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SharePoint 2013 Site Definition Toolbar Type Standard not showing

I have a problem with the toolbar type "standard" in SharePoint 2013. If I insert a XsltListViewWebPart with , there is no "New Element" button. And no "View Choice" and something like that. I've ...
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SPO list with custom form in Visual Studio

I want to attach a custom list form using Visual Studio. After I added a form my solution explorer looks like this: I also changed the Deployment Type of the Test.aspx to "ElementFile". Now I ...
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Store SP 2013 Work Flow Audit Report in a List or Column in the same List

Has anyone came across any tutorials or links on how to store WF audit reports to a list or in the same list but on a column? I have scoured the net and I am not having any luck in getting the ...
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SP url - Problem with alias

I have a problem when using an alias to access my Sharepoint (2013) site through code. I want to retrieve a document from a SharePoint library. In my browser address bar I can type either : http://...
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How to implement a custom action to run code with access to the current item columns

I am using sp2013. I have a custom list which is using a custom content type. I would like to implement some link or button which is running some code. First you will need to select a listitem. In ...
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Filter and sort related data from multiple lists

I've been working on ways to collect data from a few lists, do some calculations on it and set up user controls to filter/sort that data. Ultimately I want a web part (or similar) that a user can use ...
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How do I utilize CustomTemplate property of BaseFieldControl

Using Visual Studio, I am creating custom templates for rendering Content Types in a SharePoint 2010 environment. If I want to control which fields, and in which order, I can elect to remove the <...
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convert to sandbox

How I can deploy a custom webpart solution inheret Microsoft.SharePoint.WebPartPages.DataFormWebPart as sandbox solution ? as Microsoft documentation, there is a restrication on using this class in ...
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How to read value from custom user field in Workflow 2013

I have a custom user field (it's used in custom task content type): <Field ID="{d3773326-a0a8-45e2-9c60-82fc7f7ba01c}" Name="IM_Task_ResponsiblePerson" DisplayName="Responsible person" Type="User" ...
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Property access conversion to an activity is not supported for property 'Today' defined on type 'System.DateTime'

I am developing a Sharepoint 2013 add-in. Writing the workflow, when using DateTime.today, I get this error: Property access conversion to an activity is not supported for property 'Today' defined on ...
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Approval Workflow with variable number of approvers

I am attempting to create an approval workflow with a variable number people who need to approve the item. For instance if employee A is pretty low on the org chart he or she may have 2-3 people ...
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SharePoint Online - Copy SharePoint List Items from multiple Subsites to a main site

I have a SharePoint site "Test", in which i have a Custom List "Test1 List". I also have a few Sub sites for the Test site and each subsite has a custom list associated with it (For example, Test2 ...
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Visual studio longer build time

I have created SharePoint hosted app project in Visual studio. I was working fine. At that time my app didn't have any workflow and build time and installation time was arount 2.5 min. But after ...
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SharePoint hosted app development, Less/Typescript and side-loading

I am doing some technology test for developing SharePoint hosted apps using Visual Studio 2013 in my SharePoint 2013 development environment. For that reason, I am trying to see how far I can push ...
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Can you customise and deploy List forms in a SharePoint Online environment using Visual Studio?

It is possible to use SharePoint Designer to create a new form, and then set it as the Display/New/Edit form for a library and we have done this for a few forms so far. However, this doesn't really ...
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InitializeControl does not exist in the current context Office365 (Sandbox solution)

I am attempting to deploy a Visual Web Part (Sandbox Solution) and I am receiving following error: The name 'InitializeControl' does not exist in the current context". I was able to deploy a ...
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How to add SharePoint 2010 Lists.asmx as a reference to Visual Studio 2013 project?

I am doing the following steps: Add Service Reference Advanced Add Web Reference Enter URL and hit Go (I have tried this "https://spsite/_vti_bin/Lists.asmx?wsdl" and this "https://spsite/_vti_bin/...
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How to tell an ECT developed in VS to use credentials from Secure Store Service?

I am trying to develop an External Content Type using Visual Studio so I can use External Data Source columns in a SharePoint list. Most of the stuff I am finding online uses Designer, but I don't ...
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Deploying a list workflow without a list association (SharePoint 2013)

I am creating a workflow which I want users of certain sites in a site collection to be able to use. When they activate the feature, the workflow should be created and automatically get attached 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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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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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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Debugger not coming to javascript written in usercontrol of visual webpart

I had written some javascript and called rest api to get user profile in ascx file within visual webpart. As attaching the process in VS with app pool and refreshing the browser does debugger to come ...
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Programmatically Start Workflow Sharepoint 2013 Out of Range Exception

I am trying to programmatically start my WF in Visual Studio and deploy it along with my solution into SharePoint 2013. The WF is in the same solution file as my ASP.NET web form and code behind. I ...
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Error on publishing workflow with custom activity

I have created a custom action using visual studio for SharePoint 2013. I have done this multiple times following instructions from various blogs and every time I get the below mentioned error. (0, ...
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wcf.cs file generated by tool

I am porting a SharePoint project from one SP 2007 server to one SP 2010 server. Among the files that make up the project, I found a file called wcf.Project.cs. It's tens-of-thousands of lines long ...
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ASP.Net Web Form Emailer to Sharepoint 2013

