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I want to use ASPCOMPAT=true as an attribute of @Page directive

I get the following error on SharePoint pages: "aspcompat not alowed on this page" when I try to use it. Please help.
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Cannot access SharePoint from Visual Studio Add-In (SPFarm.Local is null)

I have a weird problem so I'm going to see if the SharePoint community can help shed some light on this. I am developing a Visual Studio 2008 Add-In which creates some menu items on the 'Project' ...
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ASP.Net Forms authentication issue

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. I have deployed a collaboration portal template based SharePoint site collection. I am developing using ASP.Net web ...
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Reason for FormDigestSettings.Enabled?

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. I have deployed a publishing portal. I am developing a ASP.Net web application using VSTS 2008 + C# + .Net 3.5 + ...
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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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Reducing amount of clicks to create Publishing Page in SharePoint 2007

I have a customer who is using the MOSS 2007 WCM Publishing Site. To create a page in this environment you need to: Select Site Settings | Create Page Fill in: Title page url select a ...
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What is the best practice handling “Save Conflict” SPException? [closed]

What is the best way to work around the SPException thrown when updating an SPListItem recently edited by another process? Is this a good approach? What can be done to not to lose the update data? ...
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Packaging with WSPBuilder and missing project/DLL dependencies

I'm working on a SharePoint solution containing five Visual Studio projects. One is a "common library"-type of project and the other four are features with code that depend on the library. The issue ...
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Error on Document conversion of DOCX doc with Quick Parts [closed]

I started using the document conversion feature with MOSS 2007 and Word 2007. The process seems to work fine with DOCX documents. So I tried adding quick parts metadata to the docs, and no luck. Can ...
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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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First execution of workflow in the day always fails

I am experiencing a strange problem with a VS workflow deployed to the server. The workflow that runs when an item is added triggers fine (OnWorkflowActivated). After this there is a condition where ...
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Creating a User Profile section programmatically

I'm attempting to create a new user profile section programmatically but without success. The problem is with the Type property of the Property class. When I specify a value such as "section" for ...
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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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Using multiple filters in a filter web part

I'm working on a filter web part inherited from another developer and it's the first time I've worked on them. It currently allows for a single filter and another filter needs to be added. Initial ...
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Can't remove web.config entries with SPWebConfigurationModification

I have a problem with removing web.config entries. To add entries with the SPWebConfigurationModification is no problem, but whether i try to remove this entries again nothing happens. Any idea why? ...
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What OS will you use to develop on with SharePoint 2010?

Here are my thoughts: I will install WSS 4.0 on my Windows 7 laptop to mainly prototype things quickly in a meeting or design session. However, for real development work I will be using Windows ...
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Can application pages be attached to a specific list

I have a scenario where I need to create an application page that is installed to the ECB menu of a specific list only. Is this possible? or is the only way to do it associating the elements file with ...
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Running code that creates a TimerJobDefinition outside of Central Admin

I have run into a problem several times now where I have developed a custom timer job, and I want my site collection administrators to manage the schedule of this job with a custom application page ...
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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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VSeWSS CTP 1.3 March Custom Action Walkthrough

Does anyone have a good walkthrough for creating a custom action using Visual Studio Extensions CTP 1.3 from March? I'm pretty sure it can be done, but I haven't seen a good explanation yet.
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What are you most excited to see at SPC? [closed]

What topics are you most excited to see at the SharePoint Conference (2009)? For me, I am curious to see how the developer story is playing out as well as the good conversation with folks around ...
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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 ...