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Setting an audience from declarative WebPart?

I have a module that deploys some page. I'm adding webparts to these page, using a <AllUsersWebPart> node within a <View>: <View WebPartZoneID="Body" WebPartOrder="5" ...
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SPContext is null on Feature Activation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Error : Object reference not set to an instance of an object on feature deployment I am writing a feature receiver. Here is my code sample on feature_activated code. ...
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Is it possible to the change filenames of feature.xml and elements.xml on a sharepoint server?

Is it possible to the change filenames of feature.xml and elements.xml on a sharepoint server if so how?
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Can't deploy a xslt webpart as expected

In one of my custom list schema, I have defined a custom view : <View Type="HTML" DisplayName="My wonderful view" BaseViewID="2" ...
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Including a WorkFlow in a WSP

I am creating a feature that I want to install a couple of workflows when activated and bind them to a list. Is there a way you can use SPD and then export your workflow to include them in your visaul ...
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Look & Feel - Pagelayouts and Site Templates

I recently ran into a rather unfortunate assignment. It regards the selection of pagelayouts and sitetemplates which subsites should be able to use. As I'm supposed to change this for 20+ site ...
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Attaching file in data node of a list instance?

I have a custom list definition and a custom list instance in a feature. If I want to populate some data in the list at its creation, I can use the data node. How can I add an attachment to this ...
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Can't hide the title column in a custom content type

I'm building a custom content type. I've set a bunch of site columns I add to the content type. The content type is used in a custom list definition within a ContentTypeRef node. I'm also willing to ...
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Overriding search control, contextual scope as default

I have a strange problem regarding the overriding of search delegate control in SharePoint 2007. The purpose of why i override it is to set drop down mode to show contextual scopes as default aka ...
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Specifying advanced webpart properties on a view in a custom module?

I'm deploying a web part page from a feature. In the module/file node, I defines a view to a specific list in the site : <Module Name="SitePages" Url="SitePages" ...
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Access Document ID from a different Site Collection

I have the Document ID Service feature enabled in a Site Collection. I have a Records Center site provisioned in a different Site Collection - within the same web application. If I create a document ...
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How to add an workflow association to a list

I have a feature where I have create several items including lists and workflow. I want to add an workflow association to one of my lists. However I would like to refrain from using a code solution. ...
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Creating a Copy of Site Definition with a different Name

I have a site definition folder with following structure, XML default.aspx MasterPageabc.master masterpageabcajax.master In XML folder I have "ONET.XML" and I looked into this file, and realized ...
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Debugging a Timer Job

I was not able to do something a little more elaborate with my timer job so I decided to check if something basic works. So I tried the code below - but it keeps giving me this error - why? UPDATE ...
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Cant´t activate a custom feature with PowerShell but with the GUI

I want to activate a custom feature with PowerShell on a few sites in my environment. When I´m doing this job over the GUI, everything is perfect. But when I´, doing it with my script, the feature ...
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How do I move lists from a site into a feature?

I created some custom lists (with content) on a site I'm using for prototyping. I want to make a feature (via Visual Studio) that automatically adds these lists (plus content) to any site the feature ...
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What is “feature stapling”?

I've seen the term "feature stapling" used around this site and some blogs. What exactly does this mean? My best guess is that it has something to do with dynamically activating features from other ...
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Сan't programmaticaly activate the Publishing Feature for the Blog site

I'm developed a solution for stapling features. in my solution are located two projects, one project contains a module which consist the id features, what I want to attach to the sites collections and ...
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Which publishing feature creates a search site?

I have created some custom WebTemplates for SP2010 and activated a load of publishing features which have in turn created a search site. Does anyone know which feature is likely to create this subsite ...
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Sharepoint Report center

Is the Report Center option available for sub-site creation? I would like to utilize it for Director reporting and scorecards/dashboards
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Activate Feature in Powershell and specify custom properties

I want to activate a feature with custom properties. It is easy to do in onet.xml by providing Properties: <Feature ID=“78277796-98D9-4276-B7D2-E3374AAC43D8“> <Properties> ...
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Errors when attempting to install a sharepoint 2010 feature

I'm attempting to install and activate a feature containing a Timer Job. When I execute the install-spfeature cmdlet I get the following error. What is the source of my error? PS ...
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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: Document ID in SharePoint Server 2010 SharePoint 2010 – Activating the Document ID Feature Why after I ...
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How to replace a Default List “Events” with a new custom list for all the sites

I am trying to find a script that will replace Sharepoint Events List with one of Custom List i created + Copy all the data of Events list to my newly created list. I know how to Delete a list and ...
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removing a sharepoint solution duplicates entry in web.config?

