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Add all DLLs to GAC?

My SharePoint 2010 solution has two projects, one responsible for the back end (WCF web service) and one for the front end (webparts). I added the DLL from the back end to GAC via Visual Studio ...
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Error in deployment step 'Activate Features'

Every time I try to deploy my project (containing only one Event Receiver), I get the following error: Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features': Operation is not valid due to the ...
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How can I change de build target in VSTA (ex: from anyCPU to x64)

Developing code in Infopath, when I try to call this : SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges(delegate() { I get this error message (sorry, some parts are in french but codes are the same) : ...
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Get ListId before list is deployed from Visual Studio

I am creating my add/display/edit forms as well as list views in Visual Studio as opposed to doing it in SP Designer because I wish to be able to deploy the whole project at once. Currently, my method ...
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Add custom folder programatically to Document Library

I have a custom Document Library that has a custom content type which is an extension of a Folder (just adding some more fields). I'm trying to, in code, add a new item of this content type to the ...
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Method not allowed (405) when deploying sharepoint 2007 (wss 3.0) solution from visual studio 2008

I am trying to set up a Windows 7/ Sharepoint 2007 (WSS) / Visual Studio 2008 box. Sharepoint is installed and running fine. I open VS2008 and create a Sharepoint Blank Site. I then try to deploy ...
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Added a new PageLayout to my feature but it's not showing in SharePoint?

I had an existing feature that deployed a Page Layout. I ended up adding another Page Layout to the feature and I updated my Elements.xml file to include the reference to the new file: <File ...
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How to reproduce “collect feedback workflow 2010” using Sharepoint 2013 Workflow

We are using SharePoint 2013 Server, it is a greenfield project. So in this case, the intention is to use new Workflow Manager to develop workflow, which is said better performance and robust. (All ...
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ASP.Net Web Form Emailer to Sharepoint 2013

I'm new to both ASP.Net and SharePoint development and have been tasked to convert an existing web form to a SharePoint 2013 solution. The web form is pretty straight forward; users enter line items ...
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Wrong web part when trying to insert custom Content by Seach web part CSWP - visual studio

I'm trying to provisioning a content search web part. I've made a site feature and a standard web part (xml and webpart file). When I activate the feature I get the web part but it's not a Content ...
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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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Deleted List instance in Visual Studio for a list definition, how to get it back?

I have deleted list instance that Visual Studio created for me, how can I recreate it in Visual Studio using list definition?
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Custom WebParts shows only the WebPart-Title

I've got a huge problem. I developed three custom webparts and deployed them to our testserver and that works just fine. So I decided to deploy them to the production server as well but when I add ...
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Help with Blog EventReceiver, not firing

Ok so I have a blog site and I need to change the name of the author of each post to 'Anonymous' after he saves the post. I created an EventReceiver project in Visual Studio and gave the URL ...
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ListView Web part - customization

I created and deployed link list (default template (103)) from code and after that I added ListViewWebPart also from code which looks on default view of my link list. And that works. Problem: How can ...
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scope of content types

I was reading on content types and I see that share point allows allows to create them at site collection and list level scope. My question is that in visual studio where can we specify whether this ...
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need to display image of the user in the people picker, Sharepoint 2013?

In the people picker, the attributes it shows are name,designation and their online or offline status, Is it possible to display the image of the person?
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InfoPath to Outlook compatibility (2010)

I have created an InfoPath (2010) form to use for a weekly update. The user submits the details in the repeating fields and the form submits to a SharePoint List and it should submit to Email. The ...
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SPUtility Send Email for mulitple users

I am trying to send an email to multiple users using SP Utility Send Email I am using visual studio, c# But i am facing issue, as i am trying to specify email addresses as a ,b Should i be using ...
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SharePoint 2013 Site Definition Template Missing

I am using Visual Studio 2012 Ultimate RC, and I did install the Sharepoint 2013 tools. But cant find the site definition templates. Any thoughts??
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How to customize the output of User profile records using Visual Studio with the help of XSL

I have configured User Profile Synchronization Service on my Portal and I want to develop a custom Visual WebPart "Employee Directory" to display criteria based results fetched from User Profiles as ...
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Create a new site collection c#

I'm trying to create a new site collection in Sharepoint Online tenant with Visual Studio. 1) I found http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/ms448720(v=office.14).aspx which says that the ...
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visual studio list workflow / move from test to live

I created a sharepoint list workflow on my test environment. On creation i had to select a list instance in the GUI. Now my workflow is finished and i want to move it to my live environment. The ...
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How to get a PrincipalID from Announcement list instance in SharePoint 2013 workflow

I am trying to create a custom workflow project using the steps mentioned at http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/dn584771(v=office.15).aspx. When getting properties ( such as "CreatedBy") ...
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Creating/editing Sharepoint 2013 columns with VS2013

Firstly, I'm very new to SharePoint, just the 6th day working with this powerful tool. The problem I'm facing which I can't solve is how to edit for example existing attachment column for list for ...
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Event Reciever Custom Error Message Page Sharepoint List 2010

I am working on creating event receiver on a specific custom list using visual studio 2010. Below is the screenshot of the error message set on properties. ErrorMessage I'm interested in knowing ...
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How do we make a choice whether to create new webparts as projects in solution or new items in project?

