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Visual Studio 2013 doesn't allow me to change Target List assignments in workflow

My Visual Studio 2013 (v12.0.30501.00 Update 2) doesn't allow me to change target task list assignments. I can see my new task list among items to choose but after selecting it nothing changes. ...
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How to create List Definition based on Wiki Page Library in Visual Studio 2010

While creating Wiki Page Library from the browser (Site Actions->More Options->Wiki Page Library) is easy, doing it form Visual Studio not so much. When I create new ListDefinition in VS2010 I use ...
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Send mail activity after Create task results “Error Occured” in Workflow

I came across very strange behavior of SharePoint workflow (Using Visual Studio). If I add Send Email Activity after Create Task activity, it gives me result- Error Occured . I thought, there will be ...
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FBA web.config Modifications using SPWebConfigModification

General question: Will using SPWebConfigModification deploy the modifications for the membership roles and providers to all 3 web.config files for FBA? I am needing to apply these providers ...
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Visual Studio Sequential Workflow : spexception was unhandled by user code

I have created simple sequential workflow in visual studio with one application page(which has 3 buttons like Approve,Reject & Close buttons) for editing the task. i deployed it to site collection ...
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Cannot validate SharePoint URL in Visual Studio

Using VS 2013 Update 4. Office tools Udpated. SharePoint 2013 installed locally. I can browse the site as expected. However, when I go to VS and try to create a solution I get this I also cannot ...
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Failed to load receiver assembly when activate feature

I have a problem when activating a Site scoped feature. Every time I try to activate the solution with STSADM or Powershell I get this error: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server ...
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Sandboxed Vs Farm solution to create site columns using visual studio

I find this article which describe how i need to create site columns programmatically using visual studio https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee231593.aspx. they mentioned that I should use the ...
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What determine if a farm solution need to be activated at each site collection or not

I am totally confused on how WSP files need to be deployed and activated inside SharePoint 2013.now I have the following three scenarios where i dealt with WSP files inside my SharePoint 2013 :- I ...
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Operation is not valid due to the current state of the object. The Solution installation failed

I have created a new sharepoint 2013 project to add custom site columns by following these steps https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee231593.aspx now i want to deploy the solution to another ...
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Creating site columns using Visual Studio

I am in a situation that i need to create 2 site columns named "Asset Type" of type "Drop-down List" that have the same name (Asset Type), but different choices. But using the CA UI i can not create ...
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Client Context executeQuery() works in console app but returns null object when executed from CRM Server

I have the function GetDocumentLibrary which must return a libray from sharepoint site. When I execute it from a Visual Studio Console Application it works and return the library with all ...
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Creating an Approval workflow based on the list values using visual studio 2010

I have a list with the company name, business process and workflow initiation. The Business Process could be Purchase Order/ Leave Request. Workflow Initiation is a radio button which could be ...
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Staging Environment & Migration to TFS

My team from Microsoft already has a SharePoint site up and running. My job is to take a portion of it and migrate it to TFS. My Manager told me that I have to find a staging environment for ...
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Deployment time at Visual Studio's output window

I am deploying webpart solution or another wsp project from Visual Studio and i need to see finishing time. Are there any way to see the time when deploy finished or any error occured for interrupt ...
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Need guidance for creating a web part

I wanted to create a SharePoint Visual Web Part using VS2013. Web Part will show some Google Charts. Data is fetched from a SharePoint List and manipulated using DataTable and Data will then bind to ...
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Sharepoint loading slow — blank visual web part — is this normal?

I'm trying to optimize an external/public Sharepoint 2013, on-prem site. Interestingly enough I've found that sandbox visual web parts drastically slow the page down. I know it's not the code in the ...
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SharePoint workflow canceled on start only when automatic

I'm having a strange issue with a Visual Studio Sequential workflow. We're uploading files to SharePoint Document Library via Client Object Model using File.SaveBinaryDirect. Error in log is as ...
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SharePoint 2013 Edit & Continue with .NET 4.5.1 and Visual Studio 2013

Looking for an answer to this question since I heard of .NET 4.5.1, I've nearly given up the hope. Looks like no one has written anything about this anywhere. So now that 4.5.1 and VS2013 were ...
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Visual Studio cannot connect to sharepoint site

I have spent many hours at this issue and still unable to fix it: I read somewhere that one cannot deploy apps to sharepoint using the "system account", so I: Created a new account "admin1" in ...
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how to use update() method instead of add() in SharePoint on Job Timer using visual studio c#

i have created a solution in SharePoint from visual studio C#. I want to create a Job Timer so i have created a c# class too. but now I'm adding a new row to task list but what i want really to do is ...
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Provision File in ' Features ' in 15 hive [on hold]

I have a requirement in which I have to add NWF (Nintex workflow) file in the Features folder. Means on feature activation the file for the workflow should get provisioned in the physical folder, say, ...
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SharePoint Workflow Error -The given key was not present in the dictionary

I have created a SharePoint 2013 Workflow in Visual Studio 2012. This workflow is activated when a list item is modified. Once the list item modified, the workflow shows as the started. But on ...
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Event receiver to update enterprise wiki page's Title once its Name is changed

I need to automatically update the wiki page title when its wiki page name get updated , currently i am doing this using workflow as follow:- so i am checking if the Name != Title, and update the ...
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SharePoint Provider Hosted Apps - Hosting the .net Code

Architecture type question... We are using Office 365 and building numerous event receivers, provider hosted apps etc Currently, each provider hosted app we build has an associated web site where ...
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What's a good tutorial on reading SharePoint 2013 lists from Visual Basic?

