An XML element is everything from (including) the element's start tag to (including) the element's end tag.

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SharePoint 2010 Deployment will not update Master pages because SPFile.CustomizedPageStatus is 'None'

We have the following scenario and are hoping someone can help: Original 2007 Publishing Site content database upgraded to 2010 Page templates in use have never been Ghosted because they were ...
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adding link to suite bar in sharepoint 2013

I have followed the following liks to add custom links to sharepoint 2013 suite bar. http://blogs.msdn.com/b/findnavish/archive/2013/02/07/sharepoint-2013-customizing-suite-bar.aspx http://www....
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Add .preview file using feature

I have this feature with a nice little master page inserted through a feature, and it works fine. Now I'm looking into theming, created a composable look. To choose this look in the design manager ...
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How to create web-related lookup field to 'pages' list?

I have SharePoint site collection 'http://microsoft.com/' with few child webs ex: http://microsoft.com/news/ I want to create lookup field to 'Pages' list. On each child web lookup field should ...
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Config standard SiteUsers WebPart in SP2010

I´ve got a problem with a normal SiteUsers WebPart. Currently I have this code: <WebPart xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns="...
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'RootWebOnly' property of a CustomAction only works in sandboxed solutions? Why?

I have a web application scoped feature which provisions a number of site collections and subsites. The feature also contains a navigation element, which adds a new custom action group to the site ...
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Can't rename “Title” field in List Definition

I can't rename "Title" field to "Unit Type" Here is my Schema.xml: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <List xmlns:ows="Microsoft SharePoint" Title="PrCenter - StatisticsDef" ...
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How do I use QueryOverride in CQWP when deploying web part instance using Elements.xml?

I need to use the CQWP with more than three filters, hence I'm going to use the QueryOverride with a CAML query like described here. I can't get this to work when deploying the web part instance using ...
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What is the SPListTemplateType or SPListTemplateId or ListUrl of ACL of an item?

What is the SPListTemplateType or SPListTemplateId or ListUrl of the list that appears when clicking on the item permission button on the edit control block or the button on the ribbon of any item (...
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Define contenttype with list

I have defined my list definition as following: <List xmlns:ows="Microsoft SharePoint" Title="Requests List Definition" FolderCreation="FALSE" Direction="$Resources:Direction;" Url="Lists/...
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Publishing field type names for feature

I'm creating a SharePoint 2010 feature in VS 2010 to add some custom site columns to a site collection via an elements.xml file. I can't seem to find the Type attribute values for the publishing ...
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Elements.xml Id substitution

I have a site column defined in an Elements.xml file in Visual Studio. The SharePoint project this is in does all sorts of initial configuration on the website. I need to set the UserSelectionScope to ...
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Error when deploying module with GhostableInLibrary files

Here is the module which I want to deploy on the server and the files which should be shown in the Style Library, when deploying them without type ghostale in library, all go good and well, no errors, ...
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Location of Ribbon XML for List View

I'm looking for the location of SharePoint ribbon XML for List Views. I'm just curious to see how Microsoft has coded it. However, I don't know the location of the xml file. Could someone put me in ...
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What are 'Property Bags'?

They show in elements.xml files sometimes. What do they consist of? What scope do they live on? (Farm, Site, Web, or something different?) How do they interact with the rest of Sharepoint? What are ...
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How can I provision a list with a calculated field?

I am trying to create some fields, a content type, a list definition and a list instance in Visual Studio. All of my fields are working, showing up in the list etc. except for calculated fields. What ...
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How can I modify a list property from a custom action using the client object model?

My task is to process selected items of some list. Can I change some field value from the client object model ? I found some solution like this: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?> <...
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Sharepoint 2010: How to set default value for a lookup column (without InfoPath forms)

How can I set default value for a lookup column (when we adding new item)? For lists creating I am using site columns and site content types in elements.xml. I can set default value for text or date ...
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Reference a javascript script in a ribbon custom action xml

Reference a .js file on a spribbon custom action elements.xml on my javascriptmethods.js file: function test(){ alert('test message.');} on my custom action elements.xml: <CustomAction ...
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How to resolve “A duplicate contenet type name…” error for project with custom content types?

I have a project that I have been using to deploy a custom content type. Recently i decided that I needed another content type that would inherit from the original one. I created a new element file, ...
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Ribbon fails: Ribbon <Tab> node must have a <Scaling> subnode

I am in big trouble. I have created two ribbons and both doesn't work. I allways get the following failure message: System.ArgumentException: Ribbon <Tab> node must have a <Scaling> ...
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Why won't my site column deploy from an elements file?

See Can site columns be deployed in sandboxed solutions? for background on this. I've tried to reproduce the sandboxed feature with a site column as built by Hilton Giesenow shown on How Do I: Create ...
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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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Set ContentType Mandatory FieldRef

I have the following ContentType Elements.xml file in a visual studio project. I need the ArticleStartDate to be mandatory/required. When the deployment happens the field is not required. I can't ...
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Custom list definition - fields in Elements.xml and Schema.xml

I'm creating a custom list definition in SharePoint 2010 by following this article. The tutorial is OK and it works. There is a thing that I don't understand though. Why do I need to insert the ...
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Can't change title field display name

I'm using visual studio to develop custom content type, which uses Element as base content type. I'd like to change title field's display name, by doing so: <FieldRef ID="{fa564e0f-0c70-4ab9-b863-...
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How to add Two java script file in element .xml

I am using 2 button in custom tab and each button has a .js file to load . Could you please say me how to use 2 .js file in the same element .xml and here is my code for element xml <?xml version="...
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What is the recommend way to share a single element between multiple features?

In my Visual Studio 2010 SharePoint Project I have a single SPItemEventReceiver that is contained in its own Elements.xml I have 2 site collection features that are mutually exclusive they are never ...
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Adding links in the CEWP

The following code is adding extra %22 after the aspx which cause link to fail. XmlElement p = new XmlDocument().CreateElement("p"); p.InnerText = @"<table style=""width: 100%""><tbody> ...
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Multiple values of RegistrationId attribute in CustomAction tag

I wonder is there any ability to set not only one but multiple values of RegistrationId in CustomAction tag. I have an elements.xml entry like this: <CustomAction Id="ClassifyDialogButton....