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Creating a development Environment SharePoint 2010

I want to install SharePoint on my laptop for development purposes. I'll probably have Windows7/8 in the laptop when purchased. The idea is to have a dual boot system, one for the original Windows7/8 ...
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Create a web template via visual studio

I have a little problem , I'm trying to create a simple web template from Visual Studio using this technique: ...
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Filter a list from a hyperlink?

I currently have a webpart written in C# that displays the latest news headlines from a SharePoint list. What I would like to do from that webpart is that when an item is clicked it returns the full ...
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Recomended starting point for creating custom SharePoint Online workflows with Visual Studio

Not typical question here on StackExchange, but hopefully somebody can point in the right direction to get started. I currently use SPD 2010 to create many workflows on our On Premise instance of ...
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Email current user in people picker

An Admin creates an item in a list. The admin then enters information onto the form. The Admin selects a user from the people picker and saves the item. It will then run a workflow. When the item is ...
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Programmatically enable Auto-approval for permission requests on community site collection

I've done some searching and cannot find a solution anywhere. I'm creating community site collections via event receiver. I need to enable "Auto-approval for permission requests" on each site ...
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Simplest way to connect a Visual Studio SharePoint App to my external Database

Hi all new to developing for SharePoint. As the title indicates I want to connect my Visual Studio SharePoint App that I have created to my external database. I have created the app and it works in ...
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Create Custom Unique ID

I have a requirement to create a unique ID for a list item in SharePoint 2010 where the ID is in the format of [ACC]-[YEAR]-[SEQUENTIAL_INTEGER] but the [SEQUENTIAL_INTEGER] part needs to reset to 1 ...
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Sync word custom properties with sharepoint custom properties

I had a custom property(columm) on a sharepoint library called 'Status'. Whenever we would save a document(.doc) on a library, word woul ask if I wanted to save the .dot template file(Even though it ...
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LookupSPListItemId and Person field in SharePoint 2013 workflow

I'm trying to use the LookupSPListItemId activity in a SharePoint 2013 workflow in Visual Studio. The condition I'm trying to set is when a person field equals a specific person. The problem is I'm ...
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Customize CQWP programmatically

Good morning! I am trying to customize a CQWP through Visual Studio. More precisely, what I have done so far is: Add OOTB CQWP to page Customize Query and Presentation fields CQWP is being ...
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SharePoint .wsp retraction error

I am deploying a solution by Visual Studio. I get the error during Retraction: The solution does not have a WSP file associated with it. I tried to do IISRESET and also to restart the server.
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Is is possible to create App Parts from an MVC project?

"https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/forums/sharepoint/en-US/93f5ec98-5aeb-40b7-add0-0e83280a6555/is-is-possible-to-create-app-parts-from-an-mvc-project" I am now interested to see if I can create an ...
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Custom Action Location on Central Administration

I want to add a custom admin application page in central administration. I successfully deployed a custom Group on the default Central Administration Page with the Elements.xml. But now, I have some ...
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SharePoint 2013 Site Definition Toolbar Type Standard not showing

I have a problem with the toolbar type "standard" in SharePoint 2013. If I insert a XsltListViewWebPart with , there is no "New Element" button. And no "View Choice" and something like that. I've ...
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SPD remove ribbon buttons created in SPD AND in VS sharepoint feature!

2 buttons, one created in VS other in SPD. When I add that SPD button both are visible, when I remove SPD button both disappear! VS button works OK as long as I have at least one SPD made button on ...
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Visual Studio installed on UAT environment

I have UAT environment set up on my client's infrastructure. We don't have Visual Studio installed on it and basically when client reports an error on custom developed features I am digging through ...
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VS Ribbon Button now showing, but its code created in SPD!

I have copied SPD created ribbon code into new Element.xml (VS -> Sharepoint 2013 Project -> Add New item -> Empty Element). I have deleted in SPD that custom action button. Created new feature for ...
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How do I compare a Current List Item Column field in a custom Sequential Workflow ifElseActivity object?

I'm trying to create a Sequential Workflow in Visual Studio to have the same functionality as a Designer Workflow I currently have for calendar items on a SharePoint 2010 site. The functionality in ...
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Visual Studio Sharepoint App add New Item give me “Access Denied”

I think, that VS try to fetch data about site from Sharepoint but use my Windows credentials, which do not have proper permissions in Sharepoint for that site. How do I specify different credentials ...
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How to apply customization through Visual Studio to the SharePoint online?

We have an existing SharePoint online site. Now we are required to introduce some changes in functionality. Can we do it through Visual Studio and send the change to SharePoint Online site? Will it ...
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Warning invalid character display template tag

I get warnings in my display template on some _#= entries, I ignored these for a long time but now I thought, well, let's see if I can find out why it gives me a warning on this. e.g. on the second ...
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how to reload the same web part after insert

I used !IsPostBack in Page_Load function. protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e) { if (!IsPostBack) { }} In my Page_Load function have lot of controls like ...
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Associate external content source with list item

I have a custom list with URL column. This URL will be used for crawling external content (e.g. network folder) and I'd like to associate search results with this list item. e.g. Search result ...
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Why this code does not match?

