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Get SPWeb by ID without Site Collection?

I have a list of SPWeb IDs and would like to open the associated SPWeb objects. However, I do not know in which Site Collection they are (I DO know that they are in the current Web Application ...
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ArgumentException when trying to access SPListItem value

I have a tool to update all items in SP (link replacement). The tool works most of the time but sometimes it throws me an ArgumentException ("Value does not fall within the expected range."). Here is ...
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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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Create a farm wide timer job…is it ok?

I'm following this http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc406686%28office.12%29.aspx and have successfully created a TimerJob that is WebApplication wide. this line foreach (SPSite ...
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Does adding custom code to native SharePoint aspx files automatically result in an unsupported state?

I want to add some custom code to one of the native SharePoint's aspx files in the hive (14\TEMPLATE\LAYOUTS). Specifically, I wish to implement a Page_LoadComplete event that does some additional ...
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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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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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SharePoint List / Library property bag

I'm working with sharepoint 2007 and i have a question, does a sharepoint library / list has something like property bag, where i could store some properties for the list? Like a SPWeb object. Or ...
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Why do companies do custom-development in SharePoint? Can you give me some use cases?

Can you give me some examples of what companies are custom-developing SharePoint for? I'm trying to see what are they trying to get that SharePoint doesn't offer (not talking about UI customization). ...
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Value does not fall within the expected range when iterating over all fields

I have a custom page that copies items from one list in one site to another, and its failing with the exception above. I tried checking the field using sharepoint manager but I didnt find anything ...
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Adding description to sharepoint link URL using the C# CSOM

I'm currently adding the URL except the description is an ugly link. I would like to add the description to the URL in a links list on sharepoint online. My current code to add a new item from an ...
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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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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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Deploying a custom page under the Layout folder using a Feature

I have customized the "EditProfile.aspx" page and want to deploy it on the QA using a Feature, is it possible to deploy a page under the "_Layouts" folder using feature. Tried with the below Feature ...
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How do I display the results of a CAML query on a data grid in sharepoint 2007?

I want to develop a custom web part for SharePoint 2007. How do I display the results of a CAML query on a data grid? The grid view should be customizable, and should not adversely affect performance. ...
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RunWithElevatedPrivileges - Usage recommendations

I have a strong gut feeling that using SharePoint's RunWithElevatedPrivileges should be avoided like the plague, but need to convince some others as to exactly why. Here's what I have. Spawns a new ...
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Sharepoint unit testing using fakes framework

I have an application which uploads a file to SharePoint via client object model. Now I need to write unit test cases for this application. The problem is, I how do I write test cases for the ...
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How could I put a references of Ajax Control Toolkit in a GAC

How Could i put a references to the Gac. I want to putting a dll file to the AjaxControl Toolkit.
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Disposing of SPWeb object query

I'm trying to understanding the object clean up process. using (SPSite siteCollection = new SPSite(siteUrl)) { SPWeb site = siteCollection.RootWeb; foreach (SPList list in site.Lists) { if ...
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Can not update Navigation programatically

I have following code var subWeb = newWeb.Webs.Add(subsite.Url, subsite.Title, subsite.Title, 1033, PublishTemplate, false, false); subWeb.AllowUnsafeUpdates = true; subWeb.Update(); PublishingWeb ...
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Changing the name of a sharepoint list programmaticaly

I'm trying to change the "name" of a sharepoint document library (not the title). I have found a way to do it from sharepoint designer: ...
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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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How to get the current site url in sharepoint

How to get the current site url in sharepoint, I am using SPContext.Current.Site.Url but this returns package site url, if i create a new site in existing site and activate my feature in it, and call ...
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Logging into SharePoint through C# programatically

I am trying to login programatically to a SharePoint app and get the HTML code of specific page within that website. Is there a way how I can do that programatically? I am having problems with the ...
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Deploying a Web Part to a single Site Collection using WSPBuilder

I am working with Visual Studio 2008 with the WSPBuilder add-in, and WSS 3.0. When I create a Web Part feature and deploy it to my SharePoint site, it is available to every site collection in the web ...
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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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SharePoint 2010 development practices

We are a group of ASP.NET developers who are new to SharePoint and we are starting fresh from SP 2010 with no prior experience with 2007. I am trying to figure out how to implement the SW development ...
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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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C# using REST to update a list item in an ASHX page

We have an existing ASHX page in our 2010 farm that users hit to pull in some RSS data. I'm wanting to do some tracking on the usage of this page. I don't want to IIS log parse for this so my thought ...
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Where to store data needed by a custom timer job?

