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How to foreach through a list and get distinct values from specific columns C#?

I'm able to loop through a list on sharepoint and get the information I need from selected columns, but how would I loop through a list and get only distinct values from a column in C#. For instance ...
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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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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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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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Visual Studio 2010: firefox as browser

Is there a way to use firefox as the standard browser with visual studio 2010? I have some problems when logging with internet explorer, so i use firefox for testing my sharepoint webparts. But when ...
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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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How to read a User field value for a list item

I've got a content type that contains a filed of the type user. When I want to read the ListItem I just get a string containing the users name instead of a object which contains Name, Username, E-Mail ...
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How to deploy to path returned by GetClassResourcePath?

I'm using VS 2010 to create a SP 2010 web part. I want to include my images, css files and js files in the VS project, and have them be deployed to the correct location. My understanding is that I ...
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Feature Folder Path Name Doubled

Why when I create a new feature in VS2010 and deploy it, I see the Features folder has my solution but the name is "Doubled Up". Is this expected behavior? See my sample below: C:\Program ...
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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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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 list item through visual studio

I have created a list of links through Visual Studio. Now I want to add items to that list. How can I do it through visual studio itself? I am using visual studio 2013.
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How to get count of list items in SharePoint 2010 if count is more than List View Threshold value?

I have more than 10000 items in my list. I have default List View Threshold value as 5000.I want to get the count of items programmatically. How can I get the count? I think here ...
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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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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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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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Deploying EventReceiver project with target of WebApplication from VS fails when activating features

I am trying to deploy an event receivers project with a deployment target of WebApplication as part of my web parts package (also has a target of WebApplication) through Visual Studio and encountering ...
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“Error HRESULT E_FAIL has been returned from a call to a COM component” when executing FullTextSqlQuery?

I am using a FullTextSqlQuery to grab some data from a SharePoint instance. Initially I had a fairly simple where clause in which I filtered the results by the content type and everything worked ...
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Good tutorial for my first Custom Service Application in SharePoint 2010?

I found this one, but it has a step that says to "Select the “WCF Service” project template...", which wouldn't make sense for adding a New Item (at least that doesn't sound right to me). I'm curious ...
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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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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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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 ...