I currently doing simple custom webpart but this line of code will never works: Hello.ascx.cs if (strName == ConstantHelper.List.MYNAME) { ManageError("group " + strName.Trim() + " and " + ...
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Breakpoints not hitting as 'no symbols loaded'. Visual Studio 2012 c#

I'm attempting to debug an event handler and on the breakpoint I get the message that no symbols have been loaded when attaching to process. Is there any way I can figure out why this is? The ...
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ECB custom action by visual studio

How can I create a new ECB custom action by Visual Studio. Which kind of project do I need to create?
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SharePoint Developement | Necessary to open visual studio with “Run as Administrator”?

I have created new environment for SharePoint development, added developers as domain user in AD. In my comapny there is a policy that no one has administrative prevelages. When I start Visual studio ...
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Starting a SharePoint Site with Visual Studio on Office 365

I have been developing a site with SharePoint Designer and a web browser for awhile and I would like to start customizing the site with Visual Studio. I exported a .wsp file for the site and tried to ...
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Sending email list column from a workflow in an app for SharePoint 2013 guide

I want to send an email to logged in user based on a List in a SharePoint-Hosted App, I want to send the content from the list that the user have added? I want to use Visual Studio to make it ...
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Remote development to SharePoint 2013 with Visual Studio 2013

Referring to the following question: Visual Studio 2013 remote development I have tried this method to setup my environment for remote development to my on-premises SharePoint server. However, it ...
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Sharepoint 2013 state machine workflow change state on item update in another list

I have 2 custom lists. I have State machine workflow with One list. But I need to change the state of workflow based on item updated in another list. I can do this in sequential workflow by ...
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Issue when *directly* deploying a Solution on SharePoint 2013

I have been having trouble deploying a WSP file (a solution containing visual web parts and [primarily] core backend logic) to our SharePoint 2013 server. Deploying through Visual Studio works ...
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URL field in sharepoint : Points to Control Template when http removed

We have a requirement to display urls based on logged in user . We created a single line of text for url storage in sharepoint list . C# code pulls the data and displays correctly . All is well when ...
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Debugger not coming to javascript written in usercontrol of visual webpart

I had written some javascript and called rest api to get user profile in ascx file within visual webpart. As attaching the process in VS with app pool and refreshing the browser does debugger to come ...
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SharePoint 2013 - MasterPage Installation Problem

When I republish my MasterPage through Visual Studio 2012, I have an issue with the old master page not being able to be deleted. I get a error message saying that a conflict could not be resolved, ...
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Programmatically Start Workflow Sharepoint 2013 Out of Range Exception

I am trying to programmatically start my WF in Visual Studio and deploy it along with my solution into SharePoint 2013. The WF is in the same solution file as my ASP.NET web form and code behind. I ...
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EventReceiver is working on local site where code is written.But when I deploy its wsp on another site it is not working?

I have written Event Receiver for a list on my local site on its item added event in that event receiver it creates subsite under a top level site. And updates a url in the list. This functionality is ...
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Syncing Site WF (State Machine) to ASP.NET Web Form [duplicate]

I have developed a web form in ASP.NET with the code behind in vb.net in Visual Studio 2013. This will be deployed into SharePoint. I have also included a Site State Machine WF in the same solution. I ...
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SharePoint is not installed error in Visual Studio 2013

I have a solution I'm keeping all my specific projects inside. I can easily deploy existing one and even add new Visual Web Parts and redeploy. But when trying to add a new project I get the error ...
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Starting Workflow on Button Click

I have added a state machine WF in VS by right clicking my solution and Add -> Add New Item -> then under "Office/SharePoint I added the "State Machine WF (Farm Solution Only). So the WF is now part ...
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Creating Workflow from asp.net form

I have deployed an asp.net web form in an application page in SharePoint 2013. The form was developed in Visual Studio 2013 with asp.net being used to build the form and vb.net for the code behind. I ...
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Set welcome page view for Document Set in VS project?

I know you can set the view to use on a Document Sets welcome page through SharePoint. But is there a way to do this in a project, like either in the content type Elements.XML or the libraries schema ...
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Deploying asp.net web form into SharePoint 2013

I have developed an asp.net web form in Visual Studio 2012 with the code behind in vb.net. I need to deploy this form into SharePoint 2013, in a perfect world I would like to have this form ...
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Visual Studio cannot connect to sharepoint site

I have spent many hours at this issue and still unable to fix it: I read somewhere that one cannot deploy apps to sharepoint using the "system account", so I: Created a new account "admin1" in ...
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Visual Studio 2013 Error: workflow “could not generate view for item”

Yesterday I switched from VS12 to VS2013 Ultimate, opened my app in VS2013 and deployed it. Worked as expected. However I have one Workflow Issue, when I go to the XAML and drag an item from the ...
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Creating a workflow with association columns using Visual Studio

I'm trying to create a workflow with association columns for SharePoint 2010. I cannot see a way to do this from within Visual Studio. I have tried creating a reusable workflow in SharePoint Designer ...
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Sandbox Solution: Why won't it update when published?

I have a weird problem in VS 2013 working with a SharePoint NCSS Sandbox Solution. Whenever I right-click and Publish the .wsp locally on the file system, it publishes an old version of the .wsp. By ...
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Sharepoint 2010 State MAchine Workflow Visual Studio 2013

When deploying my Workflow from visual studio, it must be assigning a new guid everytime. Would like this to stay the same so would not lose any of the previous Workflow history events
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Extending the Content Search web part to display a “Show all” link

I want to use the Content Search web part to display a site's latest news articles. Also, I need a "Show all" link to the bottom of the web part - this link would take the user to a search results ...