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Adding users to a Form-based authentication site

I'm using SharePoint Foundation 2013. I have created an Extranet where Active Directory and Form based users could log in (multi mode). I need to add users to this site via a windows service. My ...
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Creating Event Receiver Office 365

I am going through Beginning Sharpoint 2013 Development and I need to create an event reciever. I don't have a local copy of SharePoint on my laptop I'm using a development site from an Office 365 ...
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Can VS Community 2013 create Sharepoint projects?

I have installed Sharepoint 2013 Enterprise. I have installed Visual Studio 2013 Community. How do I create Sharepoint projects? "New Project" show many templates, but non related to sharepoint. Do ...
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What would I need to set up a local test service/server?

We would like to set up a locally hosted test server that we could develop some custom workflows and code with to eventually push up to the customer's server. What would be the best software and set ...
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How do I customize the main login page for sharepoint where user chooses FBA or Windows Auth?

I have a sharepoint site that uses Forms Based Authentication, Visual Studio 2013, Sharepoint 2013, and FBA Pack. I have customized the FBA login page, by editing this file: ...
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create a BCS External Content Type based on a WCF web Service using Visual Studio.

How to create a BCS External Content Type or list Based on a WCF Web Service using Visual Studio. The link provided shows the requirement through Designer. ...
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How do I access the logged in user from a sharepoint webpart?

I have a Sharepoint site that uses Forms Based Authentication. I would like to discover the last password updated date and the creation, for the purpose of discovering whether they have changed their ...
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Error 4 Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features': A site column cannot enforce a relationship behavior

I created a site template based on the SharePoint 2013 Community Site Template, and imported it into Visual Studio 2013. When deploying the solution to the development environment, I'm getting an ...
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Parse response of User Profile REST call in a workflow

I am trying to query the user profile service in a SharePoint 2013 workflow to retrive some properties. I am getting a valid response but unable to parse the json into workflow variables. I am using ...
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Remote development to SharePoint 2013 with Visual Studio 2013

Referring to the following question: Visual Studio 2013 remote development I have tried this method to setup my environment for remote development to my on-premises SharePoint server. However, it ...
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SharePoint App resources files not being included on deployment

I have a SharePoint App that has a lot of resource files (js, css, imgs, etc.) that are not being included when I deploy the project. The weird thing is that 2 days ago everything was working fine and ...
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Problem adding a custom list to a SharePoint 2013 solution (“Failed to find <ListTemplate> tag corresponding to ID ”100")

I have a SharePoint 2013 solution that I migrated from 2010. Without any custom list definition, I am able to deploy the solution and create a new site collection (from the web itself, I am not using ...
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Retract solution (WSP) in Visual Studio 2013 - Delete Content Types

When I use Retract command in VS 2013 on my WSP, content types do not get deleted on the site. So whenever I want to update content types, I need to recreate the site. I've done some analysis on this ...
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VS Workflow 2013 - Single Task action - Get Task ID

I'm developing Sharepoint 2013 Workflow in Visual Studio and I need to get ID of a task that is created by Single Task activity and write it to list item's field. What's the best way to achive this?
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Ribbon Group and Button in Sharepoint 2013 Image Tab

I'm trying to add a button to Image Tab in Sharepoint 2013. I managed to add Group but button does not display. I can't see what I'm doing wrong. VS 2013 does not underline any part of my code. ...
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SP 2013 workflow CompositeTask CompletionCriteria

Designing a declarative workflow with Visual Studio 2013 I try to use a CompositeTask to fulfill the following requirements approval workflow for multiple users with a parallel task if at least 50% ...
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Unable to deploy solution via VS with error message Missing '<RESOURCE_FILE_NAME>' resource key '<RESOURCE_KEY>'

We have a SharePoint solution which we are trying to deploy via Visual Studio 2013 on SharePoint server 2010. The solution was originally built in Visual Studio 2010. Whenever we try to deploy the ...
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Field names in announcement list in Sharepoint Online

I am trying to add fields to an announcement list. I have successfully added various fields with single-word names: announcementy.Fields.AddFieldAsXml("<Field Type='User' ...
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Is it possible to wait for the “Publish it” event of a page in a workflow in SharePoint 2013?

I was wondering if one can get a Visual Studio 2013 Workflow in SharePoint 2013 to wait for the "Publish it" event of a page. So when the user clicks the "Publish it" link at the top left on a page ...
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features'

I am creating and deploying Visual Web Part on SharePoint 2013 with VS 2013 as Farm Solution. When deploying Web Part on the server i get the following error: Error occurred in deployment step ...
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The reference 'Microsoft.Activities' could not be added to the project while adding workflow to SharePoint app

I'm trying to create a Workflow in a Sharepoint 2013 app, but whenever I try to "add" - "new item" - "workflow" I get the following error: The reference 'Microsoft.Activities' could not be added ...
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Checked Out To field in Document Library not cleared when document is programmatically checked in

We have a requirement to automatically check in uploaded documents. I used this article to implement an event viewer that would perform this action. But when this is deployed to the site, we noticed ...
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SharePoint2013 with Linkedin

I have requirement to get a updates from Linkedin Account and display it in a Sharpoint 2013. Is there any method is there to retrive the updates from linkedin?or How to integrate the linkedin to ...
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Get images from a SharePoint Library

I'm making a Carousel that need to get images by date of a SharePoint Library , all the code of the carousel, and configuration page i have already maked, but i dont have no idea of how i get the ...
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Cannot connect to sharepoint 2013 from visual studio 2013 when creating an app

