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Updating 'Created By' field in SP2010 programatically

I'm trying to import data from an .xml file to a custom list in SP2010(created programmatically). I'm able to create and update all fields except 'Created By' as it says that "Cannot update read only ...
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Creating an Approval workflow based on the list values using visual studio 2010

I have a list with the company name, business process and workflow initiation. The Business Process could be Purchase Order/ Leave Request. Workflow Initiation is a radio button which could be ...
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SharePoint 2013 - HTML page layout wouldn't update the aspx file in visual studio

I've made a wsp package from design manager and imported it into visual studio. When I'm editing the html page layouts the aspx file doesn't get updated.. What do I miss?
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How do I provision a WikiPage with Visual Studio 2012

So far, I'm not able to do anything to provision a WikiPage with Visual Studio. The most recent avenue was to try calling SPWeb.Files.Add("dest.aspx", SPTemplateFileType.WikiPage); but ...
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Create a SharePoint 2010 BCS connection to Web Service with Visual Studio only

While I have been using SharePoint for quite some time I have not used BCS at all (except way back when I took some training). What I am looking for are steps to create a BCS connector to an external ...
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SP 2013 VS Workflow error “MTW Client is invalid”

When deploying a Workflow enabled app from Visual Studio (2012/2013), receive the error "MTW Client is invalid". More of the same error in the ULS logs. SharePoint 2013 designer Workflows deploy ...
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Check box in gridview should update the splistitem check box

I am a newbie in visual studio. I have a Sharepoint list which contains the following fields group name, user, section and active(which is a check box) . I have a grid view visual web part which will ...
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How to edit web part from wsp solution

I have wsp files that contain some web parts that I need to change the functionality of. Without the actual solution or project files, using just the wsp, is it possible to edit them? I changed the ...
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SPServiceContext class not available in SharePoint

I have made a web part in Visual Studio in which I am using the following class: Microsoft.SharePoint.SPServiceContext It is working fine. Then I created a new visual web part project and tried to ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 Edit & Continue with .NET 4.5.1 and Visual Studio 2013

Looking for an answer to this question since I heard of .NET 4.5.1, I've nearly given up the hope. Looks like no one has written anything about this anywhere. So now that 4.5.1 and VS2013 were ...
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ribbon custom action template in visual studio 12

I want to create a ribbon custom action for SharePoint 2013 using Visual Studio 2012 but I am not finding where the Ribbon Action Control is. I can see it here but I cannot see in my setup. ...
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Correct Way to Reassign Workflow Tasks in Visual Studio WF

What is the correct way to programmatically reassign a task to another individual in a SharePoint 2010 custom workflow? We do not want to simply change the person to whom the task is assigned although ...
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why is Gridview moving infinetly to the right in visual studio 2010 designer view

In visual studio 2010, I have a gridview, with another inside, this has been working fine for 3 weeks, but today, it randomly begins to move to the right in designer, not when deployed, its jumping a ...
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How to check Reset all subsites to inherit this alternate CSS URL Programitically?

I had set Alternate CSS URL programmatically. But next CheckBox of "Reset all subsites to inherit this alternate CSS URL" is not checked it self. I want to check it programmatically. Please Suggest ...
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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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Visual Studio WebPart to get the item being edited to replace List Edit Form

I had created a web part in Visual Studio 2010 for Sharepoint 2010. I added all the fields, implemented cascading dropdowns, custom panel and bind the data using Sharepoint SPLists var ...
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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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Create visual webpart for SharePoint Online

I want to create a visual webpart for SharePoint 2013 Online but I find that the requirement is to install the SharePoint on the local machine. Another thing, do SharePoint 2013 Foundation support ...
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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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Postbuild event with PowerShell 3 script does not works

In a SharePoint 2010 project, using VS 2012, I set up a post build event: "%WINDIR%\SysNative\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\powershell.exe" -version 2 -command "& {Add-PSSnapin ...
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Custom Action works fine on default view but not other?

I have a list. Over in Visual Studio 2010, I have a customized replacement for the "Delete Item" button in the Ribbon, my customized version fires off a workflow, and some other stuff. In order to get ...
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Create user security groups in Site Definition using visual studio

I am creating a site definition by code and I have a requirement to create the security groups in the site definition. How can I create the user security groups in the site definition using the ...
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How to make taxonomy picker required when used in visual web part?

I have created a visual web part in which user has to specify a field's value from taxonomy picker control. I want to make that value mandatory. The control is placed successfully but when I use the ...
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trouble when updating view programmatically

I got the following event code wich is called when clicking a button: void addSubject_Click(object sender, EventArgs e) { SPWeb thisWeb = SPContext.Current.Web; thisWeb.AllowUnsafeUpdates = true; ...
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How do I get a current content from URL field (or title field) in a workflow programmatically and convert to string?

