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Getting error of Object reference not set to an instance of an object while trying to Package

I am using Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate and I have a solution with two SharePoint projects. These projects are dependent on two SP DLLs - Microsoft.SharePoint.dll and Microsoft.SharePoint.Security.dll. ...
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toolbox controls are disabled in visual studio 2010?

When I create an empty SharePoint 2010 project with Visual Studio 2010 a lot of controls are disabled (chart, sqlDatasource). I try to reinitialize and other stuff but nothing. The controls are ...
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Unable to Delete Custom Master Page Programmatically During Feature Deactivation 2013

I currently have a custom master page that is being deployed at the Site scope. Once deployed and the feature is activated it makes the master page available for use. I am able to activate the ...
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Can I call an activity from a Code Activity?

I have an existing activity in my workflow. Can I call it from a code activity?
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How to deploy an EventReceiver which writes to SQL Server correctly

following scenario. I have a client machine on which I have all the permissions for: SQL-databases (db_owner) Full access to a Sharepoint Application. Created a Sql-account (db_owner) and included ...
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SharePoint 2010 workflows from visual studio

My task List has the Following Fields 1) Start Date 2) Due Date 3) Survey Submitted By Through Visual Studio Workflows I want to achieve the below scenario. Can any one give me an idea which actions ...
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How can I build a Visual Studio 2010 solution from wsp? [duplicate]

I've inherited a site with a Sandbox Solution but no documentation nor the original solution package. How can I extract the .wsp to get the solution? I tried renaming it to a .cab file and ...
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How to customize the XsltListViewWebPart?

I would like to have submission feature on the List List structure would be Mon-Fri is considered as a week, user would be asked to select the current week's Friday from the calendar. It ...
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Debugging sandboxed solution?

I know this is a novice question, but my sandboxed solution works on one site and not the other. How/where can I actually see the errors generated by some sort of report? Debugging simply takes me to ...
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Add SPuser to SPGroup by defult ,after registration directly

I need that when the user registers on the site he should automatically be logged in to the site. How can I do that by code?
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Cannot connect to SharePoint online to create SharePoint App in Visual Studio 2013

I have an Office 365 account and I am trying to create a SharePoint App via Visual Studio 2013 Here are the steps: 1. Open VS 2013 and select Office/SharePoint > App for SharePoint (type the name) ...
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Columns not added to the sharepoint deployed list

I used vs2013 to create a list with name "Committees" and added columns to it within visual studio environment and added both to the same feature, after deployment and deactivate the feature and ...
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How to restore the sharepoint list data after deploying project solution again?

I have an Visual Studio 2010 empty sharepoint solution project. Solutions consist of several custom lists and workflows attached to that lists. The solution always changes, so it means I'm redeploying ...
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Advance Search For Find Document with Column

I have a Document Library that contain large number document with four kind of content type. My Documents Contain specific column that inherit from content type. Now I need to design an advance search ...
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can provider-hosted app deployed outside the domain when using s2s

I'm creating a SharePoint provider-hosted app using visual studio 2013 in a machine and connecting to SharePoint 2013 on another machine. Visual studio is not in the same domain as SharePoint ...
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How to create a custom list that is only available on RootWeb via Visual Studio?

I know how to create lists with Visual Studio. I need hint on how to create the custom list named 'test' with Title, URL and an boolean field only on the RootWebs of every site collection the feature ...
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Can I deploy a sandboxed solution from Visual Studio to SharePoint online?

Apps are great for many things but hosting a service for a one-off customization of a host web seem a little overkill. I want to use a sandboxed solution for things like branding and data structure ...
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Trying to learn SherPoint development with Sharepoint.com

Because I don't have the hardware or license i bought Sharepoint Online from sharepoint.com I've just started out, and want to for instance create a poll. I Visual Studio I have two choices: App ...
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Pass data from custom asp.net form to workflow (SharePoint 2010)

I've got a state-machine workflow with custom instantiation and task asp.net forms. My custom task form is pretty easy, it just shows the instantiation data and let the user approve or reject it. If ...
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Repeating Login Prompts when deploying reports using Visual Studio 2012 BIDS

I am running SharePoint 2013 integrated with SQL Server 2012 and SSRS but I've been having problems trying to deploy my reports from Visual Studio 2012 BIDS. Whenever I enter in my login credentials ...
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Add HTML elements programmatically

I think it is a very simple question, but I'm just stuck on it. I'm developing custom page for my SharePoint 2010 portal, and I need to add a button (or other elements) to my .aspx page: <input ...
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How to remove features from farm?

I have figured out a way to uninstall and remove the wsp from manage farm solutions. (Solution Management) - http://centraladmin:8888/_admin/Solutions.aspx But I donotknow how to uninstall and ...
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Collapsible asp.net control for SharePoint2010

I have a custom Instantiation form with a lot of CheckBoxes in SP2010. Now I've to put the CheckBoxes into different categories which should be collapsible, like you can see in the picture below. Is ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to wait for all tasks completion in VS Workflow 2013

I have a workflow which create some number of tasks to different users. These tasks are created in web service method which invoked by workflow. It can create a different amount of tasks. I need to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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" ...