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404 Page Not Found With Custom ASPX Page

I have a custom edit control (ECB) block which points to a custom ASPX page that has some code-behind. Developed as part of a larger Visual Studio solution. I get a 404 message when I click the ECB ...
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Skin File For SharePoint 2013 WebPart

How Can I apply a custom theme/skin to SharePoint 2013 visual web part in visual studio 2012, like we do in asp.net
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Do SP2013 Workflows Run as the Current User by Default?

I have a workflow (developed in Visual Studio) that is started on creation of an item in List A. Most users have permission to create items in this list. The workflow subsequently updates another ...
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Runtime error javascript in Visual Studio

Lately I get this error (see pic), however if I click continue everything works perfectly and the value is assigned correctly to variable xAppWebUrl. In another script I have similar code that runs ...
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How to create a SharePoint Workflow in Visual Studio?

I would like to design a workflow in Visual Studio. The workflow consists of 4 approvers. The workflow should start when a new task is created in SharePoint list and it should send an email to both ...
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Able to connect the visual studio 2010 to Remote SharePoint 2010 server?

In my organization they ask to doing the task. I explained to the people that we can’t connect to remote SharePoint url and work, we need SharePoint 2010 server to be installed in the local machine. ...
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Sharepoint 2010 workflow in VS - Namespace error

I'm trying to build a reusable workflow solution that I have imported into VS 2010 to add some code-behind. However, when I try and build the freshly imported workflow, I get the following error (27 ...
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How to foreach through a list and get distinct values from specific columns C#?

I'm able to loop through a list on sharepoint and get the information I need from selected columns, but how would I loop through a list and get only distinct values from a column in C#. For instance ...
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There is no site URL in project properties. Where can I change it?

When trying to deploy a SharePoint app, the following error is shown: Error occurred in deployment step 'Uninstall app for SharePoint': Cannot connect to the SharePoint site: http://example.com/. ...
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Deployment from Visual Studio is stuck at “Installation is in progress”

When deploying a SharePoint App, the deployment is stuck. Visual Studio build output shows: Install app for SharePoint: Uploading the app for SharePoint... Installation is in progress ...
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Cannot “Publish” wsp in Visual Studio 2013

I'm having problems with trying to create the .wsp file for a SharePoint project. I assume it was as easy as right-click the project, click "Publish", then set a Local Path. I was able to reach the ...
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SharePoint 2013: Having nested folders in site template

I have created a custom site template in visual studio, and in the template I have a folder called CommonDocuments, which as the name suggests, contains several files that are used in a few of the ...
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Prevent Workflow Status Column From Being Added To Default View

I'm creating a sequential workflow in Visual Studio 2013 for SharePoint 2010. The first time the workflow runs, a column is added to the default view for the workflow status. I have two questions: ...
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Getting variable from asp/aspx to workflow

I need to move a variable saved on a SP list item(LIST A) to a workflow that starts on the creation of a new item in a different list(LIST B). This new item on LIST B will be created upon pressing an ...
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View property “InplaceSearchEnabled” in onet.xml ignored

i couldn't get the InplaceSearch displayed on my webpart through onet.xml. in my onet.xml file: <View List="Lists/Aufgaben" BaseViewID="1" WebPartZoneID="TaskTab"> <![CDATA[ ...
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No-Code Sandbox solutions NCSS template for visual studio

I working on an solution for SharePoint Online, and would like to be able to not have a virtual machine for developing the NCSS parts of the project. But with the Visual Studio template I would have ...
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Visual Studio Workflow: get individual Task Ids from Composite Task

I have a Visual Studio Workflow for my SharePoint Online App that assigns a composite task to 5 people. I am looking for a way to obtain all 5 individual task id's in the Workflow itself, so I can ...
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How to change feature id in an existing Visual Studio solution

I have created a Visual Studio solution containing all the required design elements (like master pages and user controls) that I would be re-using in all my new applications. I created a visual studio ...
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The 'ListTemplateId' attribute is invalid - The value '100' is invalid according to its datatype

The XML for my EventReceiver is as follows: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Elements xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/"> <Receivers ListTemplateId="100"> ...
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Creating client side solutions

i hear people say they want to create client side solutions in visual studio, would that be applicable in the case of visual web part? if i create a visual web part and only write javascript code in ...
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Share point visual webpart with ajax modal popup

I am trying to update the text area displayed in the Ajax modal popup. I am updating the Text area with sharepoint list multiline text field. My spservices is wriiting the data correctly. But when i ...
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Remove item Content Type from custom list

