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How to get list item id of the workflow task list

I have a SP2010 workflow created in Visual Studio in which several tasks exist. At each task creation I need to send message to specific user which contains information about specific task, one of the ...
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Visual Studio 2013 - An exception occurred while calling 'OnImportsSatisfied'

I am getting the following error message in a fresh install of Visual Studio 2013 when I try to open any "Feature" or "Package" in a SharePoint 2013 project. An exception occurred while calling the ...
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What should be scope of masterpage feature?

Here is my code on feature activated:- SPWeb topLevelSite = properties.Feature.Parent as SPWeb; if (topLevelSite != null) { // Calculate relative path to site from Web ...
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Deploy a Workflow without changing the Content Type ID everytime

I have a SharePoint 2010 State-Machine-Workflow with a custom Content Type. Everytime I want to deploy the Workflow to my test SharePoint Server I've to change the Content Type ID because it throws me ...
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Datatables not working when placed in one single webpart?

We have added two datatables in one single webpart. And when one of the datatable is empty the search function does not work for the other one which has data. Why does that happen? Or how can we ...
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pkgobj\Debug\Package_Manifest.xml is read-only?

When I package a Sharepoint 2010 project in Visual Studio 2010, I occasionally get the following error message: Access to the path 'C:\path-to-my-project\pkgobj\Debug\Package_Manifest.xml' is denied. ...
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How can I create a custom task form in Sharepoint 2010?

Is there an easy way to create a custom task form with asp.net/Visual Studio for Sharepoint 2010? I worked with WSS3 before, where you can easily add the form URL to the workflow.xml file but in ...
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How to display a database table in a page, based on the current Site Collection Subsite

being new to the Sharepoint scene, I was wondering what the best approach was in this situation. I have a few customers, who all login into the Main Home site, and then get a link to their resp. ...
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SharePoint WebParts. Attaching to ProteusDebugEngine debugger failed

I'm using Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate and SharePoint Foundation 2010. When I debug my VisualWebParts I have some errors: "Attaching to ProteusDebugEngine debugger failed. Invalid pointer." "Cannot ...
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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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Workflow debugging prerequisites failed to complete - VS2013 Autohosted App

I am creating an auto-hosted app on VS2013. I am working with SharePoint Online and not locally. The problem is that when I try to enable the workflow debugging on my project I receive the error: ...
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Feature Folder Path Name Doubled

Why when I create a new feature in VS2010 and deploy it, I see the Features folder has my solution but the name is "Doubled Up". Is this expected behavior? See my sample below: C:\Program ...
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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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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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Starting a Sharepoint 2013 Workflow via js file

I´m trying to start a workflow 2013 from a custom ribbon icon. I have configured an elements.xml file where I call the Javascript file. The problem is, that I get a JavaScript runtime error “Type” ...
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Visual Studio debugger for SharePoint AutoHosted App

I'm using VS2013 for developping Sharepoint Hosted App against a 365 developpment site. The VS debugger tool doesn't hit anymore my breakpoints. It used to the day before. I have made many tests, - ...
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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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Deployed Timer Job not taking new code when deployed

I've realized recently that, when re-deploying (either manually or through vs2010) my timer job feature package, the updated execute code is not being deployed. Strange yea. Essentially, I'll ...
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Activating feature from another feature

Can we activate a feature by adding two features to the solution and activating the one of the feature from another features FeatureInstalled Event? I am trying to activate the feature of the current ...
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Add Content Type to existing List when associating Workflow

Using Visual Studio I have created a package for SharePoint 2010 that deploys a Workflow that creates Tasks of a custom Content Type Id. When I first deployed it, I noticed that Tasks were being ...
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Deploy a package(wsp file) with dependent assemblies to GAC but dont remove them on Retracting, how?

When developing a SharePoint solution(a webpart for instance) sometimes we need to add some required assemblies(a telerik assembly for instance) to GAC. So for that we will add this assemblies via ...
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The type or namespace “SPTool” name could not be found (are you missing a using directive or an assembly reference)?

using System; using SPTool.Library; namespace ConsoleApplicationExmFeature { class Program { static void Main(string[] args) { SPTSite site = new ...
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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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How to check Reset all subsites to inherit this alternate CSS URL Programitically?

