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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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“The system cannot find the file specified” message while deploying new feature

I'm trying to deploy a new feature on sharepoint 2010 with scope web. The deploy seems to run successfully, but the feature is not prensent in feature manager. While visual Studio deploys the ...
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Features.feature in SharePoint app

I added a new SharePoint app project into an existing web project solution. When I tried to deploy it am getting an error: Error occurred in deployment step 'Install app for SharePoint': Failed to ...
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Missing feature when deploing with -Local parameter

We have package with publishing page template and content type. All this stuff is in web scoped feature. Whe we deploys our package globally (wothout -local param) Install-SPSolution -Identity "Name" ...
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What are the considerations with removing groups and permission levels added by SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure

I'm trying to decide how to handle requirements I have for removing security groups and permission levels that are added by activating the SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure (SSPI) feature ...
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How can I create a editable site page based on a custom page layout that is deployed via site definition

I have a site definition (SP2013) with some features. The feature deployes a custom page layout thats using the "Article Page" content type. Once deployed I can create new pages fine based on my new ...
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Email group when documents reaches expiry date

I have a requirement where a document column ‘Expiry’ = today to send an email to the document owner / group. Then the owner will need to modify the document and update the Expiry Date ready for the ...
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Delete content type during feature dectivation

I want to delete content type programmatically on feature deactivation. I've wrote the code to perform deletion: SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges(delegate() { using ...
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How to remove safe a feature in SharePoint 2013?

I have a visual studio 2012 solution with some features. This is deployed on the production environment. Now I have removed one of the features from the VS solution. I created a new wsp file and ...
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Copy user accounts across site collections

I am writing an archival Feature for a SharePoint 2010 list using C#. I have it copying the list items and all version history over to the new site collection but the Modified By and Created By fields ...
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List-driven solution needs to be deployed to two different web applications. What do I do?

Here is the summary of the problem I am facing: I created a feature, scoped to site collection. The solution installed by the feature uses data from lists created by the feature on install. This is ...
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sharepoint 2010 Ghosted / UnGhosted Page Layout query

I've deployed a Feature to my SharePoint 2010 Farm which deploys each of my custom page layouts as 'ghosted' (uncustomized) aspx files into the Page Layouts folder especially since I have to update ...
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Allow multiple people to work on different web parts at the same time

I've scoured the internet and tried asking different questions but still can't come up with a nice solution to this problem. Consider a situation where I have 2 web parts, each of which is being ...
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Custom Feature Compatibility from SP2010 to SP2013 Question

I have a question concerning the compatibility of my SP2010 custom features in SP2013. Here is my setup: I have a wide range of Farm, Site, and Web features that all interact with each other in a ...
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Object reference not set to an object error while moving an object to feature list

I have created a feature in which I want to put the list instance to be created when the feature is activated. I created new feature from visual studio and trying to add the list instance file to the ...
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Feature with Id 'guid' is not installed in this farm, and cannot be added to this scope

I have a WinForms project that acts as a Sharepoint 2013 Solution installer. It basically do some checking, create a sql database, adds and install a SP Solution and finally activates the feature. ...
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Calling Enable-SPFeature in SP2013 with CompatibilityLevel isn't working

In an SP2013 environment running in SP2010 mode has anyone successfully called the Powershell command -- Enable-SPFeature while specifying the compatibility level? Example: Enable-SPFeature -identity ...
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Feature ‘XXX’ for list template ‘YYY’ is not installed in this farm. The operation could not be completed

So I'm very new to SharePoint. And I'm supposed to debug a website SharePoint 2013. So when I open this page a web service is supposed to get me data from a distant database and display it in a ...
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Embed iframe when inserting a post

I developed a Ribbon button that show's up in the Media tab. This displays a Modal Dialog to the user, listing some external content, and when clicking on an item it pastes the iframe html code on the ...
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Activate Content Organizer feature from code

how to activate content organizer feature from c# code or by powershell script. I want to activate this feature on my subsite from my code ?
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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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2010 - Update-SPSolution required after solution installed?

I created a new feature and performed a Uninstall/Remove/Add/Install-SPSolution using PowerShell to deploy it. The solution deployed correctly and the feature was added to the 14 hive, but did not ...
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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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Custom Master Page Feature on Parent Site automatically getting activated on activating child's master page feature

I've created and deployed a custom master page and kept its scope to be Web because I want to apply to specific sites not the complete site collection. But when I activate feature at a specific site, ...
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Sharepoint 2010 - feature not appearing in UI

Does anyone here know what could cause a new feature to not show up in the SharePoint UI? The solution it is part of has been correctly deployed to the GAC and shows up in the central administration ...
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How to find feature including a specific element

this migth be a really easy question, but I could not find any solution for that. I'm using VS 2012 and want to find which features are using a specific element. Since I got lots of Features in my ...
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Dynamically deploying branding (SharePoint 2010)

I'm developing a portal for clients in SP2010. Each client will have their own copy of the portal (a site collection) branding for them. Currently I provision all the branding artifacts to the style ...
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Is there a relative URL for files hosted in the TEMPLATE\FEATURES directory?