I get a wrong value from field. private void onWorkflowActivated1_Invoked(object sender, ExternalDataEventArgs e) { SSPFieldUrlValue fieldValue = new ...
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Single Wsp From Multiple Wsp Sharepoint 2007

I have Sharepoint 2007 three Project. Each one have WSP. Now I have to create single WSP from all of three WSP. How to create One WSP from 3 different WSP in sharepoint 2007 using visual studio 2008. ...
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Best practice for taking SharePoint data and putting it into an SQL database?

I need to do some reporting across site collections. In order to do this I intend on writing a service layer that crawls SharePoint and puts information about document libraries and files into an SQL ...
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I can't find the markup for webpart properties in visual studio

I've created a custom web part editor but I don't know where to look if I want to find the markup for all the properties of my webpart inside visual studio. I mean I can create new controls on ...
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How do I create a Sharepoint hosted app for office 365 in Visual Studio 2013?

I've setup Visual Studio 2013 RC and a Office 365 developer site. I can create an app using Nappa and open it in VS from there. But if I create a Sharepoint hosted app project in VS and point it to ...
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How to solve "Type 'System.Web.UI.UpdatePanel' is not defined?

I'm using an update panel on a form to stop the page jumping and flickering when drop down lists etc are selected, I have enclosed the table which holds this inside of an update panel and a content ...
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How to add CCQWP programmatically in SharePoint 2010?

I need to add the Content Query Web Part programmatically in SharePoint 2010. I exactly don't know how to do that. I searched over the internet but not find the exact post anywhere. I got this post. ...
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wsp activation does nothing

I have created a site template, downloaded and imported my WSP into Visual Studio 2012, selected the needed lists and dependent columns. When I deploy to a new site collection from Visual Studio ...
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Error occurs while deploying cutom timer job SP 2010

I am creating timer job in which the list item is added every 5 minutes. My class file which inherits SPJobDefinition is : public class MyTimerJob : SPJobDefinition { public MyTimerJob() : ...
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How to enable site collection feature by default when deploying a visual webpart from visual studio?

I am making a visual web part in SP 2010 using visual studio 2010. I want it so that when I add and deploy my wsp file, it should by default keep the site collection feature activated for the web ...
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Create list/app on SharePoint 2013 Online using Visual Studio 2013 [closed]

I'm working on sharePoint 2013 Online. I try to create list using Visual Studio 2013. Only way that I have found is to create an app. But how I can build app without this address: and how to display ...
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SharePoint app get path of selected document

In a SharePoint app i have a custom action in a document library that navigates to an .aspx page. How do I get the full path of a selected document in that .aspx page? <CommandUIHandlers> ...
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Cannot modify page layouts in SharePoint designer

We have a SharePoint solution developed by a vendor that does not allow me to make open and save a page layout with SharePoint Designer with out the thing blowing up. What would cause this type of ...
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Importing a SharePoint 2013 workflow in Visual Studio

I'm creating a simple workflow in Visual Studio: I can deploy it, and it works. I then try to open it with SharePoint designer: However, the steps/activities/stages are missing. How come I'm not ...
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Access SharePoint 2010 List remotely from a WPF Client using Lists Web Service

I recently developed a WPF client application from my local machine to access a SharePoint 2010 List from a remote SharePoint Server. I thought that I should use custom NetworkCredentials object to ...
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Customize view of document library

I want to order the view of the document library in the descending order it was created. My code for doing such is: static void Main(string[] args) { string webApp = "http://bipc11:1234/sites/"; ...
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VS 2013 not deploying silverlight solution in sandboxed on stand alone dev: SPUCWorkerProcess not running error

I have a stand alone machine with SP2010 set up on Windows Server 2008 R2. Office, SPD, VS2013, Expression, etc. There is no AD or anything as it is stand alone installation using local accounts and ...
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Custom Workflow in Visual Studio e-mail issue “The E-mail message cannot be sent”

I have a workflow that I have created in Visual Studio 2010 for publishing to my SharePoint 2010 site. It's for a list I created and the workflow itself is pretty simple. A while loop that contains ...
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Using custom SPRoleType

Environment: SP2010 Enterprise, VS2012, c# Server-Side, full control of environment I'm trying to assign unique permissions to an SPItem (a folder in a document library) through a console app on the ...
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Hiding Fields in Forms in List Instances Based on List Definitions

I have a list definition that I've created in XML, and multiple list instances based on that definition. On the base list definition I am hiding certain fields from the new item form in the list ...
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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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How to find feature including a specific element

this migth be a really easy question, but I could not find any solution for that. I'm using VS 2012 and want to find which features are using a specific element. Since I got lots of Features in my ...
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Deploying Site Solution

EDIT to add more detail about what I'm trying to do: This is the first SP project I've worked on, so I might be making a very basic mistake with how the project is set up. The project consists of a ...
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Custom Error Message for Event Receiver in SharePoint 2010

I want users to upload the .doc files only in the document library. To do so, I have developed an event receiver in Visual Studio 2010. My code is as follows: public override void ...
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Storing usersettings in sharepoint

I develop a SharePoint Farm Solution. I want to save the settings (like sorting of each grid) for each User. Is there a possible best practise to do this? Or is there the only way to use a ...