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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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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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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 ...
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feature stapling in site definition

I want to create site definition using VS2010, also when any site get created it should activate few feature automatically. How to use feature stapling exactly , please anyone let me know step by step ...
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Add user control or web part to every page in a site

I want to have a feature which causes the following to happen everytime any page in a site loads. I need to have a web part or user control which adds information about the current user to the page. ...
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Custom Claim Provider - What is the fix for “Error loading the claim provider assembly”?

I have implemented a custom SPClaimProvider that is doing claims augmentation in the FillClaimsForEntity method. I have packaged this as a SharePoint feature and deploy it in a WSP. I am trying to ...
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The element of type field fo feature 'feature' threw an exception during activation: a duplicate field name 'fieldName' was found

I am taking over a SharePoint environment. The previous developer created a custom Workflow with Custom Activities, etc. One of the steps in the Workflow is to create a web using a custom Site ...
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Adding Folders to a SharePoint 2010 Custom Document Library Template

Although I know it is bad practice, my business requirements dictate to create a default folder structure within a custom document library template. I created the feature in VS including site columns ...
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Feature deactivation and webpart not being removed

I have a question regarding a feature and the webparts. Basically recently i noticed that when i deploy a webpart with my solution and it is bound to a feature on site collection scope, when it is ...
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Custom Search to External Service

I am trying to add a custom search on the top static bar in SharePoint 2010. I created a delegate control to perform this task. I have tried multiple ways of creating a form text box and button and ...
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Controlling which feature a project element is added to

How does visual studio decide which feature to add an element to? My features have a specific order which they need to be enabled (and its set using Feature Dependencies) but I need a simpler method ...
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PowerShell Script To Find Where SharePoint 2010 Features Are Activated

I want a PowerShell script to find where Features are activated in a site collection and its sites/subsites Like for example feature "Enterprise feature"
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Farm scope Event Receiver

For some security reasons on one of our farm level solutions, we need to limit some actions using Event Receiver-FileMoving event. However, as known, event receivers can be deployed only by Site or ...
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What user data or customizations will I lose if I deactivate and reactivate a site collection feature

I am having problems with my embedded SSRS reports (print button missing) and it claims that my Report Viewer web part is not configured correctly, or something along those lines. I was thinking of ...
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Cannot activate SharePoint Publishing Feature

despite placing the following code in my onet.xml, the publishing feature is not activated. <Feature ID="A392DA98-270B-4e85-9769-04C0FDE267AA"> <!-- PublishingPrerequisites --> ...
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Easiest way to add a list instance with column in Feature

What is the easiest way to add a list instance (to the existing Custom/generic list) with one new column declaratively? Is there a way to do this without specifying anything extra (like specifying any ...