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Feature Activation User

Which user context is used in feature activation receiver? Is it current user (when activating from WebUI)? I have to call a service in feature activation receiver and I have to know which user ...
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Active then deactivate “SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure” inside my team site

i have a team site inside my SharePoint 2013. now i have enable the "SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure" from site Setting-->site collection features. which added the following libraries ...
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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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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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Disable auto activate feature

I have a really strange behaviour, I'm working with SharePoint 2007 and I have a feature web application scoped, and i don't want it automatically being activated on deploying the solution, but it ...
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How to customize Feature image for a sandbox solution?

I'd like to add my own icon graphic to a feature. I found out that the ImageUrl attribute in the feature.xml definition points to the /_layouts/IMAGES folder which is out of scope for sandboxed ...
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Programatically identifing feature for activation

I have a requirement where a custom action is only added to the root site of the site collection. So planning to add two features one Site scoped and the other Web scoped. In the event receiver of a ...
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SharePoint 2010 solution not deploying correctly (features not available)

I have been working on a SharePoint 2010 solution on a server using Visual Studio. Unfortunately the server decided to die on me. Fortunately I have the solution backed up using source control and had ...
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MySite Feature Activated Document Library

I would like to modify the Document Library for each users mysite during creation to include a custom content type. I figured a feature would solve this problem. However, when activating the features ...
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When I create a folder programmatically get the error “Invalid item data — missing FileRef”

I am trying to add programmatically the desired Folder. I do the following foreach (SPListItem reparto in reparti.Items) { var folder = dl.Items.Add(dl.RootFolder.ServerRelativeUrl, ...
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“Workflow can use app permissions” feature is missing

I am using sharepoint 2013 sp1 on widnows server 2012 r2 with workflow manager 1.0 refresh. I want to create workflow in designer that will change permisions on item based on the status field. I read ...
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Retain Items and item history on feature re-deployment

Using SharePoint feature/solution I have created a list instance with 4 fields and is currently in production. I got a request to add another 3 fields to existing list instance so making it 7 fields ...
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List Synchronization in Sharepoint

I'm running Visual Studio 2010 with SP 2010. I was tasked with creating a setting page (within Site Action dropdowns). On that page I will select 2 different lists and allow them to synchronize with ...
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SharePoint Features Properties

I have to set my feature properties from VS. When I double-click on the file FeatureName.Feature , I do not see the properties window but VS open the feature design manager. How can I change the ...
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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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Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features': The file Image Library/KeynoteBackdrop1.png has been modified by i:0#.w|xyz\harsh.dave

I have created a following module - <Module Name="Images" Url="Image Library" RootWebOnly="TRUE" > <File Path="SliderFiles\KeynoteBackdrop1.png" Url="KeynoteBackdrop1.png" ...
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No Display Templates for Popular Items web part from Search-Driven Content category

I have a Popular Items web part on my site and in the Display Templates these things are selected: I have saved this site as template, via Save Site as Template option, and created a new site from ...
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HarePoint Knowledge Base and DevExpress won't leave me alone!

I installed the HarePoint Knowledge Base for SharePoint. I have since removed it. Periodically, despite the fact that I have removed every trace of the application I can find, all of my web.config ...
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Why does a Site-Scoped Feature need to be installed on farm-level?

"Feature with Id '#########################' is not installed in this farm and cannot be added to scope" I received this error when trying to deploy a SharePoint 2010 solution in VS 2010. The problem ...
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Publishing field type names for feature

I'm creating a SharePoint 2010 feature in VS 2010 to add some custom site columns to a site collection via an elements.xml file. I can't seem to find the Type attribute values for the publishing ...
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Feature based XML vs. Object Model: Which is better for content type development?

I've been researching a few different ways to create content types and I recently discovered that you can use the Object Model to do this. All of the examples I have found online typically use XML ...
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Reactivating feature with powershell - disable enable feature if it's active

$snapin = Get-PSSnapin | Where-Object { $_.Name -eq "Microsoft.SharePoint.Powershell" } #This script enables a feature on every site collection on a given web app if ($snapin -eq $null) { ...
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Removing a site collection feature

I am trying to remove a SharePoint feature that was deployed on a site collection level. Even after disabling it and removing the solution, it's still there. I deleted the folder from the TEMPLATES ...
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SharePoint Webpart Feature installation

Do I ever install the Feature in my SharePoint project manually, or is that handled when I install the solution? Am I only supposed to have one overall, or one per webpart?
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Sharepoint is keeping a record of un-installed solutions

Today i ran a powershell script that lists all the features on my Sharepoint 2013 system along with their 'scope' and 'GUID'. I noticed while looking at the list that it also includes features that ...
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Automatically Setting the Masterpage in Sharepoint 2013

I am trying to install our custom masterpage (and supporting files) as a feature which would automatically turn on and set the default masterpage to our custom one. When deploying in VS2012, it works ...
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How to remove Feature from site?

Someone in my company installed a test feature on a live site. Now I'm trying to clean up this test feature, and am not sure where all to look to get rid of the one feature that I have left. This is ...
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Custom Features in SharePoint 2013 Online

I am developing an application for SharePoint Online. Everything is working fine but I would like to create a feature so that it can be activated/deactivated. Depending on the activation state, I ...
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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 do I configure styles and layout of a Summary Link Web Part using code?

I have successfully added a Summary Link Web Part as a feature and want to configure the styles and layout of it, including: The default style for new links The group header style The number of ...
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put all list instances in the same feature or each feature contains one list instance

I have in my project 9 custom lists. I put each list definition in a feature. Is it better to put each list instance in a feature ( the feature of list instance has as dependency the feature of the ...
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Hidden property of feature

If Is Hidden property on the feature designer is set to True then the feature wont appear in the list of features. Hence the feature is enabled, but cannot be disabled or uninstalled?
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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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delete feature using event receiver on a farm feature

there is a farm feature and there is a web-scoped feature. web feature does stuff on multiple sites. If ever i want to get rid of the feature on all sites, I have a farm feature that has on ...
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Hide feature based on user sharepoint

Is there any way to manipulate feature.xml file to control its visibility from a specific group? Thanks.
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“Feature has conflicting event reciever settings” error

I am new to SharePoint so I apologize if this is not phrased properly, but I created a BDC to a SQL database in Visual Studio 2012. I am trying to have the list created programmatically through an ...
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Single feature management

I am having a situation where I need to manage single feature for multiple site collections in a farm environment. Situation is as described below. Assume, I will create 3 web applications and for ...
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Can a workflow start a console app in SharePoint?

I would just like to know, if it is possible to start a console app from a workflow in SharePoint?
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List ribbon button disappeared

I have a problem with a List ribbon button that disappears. The only thing that has happend that I know of is that the wsp was redeployed and the site-feature (which creates the list) was reactivated. ...
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Documents opening in Office Web Applications (when they're not installed)

I have a farm where for every new site collection the "Open Documents in Client Applications by Default" feature is disabled. So when ever a user opens an excel or word file it will try and open it in ...
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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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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 ...