Defines methods that are called when a Feature is installed, uninstalled, activated, deactivated, or upgraded.

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The breakpoint will not currently be hit - debuging feature receiver

I need to debug my feature receiver, so I set up few breakpoints, but when I hit F5 in VS2010, they are all missed, and it says that "The breakpoint will not currently be hit. No symbols have been ...
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Powershell Deployment - Enable-SPFeature Error

I get the following problem activating a feature in powershell: Enable-SPFeature : The located assembly's manifest definition does not match the assembly reference. (Exception from HRESULT: ...
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Feature Activation Logic (Prevent Activation)

I have three site collection features used to set branding throughout the site collection. I want to prevent the accidental activation of one of the features if one of the three is already activated; ...
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Why do I get a security validation invalid error updating a field from a feature receiver?

Trying to change the title field of a document library to be required..doesn't want to work. SPList docLib = web.Lists["Process Aids"]; SPField field = docLib.Fields["Title"]; field.Title = "Display ...
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Disable Web-scoped features on Web deletion

I have a SPWeb ( http://example.com/site ), created used a custom web template, with several features activated on its scope. When I delete the SPWeb it would be desirable that all the features ...
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Backup a file while custom feature activated?

We have a custom application page "custom.aspx" on the Layout folder, would like to rename the original file "custom.aspx" to "custom_bak.aspx" before the updated/modified custom application page "...
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Cannot set the associated group from a feature receiver

In a feature receiver, I want to create group and set the associated owner group of the Web. This feature is activated automatically from a custom site template (I think this the root of the problem). ...
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How do you “stop” activating a feature within the feature receiver?

I have a feature receiver with some long running code, hence I use SPLongOperation and delegate for better visual appearance. Basically my feature receiver looks like so: public override void ...
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Deleting Site Columns and Content Types Programmatically

I have a feature that adds two site columns to a content type on activation. On deactivation it's supposed to delete them, but I'm getting the following error: "Site columns which are included in ...
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Can't deploy Admin Approved Form Template using XSNFeatureReceiver in SharePoint 2010

I am trying to deploy an Administrator Approved InfoPath form template to SharePoint 2010 as a feature. I've done this lots of times in 2007 and never had an issue - but this will not play ball. I ...
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SP2010 Reset all subsites to inherit masterpage using c#

I'm creating a site feature reciever which sets a custom master page on the root web. I would also like the master page set on the root to be inherit to all the subsites. What is the most elegant way ...
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SPWebConfigModification class will not update Central Admin application's web.config file

Using SharePoint 2010 I am trying to use the SPWebConfigModification class to make some basic changes to web.config files on applications in the farm, including the Central Administration web.config ...
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Deploying webparts to default.aspx with a SiteDefinition feature dependency

I tried deploying a Site Definition with a custom default.aspx page. Within the <WebFeatures> node of the Site Definition's Onet.xml I tried to reference a Feature which would get a web part ...