I have a custom ribbon button in each document library and when a user clicks it, I'd like to store some library-related data (URL, id ...) in a way that would make it available to a custom timer job. ...
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CAML query for sharepoint list not working

I have a CAML query where I am getting records between a date range for a sharepoint 2010 list through an asmx web method call. It looks like this ...
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Check- in & check-out files using client object model

As the title says, how can I Check- in & check-out files using client object model?
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Usage of RootWeb property instead of OpenWeb method

I am referring a SharePoint book and I found the following code snippet in an example in that book. using (SPSite mySiteCollection = new SPSite(mySiteUrl)) { using (SPWeb mySPSite = ...
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SharePoint 2010 — Visual Studio Project Structure

What are your project structures for sharepoint projects. For example my simple structure is: Think of a project named MyPortal MyPortal.sln --MyPortal.Branding (Custom master pages, page layouts, ...
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How to create Site (SPWeb) on Sharepoint Online

I have a problem creating Sites on Sharepoint Online. The code that works on-premise do not work on Sharepoint Online. I do not want to bother you with the code, i just want a clean start. So my ...
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Share Point Timer Job Not Executing Code In Overriden Excecute Method Of SPJobDefinition

My goal is obviously to exceute some code periodically through SharePoint and I cant get it to work correctly. I started off by creating an empty sharepoint 2010 project(farm solution). Then, I added ...
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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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What's the preferred way to cache .NET objects in SP Foundation?

I have a SharePoint 2010 Founation (farm) solution scoped at the site collection level. What I'd like to do is cache some of my custom .NET objects so that the page requests can be processed faster. ...
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Development environments offered from the cloud

Would cloud based development servers be a valid alternative for local development environments? The cloud based dev environment might consist of a separate physical SQL server, and a SP dev image ...
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display a warning message visible on every page

Occasionally we would like to display a warning message on our Sharepoint site, for example to warn in advance users of scheduled downtime or that the site is temporarly overloaded. This message ...
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Loading jQuery in the Correct order

I wish to use a jQuery plugin in SharePoint. Currentley I have jQuery added to each page via a custom master page. <script src="/Style Library/js/jquery-1.6.4.min.js" ...
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Adding files to a deployed feature

How do you add new files to a feature that have been deployed? Are there any gotcha's that you need to worry about?
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Structure of a WSP file

After you save a site as template you get a WSP file that you can then import in VS and tweak it as you want. I did this for a site today and had a lot of things in the WSP after I decompressed it, ...
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CAML 'Endswith' equivalent?

I have to pull the data from the custom list by using a CAML query. I would like to use the "Endswith" option in the CAML query however it seems to be unsupported in sharepoint 2007. What would be ...
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Error message: “A sharepoint server is not installed…”

Im trying to develop a Visual Web Part using Visual Studio 2010 RC. I have not installed SharePoint 2010 locally on my developer box, but I have installed it on my Windows 2008 Server VPC. When I try ...
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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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Access Selected Items from List View

The following returns selected items correctly from standard list and document library types. var context = SP.ClientContext.get_current(); var items = ...
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Getting spuser from multiple types of information

If this sounds confusing it's because I'm al little confused on it myself. Basically I have an application (originally written by someone else but never finished) that needs to perform various actions ...
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Custom Page Layout in Sharepoint 2013 Foundation

Sharepoint comes with a set of Text Layout Templates. How can I create my own custom Text Layouts under Sharepoint 2013 Foundation. What I'm trying to achieve is a shown below. PS: I do not have ...
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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> ...