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Gridview in a Webpart and its lifecycle

Please consider that i am new to developing with sharepoint and also that the code isnt mine. I only have to bugfix it. This being said now to my question. I have a problem with a custom Gridview ...
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Visual Studio vs SharePoint Designer for SharePoint 2013

Could anyone explain me the advantages of using Visual Studio for SharePoint customization than using SharePoint Designer? And also which version of Visual Studio supports both SharePoint 2013 ...
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Error creating site from template with feature with module

I created with Visual Studio a module to uploade a file. And a feature associated. Currently the site has this feature desactivated. I create a site template based on this site. When I create a ...
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SharePoint provider-hosted app filter document library CSOM

I have the following code that gets files from a document library. Works great for getting all the files. Now, however, I want to filter the files using the "title" param before passing it back to my ...
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how to refresh the page when i click the asp image button? [closed]

When i click the image button, page should refresh and show the data i tried in javascipt ,jquery but i am not getting please someone help for this.. Thanks in Advance. here is my code : roport....
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Application page as home page

I am developing a SharePoint 2010 Project totaly in Visual Studio and C#. I do not want to use SharePoint Designer and configuration via browser. I need to set a LAYOUT page (application page) as ...
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Can't update silverlight web part

After making changes to my custom Silverlight application, I can't get the Silverlight web part on my SharePoint site to reflect changes. I tried making a change and then opening the site in Firefox, ...
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Can't connect to the SharePoint site:

I started VS with admin rights, I'm currently in trouble setting up a SharePoint 2010 project. Today, I installed VS2010 on our new SP 2010 server. But now I'm failing to create a SharePoint project ...
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Changing VS 2012 Ultimate to VS 2012 Professional, is there any impact on SharePoint?

In SharePoint 2013 Uninstalling VS 2012 Ultimate & installing VS 2012 Professional on SharePoint 2013 server, will it impact existing applications development on SharePoint 2013?
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Create Parallel Tasks in WorkFlow

scenario is if user raises request approval tasks should create for Group 1 and Group 2 people. if any one approves another approval task should create for Group 3. post approval of Group 3 workflow ...
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Sharepoint designer 2013 WFC Not supporting .NET types

I'm trying to make CRUD operations with external content types with WFC Web services. In the Read item operation i'm returning all basic data from a class named "Curso" (Courses in English). That ...
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How to read a file from a folder in _Layouts?

I have a file that is in a the mapped folder "Layouts" in my Visual Studio project. I would like to read the contents of this file but I have been having some trouble accessing it. What I have tried:...
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How to set ContentTypeID in CreateTaskWithContentType activity using VS 2013

When I create a task with activity "CreateTaskWithContentType", I can't bind a custom ContentType with the list "Tasks". I created a new content type and select the "Task" as parent, then added this ...
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Visual Studio not breaking on unhandled Exception

Usually when I debug a SharePoint Web Part, if I have an unhandled Exception the Debugger breaks at the line where the Exception occurred. However, I have a Web Part, that my predecessor made, that ...
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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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When to use Server side event receivers Versus using Remote event receivers?

I read a long article about two types of event receivers inside SharePoint server 2013:- Server side event receivers (available inside SP 2013 & SP 2010) Remote event receivers(available inside ...
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SharePoint online App development - preferred IDE

I'm currently using VSTO 2013 Ultimate as the main IDE, but I'm facing some limitations when coding purely html javascript Apps, no SP tags whatsoever. For the sake of organization, I have a ...
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“collection was modified enumeration operation may not execute”: error while deleting attachments from sharepoint list

I am trying to delete the attachments from my SharePoint 2013 list Programmatically : foreach (string attachment in listitem.attachments) { listitem.attachments.delete(attachment); listitem....
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Reconfigurable approval workflow development through Visual Studio 2012

I have around 20 companies with different approval workflows (various levels) for a list item in SharePoint 2013. I want to develop a workflow that checks a custom Xml file for the approval steps and ...
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Difference between Workflow, Sequential Workflow and State Machine Workflow Templates in Visual Studio 2013 for SharePoint 2013 [duplicate]

What is the difference between Workflow, Sequential Workflow and State Machine Workflow Templates in Visual Studio 2013 for SharePoint 2013? This doesn't seem to be clearly documented. Which one ...
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Adding theme color to custom Master Page in SharePoint 2013

I have a custom master page created using visual studio in SharePoint 2013. I have added custom divs(with colors) in this master page. When i apply out of box themes, this custom div does not get fill ...
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Sharepoint app, missing styles and images when debug

Trying to run a simple Sharepoint 2013 App in Visual Studio (however, the same thing happens with all Sharepoint-store installed apps). I have set a url http://sharepointsrv/sites/devtest/ as the site ...
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SharePoint workflow update multiple items when item in another list changed

I got a list that contains information about all the computers in our company,for each computer there is another list which hold all the patches that once installed in that computer, so a computer ...
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Visual Web Part vs Visual Web Part (Sandboxed)

