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Difference between WebPart & Visual Web Part

I'm not sure how Visual Web Part is different from the actual Web Part in SharePoint 2010. Thanks!
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Provider Hosted App in VM

Is it possible to run a provider hosted app from a vm on the same server as Sharepoint? And if so should i do it or is there a better way? Thanks
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What is purpose of 'View' with 'BaseViewID' set to '0' in schema.xml of List Definition?

In Visual Studio 2010 when I create a List Definition the schemal.xml file looks something like this: <Views> <View BaseViewID="0" Type="HTML" MobileView="TRUE" TabularView="FALSE"> ...
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What is the RoadMap of SharePoint and for its Developer community? [closed]

My question is about what is the vision of Microsoft for SharePoint and what ways can we foresee will it affect us, the developers. Will server side technologies remain in priority What ...
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Connect Visual Studio to custom Pages

I would like to connect my Visual Studio to our Sharepoint Sites and edit them. I can see connections in the server explorer, but that is all. Can not open them. I really do want to move away from: ...
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Difference between Assembly Deployment Target set to “GlobalAssemblyCache” or “WebApplication”

When I view the properties for my SharePoint 2010 project I can see an option of Assembly Deployment Target which can be set to either GlobalAssemblyCache or WebApplication. From this question I was ...
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Custom web part deployment produces 'Cannot import this webpart' error

I have built an empty SharePoint project in Visual Studio 2010 with some custom web parts in it. When I've tested these on my local development machine they can be added to a page without any trouble. ...
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Create a survey list through visual studio

How can I create a survey list through visual studio? I am using sharepoint 2013 and visual studio 2013.
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Creating a development Environment SharePoint 2010

I want to install SharePoint on my laptop for development purposes. I'll probably have Windows7/8 in the laptop when purchased. The idea is to have a dual boot system, one for the original Windows7/8 ...
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Create a web template via visual studio

I have a little problem , I'm trying to create a simple web template from Visual Studio using this technique: ...
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Filter a list from a hyperlink?

I currently have a webpart written in C# that displays the latest news headlines from a SharePoint list. What I would like to do from that webpart is that when an item is clicked it returns the full ...
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Email current user in people picker

An Admin creates an item in a list. The admin then enters information onto the form. The Admin selects a user from the people picker and saves the item. It will then run a workflow. When the item is ...
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Sync word custom properties with sharepoint custom properties

I had a custom property(columm) on a sharepoint library called 'Status'. Whenever we would save a document(.doc) on a library, word woul ask if I wanted to save the .dot template file(Even though it ...
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Programmatically enable Auto-approval for permission requests on community site collection

I've done some searching and cannot find a solution anywhere. I'm creating community site collections via event receiver. I need to enable "Auto-approval for permission requests" on each site ...
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Unknown server tag 'asp:ListView' error with Sharepoint 2010 / .Net 3.5

I'm developing a visual web part in Visual Studio 2010 for sharepoint and i have a listview control embedded. I keep getting this error message in runtime even though I made sure it's namespaces are ...
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Create Custom Unique ID

I have a requirement to create a unique ID for a list item in SharePoint 2010 where the ID is in the format of [ACC]-[YEAR]-[SEQUENTIAL_INTEGER] but the [SEQUENTIAL_INTEGER] part needs to reset to 1 ...
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Simplest way to connect a Visual Studio SharePoint App to my external Database

Hi all new to developing for SharePoint. As the title indicates I want to connect my Visual Studio SharePoint App that I have created to my external database. I have created the app and it works in ...
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error activate feature list template/instance in site definition

i've created a SiteDefiniton project and a Sharepoint ListDefinition project. In the SiteDefinition I created a listinstance of my template, but in deployment the activation of the ListInstanceFeture ...
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LookupSPListItemId and Person field in SharePoint 2013 workflow

I'm trying to use the LookupSPListItemId activity in a SharePoint 2013 workflow in Visual Studio. The condition I'm trying to set is when a person field equals a specific person. The problem is I'm ...
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Customize CQWP programmatically

Good morning! I am trying to customize a CQWP through Visual Studio. More precisely, what I have done so far is: Add OOTB CQWP to page Customize Query and Presentation fields CQWP is being ...
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SharePoint .wsp retraction error

I am deploying a solution by Visual Studio. I get the error during Retraction: The solution does not have a WSP file associated with it. I tried to do IISRESET and also to restart the server.
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Custom Action Location on Central Administration

I want to add a custom admin application page in central administration. I successfully deployed a custom Group on the default Central Administration Page with the Elements.xml. But now, I have some ...
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Where is the SharePoint 2013 SDK?

I want to try out SharePoint 2013 with Visual Studio 2012. I'm trying to locate the SharePoint 2013 SDK. Google points me to older posts about Beta SDK releases. Visual Studio 2012 only has ...
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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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Visual Studio installed on UAT environment

I have UAT environment set up on my client's infrastructure. We don't have Visual Studio installed on it and basically when client reports an error on custom developed features I am digging through ...
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SPD remove ribbon buttons created in SPD AND in VS sharepoint feature!

