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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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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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Get selected value of dropdown choice list item

I'm trying to get the selected value of a dropdown list item. Nothing works. SPFieldChoice dropdown = list.Fields["Admin Guide"] as SPFieldChoice; var choices = dropdown.Choices; var selection = ...
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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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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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This Page has been modified since you opened it. You must open the page again. Refresh. When I postback to another site from button

If I button post one sharePoint site page to a page on another I get This Page has been modified since you opened it. You must open the page again. Refresh I have a webpart page with an asp.net ...
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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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How to build a CAML query with several nested OR's using a loop

I'm new to SharePoint development and I need your help to solve this issue.I've created a CAMLQuery builder class. public class CAMLQueryBuilder { #region Builder part public static string ...
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Recommended height and width for promoted links background images

I want to create some images to be defined as background images for promoted links. However, I did not find any articles or documentation that define the recommended height and width for these ...
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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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SPFieldUserValue User is null

I have a list in which I can also view the version of each item. Suppose I have an item ItemX which has been modified by UserX, I then delete UserX and try to view the version item of ItemX which had ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 Search Rest API POST request format

I am hoping to save someone some time as I couldn't find anyone talking about this anywhere. I am looking at the SharePoint 2013 Search Rest API documentation and decided to switch my GET calls to ...
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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 ...
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SP GridView Filtering in share point 2010

I have sp grid view in my application page, I am binding some data to the sp grid vie, now I want to apply filtering for this grid. I am googling on this one since 2 days, I am unable to get the exact ...
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Export And Import of Subsites Using PowerShell Script

I am using SharePoint 2013. The problem is as follows: There are two Site Collections in a single Web Application. With the following Paths: /sites/Site1/Subsite1/ & /sites/Site2/Subsite2 Using ...
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Content DB not getting any permissions on web application created through central admin

I tried to create a Web Application using Central Admin. It created web app without displaying any error, I can browse site too after creating site collection and that, but content db got no ...
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How to get user tasks from My Site task list?

I'm working on a solution in SharePoint 2013. It's a Web Part that is going to display the five tasks that are due next from the task list on the current users' My Site. I'm new to SharePoint and kind ...
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InfoPath, and Calling a instation of Template InfoPath from Event Receiver

I want to call a form of InfoPath from Event Receiver. How Could I set a field infopath a Values, from Event Receivers to sets a Values on infopath fields which could I Validate and show or hide a ...
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CAML how tu change Query to get a Range from Date Start, to Date End

I have got a list with the specyfic column Nazwisko | DataPoc | DataKon | I'm made a procedure like You told me, but debbuger told me that it's not coming to the loop for. string ...
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Rating's not being saved

Initially, I thought there was a problem with a control I've made to rate a document when I found that no documents appeared to be rated. So last night I rated documents (approved and published) ...
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SPListItem.Tasks always empty

I have a custom sharepoint (2007) list (named testlist) on which I attached a test workflow (built with sharepoint designer 2007 and named testwf), which only task defined in the 'Actions' section at ...
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Convert an SPTimeZone to a TimeZoneInfo Object

I am working with the Exchange Managed API on SharePoint and in order to correctly get date/time information from the Exchange Managed API I need to pass it a TimeZoneInfo object when initializing the ...
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Redirect from ItemAdded event

I am using an ItemAdded event handler for doing some validation. If my validation fail is it possible to redirect the user to another page. Ideally it would be good to show the page in a dialog box. ...
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What are the must have tools when working with SharePoint? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: List of SharePoint 2007 / WSS 3.0 development tools When developing or administering SharePoint, what are the must have tools? This question is intended to reference ...
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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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InfoPath form template not displaying in custom Application Page [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: SharePoint InfoPath formviewer part I have a requirement for opening an InfoPath item from an InfoPath library in a custom application page. Here is the code: ...
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Adding and Removing fields to the user profile

Is it possible to add and remove fields from the user profile? For example I want to add a field for LinkedIn profile and remove the Schools field.
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Upload document to SharePoint document library using batch in C#

I want to know if i can upload a document to sharePoint document library using batch in C#. I know how to update and delete it using batch, but i don't know how to upload it. If i can't, what is the ...
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Error while adding SharePoint web service reference

I got stuck up with the following error, while trying to add reference for the web service Lists.asmx in sharepoint 2010 from VS.NET 2010. The document at the url ...
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CAML query is returning extra items that are not part of the filters

I am working on a Team site collection inside SharePoint server 2013. now inside the team site collection i have 5 subsites, and i want to return list items from the subsites that have the following ...
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Modal dialog window UI won't load before code behind

I have become onto a problem, where my Modual dialog window won't load it's UI before the code behind executes. But once the code behind executes, then the UI won't load until code has executed and ...
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Upload a file in SharePoint server from a local machine connected through LAN using c#

We have a SharePoint server with admin account in it and I was connecting it from my local machine through IP and SharePoint port manually. But I need to write a program which needs to upload the ...
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Creating custom site columns using Visual studio will not show the new site columns [duplicate]

I want to create new site columns using visual studio, so i did the following steps:- create a new SharePoint 2013 empty project. i add two site columns as follow:- <?xml version="1.0" ...
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C# : Access denied reading SharePoint groups from context user

I've made a SharePoint Provider Hosted App. Into the App Web Project, displayed through a Web Part in my SharePoint Page, I have a web page named Default.aspx. On this page I have a button, on which ...
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how to prevent accessing a hidden field using the Quick Edit

I have a field named "Item number" inside my Issue tracking list, which is a system generated ID, and i do not want end users to be able to modify it . now i have set this column as "Hidden" inside ...
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Renaming a file with ItemAdded Event Receiver

I am using an Event Receiver to rename a file in a document library. For some reason this doesn't seem to work. public class EventReceiver1 : SPItemEventReceiver { /// <summary> /// An ...
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How to force the Issue ID inside Issue tracking list to have certain format

I want to create a new issue tracking list inside my team site. currently the issue will get a unique ID such as 1, 2, 3. but i need the ID to have a per-defined format. i am trying to achieve the ...
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how i can force my wiki page title to be equal to the wiki page name using SP workflow

I am working on an EnterPriseWiki site collection, and i need to make sure that the wiki page title will always be equal to the wiki page name. so i wrote the following workflow which will execute ...
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Display Custom Fields in a SharePoint 2010 Content Query Web Part

Using SharePoint 2010, Having Custom List With 4 Columns, Now I am Using Content Query Web-part To Display List Data ,But Currently It Display Only First Column, SO How to Display Custom Fields in a ...
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Retrieve user's tasks from mysites using server object model

I am having trouble aggregating info on all tasks from current user programmatically. This is what I got so far: SPWeb web = SPContext.Current.Web; SPSiteDataQuery query = new SPSiteDataQuery(); ...