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Why is Microsoft.SharePoint.Search.dll copied in my project?

When working on a VS project that involves referencing Microsoft.SharePoint.dll, building the project causes Microsoft.SharePoint.Search.dll to be copied to my bin folder. Why is this? Okay, maybe it'...
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Enable programmability in InfoPath 2007

I have a 2007 InfoPath form that I'm hosting on my SharePoint (not web-enabled) to which I'd like to add some C# code to make it more robust. I am well aware that InfoPath 2007 is programmable with a ...
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How to Execute Powershell commands from a Sharepoint Hosted App?

So I need to create a Site Inventory(collection of all documents) as an OOTB Sharepoint Feature. This is the way I thought of doing it. Create a Sharepoint feature in Visual Studio wherein ...
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Stat Workflow after certain time if not started already manually

I have a document library in Sharepoint Online with a Visual Studio Workflow that must be started manually after adding a document to a library. However, I want to automatically start the Workflow ...
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Sharepoint 2007 sequential workflow in VS 2008

I installed Visual Studio 2008. I try to create Sharepoint 2007 sequential workflow. As soon as I hit: New project -> sharepoint 2007 sequential workflow I get the error: could not load file or ...
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Create list intance for all the sites and subistes in a Site Collection - Visual Studio

I created a Visual Studio SharePoint project that has a custom list in it. When I deployed the solution, the list instance is created for only the root site and not for subsites. The feature scope is "...
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Can't debug SharePoint 2010 on a SP 2010 farm environment

I'm told I can't debug on a farm environment - one admin server, one web server, one SQL database, all separate boxes. But it seems like something you'd need to be able to do, so I'm looking for ...
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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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How to access my “Outgoing E-Mail Settings” from code?

Is it possible for me to pull the values that are in: Central Admin -> System Settings -> Configure outgoing e-mail settings from my code behind using the object model?
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Create WSP package in Visual Studio 2013

How to create WSP Package in Sharepoint 2013 by Visual Studio 2013. If I see to bin catalog there are two catalog more. The: Debug Catalog Release Catalog How to prepere a WSP Package, to wsp ...
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Will my webpart still work?

If I create a web part using a Visual Studio trial version, and the trial expires, will my web part continue working?
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How to get inner content of Content editor web part Programatically using Client side Object model

I am unable to get Inner content(rich text value) of Content Editor web part, Please Provide some code sample on how to do this
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Able to connect the visual studio 2010 to Remote SharePoint 2010 server?

In my organization they ask to doing the task. I explained to the people that we can’t connect to remote SharePoint url and work, we need SharePoint 2010 server to be installed in the local machine. ...
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Lookup list does not exist error

While looping through my sharepoint's list fields, I found that there are some "in-built" Sharepoint fields (for example, Check In Comment) that are lookup fields. However, when I try to use ...
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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, there is a restrication on using this class in ...
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The type or namespace name 'MyFeature.Class' could not be found in global namespace

I am replacing the OOTB SharePoint 2010 People Picker Control with a custom People Picker. There are 2 projects in my Solution. One that adds an application page and another that actually replaces ...
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Problem with join two lists by linq

I wanna join two list and fill drop down list by specific column but i have error in join query note:c.user_id is lookup field my code lst.DataSource = (from c in dc.Complainant ...
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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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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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Runtime error javascript in Visual Studio

Lately I get this error (see pic), however if I click continue everything works perfectly and the value is assigned correctly to variable xAppWebUrl. In another script I have similar code that runs ...
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Why the files which are added as link in project are not deployed on SharePoint 2010

I have two projects in my VS solution, a project named "B" is a SharePoint 2010 project which has a mapped SharePoint "Layouts\js" folder and some other project "A". In project "B" I put various ...
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How to create a SharePoint Workflow in Visual Studio?

I would like to design a workflow in Visual Studio. The workflow consists of 4 approvers. The workflow should start when a new task is created in SharePoint list and it should send an email to both ...
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create a custom ListDefinition based on a custom Content Type

I have created a custom content type that inherits from the Basic Page content type. I want to create a custom ListTemplate that will store pages, the library must use my custom content type I ...
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pkgobj\Debug\Package_Manifest.xml is read-only?

When I package a Sharepoint 2010 project in Visual Studio 2010, I occasionally get the following error message: Access to the path 'C:\path-to-my-project\pkgobj\Debug\Package_Manifest.xml' is denied. ...
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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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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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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 Files\...
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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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'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 : http://...
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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 fine....
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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