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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Programmatically set data source link for SSRS Report files

I have a scenario where I export/import a site collection with the Content Deployment Wizard. The problem is that all Reporting Services (SQL Server 2008 R2) reports (all located in the same document ...
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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(); ...
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Deploying custom page into the pages library using a feature in SharePoint 2007?

I have a custom page and want deploy it into the pages library of the site using a feature in SharePoint 2007. Whenever the activated the page should added into the pages library and should removed on ...
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Web Parts for both 2007 & 2010

I'm curious if anyone has seen any guidance/best practices on developing web parts that can work for both SP2007 & SP2010 with minimal conversion? They wouldn't take advantage of any new 2010 ...
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Custom field type won't postback

I've been trying to build a custom field type. It's basically a set of cascading dropdowns, where the values of the second dropdown are taken from another list based on the selected value in the first ...
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Using jQuery in SharePoint 2013

I'm trying to implement a solution in SP 2013 where the global navigation docks to the top of the browser as you scroll down. Like on this site. The dev at this site provided the jquery he used to ...
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best way to store property of a site

I have a site called Exhibitions that contains many many subsites each of which is an individual exhibition (with pages, images etc). I would like to attach to each of these subsites a property which ...
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SPFolder vs SPListItem

I've trying to build a tree view which will show a Sites Lists and folders. This is an external application so I have to communicate with WSS3 through web services. Site |-List | |-Folder | ...
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How do I disable\stop or enable\start Sharepoint 2010 on my Windows 7 development machine

I used the SharePoint 2010 Easy Setup Script to setup my Windows 7 machine for Sharepoint Development. However, I don't want the Sharepoint services hogging up CPU in the background when I'm doing ...
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Manage some state inside a Sharepoint WebPart

Considering a simple example of a webpart that adds items to a list based on a simple button click: public partial class MyVisualWebPartUserControl : UserControl { private int cont = 0; ...
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Pros of Sharepoint and Build Server (TFS, TeamCity,…)

What are the pros using a build server with sharepoint when having projects your working alone at?
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Custom Sign In Page has an SPContext.Current that is always null

Found the Solution The solution was to add a Root Site Collection (as the code was running in a sub-site, without a root site). See This Solution Important Update (based on ...
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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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Add a Web Part Zone to “My Newsfeed” Page via PowerShell

I've done a fair amount of looking into this idea without promising leads. Let me define my problem: I need to add a third column (as a Web Part Zone) to the "My Newsfeed" page in My Sites. The ...
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This functionality is unavailable for field collections not associated with a list

I have the code below and up the fld.Update() line, it crashes saying This functionality is unavailable for field collections not associated with a list The string values I provided are fine. ...
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How to programmatically detect if a solution is deployed?

Situation: There's a sharepoint farm with ~60 solutions. On some not specified time someone can deploy a new /update an existing solution to this farm. Everytime a deployment is successfull I need to ...
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Can't access the user profiles in a console application

I want to make some manipulation with the user profiles from a console application. I'm trying to enumerate the profiles, with no success : var mysite = "http://my"; ...
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Programmatically create MySites for Users with FBA

I am trying to create MySites for users programmatically but I am receiving the following error: My Site creation failure for user '' for site URL 'http://goaccel-app2:1000/sites/mysites/personal/'. ...
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In SharePoint 2010 how can I add user selected WebParts at run time?

I am quite new to SharePoint and have been given an interesting problem to solve. My users have requested to each have a custom home page that they can customise with ease. The design I have been ...
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Sharepoint application with offline support

I want to create an application (C#) that can work with Sharepoint in offline mode (read/add/modify documents) and sync with the server whenever a connection is established. What is the best solution ...
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SharePoint Training - 2007 or 2010?

We have SharePoint 2007 and hope to migrate to 2010 sometime. If I take 2010 will the stuff I learn work on 2007 or should I take 2007? I am wanting to learn the back end. Creating Web Parts, etc. ...
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How to programmingly create a “Link to a Document” in an ASP.net web application?

I have a asp.net web application which requires to upload files to a SharePoint document library. I got that working. Now, I need to know how to code using C# in my web application to create a "Link ...
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Does writing a custom RBS provider force one to put SharePoint into unsupported state?

It is well known that modifying a content database directly by running direct SQL queries results in an unsupported SharePoint state. However, it is possible to develop custom RBS providers. Note that ...
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SPAppToken (context token) is null

I have a Sharepoint 2013 on premise environment for which I am developing an provider hosted app using Visual Studio. The Visual Studio project has an app project which contains a custom ribbon ...
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How is better to create content with XML or Programmatically

I have a project in SP2010 in which i need: to create some custom content-types to create custom lists based on this content types. to add custom actions in lists (list level actions). Two lists ...
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Convert incoming email from plain text to HTML

I have a list that accepts emails and creates list items out of them. The issue I'm facing is that if someone emails the list using plain text, the formatting showing up in a list item's multi-line ...
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Add a Three-State Workflow by Code?

I want to add a three-state-workflow to a list. I know how to add this via Designer but - to keep manual works low - I want to achieve the same goal by Code. This is what I need: Add a ...