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There is no site URL in project properties. Where can I change it?

When trying to deploy a SharePoint app, the following error is shown: Error occurred in deployment step 'Uninstall app for SharePoint': Cannot connect to the SharePoint site: http://example.com/. ...
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Deployment from Visual Studio is stuck at “Installation is in progress”

When deploying a SharePoint App, the deployment is stuck. Visual Studio build output shows: Install app for SharePoint: Uploading the app for SharePoint... Installation is in progress ...
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Getting variable from asp/aspx to workflow

I need to move a variable saved on a SP list item(LIST A) to a workflow that starts on the creation of a new item in a different list(LIST B). This new item on LIST B will be created upon pressing an ...
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View property “InplaceSearchEnabled” in onet.xml ignored

i couldn't get the InplaceSearch displayed on my webpart through onet.xml. in my onet.xml file: <View List="Lists/Aufgaben" BaseViewID="1" WebPartZoneID="TaskTab"> <![CDATA[ ...
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No-Code Sandbox solutions NCSS template for visual studio

I working on an solution for SharePoint Online, and would like to be able to not have a virtual machine for developing the NCSS parts of the project. But with the Visual Studio template I would have ...
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How to change feature id in an existing Visual Studio solution

I have created a Visual Studio solution containing all the required design elements (like master pages and user controls) that I would be re-using in all my new applications. I created a visual studio ...
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Creating client side solutions

i hear people say they want to create client side solutions in visual studio, would that be applicable in the case of visual web part? if i create a visual web part and only write javascript code in ...
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Share point visual webpart with ajax modal popup

I am trying to update the text area displayed in the Ajax modal popup. I am updating the Text area with sharepoint list multiline text field. My spservices is wriiting the data correctly. But when i ...
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Remove item Content Type from custom list

I have created through Visual Studio a Content Type that inherits from Item and a custom list using this content type. What I would like is to remove the item content type that appears when creating a ...
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Sequential Workflow: The file has been modified by SHAREPOINT\system on

I have a squential workflow that takes Account IDs as plain text from a InfoPath input and converts them into a SPUser field. I can't get the the item to update bc an exception is throw on the Update ...
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Solution deployed to one site collection changes same solution on another site collection

I have two site collections, SC1 and SC2. They both have the same solution deployed on them. The solution was deployed on both via Visual Studio's "Deploy" functionality, changing the the deployment ...
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'Add Solution': Object reference not set to an instance of an object

I have a WebApplication scoped feature and I am getting this error when I deploy. I have searched all over the internet, and the answers I have found are not much help. Here is the code that is ...
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SP url - Problem with alias

I have a problem when using an alias to access my Sharepoint (2013) site through code. I want to retrieve a document from a SharePoint library. In my browser address bar I can type either : ...
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How to connect Visual Studio 2013 with Sharepoint?

What do I need to connect Visual Studio 2013 to a Sharepoint 2013 intranet site situated on a server that can only be accessed only form inside a local network? Can I do it with Visual Studio Express ...
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Which event is triggered by SharePoint when the workflow is terminated in VS workflow?

I have created a visual studio workflow (ShaerPoint 2010 sequential workflow). When the workflow is started I am managing the permission on the workflow item. But I have a requirement that when ...
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How To Deploy Files Stored in Layouts From Module

I am trying to deploy a .ASPX file using a module in Visual Studio. In all of the examples I have seen the files to be deployed are stored within the module folder in the Visual Studio project. My ...
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Visual Studio Workflow Set People Field

I am new to Visual Studio Workflows, so please excuse my ignorance. I am having an issue setting the value of a People field. I have an Account Id coming from an InfoPath form. I need my workflow to ...
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SP2013 VS WF - add process dynamically

I'm using VS2013 to create SP2013 Workflow. I need to provide user with ability to choose additional approvers while WF is running. For example, normal approval process route is User A -> User B - > ...
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Problem with redeployment of Fields, Content Types and List Definitions/Instances

What I did: Create an Empty SharePoint Project Create a simple Text Field Test - (re)deployment and retraction of Solution are causing no problems Create Content Type which consists of this one ...
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Do we must need to add hnsc address to host files?

I am facing issue of VS not detecting my sharepoint site url. I know how to fix it, but why bug is not still solved properly ? According to this blog, I should add it to host files, but when i ping ...
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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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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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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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Recomended starting point for creating custom SharePoint Online workflows with Visual Studio

Not typical question here on StackExchange, but hopefully somebody can point in the right direction to get started. I currently use SPD 2010 to create many workflows on our On Premise instance of ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Is is possible to create App Parts from an MVC project?

"https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/forums/sharepoint/en-US/93f5ec98-5aeb-40b7-add0-0e83280a6555/is-is-possible-to-create-app-parts-from-an-mvc-project" I am now interested to see if I can create an ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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, ...