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SharePoint Web Serivces Access Denied; Only From VS 2010

After not getting much help on the last question, I decided to blow away the VM and re-create it as I already lost a week on this issue. And of course still issues, btu a little different. I am ...
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What happens to executing Timer Jobs when the Timer Services is restarted?

What happens to executing Timer Jobs when the Timer Service is restarted? Does it abruptly abort any executing jobs? Is there an exception to catch (for example ThreadAbortException) in your timer ...
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CAML query on external list: access denied by business connectivity services

I am trying to run a CAML query on a BCS list and getting access denied as an error when debugging the code: SPList CMList = web.Lists[Constants.cmlist]; SPQuery query = new SPQuery(); query.Query = ...
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What are all supporting tools commonly used by SharePoint 2010 development?

CAML Builder SharePoint Designer 2010 CKS Development tool edition(server) SharePoint Manager 2010 These are the tool which is used to make SharePoint development simpler. Can someone tell is ...
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How to check if a user exists in a group

How can i check if a user (not the current user) exists in a group. The SPGroup object allows to check if the current user is member of the group, but there is no method that checks if a SPUser given ...
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Sharepoint Project automatically retracts Visual studio

I have a Sharepoint project with a workflow and every time I try run it, as it deploys the solution it automatically retracts. This retraction happens 1 second after the deploy. Below is the build ...
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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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SPItemEventReceiver ItemAdding - Differentiate between a file and a folder

I've setup a custom event receiver. The purpose of my event receiver is to stop people from uploading any file type except PDF's. Right now my code looks like this: if ...
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Thorough Sharepoint 2010 development book suggestion?

I'm looking for a developer's book that would be quite in-depth and works from the basics to advanced stuff without requiring previous knowledge of MOSS 2007. I would like the book to explain basics ...
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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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SharePoint -access to path is denied

I am working in SharePoint 2010. My requirement is to create folder inside SharePoint layouts and create a file inside that folder. Also I need to access the file for a current logged in user. ...
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Filter a list view using URL parameters

I would like to dynamically construct a couple of URLs for our SharePoint users to filter down a rather large list view we have. Rather than create a bunch of different custom views, I was wondering ...
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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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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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Recommendations for SharePoint 2010 training?

I have a $2,000 training budget this year, so I'm looking for the best bang for the buck. The $2k would have to include travel, if any is required, and I'm based in Raleigh, NC. I would like to ...
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What are the best resources for SharePoint 2010 development?

What are the best resources for SharePoint 2010 development? Please do one answer per answer.
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Moving a web part to a different zone on a page

How do I programmatically move a web part from one zone to another on a page? I have multiple sites that I want to loop through each site and update the page.
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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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I'm trying to understang how AJAX and Sharepoint play together

I'm about to embark on a project whose goal is to take a Sharepoint wiki of documentation, and add an index as the left nav (right now, there's only search). As users click on an index item, the right ...
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Efficiently determine if a List is using item level security

How can you efficiently determine if any of the items in a List don't inherit their security from the List? You could use SPListItem.HasUniqueRoleAssignments but this would require iterating through ...
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How do you organize your sharepoint developments?

I am starting to do a lot of sharepoint development lately, and some of the things that I have done and I dont like is to use sharepoint designer directly for things like pagelayouts, lists ...
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Feature Activation Logic (Prevent Activation)

I have three site collection features used to set branding throughout the site collection. I want to prevent the accidental activation of one of the features if one of the three is already activated; ...
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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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What version of Visual Studio 2012 needed for SP Dev

I have been researching the different versions of VS2012 for use in developing in a SP2010 (Foundation) and possibly SP2013 environment. I asked two separate MS employees about which version of VS I ...
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how to upload file to sharepoint doc library via c# application?

I need to upload files with specific information(custom fields) into sharepoint document library via custom windows application. I have no idea how to do it, anyone has any examples how to do it ...
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How do I get the url for attachments on an SPListItem using C#?

