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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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EventReceiver is working on local site where code is written.But when I deploy its wsp on another site it is not working?

I have written Event Receiver for a list on my local site on its item added event in that event receiver it creates subsite under a top level site. And updates a url in the list. This functionality is ...
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Syncing Site WF (State Machine) to ASP.NET Web Form [duplicate]

I have developed a web form in ASP.NET with the code behind in vb.net in Visual Studio 2013. This will be deployed into SharePoint. I have also included a Site State Machine WF in the same solution. I ...
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SharePoint is not installed error in Visual Studio 2013

I have a solution I'm keeping all my specific projects inside. I can easily deploy existing one and even add new Visual Web Parts and redeploy. But when trying to add a new project I get the error ...
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Starting Workflow on Button Click

I have added a state machine WF in VS by right clicking my solution and Add -> Add New Item -> then under "Office/SharePoint I added the "State Machine WF (Farm Solution Only). So the WF is now part ...
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Creating Workflow from asp.net form

I have deployed an asp.net web form in an application page in SharePoint 2013. The form was developed in Visual Studio 2013 with asp.net being used to build the form and vb.net for the code behind. I ...
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Set welcome page view for Document Set in VS project?

I know you can set the view to use on a Document Sets welcome page through SharePoint. But is there a way to do this in a project, like either in the content type Elements.XML or the libraries schema ...
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Deploying asp.net web form into SharePoint 2013

I have developed an asp.net web form in Visual Studio 2012 with the code behind in vb.net. I need to deploy this form into SharePoint 2013, in a perfect world I would like to have this form ...
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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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ListData.svc returns Error 400: Bad Request in Visual Studio

I wanted to use the REST Service in an application. So when I add the service reference in Visual Studio I get this error There was an error downloading ...
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InfoPath 2013 data connection error message

A developer has created an InfoPath form (Designer 2013), the form has some custom code behind the scenes, it also has 2 drop down option boxes that connect to a list on a SharePoint 2013 site. When ...
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Sandbox Solution: Why won't it update when published?

I have a weird problem in VS 2013 working with a SharePoint NCSS Sandbox Solution. Whenever I right-click and Publish the .wsp locally on the file system, it publishes an old version of the .wsp. By ...
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Extending the Content Search web part to display a “Show all” link

I want to use the Content Search web part to display a site's latest news articles. Also, I need a "Show all" link to the bottom of the web part - this link would take the user to a search results ...
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Changing client web part properties Title/Description with diffrent languages

We want to change our client web part Title and Description depending on Supported locales(languages). The Validation checklist for apps: ...
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SharePoint Features Properties

I have to set my feature properties from VS. When I double-click on the file FeatureName.Feature , I do not see the properties window but VS open the feature design manager. How can I change the ...
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Caching problem with my Visual Web Part when adding it to my List's Create Form

I have the following web part inside my visual studio :- [ToolboxItemAttribute(false)] public partial class VisualWebPart1 : WebPart { // Uncomment the following SecurityPermission ...
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How to handle this assignment

I have a blueprint that i am supposed to create on sharepoint. I do not have much experience with sharepoint yet so i am not sure if i have decided on the right track. I think not so maybe you guys ...
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Option to upload and download file to SharePoint Document library

I want to give option to user on .aspx page to upload and download file to SharePoint Document library. I created an ASPX form page. There is an option to upload / download the document for storage. ...
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copy an event receiver to a different server

My work is requiring me to create an event receiver for an itemAdding event for an existing list on a Sharepoint Server. My problem is that while I have access to a Sharepoint Server, I do not have ...
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SharePoint Web Part Development - Server Side vs Client Side

I am developing a web part in SharePoint 2010. I consulted with someone well versed in SharePoint development who told me that, beginning with SP2010, server-side code is discouraged. The problem is ...
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Entries in the web config are constantly added

I have an issues with the web config entries for safe controls, for some controls i have added a safe control to the file. I've done this in visual studio 'Safe control entries'. But any time i deploy ...
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Error on publishing workflow with custom activity

I have created a custom action using visual studio for SharePoint 2013. I have done this multiple times following instructions from various blogs and every time I get the below mentioned error. (0, ...