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How to display list on application (aspx) page by visual studio?

I have created list and application page in visual studio for sharepoint.Now I have to show that list on that application page. I have option of using SPServices. But is there anything I can do with ...
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Deployment time at Visual Studio's output window

I am deploying webpart solution or another wsp project from Visual Studio and i need to see finishing time. Are there any way to see the time when deploy finished or any error occured for interrupt ...
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How to add ribbon to application page by visual studio?

I have created one application page and deployed that.But ribbon is not appearing at the same page? Any guesses or solution for this?
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InfoPath - Copy values from Secondary Database Connection into Main Database connection

I was Hoping that someone could help me with the problem that I have been having, I am trying to copy one repeating field from my Secondary Database Connection into my Main Database Connection. The ...
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Programming to retrieve list items in a SharePoint list using Javascript

I have requirement which is Retrieve List Items in a List(list created through OOB) Display those list items on the sharepoint site by binding to repeator control Using javascript and client object ...
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How to debug using Visual Studio on load balanced WFEs

I have a 4 server farm. APP WFE1 WFE2 DB Both WFE1 and WFE2 are load balanced and their network name is SPLOAD. So basically I can open http://spload in browser and it opens website from one of ...
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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 use versioning when using same .snk file for multiple SharePoint projects in the same solution?

I am trying to find the right way to set up my SharePoint solution with miltiple projects (in VS2012). In that, I am having difficulty understanding the concept of reusing the strong name key file. ...
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Unable to find Event Receiver template in Visual Studio 2012

This would probably be right under my nose but I am having a hard time finding it. I am trying to create an event receiver in Visual Studio 2012. From this video in YouTube I gather that in Visual ...
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application page in specific url

I create a simple application page in visual studio 2010 and its deploying successfully. ( I follow this article ...
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can't connect to sharepoint online from visual studio 2013

I'm new to SharePoint and have just set up a demo developer site. When I try to run my app in Visual studio 2013, it prompts me to log in to Office 365 for which I do have account. But once I've ...
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default.aspx renaming

I manage rip-off SharePoint team site. Some reason, I cannot rename default.aspx. If I rename default.aspx -> demo.aspx and I create new site collection, it gives me 404 error message. Also, if I ...
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Adding Approvers in a Sequential Workflow Visual Studio

I have a sequential workflow which is associated to a listwhich contains column name Business Process which could be Purchase Order, Sales, Leave Request etc I have another list 'Approvers' which ...
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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> ...