Is there a relative URL for files hosted in the TEMPLATE\FEATURES directory? What I'm trying to do is re-provision data every time my feature is activated without deleting the SPList. The idea is to ...
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Web Application scoped features not visible in Central Admin after installing solution with WebApplication scoped resources

In an effort to use WebConfigModifications less, I am trying to move some binding redirects and safe control entries into the solution manifest. The DeploymentTarget of the assembies is ...
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Creating a site column using a feature and setting its WebId property

I need to create a site column that will be added to children sites, this column is a lookup referencing a list in the rootWeb, so I need to provide de WebId property in order to make it available on ...
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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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Hide “Customize Form” Button on List Ribbon

I am trying to hide the "Customize Form" button on the List ribbon: I have created a feature that deploys an Elements.xml file that looks like this: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> ...
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Lists not being added to quicklaunch

I'm having a problem with some lists that are included in a feature (Scope: web), which is created via a site definition. These lists have the display on quicklaunch set to true, although, the only ...
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How to add a calculated column to list view programmatically?

I have created a SharePoint feature where I have added a list named "Employees". I have added a Content Type "Employee" and added to it some columns like "Vacation Days Taken", "Vacation Days ...
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Features in Sharepoint 2010

I created an empty Project and used the default Feature1 thats created with the project to then create the following: public override void FeatureActivated(SPFeatureReceiverProperties properties) ...
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Deploy VS2012 SharePoint 2010 Two Projects in Solution - Cannot see 2nd Feature in SharePoint

This is probably going to sound vague, but I have two C# SharePoint projects within a solution. I have been working on Project 1 for a while and it gets deployed to my local instance of SharePoint on ...
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Hide some MySite social features

I'm new at SharePoint 2010, and I'd like to implement social features. I used MySite, but there are too much possibilities, and I would like to hide (or disabled) some of them (red-cicled in the ...
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Managed metadata field grey when deploying with powershell

I have a powershell script that does the following: Create web application x Add and install some wsps Create site collection using a site definition deployed with one of the wsps. 3b. The ...
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External “Asset Library”

Any idea if SharePoint has an extensibility point to add an external DAM store as a normal Asset source for images or other media files?
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Apply element manifest without re-activating feature

I have a feature module which consists of an XML file which adds ConsoleNodes to the Site Actions menu. To test it, it seems I must compile the package, deploy it, activate it, etc. Since this is ...
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Sharepoint Foundation 2010 Missing Server Side Dependencies

I installed some of infowise templates to our sharepoint server and it installed some features. Now, we try to upgrade 2013 version of sharepoint server. But we take some error about these features. ...
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Value retain when redeploy of SharePoint Timer Job

I have a very simple question on SharePoint 2010 Timer Job, I build by reference from here. Basically upon execute of the Timer Job, I add an entry to SharePoint Custom List as following: public ...
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Removing all Enterprise SharePoint Features from a web application

I am having a hard time determining which features to include in the removal process. Additionally, I am struggling to determine the order in which they should be removed. Could you please help me ...
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Sharepoint 2010: Creating Feature.xml and Elements.xml using notepad

Thanks for your help in advance. I am learning Sharepoint 2010 and trying to dive deep. What I am doing right now is to create a content type and fields using declarative programming in notepad and ...
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SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure” feature workaround?

I am running Sharepoint 2010 Foundation.. I have been trying to locate SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure” features... This feature does not seem to be available on the Foundation version... ...
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Powershell script to retrive all the customization done on sharepoint site

How to write a powershell script which will display the customization done on a sharepoint site - customizations like custom features, custom workflows, custom site def, infopath form etc...
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How can the deployment of a feature (or element) be made dependent on the SharePoint version (2010/2013)?

I have a solution (deployed in the Sandbox) that declaratively creates CustomActions (menu items). It works fine in SharePoint 2010 and 2013, but we don't like the look in 2013 so I'd like to exclude ...
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features': The parent content type specified by content type identifier 0x0101 does not exist

I have created 80 content types. some of them are inherited from some other content types. I have placed all the content types in feature in such an order that parent content types are at top. But ...
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How to DeActivate feature of my site?

How to DeActivate feature of my SharePoint site remotely ? I have created .wsp package file and uploaded SandBox solution to my SharePoint site. But in my elements.xml file it has 1 mistake of ...
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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 ...