some columns change

Does anyone have an idea how to stop custom approval workflow from running when a list item's ModerationInformation.Status is changed? I have a custom approval workflow that I wrote using Visual ...
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Server side equivalent of this Client Object Model code?

I have the following javascript: SP.ListOperation.Selection.getSelectedItems(); And I'm wondering if there is a Server Side Object Model equivalent to this that I could use in Page Load? The ...
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Missing XML namespace in results from List Service?

Related: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/11235139/how-to-get-this-attribute-using-linq-to-xml I am pulling the following data from the SharePoint list service: <Result ID="1,New" ...
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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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Avoid installing SharePoint 2010 on host

I'm running Windows 8 with Hyperv on a laptop that has 16GB ram. I have two virtual machines, one running DC and one running SharePoint Ent. Now, does anyone have experience in using Visual Studio on ...
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What cannot be developed for Sharepoint Server 2010 in 32-bit workstation? and in 64-bit workstation?

Before, I was developing remotely on Microsoft Sharepoint Server 2010 machine (Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter and all servers 64-bit) accessing it over internet through RDP from Windows XP SP3 ...
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Basic skills required for Sharepoint [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What technical skills do you use most when developing/deploying SharePoint? An introduction to SharePoint 2010 Tips for starting SharePoint development I am web ...
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Modify default view in code to add group by

As per title, is it possible (and how) to modify default view in code so that it display contents of the list grouped by one of it's columns? I tried the following: defaultView.Query = ...
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Including a WorkFlow in a WSP

I am creating a feature that I want to install a couple of workflows when activated and bind them to a list. Is there a way you can use SPD and then export your workflow to include them in your visaul ...
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Should I use lots of SharePoint Lists or a SQL Database to store the data for my new bespoke application?

I am working on a project to create a new bespoke intranet website for around 50 users. The data volumes are relatively small, but in order to model the data I need to store (about the 100 or so ...
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How to upgrade user controls on Development Server

I just came across User Controls developed by developers who left company now, I tried looking on google on how to upgrade them on development server but couldn't find any blog or post regarding it. ...
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How to Find out Site definition being used by a Site

I always struggle to find out that how to know what site definition or site template a "Web" or a "Site" is using. We do have a lot of custom site definitions and site templates, we are using in our ...
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Web reference switches from subsite to parent site

I have an application in which I have added a web reference to: http://base/m/mysite/_vti_bin/Lists.asmx I have the following code: MyWebRef.Lists someList = new MyWebRef.Lists(); XmlNode result = ...
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Speeding up Development Environment

I have a Windows 7 box where I do development work on before pushing up to a central dev server. The performance on my local machine is holding me back. I like to deploy regularly to check changes ...
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SandBox Solutions Deployment of WSP to Solution Gallery : Beginner Questions

I am a beginner to SP Dev, and I have been reading a few things about Sandbox Solutions and the limitations there. Also it seems that to deploy a solution, I can simply upload a wsp to the solution ...
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EventReciever to change permissions

I am trying to create an event reciever on a document library that on creation it removes all permissions and gives the author contribute writes. All other users get nothing. I have the following ...
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Authenticating a user with WSS3 in WinForms

I'm developing an external application which will integrate partially with Sharepoint, it will basically provide the ability to scan straight to Sharepoint. I've been using the WSS3 webservices (I ...
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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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SharePoint 2007 - Creating a web application in C# gives Error Access Denied at Provisioning

I am trying to create a SharePoint web application (on SharePoint2007) in C#. How differently I tried, it ends up with the same access denied error in the Provisioning step. The error message does not ...
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Non-global fields for custom content types?

I've been tasked with creating a fairly complex system in sharepoint 2010. Coming from a background of from-scratch .NET applications, I'm used to defining tables with their own "local" columns. My ...
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How to know old id of item in recycle bin?

I need know old id of item in recycle bin or is there any way how to save its id in this item before deleting. When item is deleted, a new SPRecycleBinItem is created in Recycle Bin. And the only ...
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Setting up sites with lists and custom content types

I am creating a proof of concept at work. It will be creating a web applciation with a site collection in it. The site collection will have 1 or 2 custom content types and a few lists set up. I will ...
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Developer VMs on the domain

My organization recently hired 2 SharePoint developers, myself and another person. Prior to this, the organization has never had any developers, so we are in the process of setting of the ...
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Getting User details from field “AssignedTo” in a custom List

I have a Custom List, which have different fields, when I click on any user in field "assignedTo" it navigates me to another window and I can see user's Account, Name, email etc. I am able to get all ...
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SharePoint 2010 Mobile Connectors

We were looking to create SharePoint connectors for mobile.........which will provide some of the SharePoint features on mobile like Content management, Document Management, Re-branding etc....or any ...
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Inherited Page Viewer Control - allowTransparency on iframe

I created a custom control that inherits from PageViewerWebPart. Now I need to toggle the allowTransparency attribute to = "true" on the rendered iframe to enable background transparency for the page ...
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Download Versions of a SharePoint 2007 Document?

