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Can I activate the Sharepoint Server publishing Infrastructure feature at the site collection level within a sandbox solution?

I have this code which works in a farm solution, but not in a sandbox solution. Is it possible to do this with a sandbox solution? The table in this link ...
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Why am I getting issues with a WSP imported into Visual Studio?

I imported a WSP (site template) in VS 2010 and compiled. I then tried to create a package (build > package). I am getting all sorts of issues. Why is that? The site templated was created using an ...
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Deploying custom page into the pages library using a feature in SharePoint 2007?

I have a custom page and want deploy it into the pages library of the site using a feature in SharePoint 2007. Whenever the activated the page should added into the pages library and should removed on ...
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Deploy an image in a feature

I am creating a feature which adds an option to the ECB. I want to have a custom icon/image. In my Visual Studio 2010 project I have created a TEMPLATE/IMAGES/proj folders. I have added my image to ...
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Corrupted OOTB Workflows Feature from SP2007 to SP2010 Upgrade

We recently performed a database detach upgrade method and the out of the box workflows: Approval, Collect Feedback and Collect Signatures are all missing from the Workflow Templates when trying to ...
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Can you hide the publishing Feature

I've been asked to Hide the Publishing Feature for the farm in Sharepoint 2007. Now I can go on the file system and change the feature definition but as we all know messing about on the 14 hive with ...
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Unable to add selected webpart(s) [closed]

I've created a Custom List ('Tooltips') in SharePoint. After this I used SPSource to reverse engineer the list into a feature. After installing and activating this feature, I want to add this list in ...
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How to deploy custom theme + css + masterpage and apply it automatically to every newly created Team site

Greetings... Well, the title pretty much says it all. Users will be able to create numerous new team sites, and I need to make sure that custom theme and css are automatically applied. Also, I need ...
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How to efficiently deploy content types to a Content Type Hub

I have set up a Content Type Hub and tested the syndication is working correctly by creating a test content type and watching it be published to the client site. Then I deployed the content types I ...
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Can I create WSP that deploys a file to 80 directory?

I have an existing WSP project with some features in it. I need to deploy a file to SharePoint 80 folder. Is this possible? I tried just putting it in project's 80 but WSPBuilder, which I use for ...
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Understanding Sharepoint feature scopes

I have read the article about Understanding Scope of SharePoint Features and the MSDN documentation on Feature Scope. So from what I understand you can activate a feature for the following scopes: ...
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Can I deploy a feature with a configuration value?

I have a feature. This gets compiled into a WSP package, and installed on a particular SharePoint server. So far very standard. But - the feature deploys a custom timer job. The custom timer job ...
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Error deploying feature in SharePoint 2007, but not in 2010

I'm getting the following error when I try to deploy a feature to SharePoint 2007. The feature deploys without any problems to SharePoint 2010. I've checked the PublicToken and the one in my ...
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Error When Instantiating a Site Template in SharePoint 2010: “The site template requires that the feature {068bc832-4951-11dc-8314-0800200c9a66}…”

I gave a talk at the most recent BASPUG meeting about developing in the Middle Tier. I used a SharePoint 2010 site for the demos and would like to make it available to the folks who are interested in ...
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Which Feature Scopes are right for me?

I'm developing a site using SharePoint Server 2010 in Visual Studio 2010. I'm having trouble determining which Feature Scopes are right for my features. I have a feature which includes a custom ...
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Where do the files deployed through a feature module live?

A few questions regarding what happens to files deployed through a module element in a solution feature. Let's assume it's a partial trust (sandboxed solution). Let's also assume these are static ...
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Changing directory name of features in SharePoint 14 Hive - Impact on already deployed features?

I'm moving from a WSPBuilder based SharePoint 2010 solution to a Visual Studio 2010 based solution. After porting the WSPBuilder based solution to a plain Visual Studio based solution I tried to ...
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SharePoint list template repackaged, forms now unavailable (“cannot get ghost document”)

I had a SharePoint solution with a number of features packaged inside. I can't list them here, but it looked something like this: Features (Scope): (Site) MyDocument Content Type (Site) Log List ...
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How to package a CQWP With its required XSL files as a SP feature?

Is there a simple way to package a CQWP with its required XSL and CSS ( and maybe js) files as a feature? The scenario I have is that i have some components in a WCM page that are implemented as OOTB ...
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How to deploy a web-scoped feature in visual studio SharePoint Project to a specific site in the Site collection?

I have a visual studio SharePoint site that contains a list definition and content type. I need this feature to be activated on a specific site in the site collection. I set the feature scope to ...
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Disable 'Enable SharePoint Designer' through feature?

Is it possible to disable the SharePoint Designer Settings - 'Enable SharePoint Designer' within a feature activation event? thx
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Display Contents of List in WebPart

How to make a feature to display the contents of a list in WebPart?
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Remove list instances upon feature deactivation

I have a feature put together in Visual Studio 2010 that creates 3 external list instances. These get created just fine when the feature is activated, but upon deactivation they remain on the ...
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How do I get an SPFolder from the UniqueID?

I have the Unique ID for an SPFolder object. I also have the SiteID that it is located at. How can I (in C# from a SharePoint feature) get this item starting from the Site? Is there a way to do it ...
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How to deploy a delegate control in the same feature as custom actions?