While I was creating a visual web part in Visual Studio 2010, I also saw an option to create Visual Web Part (Sandboxed) under Visual Studio Template Gallery. I need to know how does a Sandboxed ...
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How to open and manipulating an already developed and deployed SharePoint feature using visual studio

After SharePoint migration from 2010 to 2013, I have imported a solution, using power shell, which was developed for the SharePoint 2010. Now the feature is deployed and is available but does not ...
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Blog Post Read More

I'm using SharePoint 2013. In our blog post we often use a lot 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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Visual Studio Sharepoint workflow return type

Good day, In Visual Studio (workflow) I have a problem to use actions assign and update list item because the types of the variables are not same and they cannot convert. I need the option like it is ...
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Existing InfoPath form to Visual Studio

Can we convert existing InfoPath 2010 form to visual studio and make it applied to list? I am using SharePoint 2010 and InfoPath designer 2010. We have a existing InfoPath form used by a list in our ...
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Custom Master Page deployed at site collection level using visual studios in SharePoint 2013

I have created and deployed a custom master page using visual studio'. Deployed and i can see the master page under _catalog/masterpage folder in sharepoint designer under the root site collection. ...
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Sharepoint App configuration page

Good day, I would like to make a configuration page for my app. It could be just a modal with few fields. What I need is to access some columns from my lists and give them default values. When the ...
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Visual Studio SharePoint App - Workflow not moving beyond started

I am building a SharePoint app and I cannot get the workflow to move beyond started. I am using visual studio 2015. The WF in question has one step which is to write hello world to the history list. ...
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SharePoint 2010 project templates missing in Visual studio 2015 Enterprise Edition

On windows server 2012 we have installed Visual studio 2015 Enterprise Edition but unfortunately I cant see the SharePoint 2010 project templates. Can anyone help me out to get those templates. Thanks ...
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Sharepoint Visual studio workflow

I am new to developing apps in Visual Studio for SP. I have a problem to use the standard functions for creating a workflow. Currently I need the workflow action Set field in current item, but I don't ...
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How do I Modify Contents of a WSP File?

I've been provided a WSP file that contains a webpart created by another developer. I have been requested to make modifications to the webpart and repackage as a WSP file again. What steps must be ...
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Connecting to sharepoint server error

I am currently developing a sharepoint webpart and I need to be connected to our remote Sharepoint site for access to certain variables and functions All is fine and well for some time, I would ...
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Adding a List View Web Part to a Page Layout

Is it possible to add a List View Web Part to a custom page layout that is configurable through SharePoint the same way a normal list view web part is configurable? What I mean by configurable, is ...
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Programmatically altering approval workflow task in separate workflow

Here is my code to programmatically alter the task at hand, the only problem is that the code doesn't alter the "Outcome" of the approval task. The Outcome field is blank. "Task Status" is Complete, ...
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Importing a SharePoint 2013 workflow in Visual Studio

I'm creating a simple workflow in Visual Studio: I can deploy it, and it works. I then try to open it with SharePoint designer: However, the steps/activities/stages are missing. How come I'm not ...
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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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App does not load in elements when deployed

I have a strange issue regarding SharePoint apps. I have installed my own Win Server 2013 R2, SQl for dev and SharePoint 2013 SP1 January 2016 CU. I am able to create and run custom solutions ...
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Sharepoint 2010 designer to visual studio web part issues

I added a web part site page to a basic team site. I then added a couple of filter webparts and a list view webpart to the page. I made some connections in designer and then copied all of the designer ...
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Default Webparts not rendering in a RichHtmlField on a custom page layout built in Visual Studio

I have a bit of a conundrum.I've built a Visual Studio solution for SharePoint 2010. It comprises of a custom master page and a bunch of page layout templates. I'veAssembled a master pageAssembled a ...
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What is client object model SharePoint 2013?

I am new to SharePoint, I want to know what is CSOM and REST in SharePoint 2013. what is the basic difference between CSOM and REST in SharePoint 2013
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How to add a 3rd party library in sharepoint 2010 event receiver

I am writing a SharePoint item event receiver to OCR documents that are uploaded/added to a library to generate searchable PDF for that document. I'm using a third party library (dll) "tesseract.net....
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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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Unable to debug TimerJob in Visual Studio 2012

I have create a timer job and deployed in SharePoint 2013. Debugging worked fine couple of times. After retract and redeploy couple of times. Now while attaching to OWSTIMER getting below error. ...
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Filtering an SPDataSource with a dropdown - selected item is lost through postback?

I'm trying to filter the contents of a dropdown based on the selection in another dropdown, using this MSDN blog post and forum post. The filtered dropdown appears with the correct data the first ...
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What site do you want to use for debugging?

I'm trying to create a SharePoint project on Visual Studio 2015. Validate gives this error: I then updated C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc(hosts file) with the line: (IP Address of server) ...
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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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Visual Studio 2015 Remote Development

When creating a SharePoint project in Visual Studio on my windows 7 machine I receive this error. The required version of sharepoint foundation or sharepoint server is not installed on this ...