Can anyone point me in the direction of downloading all the versions of a file in a SharePoint 2007 document library? Is this possible with PowerShell, C#, or another way?
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How to add users as site collection administrator group through code

I am having various site collections and I want to add few users into administrator group. So that more people will have access to edit the groups. I can add users to the site collection ...
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PublishingStartDate empty even though the page is published

I've been through the typical publish/approve process and have, seemingly, successfully published a page (I've checked it's approval status in the manage content and structure section of the site ...
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Possible to use the object model to push content across two different web applications?

I've been able to use the object model to move list items between sites in the same site collection, but I'm wondering if I can use it to move list items between two different web applications on ...
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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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Where can I find a list of fields that can be retrieved when running a sharepoint query?

An SPSiteDataQuery. So far I have: ... query.ViewFields = @"<FieldRef Name=""Title"" /><FieldRef Name=""Author"" />"; ... I just happened to get these two FieldRef's right (purely ...
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Finding source item in Workflow

I am new to Sharepoint and using Visual Studio 2008 I have created a workflow that uses custom content type based off workflow task list with additional columns for Approval Status and Approver Notes. ...
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Is it possible to define a bdc model in code

is it possible to define an external contentType in code? As an alternative: Is it possible to deploy an bdc-model using code (i.e. create the xml "on the fly" then deploy that using code)?
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Sharepoint 2007 WarmUp Script (Memory Leak Possibly)

I was wondering if there is any way I can get a SPsiteCollection object using a URL + if I can dispose it using "using" keyword as well. I want to go through all the SPWebAPplications in a Local ...
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Identifying if a user has selected an RTL language

Scenario: Running SharePoint 2010 with the Hebrew language pack installed. On a particular site, English is set as the default language, but Hebrew is available for users as an Alternative Language. ...
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Button Onclick EventHandler from CreateChildControls

I have declared a button in my CreateChildControls method in my web part page: TableCell updateCell = new TableCell(); Update = new Button(); Update.Text = "Update"; ...
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Cyclic calling of event receivers

I have a Deleting Event Receiver, say, on list A. Also I have other Deleting Event Receiver on list B. There is a deleting method in both receivers, which deletes items of each other. So, when an item ...
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Helper DLLs - What is the accepted method of deployment in SharePoint 2010?

Just a quick question about proper helper dll dev. I want to deploy a set of classes in a helper dll for a bunch of features to use. I remember back in 2007 I had to create a class and compile, then ...
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Costs with CloudShare vs own development cloud?

Should we go for the own cloud or use CloudShare cost-wise? Example scenario: we are going for long term SharePoint development with a growing team of both full time and part time + temporary ...
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SPFile.OpenBinary throwing error “Cannot open file”

I have the chunk of code below: SPListItem source = //some list item; foreach (string file in source.Attachments) { SPFile oFile = source.Web.GetFile(file); string strFilename = oFile.Name; ...
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How do I get the current user and sharepoint url in an asp.net web application?

I'm developing an asp.net web application and hosted on IIS 7.5 server. These applications are used in sharepoint 2010 using the page viewer web part. Now I want to get the sharepoint's current user ...
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How to copy a Sharepoint page?

In SPD2010 (Sharepoint Designer 2010) under "Site Pages" I created ASPX page ASPControls.aspx, added and configured AdRotator ASP.NET control. Having ollowed "Using ASP.NET Validation Controls" of ...
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Code improvement help - for SPList creation using code

Hi Just wanted to get some tips on SharePoint List created with the following code? I created a helper method (UpdateDisplayName())to update the display name of the columns created is there anything ...
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Start Sharepoint C#

I'm beginner in Sharepoint 2010. I would like to develop a solution with Sharepoint (interaction with api Linkedin or google maps). I see many samples but the hierarchy of the vs project is unclear. ...
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Sharepoint External List Issue

I am having One Table in Sql server 2008 R2 . In SQL server I have Created a view having 5 Column . I want to Display Same view in Sharepoint 2010 . For Displaying Purpose I Used BCS and Extenal List ...
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Interview Question Difference between SPList.AllItems.GetItem() or SPLIst.GetItem();

I got this interview question today, any idea? Difference between SPList.AllItems.GetItem() or SPLIst.GetItem();