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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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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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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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Unrecognized tag prefix user control

I'm create default webpart and creat default user control, drug and drop control to designer on web part and it generate code: <%@ Register ...
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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 ...
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Deploying Visual Studio 2012 solutions to SharePoint 2010 like WSPBuilder

I have spent several years developing SharePoint solutions for WSS 3.0 using Visual Studio 2008 and the WSPBuilder add-in. WSPBuilder would generate a folder containing a setup.exe file. This file ...
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How to get the current site url in SharePoint 2013?

I have a SharePoint 2013 workflow developed in Visual Studio 2012. How can I retrieve the current site url to a local variable?
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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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How to start workflow independently

Good day, I have a list that has a custom workflow that starts when an idem is created. I the workflow i have a codeActivity that creates multiple items on the list. This in turn starts multiple ...
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Custom activity shows as “started” even after completion in list workflow settings

I have created a custom workflow activity and used it in another sequential workflow project. This custom activity is the last step in the workflow process.The workflow settings in list shows two ...
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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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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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Display Fields from another List

I am building an app with Visual Studio and I want to use one fields as a lookup and then default some of the other fields to also display. Similar to how you would use the "Add Column to show each of ...
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custom code as a part of SharePoint 2013 Workflow

I am creating a SharePoint 2013 workflow project using Visual Studio 2012. I have added a sequence where i need to update some database table. Is it possible to write custom code as a part of ...
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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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Deploy VS solution (List) to all users' “My Site”

I wrote a custom document library that we use to manage our Proof of Activities at work. I used VS2012 for development and our portal is based on SP2013. Is there any way besides PowerShell to ...
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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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Getting Minor Version, Major Version, TimeCreated, TimeModified of document using CSOM

As a follow up to this post: http://sharepoint.stackexchange.com/a/111685/32419 I have a document that I am downloading from OneDrive library using CSOM. private static void ...
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download file from OneDrive using Microsoft.SharePoint.Client

I have a winforms application and I need to download files from a SharePoint OneDrive directory. Currently, given my code below, I am able to read the "Title" of the file, but I can't find anything to ...
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Custom SP Workflow within Visual Studio 2012 - Create Doc Set and then move document

First of all my apologies if this has already been asked and answered elsewhere, i have been trawling. I have the task of creating a workflow that is triggered on a specific list upon a items field ...
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Build SharePoint 2013 solutions by simply copying the assemblies to your machine

Let me start off by saying that I know you can't install SharePoint 2013 on a Windows 7 machine (confirmed here). However my situation is this: I am in the process of upgrading a large SharePoint ...
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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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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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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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Move pdf files from one library to folder within library in sharepoint 2013

I want to move files from the Library into its folder (Which is in the same library). How can I do this using sharepiont Designer 2013
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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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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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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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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 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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“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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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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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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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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Feature with id already exists - force option

I'm getting that old familiar error when trying to deploy my SharePoint solution via Visual Studio: Error occurred in deployment step 'Add Solution': A feature with ID {Guid} has already been ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...