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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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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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Redeploying a list provisioning feature

I created a site definition to use as the base for project workspaces. I then staple features to the definition as needed. In one of the features I instantiate lists and document repositories. I ...
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List of best practices on structuring SharePoint 2010 solutions

I am looking for good guidance on how to structure a SharePoint Solution including: Visual Studio Project Structure Features (how to separate features) Namespaces When to use multiple project ...
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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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Create field definition with a type equal to Lookup (Count Related)

Reading over this link: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/jackiebo/archive/2007/02/23/lookup-count-related-the-magic-behind-sharepoint-s-comments-column.aspx I've decided I want to add this to a feature ...
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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 update choice field options with a feature upgrade?

I created a feature with a field definition with choices. These choices are bound to language dependent resources using the $Resources:file:key system. Resource files are included. As the feature is ...
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How should I programmatically customize the “My Profile” page (person.aspx)?

I am trying to customize the "my profile" page (person.aspx, "my site host" site collection) in SharePoint 2010. For example, I would like to: Add/delete some webparts Delete links from top ...
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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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How to troubleshoot a feature designed to replace the SmallSearchInputBox?

I have been trying to create a feature which replaces the SmallSearchInputBox delegate in SharePoint 2010. I have a new control which I placed in ~/controltemplates and created an element and feature ...
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Create Site Column (lookup type)

Is there any solid (proven) method of creating Site columns (lookups) where list GUID is not known? I think this is where feature activation kicks in; getting the lookup list by its name and then ...
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Access Denied when trying to activate a feature

I am trying to activate a sharepoint feature in 2010. When I try to activate it I reaceive the "Access Denied" error message. I am an admin on the server and a site admin on the site I'm trying to ...
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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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How to add SP2010 module elements with “published” state?

I use a feature to deploy a master page to a SharePoint 2010 publishing site. I use VS 2010 SharePoint projects. The feature deploys the .master , some CSS files and some images. Everything works OK ...
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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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How do I clean up missing server side dependencies from a “dirty” installation?

After a rather hasty (unavoidable) migration/reconfiguration of a SP 2010 Foundation box, I am left with an error in CA regarding a number of missing Features, SetupFiles, and WebParts. I redeployed ...
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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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Site Collection Feature won't go away

I have a custom Feature, with Site Collection scope, that won't go away even after I delete the Web Application, the Content Database, the IIS Web Site. I have uninstalled the Solution that ...
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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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Possible to have Infopath form deployed in a feature? SP2010/VS2010

I'm using new VS2010 Sharepoint Project. I can add a site column, content type, list definition without any problem. Is it possible to also have an InfoPath form included in a Feature? I want to be ...
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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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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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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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Why is my custom publishing feature not activating?

I am using Windows 7 64 bit and doing quite a bit of local dev. Today, I went to create a publishing site or enterprise wiki and I get the following error message: Dependency feature with id ...
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Missing several feature definitions - an obstacle to b2b upgrade

During my attempt to join second server to a SharePoint Server 2010 farm I encountered a problem of missing features. [PSCONFIG] [SPFarmSequence2] [INFO] [11.11.2010 10:06:34]: SPFarm ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Feature and a web part - what happens when you remove the feature [closed]

I put a web part on a page through a feature. I deactivate the feature. Then when I go to activate it again, i loop through the wpManager.WebParts to determine if it is already on the page using ...
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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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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 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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Feature Activation through stapling

I am developing a sharepoint feature which takes a backup of the site at sitecollection level and at site level whenever a user tries to delete the site. The feature is working fine without issues for ...
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<View> (ListViewWebPart) from within publishing page in feature

This is in the context of MOSS 2007. I have a custom site definition. Currently in ONET.xml we have the following Module: <View ...
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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". ...