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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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Get\Set values from SharePoint 2013 custom fields

How to Get\Set values from ListItem in SharePoint 2013 custom fields using CSOM and C#?
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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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.NET forms for SharePoint 2010 without InfoPath

Afternoon all, Can anyone advise if it's possible to create forms for SharePoint 2010 Standard (to submit to a list) without using InfoPath? My version of the product doesn't have InfoPath Services. ...
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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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SP 2010 Custom Access Denied Pages - 403 error

I've used the following powershell script to change the default access denied page for my web Application: Set-SPCustomLayoutsPage -Identity "AccessDenied" -RelativePath ...
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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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modifying a site column using powershell without affecting its child list columns

I have a site column of type "Text", and users have assign this column a default value at the list level. so now my site column contains null default value, while its child list columns are having a ...
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How To Create New Item using ListFieldIterator Control

I am trying to use the ListFieldIterator control in my web part to render a list form. I have a button event that suppose to update the current item from the ListFieldIterator control, after I click ...
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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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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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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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unable to write a script to change the logo redirect url

I am working on a web application which contain 2 site collections , with the following URLs:- http//servername http://servername/HR and the second site collection have two subsites , with the ...
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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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Feature activation error: System.InvalidOperationException: Operation is not valid due to the current state of the object

i have taken one List Email event receiver(Type is EmailReceived) and that event receiver attach with document library. when i am activate that feature got error. i have check on ULS Viewer. error ...
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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 ...
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Get Approvers Group - C#

I'm working on a workflow project, where I have to get all the users in the Approvers group. In order to get the approvals group, I run the following code: SPGroup approvals = ...
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Previewing Non-Standard Images in Picture Library

I am trying to create a picture library that will allow users of the site to store picture documents as well as preview them. If a image that is, what I would call standard (.jpg, .gif etc.), is ...
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How to customize a ListView Webpart from code

I have a repository of files... I'd like to create a ListView Webpart wich receives the path in the tree and show the files in the document library... It's possible to do this by code? Is there any ...
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Set a date/lookup in ListInstance elements.xml

I have two lists. The first one has customers and the second one has Orders. Now i want to add some (test) data in the elements.xml of the listinstances. For customers this works without a problem ...
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Feature Scope Problem

I am having an heck of a time trying to get two separately scoped solutions to work together. The first solution is scoped for Farm and does nothing more than add a custom SPDiagnosticService. When ...
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Execution of code as Application Pool account

Here is what I'm currently trying to do - 1.Create a new instance of a timer job from a web part 2.Add a new site collection to the current web application again from a web part Each time the code ...
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ALM for Site Templates? Template or CSOM App?

Looking at the best way to implement a set of feature requirements for a new product being proposed by my firm. A client portal accessed through our 365 SharePoint environment. Features: dropbox ...
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Can you add comments to an append-only field in a list in Sharepoint 2010 using C#? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you programmatically add comments to an append-only comment field in a custom item list using C#? Posted on stack exchange first, then I found this Sharepoint ...
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Programmaticly change Document ID's

I want to change the Document ID through code, the why is out scope for this question. I do have a reason, and I can explain this if you want, but please accept the fact that I have the need to change ...
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Attachments to Documents

I have a document library. I want to be able to add supporting documents to a document(I am using a custom content type based on document). Ideally I would like to add them as attachments so ...
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what is a feature?

I am starting to read up on SP development but none of the books I have checked have been able to answer this seemingly simple question. I am pretty new to the dev side of things and feel like I ...
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SharePoint 2010 List Rotator Web Part

Ok, so I would normally take the time to write this, but don't have said time to do it at the moment. I need a web part for SharePoint 2010 that does something very simple: display list items from a ...
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Using Sharepoint as a development tool?

We have been using .NET for business applications (high availability, many concurrent users) and some people here are suggesting most of these applications could be developed with Sharepoint 2010. ...
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Novice Developer

I have not been able to find any related subject here related to training patterns, Some of us who have gone through the C# basics and moderate courses as well as some other courses may be at loss ...
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ListData.svc returns Error 400: Bad Request in Visual Studio

I wanted to use the REST Service in an application. So when I add the service reference in Visual Studio I get this error There was an error downloading ...
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How to properly use the Using Statement with SharePoint Objects

What is best practice with the Using statement when working with SharePoint Objects. When and how should you use the Using statement, so objects used are disposed, etc?
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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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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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What's the ultimate SharePoint 2010 development laptop?

We'll all want to be able to develop on our own 64 bit laptops and Windows 7 (at least I will). What is the ultimate rig? I've seen some folks buying the Dell Studio 13 XPS with an SSD (@bluedude, ...
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Developing a custom webpart to improve the page performance

I need a suggestion for a specific development requirement; it is just for a sub-site. The sub-site has a single list with 20 columns and 850+ items. Now, in the home page, I have to have there ...
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How deploy a WSP with external .dll

I'm here to ask a newbie question... I'm developing a solution for some web site in Sharepoint 2010. No problem to deploy and test... Then I introduce a new project of a DLL in my Solution... when i ...
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Working in a team of multiple SharePoint developers

In a team of multiple developers, what is the best way to set up the development environment? Does everyone have their own complete install of SharePoint, or share content databases, or something ...