My intentions is to be able to add and remove web.config changes when a solution is installed or uninstalled. The code below and the powershell below works ALMOST as expected. When I add sp ...
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Provision listview webpart on page layout using feature

I've deployed a custom page layout using a module in a feature, like this: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Elements xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/"> <Module ...
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Customizing a feature: Site Options? Config List? Something else?

I'm developing a feature that renders a link on the user's screen, and I need that link's destination URL to be configurable by site collection administrators (SCAs) who are not developers. Where ...
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Making a cab file with ddf (to create a wsp solution package)

I am trying to Create a ddf file for my custom list feature using tutorial given in this link Create a wsp using ddf but in this link there isn't enough Information like what is the directory ...
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Schema.XML not found in 12/Template/Features/myfeature

I am trying to create a custom list feature, what I did is created feature and then i build a solution out of it using this tutorial Creating a Solution file for Feature when it creates a .wsp ...
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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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Using configuration of base web template in custom web template

I'm creating a custom web template, and I'd like for my configuration only to add the things I need above and beyond what's in the base web template (in my case, CMSPUBLISHING#0). My template works ...
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How to dynamically set Module URL property in Elements.xml file

I have created a module that creates a site page inside a pages library. Is there a way we can dynamically set Url property of the Module node in the XML file? I would like to set the Url property ...
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Column 'ListId' does not belong to underlying table ''

I am trying to run the following code I found somewhere here, but I got this exception on this line DataView dv = new DataView(dtResults); using (SPWeb web = properties.GetWeb()) { ...
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Event receiver not working properly?

I created an Event Receiver for a feature, my problem is when I deploy the solution, the feature is deployed as active but never goes through my FeatureActivated() inside my Event Receiver. It also ...
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Strange exceptions ocurring

I am having very big trouble with features, my feature has the following site columns content type list tempalte list instance After fighting a lot, I removed the feature and created them again in ...
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Error on activating Publishing Feature SharePoint 2010

I am working with SharePoint 2010. I need to activate SharePoint Publishing Infrastructure Feature under Site Administration>Site Collection features. But when I try to activate this feature I get the ...
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How to upgrade a specific aspx or ascx file in an existing solution

In the current project, the solution is already existing, the solution has like 5 features and each feature deploys different things. The current development never used feature versions. So I ...
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Custom list Feature problems

I created a custom list definition, which works well. When i deploy, the list definition is added, when i retract, the list definition retracts properly. I also created a list instance from said ...
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How can I provision a page using a page layout from another feature?

I have a generic feature, feature #1, that will be deployed to multiple site collections and will include some standard page layouts include one called OneColumn.aspx. I have another feature, feature ...
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Error Deploying Solution - returns The feature path 'myfeaturename' must be of the form 'directory/feature.xml'

Let me start out by saying I'm sure WSP builder or STSdev is the way to go, but I can't use those where I work, so I'm having to do this all manually. So here's where I am. I have created a simple ...
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Caml defined Custom Action, UrlAction and the multi language interface

When defining a custom action via the CAML schema definition, the UrlAction parameter specifies the "site or site collection relative URL of the page, for example, ~site/_layouts/sampleurl.aspx or ...
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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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Deploying an individual feature

I am using sharepoint software factory and have a number of features within it. How can I deploy an individual feature to my local dev farm, as opposed to the whole lot? Thanks
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XML Dictionary - how to provision with feature and read it?

I have an visual webpart and I need to populate drop down with content extracted from xml file. How can I provision that XML file with feature and then how can I access it from my codebehind to be ...
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Managing WebParts with dependencies on Web scoped Features

I have a Web scoped Feature which provisions a number of Content Types, List Templates & Instances, Custom Actions etc that enables a discrete set of functionality. I also have a number of ...
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editing sharepoint file in the feature folder

I'm having an issue. I want to make a quick change to an aspx file that I recently deployed to a sharepoint server. Due to some circumstances, it is not worth the time to edit and recompile the ...
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Sharepoint 2010 and 'My Sites Blog'

I'm working with a customer to try to help them create a new site with a template they have created. I am able to reproduce the error locally, which is: The site template requires that the Feature ...
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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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Activating OOTB Features Fails

I have a Farm with multiple Site Collections. One of these Site Collections refuses to activate 4 specific Out-of-the-Box (OOTB) Features, namely: aebc918d-b20f-4a11-a1db-9ed84d79c87e ...
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Issue with the survey list settings?

Have created a feature(list provisioning) to update the "showuser" property of the survey list and stappled on the webapplication, it works perfectly fine and sets the list property when the survey ...