I had set Alternate CSS URL programmatically. But next CheckBox of "Reset all subsites to inherit this alternate CSS URL" is not checked it self. I want to check it programmatically. Please Suggest ...
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Custom form for Content Type is being ignored

There seems to be a bunch of ways to add custom forms to list and libraries but the easiest way seems to be to specify it in the Elements.xml file that defines a given ContentType. (If this ...
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Required attribute is ignored on Dropdown and Radio field

It seems that Site Columns defined as Type="Choice" ignore the Required="TRUE" attribute when it comes to form validation on the Edit/New pages. In this sceanrio, I chose to not define a default value ...
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New DLLs with another key

Please, help me to understand one thing in Sharepoint, as I'm very new in it... I have an SP site with many related lists. There are different custom forms (NewForm, for example) that have code ...
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How to enable site collection feature by default when deploying a visual webpart from visual studio?

I am making a visual web part in SP 2010 using visual studio 2010. I want it so that when I add and deploy my wsp file, it should by default keep the site collection feature activated for the web ...
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How to install a WSP that has dependent assemblies?

I have a solution in Visual Studio 2010 that is made up of 3 projects. I have one project for my SharePoint 2010 custom timer job, one project (Project A) that is used by my custom timer job, and ...
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Custom List Form Will Not Deploy

A demo List Form using Visual Studio 2010 to test and experiment with a few things. Nothing at all was added inside the project. Functionality, etc, will be added later, but at this point it was ...
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create custom sharepoint new form in visual studio

I am creating a custom list inside a feature receiver. I would like to create a custom New Form for my list. So, the list is not created via List definition. Can anyone guide me how to create 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 ...
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Updating a List Instance

I have a List Instance in Visual Studio. However, every time I deploy the solution, Visual Studio says there is already a list instance with the same URL on the site collection and it needs to delete ...
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How to determine custom application page URL independently of the environment/farm?

I have deployed a custom ribbon button and when a user clicks it, I open a custom application page - I have deployed the page to _layouts mapped folder. To open the page (with JavaScript), so far I'm ...
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Can not adding Solution to Sharepoint

In visual studio I am getting below error while deploying my project to SharePoint site. ** Active Deployment Configuration: No Activation Run Pr-Deployment Command: Skipping deployment step ...
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PreSaveAction on a ListInstance with a custom ContentType

Everything I've read about PreSaveAction requires me to edit the NewForm or EditForm to add the reference into the form. However, given my list is created from Visual Studio using a custom content ...
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Sharepoint - Visual Studio 2012 Deploy problem

I'm having a problem, when I deploy my solution through VS2012 it looks like it wont update what I already have deployed, the changes I make on code wont take effect. I have the following scenario: 1 ...
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how to create a visual web part in the following format [duplicate]

I am a newbie to Visual Studio, it would be great if someone could provide me with an idea how to create the webpart in the following format Thanks
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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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How to create web setup

I have a multiple of import SharePoint Solution Package (.wsp). After I importing the .wsp file into vs2010, how can i create a web setup in vs2010? May I know what is the step how to create web ...
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SP2010 Activate feature Throws an error

I'm using the code below to modify Custom List Permission in SharePoint 2010. What I'm trying to do is to modify All Group's Permission Level to Read except for the Owners Group. My code runs fine ...
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Develop Sharepoint 2013 web parts from client using VS 2012

How I can develop my visual web parts from my client using VS 2012? When I want to create a sharepoint 2013 project I receive a message that sharepoint server does not installed on my client. Is ...
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Workflow with EF Does not Execute Properly When Called Programatically. The specified named connection is either not found in the configuration

I have a WF that is using EF 6.0 that needs to be started by another workflow. If I call the WF manually, it runs without any problems and an entry is added in the database. The problem is when the ...
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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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State Workflow and Custom Tasks

Using Visual Studio, I have created a custom state workflow for a SharePoint 2010 Document Library. As typical with most custom workflows, this is an approval workflow where the document in question ...
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Adding Folders to a SharePoint 2010 Custom Document Library Template

Although I know it is bad practice, my business requirements dictate to create a default folder structure within a custom document library template. I created the feature in VS including site columns ...
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Custom column properties not being set during deployment

For a SharePoint 2010 environment, I am trying to use Visual Studio to creating custom columns, a content type, a custom document library template based on the content type, and an instance of the ...
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Error in VisualStudio 2012 when creating Workflow 2013

I receive an error in workflow designer when created new "Workflow" item in "SharePoint 2013 Empty Project" or "App for SharePoint 2013". An error when created new "Workflow" item in "SharePoint ...
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Visual Studio Sequential Workflow: DeleteTask does not always delete the task

I have a workflow with various branches and loops, and multiple levels of approvals. My approvals are all laid out like this: About 90% of the time, this executes just fine and once the while loop ...
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Localization of Visual Web Part: Where to place RESX files

I'm currently localizing a visual web part for the very first time. I'm following this MSDN guide in the first place and I'm a little bit confused about where to place the resource strings or ...