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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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How to resolve “One or more field types are not installed properly” Error

I have an SP 2010 Visual Studio 2012/13 solution that creates Site Columns and a document library. The site columns are created correctly since I can see and verify them. The problem I have is with ...
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Visualstudio 2012 sharepoint workflow toolbox not visible

I want to create a designer custom action in SharePoint 2013. I use visualstudio 2012 but i can't view SharePoint toolbox . I want to create an activity with createtaskwithcontenttype . Thanks
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Add a visual web part to the default page of the custom site definition via ONET.xml file

We have created a SharePoint solution with custom site definition and a simple visual Webpart using Visual Studio 2012. The purpose of the solution would be to add the custom visual webpart to the ...
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SP 2013 VS Workflow error “MTW Client is invalid”

When deploying a Workflow enabled app from Visual Studio (2012/2013), receive the error "MTW Client is invalid". More of the same error in the ULS logs. SharePoint 2013 designer Workflows deploy ...
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Overriding Sharepoint 2013 Web Parts in VS 2012

I'd like to override Content Search Web Part (SharePoint 2013) and I found following articles on this subject Dev Help: SharePoint 2013 Content Search Web Part (CSWP) in Variation Sites SharePoint ...
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Missing “Deploy”-Button Visual Studio 2012

Yesterday I have installed Visual Studio 2012 Premium on my SharePoint 2013 Development Machine. I also installed the Office Developer Tools to get the SP2013 Project templates. Opening my SP 2010 ...
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Best way to rename a visual studio 2012 sharepoint solution names, project names, namespaces, assembly names

I have created a Visual Studio 2012 solution for SharePoint 2013. In this solution there are 19 projects. In this solution there is some name from some customer. Now I would like to clone this visual ...
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How to get rss feeds programmatically?

I want to get rss feeds from multiple sources and store into the list. Is there anyway to get rss feeds from specified urls and store them in to the list? Please provide reference links or code ...
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Create visual webpart for SharePoint Online

I want to create a visual webpart for SharePoint 2013 Online but I find that the requirement is to install the SharePoint on the local machine. Another thing, do SharePoint 2013 Foundation support ...
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Custom user profile property returns null value

I am accessing the user profile property from code but it returns null value as well as false in the boolean type property. My code is: if (web != null) { SPList list = ...
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How to assign taxonomy field to user profile property?

I want to assign a taxonomy field value to the user profile property which is fetched from ListItem. The taxonomy field is single selection valued. The user profile property name is: Dept. ...
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Users can see (and approve!) each other's tasks

Is there a quick and easy way to prevent users from seeing and approving each other's tasks? I do NOT want to create a task list per user and would like to avoid setting up item level permissions / ...
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How to deploy an application page and set it as introduction/startup page?

I have a Powershell script that creates a web app and a (root) site collection (Sharepoint 2010). In VS2012 I want to deploy an application page that will be a introduction/startup page. How can be ...
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Why I can't access to “these permissions” in my custom workflow activity?

This is my code definition. <RuleDesigner Sentence="Add %1 to Object %2(Output log to %3)"> <FieldBind Field="Permissions" Text="these permissions" Id="1" ...
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Workflow.xaml - Copy to SharePoint root

When I'm writing Assemblies, I can copy to GAC and avoid re-deploying them each time I want to make a code change. When I'm writing ASPX forms, I can copy them to SharePoint root, maybe give an IIS ...
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User profile picture in visual web part

I want to make user upload the profile picture in my web part, I searched over the internet how to accomplish this? I found the this post which describes how to get it. My code is: void ...
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Cannot open SharePoint 2010 Package in visual studio 2012

I tried to use Visual Studio 2012 to develop SharePoint 2010 solution on TFS 2012. I created the project on my Machine & added it to TFS, but when one of my team get latest version and check in ...
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Visual Studio generates 64 errors per custom form for a list

While creating a List Custom Form for Shareppoint 2013, Visual Studio 2012 generates 64 errors, (as visualized below) for every custom form added to the solution. The deployment just works fine as ...
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The “ExpressionTranslationBuildTask” task failed unexpectedly

I'm creating a Visual Studio sharepoint 2013 workflow, and I'm getting this error: The "ExpressionTranslationBuildTask" task failed unexpectedly. System.NullReferenceException: Object reference not ...
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Visual Studio 2012. Visual webpart's ascx.g.cs file empty after registering any control

I've discovered a problem when a Visual webpart's g.cs appears to be empty. I'm using Visual Studio 2012 Update 3 and a project for SharePoint 2010. The steps to reproduce the problem: in Visual ...
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Adding a custom control in visual web part

Can anyone please provide steps or a link for deploying a visual webpart with custom control in sharepoint 2013?
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Creating and deploying a visual webpart using VS 2012

I'm new to sharepoint. I managed to create a visual web part in VS 2012. But I don't know how to deploy it properly. I only added a button control to the webpart page. After that I used F5 to deploy ...
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features' while trying to deploy an event receiver?

I cant seem to figure out what the issue is while I try to deploy my event receiver targeted at a particular list on my site. All I am trying to do in the event receiver is to check (on ...
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wsp activation does nothing

I have created a site template, downloaded and imported my WSP into Visual Studio 2012, selected the needed lists and dependent columns. When I deploy to a new site collection from Visual Studio ...
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How to get Last Modified Timestamp of a file from sharepoint?