I'm a noob starting out with SP development. I'm looking for a tutorial to help me access SharePoint lists from a VB project I'm writing.
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How to show associated list item on out of the box task approval form of Workflow using visual studio

At the time of approval, I want to show list items in non-editable (view) mode. I have created worfklow in Visual studio. It works fine. But I also have to show Associated List items on the approval ...
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Toolbox controls are disabled in visual studio 2010?

When I create an empty SharePoint 2010 project with Visual Studio 2010, a lot of controls are disabled (chart, sqlDatasource). I try to reinitialize and other stuff but nothing. The controls are ...
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Unable to Edit Web Part Properties in Web Part Zone in 2013

I have a custom page layout that I have designed using Visual Studio. Within it I have several web part zones and I have a zone where I would like users to be able to edit the properties of the web ...
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How do I enable Intellisense sp.js in VS 2012. TILT

No matter what I try, I keep on getting the yellow triangles with the message "Intellisense was unable to colmplete an accurate...". For example when I type "SP." then among others ClientConetext does ...
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Improper feature Id attribute error

Hi I am getting Improper feature Id attribute error. I try to deploy a feature to a site using visual studio 2013. google cant help me so i ask here. this is my feature.xml: <?xml version="1.0" ...
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Blog Post Read More

I'm using SharePoint 2013. In our blog post we often use allot of images and text so the current layout just doesn't work. I'm looking for a way to display a link to a read more page.
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How do I create a lookup field for a hyperlink field and display the URL?

I have a regular, out of the box, list of type "Links". I have created a custom list that includes a lookup field to the URL field of the "Links" list. I have created a custom xsl template file for ...
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WebPart do not load a reference dll (RazorEngine.dll)

I have created a sp 2013 webpart. Inside this webpart I am using the RazorEngine.dll. It is included by NuGet and the solution builds. when I deploy and add the webpart to the page I got this error: ...
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No-Code Sandbox solutions NCSS template for visual studio

I working on an solution for SharePoint Online, and would like to be able to not have a virtual machine for developing the NCSS parts of the project. But with the Visual Studio template I would have ...
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Retrieve column's source in content type programatically

The source of a column in a content type can be retrieved in the User Interface as follows: Go to List Settings Click on Advanced Settings, set Allow Management of Content Types to Yes and click OK ...
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How to create and modify a SharePoint list with visual studio?

I try to create a SharePoint list in Visual Studio 2013. For this I have followed this procedure: https://msdn.microsoft.com/fr-fr/library/ee231593.aspx However when I finished to create the list, I ...
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Re-Deploying SharePoint List removes all the submitted ListItems

I created a SharePoint List using Visual Studio 2013 and deployed it. Later I had need to add few more columns in the List. So after adding more columns when I deployed it again then what I realized ...
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V.S. 2013: Problems with Feature

I have a problem with the features. When i double-click the Feature1, I get an error : Sequence contains no matching data. I tried deleting the directory ...
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Sharepoint list item permissions for manager of creator

Im creating a SharePoint application where a user puts their tickets. The ticket will be restricted by permissions to only be accessible by the creator, assignee and group of users which are ...
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Where is the solution's webPart I have published on my sharepoint site?

I work on SharePoint 2013 and with Visual Studio 2013, I have published a SharePoint solution on my SharePoint Site. But in this solution I have created a Web Part in C# and I haven't found this in my ...
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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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Local App Deployment fails because of an invalid Service Identity

After debugging an provider-hosted App of mine on Office 365, I am now trying to debug it on a local SharePoint Farm. I created a new development site collection just for that and configured ...
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Renaming a file with ItemAdded Event Receiver

I am using an Event Receiver to rename a file in a document library. For some reason this doesn't seem to work. public class EventReceiver1 : SPItemEventReceiver { /// <summary> /// An ...
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SharePoint Connection Error, Microsoft Visual Studio

I am receiving a SharePoint Connection Error when connecting to Visual Studio 2012 Sandbox or Farm Solution when I create a new project. Here is the Error. SharePoint 2013 on Premise, Alternate ...
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Why is Microsoft.SharePoint.Search.dll copied in my project?

When working on a VS project that involves referencing Microsoft.SharePoint.dll, building the project causes Microsoft.SharePoint.Search.dll to be copied to my bin folder. Why is this? Okay, maybe ...
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Error deploying SharePoint 2013 Workflow from Visual Studio 2013 with Custom Code Activity

I am currently trying to develop a SharePoint 2013 Workflow in Visual Studio, which includes a Custom Code Activity. While the Workflow is not finished, yet, before adding the Custom Activity, ...
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Enable programmability in InfoPath 2007

I have a 2007 InfoPath form that I'm hosting on my SharePoint (not web-enabled) to which I'd like to add some C# code to make it more robust. I am well aware that InfoPath 2007 is programmable with a ...
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How to Execute Powershell commands from a Sharepoint Hosted App?

So I need to create a Site Inventory(collection of all documents) as an OOTB Sharepoint Feature. This is the way I thought of doing it. Create a Sharepoint feature in Visual Studio wherein ...
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Stat Workflow after certain time if not started already manually

I have a document library in Sharepoint Online with a Visual Studio Workflow that must be started manually after adding a document to a library. However, I want to automatically start the Workflow ...