I have an SPListItem for which I would like to get the urls of all its attachments. The urls will be used as part of my custom web part which has an SPList of SPListItem items.
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call stsadm.exe programmatically (using System.Diagnostics.Process) doesn't seems to work

The title pretty much says it. My target is to deploy a custom alerttemplates.xml to my SharePoint 2010 solution programmatically. Which would decrease the steps for an installation of the solution, ...
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How to full uninstall SharePoint 2010

I wanted a clean install of SharePoint 2010 so I recently uninstalled it as well as deleted all the content databases from Central Admin and SQL Management server. I then re-installed SharePoint 2010 ...
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Change default welcome page

How to do the following but with code? my page name is actnow.aspx click the "Site Actions" menu bar, select "Site Settings" and then click on "Modify All Site Settings". Under the "Look and Feel" ...
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Disposal of SPWebs created using SPSite.OpenWeb()

After reading some answers/comments on Disposal of SPWebs retrieved from SPContext.Current.Site.AllWebs, I opened up Reflector to dig deeper into the SPSite and SPWeb classes. I ran into a surprise, ...
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Unit testing web parts

I've read the articles from Andrew Woodward (21Apps) trying to get started with unit testing on WSS, but when I try something more advanced, like Webpart connections, I don't know how to start ...
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groups.getByName(groupname) is undefined

I have copied some snippets of code from here to test if a user belongs to a certain group, I am using Sharepoint 2010, however I am getting an method is undefined error. I am making sure that sp.js ...
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How to create a site in a sitecollection on a remote SPServer using C#

I am currently trying to write a Dynamics CRM 2011 plugin that creates a new SharePoint 2010 site (within an existing site collection) for every account that is created. I have the code for creating a ...
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Memory Leak is it?

I have this small chunk of code and I can't understand why it's taking soo memory. static void Main(string[] args) { using (SPSite mySite = new ...
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JQuery Accordion with SharePoint 2010 Custom List

I have a FAQ custom list in Sharepoint 2010 with two columns: Question (title column renamed) and Answer. I want to display the questions and answers from the sharepoint list in JQuery Accordion. ...
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Custom Dialog Return Value

I have a custom page that I load in a SharePoint dialog. I call the javascript from an ASPX page, but when I close the dialog I want the javascript callback to "push" a value back to my ASPX page. Is ...
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Get the current site url

How to get the current site url in SharePoint? I am using SPContext.Current.Site.Url but this returns parent site url. If I create a new site in existing site and activate my feature in it, and call ...
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Is there a way to display a warning message inside my enterprise wiki page layout , when the page status is Rejected

I am working on a publishing site collection using the Enterprise wiki template. Currently I got this behavior regarding the versioning setting. For the library I specify that the library content ...
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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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How to programmatically modify item level permissions prior to first save?

I've got a situation where there are strict permissions requirements on an a list of which I already have written a custom form. The requirement is that upon creation, based on metadata, only certain ...
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CAML Query Lookup/Choice Value Type as Text

So, here is some lines of code that i write to retrieve data from Sharepoint list using CAML query. string qryCaml = string.Format(@"<Where> <And> ...
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SharePoint 2010 FBA: Redirect on Sign Out

I'm using the SharePoint 2010 FBA Pack http://sharepoint2010fba.codeplex.com/. Basically, I want to redirect to the homepage once a user Sign's out. I'm unable to find this. Could someone please help ...
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Copy file to sharepoint

Below is my method which is meant to copy a file from a folder on my desktop to the sharepoint document library shared documents. Its giving me error on SaveChanges method call, error shows me this ...
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Sharepoint 2010 ModalDialog title

I am creating a popup window in sharepoint using this code in javascript. function openDialog(title, url, width, height, CallResult) { var options = { url: getUrl(url), title: title, ...
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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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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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Sharepoint provider hosted app Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.File.OpenBinaryDirect does not work

I am trying to do. Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.File.OpenBinaryDirect(context,relativeUrl) Always get "forbidden" and unauthorized. However If i use same context and url to do ...
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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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Can the zoom/scale on JS Grid conrol in gantt mode be changed?

I have created a webpart with a JS Grid control with gantt enabled. I want the gantt view to display months instead of weekdays. Anyone have an idea how to do this? Update: The following link is what ...
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How to find the Author Name using SP Client Context in SharePoint 2010?

I am trying to find the Author Name(created by) for a given Item Id using the SP Client context in SharePoint 2010. Below the code snippet var ctx = new SP.ClientContext.get_current(); ...