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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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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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This projects needs to be migrated?

I have a sharepoint 2010 solution. i migrated it to sp 2013, all sharepoint 2010 projects have been migrated without any problems. Office projects (Excel and outlook addins) however have been acting ...
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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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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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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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Calling a WCF web service from a SharePoint 2013 Visual Studio Workflow

I have a scenario where I need to access a WCF web service (locally hosted) from a SharePoint 2013 Visual Studio workflow. Below given is what I have done so far: This is what the workflow does: ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 workflow stuck in started stage

I got the setup recently with workflow client and manager installed(on different servers). I started with developing a simplest of the workflow with just one activity "WriteToHistory". But upon ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 workflow not showing up in the associated list's workflow settings page

I followed the steps mentioned by Prabath See steps here However when I deploy the SP 2013 workflow on the server, I can't see it in the 'Workflow Settings' page of the associated list. The ...
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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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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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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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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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Is there a better way to edit Elements.xml while creating a custom ribbon?

I am creating my own custom ribbon button using this article as reference. My code in the file Elements.xml goes something like this: <CommandUIHandler Command="NewRibbonButtonCommand" ...
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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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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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“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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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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“The name 'InitializeControl' does not exist in the current context” error when trying to create Visual Web Part with VS 2012 for SP 2010 Foundation

I'm trying to create a blank Visual Web Part project with VS 2012 (on Windows 7) for a site on SP 2010 Foundation. When I build the project, it throws this error "The name 'InitializeControl' does not ...
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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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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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Error occurred in deployment step Install App for SharePoint 2013

I got this error while trying to deploy an App in SharePoint 2013. The full error message is Error occurred in deployment step 'Install App for SharePoint': Failed to install App for SharePoint
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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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“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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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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Getting Minor Version, Major Version, TimeCreated, TimeModified of document using CSOM

As a follow up to this post, I have a document that I am downloading from OneDrive library using CSOM. private static void DownloadFile(ClientContext context, string listTitle, int listItemId, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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List fields missing in SharePoint 2013 workflow Activity window properties [Visual Studio 2012]

I am creating a sample workflow project in SharePoint 2013 using Visual Studio 2012. An Announcement based List instance is also created. The workflow is linked to this list. In my Sequence window, i ...
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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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Create infopath form using visual studio 2012 and bind it to list

Can we create infopath form with visual studio ? and can we bind the same with list ? please give me some links to do this task
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visual basic in sharepoint 2010

I am new to SharePoint. My head in the office told me that if you want to learn SharePoint, you have to learn ASP.Net first because we need to add webparts to the portal. I installed visual ...
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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 / ...