In VS we create a solution. Then, we can create multiple projects under this. Also, we can add multiple new items under each project. Suppose requirement is to create a webpart, then how is decision ...
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How do I check if a collection is empty?

I can't figure out how I can do a simple null check on a Collection variable in a workflow. The variable is populated by a GetDynamicValueProperties activity, so it can (and will be, under certain ...
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Visual Studio sharepoint list as a database without Sharepoint Server

I have installed Visual studio. I want to create web tool which should use SharePoint List as a database. I should not install SharePoint Server, it is not approved for my team. To create a project ...
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Editing HTML in pages or content editor with software

I would like to do some advance customization in my wiki pages or content editors. For this, I use the HTML function, but the editor where I paste the code is not very user friendly. Is there any ...
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How to show/Hide Data in dropDown field in a list depending on other list boolean field

I have two lists; Cars{brand,color,price} and Colors{designation,disponibility}. I made the field color as a lookup field to display colors from colors list. My problem is that i ONLY want just to ...
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Retrieve all lists and libraries Sharepoint Online

I'm trying to retrieve all lists from my online tenant from Visual Studio. After much fumbling and unsuccessful attempts with: ListItemCollection listItemCollection = oList.GetItems(query); and ...
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Cleanest way to do multiple response.redirects without page refresh?

I am trying to develop a simple web part in VS that will pull data from a text box, construct a URL with the data and open a new tab using OnClientClick="aspnetForm.target ='_blank';" and using this ...
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Branding the suiteBar in SP 2013

I need to rebrand default look of sharepoint suiteBar. I have no problems with logo or custom links but I need something more. I need to change whole look of suiteBar - background color, height, ...
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Reading contents inside PDF file

How can i traverse the contents present inside PDF file. Suppose i have PDF documents inside a document library and I need to read contents inside PDF file to know the type of PDF file whether its a ...
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VS2012 Debugger Not Hitting breakpoints

I've got the FBA2013 pack installed and working beautifully on our SP2013 farm. I'm adding some custom fields to gather more user information, but I cannot get VS2012 to hit any breakpoints I set. The ...
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Inheritance of Content Types in a Single Feature

I am having the same issue as seen in http://stackoverflow.com/q/9699451/240372 yet the solution does not work for me. The ID's for my Content Types are the following A ...
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Distinct values of SPFieldUserValue List

I'm working with visual studio 2010 and I have this list: List<SPFieldUserValue> directeursDelegues = (from SPListItem agence in webSite.Lists[agenceGuid].Items ...
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How do i send user back to edit item dialog when event receiver comes back with an error

I am creeting an event reciever that ensure that my list has unique items based on two columns. If I find a duplicate I wish to do one of the following: display a dialog which states a duplicate has ...
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Blog Post Read More

I'm using SharePoint 2013. In our blog post we often use allot 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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Feature with id already exists - force option

I'm getting that old familiar error when trying to deploy my SharePoint solution via Visual Studio: Error occurred in deployment step 'Add Solution': A feature with ID {Guid} has already been ...
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Change the Type of a deployed ListTemplate

We need to change the Type attribute of some deployed and in use ListTemplates because of the problem discussed here. What is the correct way to do this without losing data?
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'Alert Me' does not work on custom lists

We have several custom lists which are all deployed using WSPs along with some web parts to a SharePoint 2010 installation. Every time a user clicks on the 'Alert Me' button on a custom list or an ...
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How to have environment specific details in Declarative ECT,VS 2012, SP 2013

I have developed a declarative ECT from VS 2012 to connect and read data from Oracle. I have to specify "RdbConnection Data Source" property that points to Oracle DB. How to have that property as ...
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Page Layout editing in Visual Studio: “Unrecognized tag prefix”

When editing a Page Layout in Visual Studio 2010 the 'asp' prefix is not recognized. For example: <asp:Content contentplaceholderid="PlaceHolderBreadCrumb" runat="server"> Has 'asp' ...
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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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Can't create SharePoint 2013-Empy Project in Visual Studio 2013 [duplicate]

I can't create a SharePoint empty project using Microsoft Visual Studio 2013. I get this error: The required version of SharePoint Foundation 2013 or SharePoint Server 2013 is not installed on this ...
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Custom XSLT for taxonomy field in xsltlistviewwepbart for SharePoint 2010

I'm trying to modify the out-of-the-box rendering of the xslt list view webpart to collapse the terms, and show (..more) if there are more than 1 term in the field. I already did this for an "Authors" ...
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Timer Job - Deploy WSP from VS2010 Vs Management shell

Help me to understand about deployment of Timer job from Visual studio 2010 and management shell . Software: Sharepoint2010 Visual Studio 2010 .NET 4.5 My Experience: I wrote timer job with ...
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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 ...