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Requirements for a Timer Job deployment

I created a timer job to kick off a workflow on all items in a List. I followed this template and converted the code to VB. What do I need to deploy this to my SharePoint site using the command: ...
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SP 2013 Visual Studio Workflow - Internal Status Stuck on 'Not Started'

I updated my VS 2012 from Update 4 to Update 5. My workflows got mucked up. Now i reverted back to Update 4 yet, my workflow is stuck on 'Not Started' status. See the screen shot below. Update 1: ...
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SharePoint hosted app submit multiple items to list

I am developing a SharePoint 2013 hosted app and I currently have a 'repeating' table that is being cloned each time a button is clicked. I currently have three tables which all submit to separate ...
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SharePoint 2010 Adding Web Part Error: Object reference not set to an instance of an object

I created a Farm Solution visual web part in a development environment (VM). I've run into issue while attempting to deploy this Visual Web Part in a test environment. I added (Add-SPSolution), ...
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Using Visual Studio 2015 with SharePoint 2013 - WF Projects changing reference version automatically

I have some SharePoint 2013 Visual Studio workflow projects in my solution. Once I opened the solution using Visual Studio 2015, It changed the WF project dll reference as mentioned below. ...
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SharePoint 2013 Visual Studio Workflow not getting updated (WSP Deployment)

Here's the scenario: I have a SP 2013 Visual studio workflow in my Staging Server. I want to replace the current workflow with the updated version. (Not add as a new version, I want to replace it) ...
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Workflow state shows as 'completed with errors' instead of 'completed'

I have a custom workflow which is developed using visual studio 2012. It works fine with all the functionalities, but only difficulty which i am facing is that if i terminate a project, workflow state ...
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Call a PowerShell .ps1 file from Visual Web Part

I want to call a .ps1 file from my visual web part which is part of my wsp. Is this possible? Does it similar to calling a notepad.exe file from a console or web part's .cs file. Customer wants to ...
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Could Not Load File or Assembly or One of It's Dependencies

I have been building a SharePoint app in the NAPA Office 365 Development Tools. Recently (due to some weird bugs) I wanted to use Visual Studio's debugger so I opened the code in VS. However, when I ...
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Update an existing SharePoint 2013 visual studio workflow

An article gave me the below steps to perform the update: Change the workflow assembly's version number Update the workflow assembly version number in the attribute of the Workflow element in ...
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Visual Studio 2012 SharePoint 2013 Workflow - calling a method during manual workflow termination

I am using a Visual Studio 2012 SharePoint 2013 workflow. I need to perform a task once the workflow is terminated manually. Any idea of how to do that?
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Deploy SharePoint 2010 Project to SharePoint 2013

How to deploy a SharePoint 2010 wsp to a SharePoint 2013 site?
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How to deploy custom page via visual studio

I am looking for a way to deploy a custom page to sharepoint. Currently I was able to do it via sharepoint, by adding an aspx page to the project. This added an aspx pages to layouts and it deployed ...
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Creating a Custom SharePoint Picture Library from Visual Studio?

Currently I have created a custom Picture User-control, and retrieving images from Picture Library,. Now I'm trying to create Picture Library from Visual Studio, means Picture Library must be created ...
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Unable to Update Yes/No Field in document library within ApplicationPage Code-Behind

I am trying to read the value within my CustomApplicationPage.aspx.cs file and update the value from No to Yes.By default when this site column was created in the Content Type Hub's custom content ...
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Package designer is missing from visual studio solution

I have a Visual Studio 2012 having a SharePoint solution. Somehow, I was missing the Package folder in the solution. I got it back from the Source Control Explorer as the solution is saved in to the ...
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Visual Studio 2012 and VSTA and SharePoint; and InfoPath

I hope this is enough for you to help me... I've got an older development environment with SharePoint 2010 SP1 installed on a web server and an app server in a very simple farm (SQL instance on a 3rd ...
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Custom initiation form for sequential work-flow?

I am creating a custom initiation form my sequential work-flow using visual studio. In that form i have two people picker fields one with multiple selects and other with single select. I want to ...
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Workflow codeactivity to download file from document library

The following code works in a console application but returns a 401 error from a workflow code activity. The aim is to download and process a .eml file from a Sharepoint 2013 document library. SP and ...
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how to install “Microsoft Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2012” without “Web Platform Installer”?

I have visual studio 2012 ultimate for practice , now I want to do SharePoint 2013 development through that. Generally I should download "Microsoft Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2012" ...
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VS Package Designer File Icons - What do they mean?

In a Mapped Folder what do these two different icons indicate about each file? This is just for illustration, the same file is not being deployed twice SharePoint 2013 Visual Studio 2012 Thanks
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Edit list form with Visual Studio

I'm trying to figure out how I can edit the list forms in Visual Studio instead of SP designer, but seem unable to find anything about this, only how to create a new form. Please tell me it's possible ...
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How to create Data Driven Custom Web Application in Sharepoint

I wanted to create dynamic web page and application based on my Excel or XML data. Is it possible to do in Sharepoint? How should I do?
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Error occurred in deployment step Uninstall app for SharePoint.The local SharePoint server is not available

Check that server is running and connected to SharePoint farm. After giving database owner rights and farm administrator rights to the user. Yet it is not working. And giving the same Exception.
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What to Import from WSP to build Web Template solution in Visual Studio?

