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debugging SharePoint solution

Is there any reason why deploying solution would not deploy the solution? Adding solution 'Booking.wsp'... Deploying solution 'Booking.wsp'.. When I go to Central admin I see the booking.wsp and I ...
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SharePoint Workflow Start Date

How can I find out the date a visual studio workflow workflow started? I need this for auditing purposes.
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workflow debugging prerequisites failed to complete - Visual Studio SharePoint hosted Apps

When trying to debug a workflow created in SharePoint 2013 App using Visual Studio 2012 version, i am getting the error "workflow debugging prerequisites failed to complete". I tried to publish the ...
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Linq get Distinct or first from multiple group

Ok, I'm not understanding something here with what I am attempting to query here. I have a list like the following. Title Subject Content Date ...
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Visual Studio 2012 options for webparts

In vS2012 I can see Visual Web Part, Visual Web Part (farm only) and webpart. What is difference between these? What governs the choice of one of these?
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SharePoint 2010 web and load testing with VS2012.4: Recorded upload file doesn't add the file to the project

I have a SharePoint 2010 farm for which I have created a Web Performance and Load Test Project in Visual Studio 2012.4 Ultimate. When adding a web test for uploading a file, the uploaded file is not ...
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Download files from document library using C#

Task: There are some Excel files or documents on SharePoint site that I need to download to my local drive. I'm a newbie to C#, so please give me directions on how to start and complete my task. I ...
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BasePackagePath missing - Copy to SharePoint fails

When I right click any file for e.g. an application page in Solution Explorer, I get following error: This required project property is not found or has a value of null or empty string: ...
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Can't use the Google API's in a SharePoint Online Visual Studio project

I'm developing a SharePoint Online app in Visual Studio 2012. I have added a link to the Google API JavaScript file. And as you can see from the screenshot's below taken from Chrome developer tools ...
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Visual Studio 2012 can't find Microsoft.SharePoint.dll (on 2013)

I'm not sure if this is a problem with VS2012 or with SP2013. We restored a reverted vm yesterday, and there were a ton of weird SP2013 problems we had to overcome. Then after we got a site collection ...
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Workflow in Visual Studio 2012: GetDynamicValueProperties not provided with Entity Type

I try to set up a SharePoint 2013 workflow in Visual Studio 2012, using values from a list item. I created the list workflow for a specific list which is visible in the properties panel if clicking on ...
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How do I access a Property argument in a SharePoint 2013 Workflow?

I have a "Property" argument in a workflow. I need to access it and pass it's value to another activity. It seems that I can't do this however. What am I missing? I found this which seems to be ...
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how to specify icon image for 2013 SharePoint custom app built in Visual Studio 2012?

I am creating a "HelloWorld 2013" app in Visual Studio 2012 that deployes to my on-premises developer site. The app deploys to the site with no problems. My goal is to change the app icon (for ...
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What is the correct way to grant permissions needed for Visual Studio 2012/2013 to connect to SharePoint 2013?

I'm attempting to use the "Empty Project" template in Visual Studio 2012 or Visual Studio 2013 and I'm having trouble determining the least-privilege way to do so. When attempting to add an event ...
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Document Conversion Custom Workflow Action SharePoint 2013 in Visual Studio

I have a approval workflow which should generate a pdf file out of an docx-file in the end of the workflow. Therefore I need some kind of custom workflow Action oder Activity. I know that I'll have to ...
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the name 'initializecontrol' does not exist in the current context visual studio 2013

I am encountering this error when I create a visual web part in Visual Studio 2012: the name 'initializecontrol' does not exist in the current context visual studio 2013 Edit 1: the error appears ...
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Modify SharePoint sandbox manifest.xml

I need to modify the SharePoint sandbox manifest.xml. Can any one help me with how I can do this?
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Change default publish location in Visual Studio

Whenever I want to publish my SharePoint solution, the Target Location is selected as "C:\Users\Administrator\Documents". Is there a way to change the default value for this option?
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Cascading Dropdown Lookup Sharepoint 2013

I want to add a cascading lookup (using sharepoint 2013 )in many Document library so I can't Add jquery SPServices.SPCascadedropdowns for all Edit/New Form via the Sharepoint Designer manually, I ...
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Sharepoint 2013 BDC : How to set Yes/No (Boolean)

I have struggled to set a Yes/No column to Yes by simply assign true on the TypeDescriptor, but it allways turns out be set to 'No". I am using Sharepoint 2013, BDC Explorer and Visual Studio 2013. ...
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Error while deploying SP2013 Workflow from VS2012: NullReferenceException

I developed two features, one should deploy a workflow. After hitting F5 in Visual Studio 2012, I get a NullReference-Exception. Here is the output shown: ------ Deploy started: Project: ...
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Why isn't my Master Page visible in Designer when I deploy it from Visual Studio 2012?

In a VS 2012 project I created "TestMasterPage.master" (a duplicate of v4.master) and added it to a module named "Module_MasterPage" below are contents of elements.xml <?xml version="1.0" ...
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“Unselect All” features when importing a site template to Visual Studio 2012?