I am creating a Web Application in ASP.NET wherein I need to find out Last Modified Timestamp of a file (the path of file is given). But, I could not figure out How to do It. I have written below ...
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Invoking an ActivityAction in a SharePoint workflow

In a Visual Studio, SharePoint 2013 workflow, the "IF" Activity provided by Microsoft can take a condition and two activities as parameters: I want to write a custom activity that can similarly ...
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Use site theme elements in emails sent by workflow

I am creating a SharePoint 2010 workflow in Visual Studio 2012. I would like to use colors and fonts from the site's theme to style the emails. Because the customers may change the site theme, I'd ...
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Create list/app on SharePoint 2013 Online using Visual Studio 2013 [closed]

I'm working on sharePoint 2013 Online. I try to create list using Visual Studio 2013. Only way that I have found is to create an app. But how I can build app without this address: and how to display ...
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Next button is disabled while creating provided hosted app for sharepoint in visual studio

While creating a new SharePoint Provided hosted App in VS 2012, next button on 'Specify the app for SharePoint settings' page is disabled for me. Due to which I am not able to navigate to 'Configure ...
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How to send the Assignment Email with a link to the task in it SharePoint 2013 Visual Studio Workflow

I have developed a Visual Studio 2012 workflow for SharePoint 2013. I am trying to find a way to simply send a link to the actual Task in the Assignment email. I have created a variable and set the ...
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SharePoint 2010 Visual Web Part development @_parser.AddParsedSubObject LiteralControl WebPartPageUserException

I am using SharePoint 2010 Foundation on a vmware virtual machine. I am using Visual Studio 2012 update 3. I am working on a visual web part project. I have so far in this project only used asp.net ...
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Upload a Document from a task form in a SharePoint 2013 Visual Studio Workflow

I am trying to get a handle on this new SharePoint 2013 declarative workflow in Visual Studio. Maybe I am thinking to hard on this, but I am having trouble coming up with a solution to enable a user ...
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Best way to copy a site from one farm to another

I have to make a specific site with very easy requirements, one content type, one document library, and some columns are tied to managed metadata terms. I dont see the need to make everything with ...
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Visual Studio 2012 not deploying SharePoint 2013 Workflow

I am trying to deploy a workflow (list or site) to an app web via a SharePoint Hosted App solution in Visual Studio 2012. Once I deploy the app, I noticed that the workflow isn't available in the ...
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2013 remote development

I'm trying to create my first app for SharePoint 2013, and I'm running into some difficulty setting up the development environment. I want to run SharePoint in Azure and Visual Studio on my local ...
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Sharepoint List with Custom Form: setting the Content Type

I've been developing a list with custom forms using Sharepoint 2010 using this excellent article: ...
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Sharepoint 2010: Associate Workflow Dynamically with List using VS2012

I am creating a list using VS2012 Now In the same solution I am creating a workflow, I want to associate the workflow with the list but I don't see the name in list dropdown on creating workflow. Is ...
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Recycle IIS Application Pool': Object reference not set to an instance of an object

I get this error in the deployment step of a share-point farm based project. Most of the suggested solutions on the net are a simple Visual Studio re-start, however, a simple VS restart won't fix ...
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ReferenceManager Does not load any refrence assembly for class library porject in Visual Studio 2012 while it is loading for web projects

I want to add a reference to "System.Configuration" assembly in a class library project using Visual Studio 2012 in Windows 8. In "Add reference" dialogue box Assemblies tag is not loading any ...
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How to disable project migration dialogue when opening a SharePoint 2010 project?

We need to develop for SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint 2010 concurrently, so I installed Windows Server 2012 on my machine with a SharePoint 2013 installed, because of the downward compatibility of ...
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Deployment dedicated project does not work with VS 2012

I have a complex application that is split into two projects, and a deployment project. MySolution.sln Core.csproj Client.csproj Deployment.csproj The deployment project is setup to include all ...
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Open Source SharePoint Project

Goal: Learn real-based SharePoint project based on customization with Visual Studio. I wanna learn the source code, architecture, N-tier etc of a completed SP project. Problem: Is there one or many ...
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Export large lists from Sharepoint into Visual Studio

Backgroud: I'm developing a workflow solution for my customer. They have an existing SharePoint 2010 farm, with three custom lists. The lists contain about two dozen fields and allow files to be ...
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Create document library structure in a Vs2012 project

Is it possible to create a Visual Studio 2012 project containing multiple document libraries with folders and subfolders that can be builded/deployed to a sharepoint site? My need is to deploy the ...
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visual studio workflow

So I tried to follow the tutorial on the following site: ...
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Visual studio 2012 Workflow 2013 to change file permissions in SharePoint 2013 Document?

Possible to change file level permission on a document (in document library) with Visual studio 2012 workflow for SharePoint Online 2013?
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SharePoint project builds but will not package

I have a SharePoint project that references (and includes in its package) a non-SharePoint project. There is a class in my SharePoint project that references the non-SharePoint project, so has a ...
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Possible to develop Workflows for SharePoint Online with VS2012 without installing SharePoint?

Tring to follow this guide, but Getting SharePoint Not Installed. Any easy way around this? I really need to install SP 2013? I connected to SPO, and same issue. What's the minimum I need to ...
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SharePoint Online 2013 Workflow to change file permission in Document Library?

1.What are my options with SPD 2013 If I want to change file permission in a workflow? 2.Where does SPO host 2013 Workfows? 3.If connecting to SPO Can I use Worklow Manager 1.0? 4.Will I need to ...