I have created through Visual Studio a Content Type that inherits from Item and a custom list using this content type. What I would like is to remove the item content type that appears when creating a ...
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Sequential Workflow: The file has been modified by SHAREPOINT\system on

I have a squential workflow that takes Account IDs as plain text from a InfoPath input and converts them into a SPUser field. I can't get the the item to update bc an exception is throw on the Update ...
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Solution deployed to one site collection changes same solution on another site collection

I have two site collections, SC1 and SC2. They both have the same solution deployed on them. The solution was deployed on both via Visual Studio's "Deploy" functionality, changing the the deployment ...
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'Add Solution': Object reference not set to an instance of an object

I have a WebApplication scoped feature and I am getting this error when I deploy. I have searched all over the internet, and the answers I have found are not much help. Here is the code that is ...
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How can I extract the InfoPath forms for a Visual Studio workflow from SharePoint?

I am looking to extract InfoPath forms from a SharePoint environment that are initiation / association forms of a Visual Studio workflow. The solution obviously puts the forms to the features folder ...
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Create Exchange mailboxes and lync accounts through SP

I have a requirement to create exchange mailboxes and lync accounts through sharepoint. Please tell me what will be the ideal way of doing it ? I have thought of enabling RPC on exchange and lync ...
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SP url - Problem with alias

I have a problem when using an alias to access my Sharepoint (2013) site through code. I want to retrieve a document from a SharePoint library. In my browser address bar I can type either : ...
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How to connect Visual Studio 2013 with Sharepoint?

What do I need to connect Visual Studio 2013 to a Sharepoint 2013 intranet site situated on a server that can only be accessed only form inside a local network? Can I do it with Visual Studio Express ...
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Updates are currently disallowed on Get requets, Code behind trying to update list item

I am using the below code to get id from url and get list item, then update it. But i am getting an error Updates are currently disallowed on Get requets. To allow updates on a GET , set ...
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Which event is triggered by SharePoint when the workflow is terminated in VS workflow?

I have created a visual studio workflow (ShaerPoint 2010 sequential workflow). When the workflow is started I am managing the permission on the workflow item. But I have a requirement that when ...
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How To Deploy Files Stored in Layouts From Module

I am trying to deploy a .ASPX file using a module in Visual Studio. In all of the examples I have seen the files to be deployed are stored within the module folder in the Visual Studio project. My ...
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Visual Studio Workflow Set People Field

I am new to Visual Studio Workflows, so please excuse my ignorance. I am having an issue setting the value of a People field. I have an Account Id coming from an InfoPath form. I need my workflow to ...
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SP2013 VS WF - add process dynamically

I'm using VS2013 to create SP2013 Workflow. I need to provide user with ability to choose additional approvers while WF is running. For example, normal approval process route is User A -> User B - > ...
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Problem with redeployment of Fields, Content Types and List Definitions/Instances

What I did: Create an Empty SharePoint Project Create a simple Text Field Test - (re)deployment and retraction of Solution are causing no problems Create Content Type which consists of this one ...
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Do we must need to add hnsc address to host files?

I am facing issue of VS not detecting my sharepoint site url. I know how to fix it, but why bug is not still solved properly ? According to this blog, I should add it to host files, but when i ping ...
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Provider Hosted App in VM

Is it possible to run a provider hosted app from a vm on the same server as Sharepoint? And if so should i do it or is there a better way? Thanks
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What is purpose of 'View' with 'BaseViewID' set to '0' in schema.xml of List Definition?

In Visual Studio 2010 when I create a List Definition the schemal.xml file looks something like this: <Views> <View BaseViewID="0" Type="HTML" MobileView="TRUE" TabularView="FALSE"> ...
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What is the RoadMap of SharePoint and for its Developer community? [closed]

My question is about what is the vision of Microsoft for SharePoint and what ways can we foresee will it affect us, the developers. Will server side technologies remain in priority What ...
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Connect Visual Studio to custom Pages

I would like to connect my Visual Studio to our Sharepoint Sites and edit them. I can see connections in the server explorer, but that is all. Can not open them. I really do want to move away from: ...
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Difference between Assembly Deployment Target set to “GlobalAssemblyCache” or “WebApplication”

When I view the properties for my SharePoint 2010 project I can see an option of Assembly Deployment Target which can be set to either GlobalAssemblyCache or WebApplication. From this question I was ...
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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 ...