I'm trying to create a custom web template for SharePoint 2010. The client has already configured a prototype web site in SharePoint, which is essentially a standard blog site, with some ...
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Creating app scoped external content type using Provider Hosted App in sharepoint 2013 using visual studio 2012

I am creating provider hosted app in Visual Studio 2012 using app scoped external content type having OData with Northwind url App manifest start page url : ODataNewAppWeb/Pages/Default.aspx ...
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SP2013 - Console app on DEV server unable to connect to PROD site

I'm working on a console application in VS2012 installed on my SP2013 dev server. The app is called from a command line and sets up a new FBA account using info provided by the user. When it reaches ...
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Custom Workflow Task with custom content type not working in VS 2012

I have created custom content type inherited from Workflow Task (SharePoint 2013) as i have to remove and add fields according to use. I also created a custom workflow task list, which uses ...
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Sharepoint 2013 workflow internal status goes to Canceled with a System.FormatException

I am running a workflow attached with task pages. The workflow has been designed in visual studio 2012. After completing the first task page, the internal status of the workflow will change to ...
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C# - Creating new SharePoint user in .Net Membership provider

I have an external-facing SharePoint site that uses a .Net membership database to house claims user accounts. I'm attempting to build a solution in C# that creates a new user account in the database ...
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How to Add Custom Action To Task List in SharePoint 2013?

In one of my POC, there is a requirement to create custom action Ribbon menu for Task List. After lot of research I have tried below code snippet in empty module to add custom action. ...
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ActivityNotFoundException during feature activation

I have a workflow 2013 included in Full trust solution (WSP). When I add a variable of type DynamicValue to the workflow and try to deploy the solution using VS 2012 I get the error during feature ...
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Workflow Custom Activity deploy in multi server environment

I have been working on a project that involves developing a custom workflow activity for SharePoint 2013. I am developing it in a single server environment working with http. My problem occurs when ...
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Creating new feature for list each time when we create a list with same ListTemplate attribure

We are facing following issues in SharePoint, when we create a custom list in visual studio a separate feature is created for each list automatically and type attribute in ListTemplate tag is set to ...
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SharePoint 2010 web part on 2013 SharePoint environment

Can I create a 2010 visual web part on SharePoint 2013 environment using visual studio 2012
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Unable to fetch the SPWorkflow object programmatically

I have a requirement of fetching the SPWorkflow object on a SPListItem object. The assocaiated workflow is a sharepoint 2013 visual studio workflow. I have tried the following approaches, but none of ...
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Microsoft.SharePoint.Security namespace missing

I am making a custom timer job in VS 2012 that targets .Net Framework 4.5. I am using namespace Microsoft.SharePoint and Microsoft.SharePoint.Security but problem is it is showing following error: ...
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SP 2013 workflow initiation form people picker

Using a WorkflowInitiationForm in an VisualStudio workflow for SharePoint 2013 I wonder how to get the Information from people picker. Adding to the project the form delivers code examples for string, ...
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SharePoint 2013 task url issue

Possible Duplicate I am working on SharePoint 2013 visual studio workflow, while creating the single task activity email body, I am using '%TaskSpecial: TaskUrl%' token <a ...
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Deploying workflows from Visual Studio problems

I recently ran into a problem while trying to deploy WSP containing workflow 2013 SPIs. Visual Studio 2012 couldn't delete workflows and workflow associations during deployment process.
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Cancel a save of a list item, but still run the workflow

Is it possible to cancel a save of a list item but still run the workflow. How would I go about doing this? Example: I save an item in a list. It runs the workflow, but the save item does not appear ...
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Update current list item c#

When using a custom workflow activity with elevated privileges to create an item in a list. It creates two instead of one. What I am doing is that when a user create an item in the list . It displays ...
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“The activity named 'WorkflowXaml_GUID' from scope was not found” when deploying SP 2013 Workflow

Ok. I have been getting this issue once in a while and I need to know how to fix it. Scenario: I wanted some custom actions performed on my workflow. So created an activity library and a class that ...
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Sharepoint 2013 workflow REST: service response on filter request with httpSend activity

in a declarative / visual studio workflow we want to filter a list and use a httpSend activity with http://mysite/_api/web/lists/GetByTitle('myList')/items?$filter=Title eq 'customer' for the uri ...
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Get a specific List in Visual Studio 2012 Workflow (Sharepoint 2013)

designing a visual studio workflow for SP 2013 I wonder how to get values of list items from another list than current list. My workflow is not bound to a list has to access items of another list ...
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Get User from List Item in Visual Studio 2012 workflow for Sharepoint 2013

Got to implement a seq. workflow based on http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/dn584771(v=office.15).aspx#bm3 Notice: My Entity Type is "ListItem" (the workflow will be bound to the ...
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SharePoint 2010 Farm Solution Deployment Error Using Non-admin Accounts

I am trying to deploy a farm solution using Visual Studio 2012 on SharePoint 2010. I receive the following error when I try to build or deploy using any admin group accounts other than the Farm Admin ...
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InfoPath 2010 and Visual Studio 2012

I would like to generate InfoPath forms (2010) with managed code and debug the form template with Visual Studio 2012. I have downloaded and installed the Visual Studio Tools for Applications 2012 plus ...
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SP2013 VS Workflow Farm Solution deployment update workflow definition

We have SharePoint 2013 workflow developed using visual studio 2012. We need to send updates for the workflow in production. What is observed that after deployment the workflow definition doesn't ...
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Custom Workflow activities in SharePoint 2013 for 2010 Workflows

We need to create custom workflow activity in Visual Studio 2012 for SharePoint 2013 using 2010 workflows. Can someone PLEASE guide me on how to do this as I am finding blogs for either SharePoint ...