In Visual Studio 2012 I'm importing a WSP of a site template using the "SharePoint Customization Wizard." The list of features displays with all items selected. I only want to import a couple ...
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'Main' method suitable for an entry point error in SharePoint Event receiver

I have created a simple list event receiver with item adding,updating,and deleting events in SharePoint 2013. But some how it is giving me a strange build error when i try to deploy the event ...
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Created a visual webpart for office 365 and getting error

This is the error, It's just a simple visual web part i created as sandbox, please guide Getting Error Message for Exception System.Security.SecurityException: That assembly does not allow ...
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Trying to setup a Provider hosted app

We have an on-premise installation of sharepoint 2013 with an app domain configured. So far so good, I can create a Sharepoint Provider hosted app, where the Web-project runs on a local IIS. The ...
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Design tab and content assist missing for Application Page's aspx file

I have created a simple Application Page which I am deploying in SharePoint 2013. Everything works fine except the Visual Studio 2012 designer for aspx file does not show any content assist for ...
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What is the difference between auto hosted, provider hosted and sharepoint hosted app? [duplicate]

What actually happens when we create apps, and where are three types of apps hosted these apps hosted?
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Ordering Custom Properties

I am working on a Client WebPart, and while doing some simple debugging against office 365, i noticed that no matter how i structured the custom properties in the query string they were always laid ...
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In List Design View, List is disabled

I have two lists that the List toolbar item (Columns/Views/List) is disabled. Attempting to click does nothing. I've also noticed that when I deploy it, they don't render appropriately. For example, ...
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The name 'SharePointContextProvider' does not exist in the current context

I have a Basic Provider Hosted App (which is an on premise hosted app). It has been integrated with SP2013 and hello world Page is working fine. But when I wanted to develop the actual part, I have to ...
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Where i can override the OnInit method

I need to write the following farm solution to override the InInit method as follow:- protected override void OnInit(EventArgs e) { var request = HttpContext.Current.Request; ...
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VS2012 won't deploy my SharePoint 2013 Workflow

Well, I have got the same problem as this guy with the equally titled thread. I want to add a SharePoint 2013 Workflow to my App Web. It is a list Workflow. Workflow Manager and Service Bus are ...
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Visual Studio and Sharepoint development

GIVENS: - We run Sharepoint 2010. - No one here has ever used Visual Studio here to enhance Sharepoint. - They want to stick with SP 2010. QUESTIONS: - Is there any advantage to using Visual Studio ...
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Get a users Name from their ID

As part of my Sharepoint hosted App i am using a list which contains a Person or Group. I am getting the ID of the person by using the following. var ApproverID = ...
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Visual Studio 2012 Breakpoints do not hit

I have developed a simple visual webpart for SharePoint 2013 in Visual Studio 2012. The .apsx page only has one label. Then I say deploy and attach to process w3wp and refresh the webpage where I have ...
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How to connect SharePoint 2013 and Visual Studio 2012 to create a simple form?

I am a beginner when it comes to SharePoint so please bear with me, I apologize in advance for my inaccuracies. Here is what I need to do... I need to build a form in C# .NET in VS 2012, deploy it ...
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How to add tooltips to sharepoint 2013 form fields

I am working with a User (sandbox) Solution created in Visual Studio 2012 for SharePoint 2013. I have been asked to add custom tooltips to the default new and edit form fields. I have not been able ...
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How to upgrade a Visual Studio Project from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 (VS 2010 to VS 2012) - For WebParts, MasterPage, AppPage, User Controls

We have a SharePoint 2010 project solution which we are trying to uprgade to SharePoint 2013. This includes webparts, application pages, user controls, masterpage, etc. Foll. is the procedure we ...
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Sharepoint - Visual Studio 2012 Deploy problem

I'm having a problem, when I deploy my solution through VS2012 it looks like it wont update what I already have deployed, the changes I make on code wont take effect. I have the following scenario: 1 ...
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Announcements list does not show on site after deploying application from Visual Studio

I have just started studying custom workflows. I am following the procedures in this link and I am stuck in 5. Test the workflow. It says in step 2 that I should navigate to the Announcements list, ...
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The workflow template has specified no FormURN for this page Error when Associating Out of the box SharePoint 2010 publihsing approval workflow

Hello i have associated a imported a out of the box SharePoint 2010 Publishing Approval Workflow from Sharepoint Designer 2013 to Visual studio 2012 with the import Sharepoint 2010 workflow project in ...
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Develop Sharepoint 2013 web parts from client using VS 2012

How I can develop my visual web parts from my client using VS 2012? When I want to create a sharepoint 2013 project I receive a message that sharepoint server does not installed on my client. Is ...
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How to change icon from plus to minus when adding/removing rows in SP2013 using VS2012?

I just received this project and need to make a minor change, but I cannot figure out how the original developer added the icons to make the change. At the end of the row is a plus icon so the users ...
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SPEmailEventReceiver in sharepoint 2013

I'm stuck in use of SPEmailEventReceiver in sharepoint 2013. this my code: public class EREmail : SPEmailEventReceiver // this error because namespace can't found { public override void ...
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Can't get Workflow 2013 to work

In my Farm Solution, I want to add a new Workflow with Visual Studio. It's a 2013 Workflow. I run the wizard to create it, and add something to the sequence. Then I click on Deploy. It's a List ...
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Unit Testing Of SharePoint Custom Code with Emulator

I am trying to test my Sharepoint custom code, using Microsoft.SharePoint.Emulator with VS2012 Premium ( because I have MSDN Premium subscription) I know its officially comes with VS Ultimate ...
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Deploy silverlight xaps to clientbin

I have some xaps being built by other projects in my solution and I need the xaps to be included in the resulting WSP. I have a mapped folder Layouts with a sub-folder ClientBin and then in the ...
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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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using $SPUrl when developing visual web part via visual studio 2013 or 2012 and ascx.g.cs file gets empty!

Im developing a Visual Web part for SharePoint 2010 via Visual Studio 2013. And i want to add css link to visual web part in .ascx file like this: <SharePoint:CssRegistration Name="<% ...