set of functionality that can be turned on at a particular scope level

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Feature has already been installed. Use the force attribute to explicitly re-install the feature

We have several SharePoint 2010 solutions which we want to deploy to SharePoint 2013 with Visual Studio 2012 running on Windows Server 2012. Site solutions work. But farm solutions just don't. I get ...
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delete feature using event receiver on a farm feature

there is a farm feature and there is a web-scoped feature. web feature does stuff on multiple sites. If ever i want to get rid of the feature on all sites, I have a farm feature that has on ...
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Hide feature based on user sharepoint

Is there any way to manipulate feature.xml file to control its visibility from a specific group? Thanks.
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SharePoint 2010 solution not deploying correctly (features not available)

I have been working on a SharePoint 2010 solution on a server using Visual Studio. Unfortunately the server decided to die on me. Fortunately I have the solution backed up using source control and had ...
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“Feature has conflicting event reciever settings” error

I am new to SharePoint so I apologize if this is not phrased properly, but I created a BDC to a SQL database in Visual Studio 2012. I am trying to have the list created programmatically through an ...
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Single feature management

I am having a situation where I need to manage single feature for multiple site collections in a farm environment. Situation is as described below. Assume, I will create 3 web applications and for ...
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How do I configure styles and layout of a Summary Link Web Part using code?

I have successfully added a Summary Link Web Part as a feature and want to configure the styles and layout of it, including: The default style for new links The group header style The number of ...
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Can a workflow start a console app in SharePoint?

I would just like to know, if it is possible to start a console app from a workflow in SharePoint?
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List ribbon button disappeared

I have a problem with a List ribbon button that disappears. The only thing that has happend that I know of is that the wsp was redeployed and the site-feature (which creates the list) was reactivated. ...
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Documents opening in Office Web Applications (when they're not installed)

I have a farm where for every new site collection the "Open Documents in Client Applications by Default" feature is disabled. So when ever a user opens an excel or word file it will try and open it in ...
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deploy custom site list solution to web application scope?

I created a custom list definition in Visual Studio. Then, I generated a .wsp and sent it to our server admin to install. He got a warning: The solution contains no Web application scoped ...
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When will be the next SharePoint version coming?

I can't wait for a better version of SharePoint. I heard that the next version is SharePoint 2012 but now we have reach year 2012 but yet not receive any news on the beta version or even alpha version ...
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What is “NrbReleaseSearch Feature”?

I cannot find the answer to what this feature is... I'm using SharePoint 2010 and this is in the "site settings">"site collection features" menu where this is one of several things you can ...
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Feature with id already exists - force option

I'm getting that old familiar error when trying to deploy my SharePoint solution via Visual Studio: Error occurred in deployment step 'Add Solution': A feature with ID {Guid} has already been ...
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Unable to see timer job

I have created a custom timer job, which contains a feature. I have successfully activated the feature on my web application, but it does not show up under the job definitions. Feature.xml is as ...
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GacDeployment does not show any results

following scenario. I have a structure that looks as follows: WebApplication (App) --> SiteCollection (SiteCol) --> Site (Site) --> WebSite (Web) --> List I developed an eventreceiver which should ...
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How to manage single feature for all site collections in multiple web applications?

We have a custom sharepoint solution which we are deploying in standalone environment. Now we have to deploy on farm environment where we are going to create multiple web application and hosting our ...
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Proper method of localizing aspx pages

I have a feature in which several aspx pages are deployed to the pages library of a 2010 environment. These are fairly standard aspx pages in that they are attaching to the default maser page, have ...
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Stop remove to SitePages from site on feature deactivation

I have create on module which is add in SitePages and add the webpart page and set that page as a home page of site on feature activation. and on feature deactivation I have wrote a code which will ...
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Any downsides to feature property “Always Force Install”?

Occasionally on our deployments, we would get this error Error occurred in deployment step 'Add Solution': A feature with ID {Guid} has already been installed in this farm. Use the force attribute ...
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No Display Templates for Popular Items web part from Search-Driven Content category

I have a Popular Items web part on my site and in the Display Templates these things are selected: I have saved this site as template, via Save Site as Template option, and created a new site from ...
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How to create a MOSS Feature which loads within every site collection page

I need to create a Survey in a SharePoint site. This survey needs to displayed to every user within the site before the page load, so the user will be forced to complete it. After completing the ...
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How do you decide the scope of a feature when creating timer job?

We are using SharePoint 2013 and have task of creating timer jobs which run everyday, with functionality like sending out emails based on due dates of list items, adding items to list, changing values ...
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How can I identify missing features in a SharePoint site that has been restored from a different farm?

