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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) ...
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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 ...
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Problem connecting Visual Studio 2013 to SharePoint 2013

I'm having a big issue in connecting Visual Studio 2013 to SharePoint 2013. When I create a project in VS2013, I choose SharePoint Empty Project and then the URL of my SharePoint site, when I click on ...
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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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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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Deploying columns with content types in Visual Studio 2010

I've written a feature that deploys new columns along with a content type containing the columns. The feature is Site scoped and written in Visual Studio 2010 to deploy to SharePoint 2010. When the ...
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Setting up a development environment

I am trying to learn how to develop web parts and custom solutions for SharePoint 2013. I am running into issues in building an environment suitable for development. I have installed VS2015 along ...
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Inherit code file in custom application page within module

My application page code <%@ Assembly Name="$SharePoint.Project.AssemblyFullName$" %> <%@ Import Namespace="Microsoft.SharePoint.ApplicationPages" %> <%@ Register ...
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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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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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Add column to sharepoint list instance in Visual Studio

I would like to add a column to a sharepoint list which is created in visual studio. am not using list definition, only list instance. I could open the list xml and add new items, but how can I add ...
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How to include referenced external assembly into my wsp

I've referenced SPMeta2 dlls into several of my solutions and I'm wondering if there is a way to add them to my wsp. "Copy to local" adds them to the output folder, but they're not included into the ...
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Using Visual Studio, how can I reference a SharePoint 2010 site collection outside of the development machine?

I am creating a custom web service which needs to reference a specific site collection on our SharePoint 2010 farm. The web service is on a development machine not part of the farm (although ...
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Files in feature won't update when marked with GhostableInLibrary

Having an issue updating files with a feature. This is for custom branding. here is a sample of the elements.xml file. If I add a new file, it will provision fine, but any changes to existing files ...
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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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Visual Studio “Connect to SharePoint” Dialog stays blank

I'm facing a strange problem here. Yesterday everything worked fine when debugging a SharePoint app in Visual Studio but today I'm stuck. Every time I want to debug the app in Visual Studio the ...
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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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“Invalid License Data. Reinstall is required” error when installing SharePoint 2013 after Sql Server 2012 on the same machine

I've already installed SQL Server 2012 on my machine. Then I tried to run the SharePoint 2013 Foundation installer but I received the following error before I even reached the splash screen menu: ...
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Is it possible to install Visual Studio 2010 on a Windows Server 2012 R2 environment for SharePoint 2010 development?

I was wondering if it is possible to install Visual Studio 2010 on a Windows Server 2012 R2 (development) environment for SharePoint 2010 development? Do I need to install Visual Studio 2010 Service ...
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Using knockout in SharePoint for reading list items

I have used the below code for reading list items. But when I try to debug this code, the functions are not getting called.. 'use strict'; var hostweburl; var appweburl; function ...
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Unable to Compile MS Project with Visual Studio Sequential Workflow

While trying to deploy a Microsoft Visual Studio Project with a Sequential Workflow we are stuck with the below listed error. Any help is highly appreciated. Error Message from Visual Studio: ...
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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 ...