I m trying to create a new sharepoint app from vs2013.I have the vs2013 ultimate edition and all the needed updates installed.When I press Finish in the process i got this message One paradox is ...
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Sharepoint 2013 O365 App cannot create a list in a sub site

I have a SharePoint 2013 app that can create a list in the site that it deploys too but it cannot create a list in a sub site where the app has not been deployed and trusted. Is there any way to get ...
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Visual Studio not seeing workflow 2013 task list fields in activity

I'm trying to use WaitForFieldChange activity in VS2013 for SP2013 on task list defined in VS solution. Yet the FieldName dropdown for this list is empty: ( http://i.stack.imgur.com/EMp5C.png ) ...
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The type or namespace name 'MontlyCalendarView' could not be found

I am following this document Walkthrough: Creating a Web Part for SharePoint by Using a Designer but I get this error: The type or namespace name 'MontlyCalendarView' could not be found. Are ...
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Breakpoint not hit in SP2013 workflow

I have a VS 2013 workflow and am trying to debug it. I have installed Workflow manager tools for Visual studio 2013, seems to be fine. I've ran the configurator, but afterwards had to make some minor ...
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Get custom text from a custom web part property

I would to display text entered in a custom web part property onto a form. This code is to display the custom web part property [WebBrowsable(true), Category("Miscellaneous"), ...
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Event receiver not firing Document Library

I have a local development environment in my VM.(SharePoint server 2013 SP1,Visual Studio Ultimate 2013-update3). I'm trying to add an event receiver to a document library on ItemDeleting. Deleting a ...
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List does not appear in SharePoint Customization Wizard

I am creating a workflow in Visual Studio 2013 and when trying to associate the workflow with the list - the list is not in the drop down
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Feature error when deploying a master page with visual studio 2013

I am new in working with VS13 to edit master pages, when I try to deploy it gives an error: Error 30 Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features': Feature with Id ...
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Workflow Task Escalation

I need to create a workflow which creates a task, then assign it to the manager1 of the user. If manager1 does not accept within 2 days, need it to escalate to the manager2. If manager2 does not ...
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Access User Properties within workflow in Visual Studio

I'm trying to access User Properties from within the workflow designer for Visual Studio. I've gotten as far as getting the User's ID, and then looking them up. My problem is that fields such as ...
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Cloud Business App for Office 365

I try to create Business App for SP Online. If I create relationship to other list in the same site, everything is OK. I can use lookup field. But if I try to use relationship (data) from different ...
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How to hide “Title” standard column in custom list using visual studio

I'm working on custom lists of sharepoint 2013. I created many lists in each one I want to hide the standard column "Title" from visual studio . I know how to deal with this in SharePoint Site ( by ...
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Rich Text field from Visual Studio

I am using Visual Studio 2013. I am using SharePoint online 2013. I am creating a "SharePoint-hosted" App. I have added a List to the project called "Technology". I added a field called "Technology ...
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IIS hangs when debugging with Visual Studio

I keep having this ridiculous issue that's driving me mad. I happen to debug some code with Visual Studio (attached to all w3wp) and let's say I get an exception and VS is set to catch all exceptions. ...
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Error on using master page deployed in solution

I added a custom master page that someone else had provided me into a farm solution and deployed it from within Visual Studio. I created a default Page in the Pages library. I updated the master ...
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Recycle IIS Application Pool': A task was canceled

I have a SharePoint server which is otherwise operating normally, but all of a sudden Visual Studio refuses to deploy SharePoint solutions. It's worked normally in the past. It is now giving an error: ...
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How to debug and deploy Legacy solutions

I've migrated from visual Studio 2008 / 2010 + WSP builder for a while now, and have been using Visual Studio 2012 / 2013 + F5. Now I've come across some legacy solutions, which are still active and ...
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Retrieve all site collections

I want to retrieve all site collections in an Online tenant through Visual Studio: I can do it via Powershell: get-sposite on-premise server : Get-SPSite on-premise again: var sites = ...
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Cannot manually install Site Collection scoped List Instance with List Definition

Using SHarePoint 2013, I have done the following in Visual Studio 2013: New "Empty SharePoint Project" In the Project, added a new item "List" with a definition and an instance In the Feature, set ...
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Use a Managed Metadata Field as custom property of a WebPart

I'm trying to add a custom property to a WebPart to select multiple terms from a TermSet in SharePoint 2013. I have found this article: ...
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Entity Manager with Sharepoint

I'm quite new to the Sharepoint universe and this might be a stupid question but anyway here's my problem Long story short : I have an application to make and in it I will have to manage entities ...
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SharePoint 2013 App - Bing API Search “Error” - Debug JavaScript in VS 2013 Ultimate

I'm exploring SharePoint apps in 2013 by following the example at this link. When I get to Figure 3 / 4, I am able to get SharePoint search results. However, if I select only "Internet (Bing)" ...
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is posible Remote development on SharePoint 2013 with no Active Directory?

I have: VM with SharePoint 2013 installation, I'm not using Active Directory. Laptop with Windows 7 and Visual Studio 2013 and Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2013 Is there a way to ...
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Can I create a Custom CreatePage.aspx (Enterprise Wiki)?

Is is possible to make a custom CreatePage.aspx? What I would like to do is add the EditForm page to the CreatePage so it can pull fields from the custom page layout. With the fields pulled from the ...
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Custom master page will not locate spfont file

I have a project that has a custom master page created from seattle.master. The only change in the .master file is the addition of a <SharePoint:ScriptLink> tag pointing to a copy of d3.min.js ...