I recently inherited an application from a developer who is no longer with the company. This application restores SharePoint sites from backups and extracts metadata and files from lists in the site. ...
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How to remove orphaned features

I found some orphaned features under "_layouts/ManageFeatures.aspx?Scope=Site" but they do not show up when I list them up with powershell (get-spgetfeature -site url). They are not in 14 hive and ...
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Can't find MissingFeature

I have a question, basically when i run Test-SPContentDatabase I get an error "MissingFeature" with an ID. I used the Feature Admin, this one doesn't give any faulty features or whatever, i checked ...
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Explain it to me: SharePoint deployment scope, solution and features

There are different levels of scope for deployment, but I have not been able to find a definitive explaination of when each applies and what the restrictions are that require loosening (or tightening) ...
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SharePoint feature deployment and scope via PowerShell

We use SP2013 and PowerShell to deploy wsps. When installing the wsp via PowerShell: CASE 1: Add-SPSolution -LiteralPath $path install-spsolution -Identity $solution -GACDeployment Above ...
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Delegate control appending to page while feature is deactivated

I have a delegate control that is appending to the AdditionalPageHead. This delegate control is appending a custom class of mine that inherits from Control. It runs some logic, and when appropriate, ...
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Dependency of feature deployment with List and webpart

We have a project containing a webpart and a list instance (rootwebonly). The webpart and the list instance are activated via a single feature. Now problem is that, everytime a change is requested, ...
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Difference between enabling feature from PowerShell and activating it via site collection features page?

I am trying to create a SharePoint list based on a list template via a feature. The code for creating the list is in the FeatureActivated event handler of the feature's EventReceiver.cs file. The list ...
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PowerShell code to add/remove, install/uninstall and enable/deactivate feature at Web, Site Collection, Web Application and Farm scope

Please can you give me the best practice PowerShell code to:- A. Add, install and enable feature at -Web -Site Collection -Web Application -Farm scope B. Deactivate, Uninstall and Remove ...
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What happens if feature is already activated and you install new wsp?

Suppose we have deployed a wsp (say webpart) with a feature at site collection level and it is activated. Then, we change code of the webpart, create a new wsp. Then, go to central admin->manage ...
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Deleting Dead User Accounts from Sharepoint Alerts,Assigned to E-Mails ,Workflows

how delete Dead User Accounts from Sharepoint Alerts,Assigned to E-Mails ,Workflows.
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Removing missing features which are not referenced

I have an issue, basically I have one missing feature which was found by the pre upgrade tool and i would like to delete it, but no tools help me with that, it is also said that this feature is ...
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What's the connection between “Recently modified in Quick Launch” and the “SharePoint Server Publishing”-Feature?

First I had a plain Team Site without the Feauture "SharePoint Server Publishing" activated. I created several Site Pages, all rendered automatically without the annoying "Recently Modified". When I ...
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Implication of feature scope on SP Object Model

Just curious to know this. Suppose we have a site collection with 3 sites (1 root site + 2 sub-sites). We create a feature in VS to create a new list. Foll. is the code:- foreach (SPWeb web1 in ...
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Missing OOTB Enterprise Workflow Templates

I am using a SharePoint 2010 Enterpise server, with the Norwegian language pack installed. The issue that I am having is that some of the standard OOTB workflows (within the Workflow feature) are ...
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Do you see “Shared with me” and “Undo Change” feature at your SP2013 (std and enterprise)

Sorry it maybe a stupid question but in my test environment the titled features are missed. According to MSDN: ...
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Feature Folder Path Name Doubled

Why when I create a new feature in VS2010 and deploy it, I see the Features folder has my solution but the name is "Doubled Up". Is this expected behavior? See my sample below: C:\Program ...
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Column 'Document Id' not added to Library even after activating 'Document ID Service'

To enable document id feature in SP10, I followed the steps mentioned in the following posts: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/ecm/archive/2011/10/12/document-id-in-sharepoint-server-2010.aspx ...
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Sharepoint package installation - Feature is not visible in Site collection -> settings

I am not very experienced with Sharepoint 2010 and I am having trouble installing a package. I downloaded a package from "iLove SharePoint" as I need to call web service from a workflow. The package ...
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SP2010 - ToolbarTemplate property not working in Custom Feature

I have a requirement to hide the "Respond to Survey" link on all surveys for a SP2010 site if the user has already responded. I followed the process using this link ...
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How to programmatically get Feature ID?

In order to programmatically activate a feature, you need its Feature ID (some type of GUID) that is set in the .feature file. Is there a pretty way of retrieving this value programmatically, so that ...
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How to enable site collection feature by default when deploying a visual webpart from visual studio?

I am making a visual web part in SP 2010 using visual studio 2010. I want it so that when I add and deploy my wsp file, it should by default keep the site collection feature activated for the web ...
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How can I make my custom webpart visible to the whole farm?

I am quite new to SharePoint. I am trying to update an Integration of SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013. I can add my custom webpart under the default site collection. But when I create a new site ...
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Adding new site column to existing content type on multi language sites

I'm using the declarative SharePoint feature upgrade approach to : 1. Add a new custom column to site columns gallery 2. Add the new custom column to an existing content type There are two variation ...
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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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Hide all site templates except custom and also show templates which are added after feature activation

We want to remove all site templates except custom templates under Create > 'Sites and Workspaces'. and we only want to allow custom templates... Custom template can grow over the time by saving site ...
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Site provision cycle

I have some site definitions in which I have added multiple lists into the <Lists> tag and then I've added a stapling feature which will trigger a series of web-scoped features when sites are ...