I'm trying to deploy a delegate control in the same feature as some custom actions. All the actions are deployed and work correctly. However, the control is not being deployed. If I create a new ...
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Adding Features during Solution Update

Is there a supported method to add features during a solution update. We call Update-SPSolution and then upgrade our old features using SPFeature.Upgrade but any new features in the solution do not ...
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Inject javascript into a page from a feature

I want to add a verb (link in the top left menu of a web part) to all the web parts in Sharepoint 2010. Is there a way to inject javascript into a all the pages from a custom feature?
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Feature to Add a Site (web) based on Team Site

Is there a good link that can show how to add a sub-site under the existing site collection based on "Team Site" (STS#0) Template? (the sitecollection url is http://local/sites/Amtrack). The url for ...
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Create subsite using custom site template programatically

I Have a requirement where when a list item is created , a new subsite sould get Created using custom site template.(MOSS 2007) User should be able to select the custom template(present in site ...
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SharePoint Feature - adding reference dll in package?

I have a feature which is referencing a custom library. How can I include this dll in the SharePoint 2010 package so that it is registered in the gac?
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Get the current List and Item from an application page accessed from a feature link

I've created a new feature for a specific list. This new feature will show a button in the EditToolBar of a list page when editing. After clicking that new button, it should take you to another page ...
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Sharepoint Blog Deployment

I modified the aspx files with Sharepoint Designer of the default sharepoint blog to change its layout. Now, I'd like to know if there is a way to package that in a feature or something like that to ...
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Access denied to list created via ListTemplate in a feature

I've created a feature to create an instance of a custom list. The provisioning part of my feature is: <Elements xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/"> <ListTemplate ...
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Declaratively pass parameters to a feature using activationdependency?

is there a way to declaratively pass parameters to a feature using activationdependency? I have a feature defined in ONET.XML that i want to move to a feature stapler, but since it has a property ...
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MOSS 2007 - Custom Aspx Pages Created With Feature

(I have also asked this question on Stack Overflow) I have a SharePoint feature I'm using to add some custom aspx files to the Pages Library. When I activate the feature, I can visit the pages ...
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GAC'ed assembly storage location?

When you deploy a feature with assemblies that get registered in the GAC, where do these assemblies get stored? I thought this would be an easy thing to find, but apparently my Bing-foo is weak today. ...
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Convert SharePoint 2007 features in VS2010 feature designer

Does anybody have experience moving SharePoint 2007 features from VS2008 to VS2010 using the new feature designer? I currently have a C# class library project that has a "12" folder with a bunch of ...
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WebDeleting Event for New Sites created ? ?

I am using the WebDeleting event which is based on features. Just activate the feature, and whenever a web is getting deleted, the event handler throws a message saying "Web can't be deleted". ...
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Features Overwriting Each Other Changes in Web.config

We've two features both are designed to update (and modify) the web.config. One feature doesn't have any interface it is a SPJob which run on feature activation and copy user controls into web ...
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Internal messaging in SharePoint

Are there any built-in templates/features in WSS3.0/MOSS 2007 that provide internal messaging functionality? Not email integration -- I'm thinking of the kind of internal messaging between members ...
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Problem with defining Site Columns in a feature

Why the titles are blank (for example, I go to setting, site columns and select the group. I see all four columns but their title are missing. like, pobox, firstclassdate, deliverytype, carrier) for ...
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Defining using xml a content type, custom column and list instance in single feature

Is it possible to define a content type, a custom column, a list instance and associate the contenttype to the list using xml, all within the same feature or do they need to be seperated into seperate ...
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Content types and list forms

I've encountered the strangest problem. I've got two features: ContentTypes: contains a couple of custom fields and a content type (based on plain ol' 0x01) called Withdrawals that uses them. Scoped ...
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Global Document Library Column

I was asked a question today that I didn't have an answer to. There's a requirement to tag all documents uploaded to any document library within the web application with a selection from a choice ...
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Add a complex service as part of a feature install

I'm wondering if anyone can point me at the best practices for installing a complex service (basically, an entire web application) into SP when doing a feature install. We have an existing web ...
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How to modify the Feature Activation Workflow? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I show an Application page on Feature Activation? Is it possible to modify the Feature Activation Workflow? For example, you have developed a Feature that ...
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How can I show an Application page on Feature Activation?

We are developing a custom module for SharePoint. The custom module is based upon SmartPart which means we have created UserControls. There was a problem with SmartPart deployment method as it ...
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How to access a file in the current url or _layouts folder?

My code behind code from the aspx webpage uses a transform.xsl to do some custom xslt transformation. Scenario 1: Try to get the file from the _layouts folder. SPWeb web = SPContext.Current.Web; ...
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How to setup a database on custom module installation (or feature activation)?

I've developed a custom module on SharePoint which uses a different database from the SharePoint database. How should I setup this database? Should I show a database configuration form when you first ...
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Convert SPD Based site to use Features / Solutions

I've inherited the maintenance and development of a client's MOSS 2007 website. The website has been maintained via SharePoint Designer since it's launch. We do actually have copies of some feature ...