I'm new to both ASP.Net and SharePoint development and have been tasked to convert an existing web form to a SharePoint 2013 solution. The web form is pretty straight forward; users enter line items ...
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InfoPath to Outlook compatibility (2010)

I have created an InfoPath (2010) form to use for a weekly update. The user submits the details in the repeating fields and the form submits to a SharePoint List and it should submit to Email. The ...
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Editing HTML in pages or content editor with software

I would like to do some advance customization in my wiki pages or content editors. For this, I use the HTML function, but the editor where I paste the code is not very user friendly. Is there any ...
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SharePoint 2007 solution in Visual Studio 2010

I have a question regarding building a solution in visual studio 2010 for SharePoint 2007. So basically I have a SharePoint 2007 and to maintain it from central location, I would like to move the ...
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White rectangle background when i scroll SharePoint Modal Dialogbox

I'm facing a strange issue. Couldn't find the solution for this on the internet. I'm using a SP.UI.ModalDialog.showModalDialog in a SharePoint web part. Issue: When this dialog box is displayed and ...
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Multiple items using Multi lookup using visual studio

I'm creating a list which has two multi lookup columns to a document library in our project. These columns are Title and Created date. I want to update the Created date column in my list with the date ...
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Can the choices in a Field Type=Choice be updated when referenced in Content Type

Using Visual Studio I am creating several custom Tasks to be created in a Workflow. Each of the Tasks have the same fields -- an area for appending comments and a Choice field for indicating where the ...
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Repeated Column Definitions when developing List Template

I am using Visual Studio to create a state workflow. As part of my solution I am creating a custom Document Library template. The template includes the required custom content type and some custom ...
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create and use nested master page in aspx page as module for sharepoint 2013 using visual studio 2012

I have added one aspx page by taking Module in Visual Studio. I have to do something like; I have to show messages for error and successful completion of the task i.e. Item added successfully I have ...
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why is Gridview moving infinetly to the right in visual studio 2010 designer view

In visual studio 2010, I have a gridview, with another inside, this has been working fine for 3 weeks, but today, it randomly begins to move to the right in designer, not when deployed, its jumping a ...
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VS 2013 not deploying silverlight solution in sandboxed on stand alone dev: SPUCWorkerProcess not running error

I have a stand alone machine with SP2010 set up on Windows Server 2008 R2. Office, SPD, VS2013, Expression, etc. There is no AD or anything as it is stand alone installation using local accounts and ...
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How can i extend the rich text editor behavior?

I want to extend the behavior of RteUploadDialog.aspx. When inserting a image in Rich Text Editor, i would like to upload the image to another server Image Library. I guess i could create an ...
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CreateChildControls() in Visual Web Part in SharePoint 2010 called twice

(x-post from http://stackoverflow.com/q/17065543/1943) I have a Custom SharePoint 2010 Visual Web Part which I've realized is calling the CreateChildControls() method twice. I've tried setting the ...
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CopyItemActivity how to configure

I want to copy an item using a workflow in VS. So i've used the copyitemactivity. In the properties what do i put in the ListItem? I want to reference the current item the workflow is operating on. ...
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How to make a connection with SharePoint's simpleformwebpart?

I am using SharePoint 2010. I primarily work out of SharePoint 2010 Designer, and have some experience with visual studio 2010. I currently have a log-in page that my "Form" members go to, to log in.....
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Custom List deployed using Visual Studio 2010 unavailable under All Lists -Closed

I tried creating a custom list by the method mentioned in this tutorial by Saurabh Khatri. I deployed the list to another site. After deployment the instance of the list was visible in the Quick ...
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Getting suggestion for people on typing in textbox

I want to build a technique in which if users start typing some name into textbox, then they should be able to get suggestion for matching people's name as drop down list. The names are assumed to be ...
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Missing my custom content type in UI List instance

In visual studio I defined some content types. In addition I added each content type to a list definition and created a list instance from each list definition. When I install my solution in ...
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Can't get Custom BCS Connector with filters to work

I am trying to create a BCS connector in Visual Studio that connects to a WCF service. I first used an parameterless GetAccounts method as the source for the ReadList method, and the wanted to add ...
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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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Visual Studio intellisense over WebDav (DAVWWW) does not work. Failed to Start Monitoring

The page lives in a library inside SharePoint 2007 and has inline c#.. no master page or sharepoint references. I can open, edit and save the page via the URL. But getting warnings and no intellisense....
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Help understand ContentType/List upgrade

Everywhere i read on the web it says that Content Types and List once deployed through Xml files they cannot be updated anymore. I have created a VS 2010 solution, created a SharePoint List ...
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Restart an errored workflow programmatically

I am trying to figure out the best way to restart an errored out workflow. A little background: We get seemingly random error-outs (error and stack below) in a visual studio created workflow when ...
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Use Secure Store Credentials to connect to database with Windows Authentication in Visual Studio solution?

Background: I have an external content type that has been developed in a Visual Studio 2010 solution. This content type is based mostly off elements in a database that are accessed via stored ...