2 buttons, one created in VS other in SPD. When I add that SPD button both are visible, when I remove SPD button both disappear! VS button works OK as long as I have at least one SPD made button on ...
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VS Ribbon Button now showing, but its code created in SPD!

I have copied SPD created ribbon code into new Element.xml (VS -> Sharepoint 2013 Project -> Add New item -> Empty Element). I have deleted in SPD that custom action button. Created new feature for ...
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How do I compare a Current List Item Column field in a custom Sequential Workflow ifElseActivity object?

I'm trying to create a Sequential Workflow in Visual Studio to have the same functionality as a Designer Workflow I currently have for calendar items on a SharePoint 2010 site. The functionality in ...
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Visual Studio Sharepoint App add New Item give me “Access Denied”

I think, that VS try to fetch data about site from Sharepoint but use my Windows credentials, which do not have proper permissions in Sharepoint for that site. How do I specify different credentials ...
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Visual Studio 2013 Error: workflow “could not generate view for item”

Yesterday I switched from VS12 to VS2013 Ultimate, opened my app in VS2013 and deployed it. Worked as expected. However I have one Workflow Issue, when I go to the XAML and drag an item from the ...
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How to apply customization through Visual Studio to the SharePoint online?

We have an existing SharePoint online site. Now we are required to introduce some changes in functionality. Can we do it through Visual Studio and send the change to SharePoint Online site? Will it ...
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Warning invalid character display template tag

I get warnings in my display template on some _#= entries, I ignored these for a long time but now I thought, well, let's see if I can find out why it gives me a warning on this. e.g. on the second ...
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how to reload the same web part after insert

I used !IsPostBack in Page_Load function. protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e) { if (!IsPostBack) { }} In my Page_Load function have lot of controls like ...
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Associate external content source with list item

I have a custom list with URL column. This URL will be used for crawling external content (e.g. network folder) and I'd like to associate search results with this list item. e.g. Search result ...
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Breakpoints not hitting as 'no symbols loaded'. Visual Studio 2012 c#

I'm attempting to debug an event handler and on the breakpoint I get the message that no symbols have been loaded when attaching to process. Is there any way I can figure out why this is? The ...
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Why this code does not match?

I currently doing simple custom webpart but this line of code will never works: Hello.ascx.cs if (strName == ConstantHelper.List.MYNAME) { ManageError("group " + strName.Trim() + " and " + ...
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ECB custom action by visual studio

How can I create a new ECB custom action by Visual Studio. Which kind of project do I need to create?
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SharePoint Developement | Necessary to open visual studio with “Run as Administrator”?

I have created new environment for SharePoint development, added developers as domain user in AD. In my comapny there is a policy that no one has administrative prevelages. When I start Visual studio ...
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Starting a SharePoint Site with Visual Studio on Office 365

I have been developing a site with SharePoint Designer and a web browser for awhile and I would like to start customizing the site with Visual Studio. I exported a .wsp file for the site and tried to ...
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Error while publishing Provider-Hosted MVC App to catalog site

I am tying to publish SharePoint 2013 Provider-Hosted MVC App to my site. I am getting this error message: Parser Error Message: Could not load type 'Microsoft.SharePoint.WebControls.ListMenu'. ...
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Sending email list column from a workflow in an app for SharePoint 2013 guide

I want to send an email to logged in user based on a List in a SharePoint-Hosted App, I want to send the content from the list that the user have added? I want to use Visual Studio to make it ...
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List of best practices on structuring SharePoint 2010 solutions

I am looking for good guidance on how to structure a SharePoint Solution including: Visual Studio Project Structure Features (how to separate features) Namespaces When to use multiple project ...
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Remote development to SharePoint 2013 with Visual Studio 2013

Referring to the following question: Visual Studio 2013 remote development I have tried this method to setup my environment for remote development to my on-premises SharePoint server. However, it ...
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Sharepoint 2013 state machine workflow change state on item update in another list

I have 2 custom lists. I have State machine workflow with One list. But I need to change the state of workflow based on item updated in another list. I can do this in sequential workflow by ...
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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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Issue when *directly* deploying a Solution on SharePoint 2013

I have been having trouble deploying a WSP file (a solution containing visual web parts and [primarily] core backend logic) to our SharePoint 2013 server. Deploying through Visual Studio works ...
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URL field in sharepoint : Points to Control Template when http removed

We have a requirement to display urls based on logged in user . We created a single line of text for url storage in sharepoint list . C# code pulls the data and displays correctly . All is well when ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 - MasterPage Installation Problem

When I republish my MasterPage through Visual Studio 2012, I have an issue with the old master page not being able to be deleted. I get a error message saying that a conflict could not be resolved, ...
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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 ...