Web parts are ASP.NET controls that can be added to web part zones. They are generally distributed through the deployment of .WSP files. Pre-2013, they could be developed off the hosting server. With 2013, Web Parts for the most part have to be developed on the hosting server for proper library ...

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Search Box disappears when I save Web Part Settings

I am checking the "display search box" option in my web part properties and clicking "ok" but the search box disappears. When I click "apply" it will show the search box, but it will disappear again ...
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How can I specify the ID of a XsltViewWebPart?

In a module, I'm deploying a webpart page where I put a view to a list : <View WebPartZoneID="Body" WebPartOrder="3" List="related" BaseViewID="4" ...
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Provision XSLTListViewWebPart with <AllUsersWebPart> or <View> and customize the XslLink

I've created some custom List Definitions (aka List Templates) and am provisioning List Instances of them into my site. I am then provisioning Pages (Wiki/WebPartPages) that refer to the lists/views ...
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Consumer+provider web part connections: output is asked before input

I created a simple web part that has both a consumer and a provider connection. The provided output depends on the consumed input (so this is a sort of pipeline approach). I managed to implement the ...
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Deploy a web part to a page during feature activation within a Sandbox Solution

I've been hitting my head against a wall on this one for the last couple of days. I have a pretty simple requirement but I cant see how it can be achieved within a Sandboxed solution. I'm depressed ...
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Unable to add selected webpart(s) [closed]

I've created a Custom List ('Tooltips') in SharePoint. After this I used SPSource to reverse engineer the list into a feature. After installing and activating this feature, I want to add this list in ...
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“The type is not registered as safe” when trying to add a web part installed by a WSP

I keep getting this error when I try to add a web part that I added through a WSP: A Web Part or Web Form Control on this Page cannot be displayed or imported. The type is not registered as ...
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SharePoint 2010 List Rotator Web Part

Ok, so I would normally take the time to write this, but don't have said time to do it at the moment. I need a web part for SharePoint 2010 that does something very simple: display list items from a ...
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Developing a custom webpart to improve the page performance

I need a suggestion for a specific development requirement; it is just for a sub-site. The sub-site has a single list with 20 columns and 850+ items. Now, in the home page, I have to have there ...
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Get Web Part name from GUID

We're migrating from SP2007 to SP2010 and are seeing some error messages about missing web parts during the upgrade, but the error messages only list the GUID and not the web part name. Is there a way ...
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How to add Client Web Parts (App Parts) to a page from JavaScript CSOM?

We're working on a custom way of adding and deleting Web Parts and App Parts to a page in SharePoint 2013. We have to use the new App way of developing and all code has to be using the JavaScript ...
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Which is Better a UserControl or WebPart?

What are the advantages of user controls over WebParts when dealing with SharePoint? Some I can think of are: familiarity, reusability, and development speed. I am planning to implement them in ...
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Custom webpart being rendered twice on layout page

using System; using System.ComponentModel; using System.Web; using System.Web.UI; using System.Web.UI.WebControls; using System.Web.UI.WebControls.WebParts; using Microsoft.SharePoint; using ...
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Can I use a ListView in a web part?

I went to add a ListView to a visual web part I had created and it didn't show up in Intellisense. I figured it was just a hiccup in the intellisense so I just typed it in manually but when I run the ...
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Location aware Silverlight webpart

We are designing a system where we will have a site per customer. The site will be created based on a custom site template. This site will have a Silverlight webpart, that will get data from a ...
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Select the ListView Web Part Automatically on AllItems.aspx

In SharePoint 2010, if you have more than one web part on a web part page, the ribbon disappears because SharePoint doesn't know which web part to display the ribbon for (this is by design because if ...
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Check to see if a web part exists on a page using SPLimitedWebPartManager

In a feature I need to check if a part is already on the page. How can this be performed (programatically) (i.e. through a feature) thx
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Can You Add a WebPart to a Wiki Home Page via Powershell?

Salvete! Is it possible to add a webpart to a Wiki Home Page via Powershell? I have 100 sites for which I need to add a web-part to their home-pages. I know this is easily possible with normal ...
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Automatically add tag to uploaded document in sharepoint

My environment is sharepoint 2010 and vs 2010. I already have an OOTB document library that I am using and I wanted to know how I can add a tag or keyword to a METADATA column. I am using the same ...
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The <today/> tag not working in my CAML Query?

I am trying to retrieve the 5 most upcoming (with respect to expiry date) announcement list item "Title's".The query partly works but what it fails to do is include and display todays announcements as ...
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A-Z view for a document library

Is it possible to create a webpart for document library that will look like this? http://i.stack.imgur.com/EU952.gif
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How do I display the results of a CAML query on a data grid in sharepoint 2007?

I want to develop a custom web part for SharePoint 2007. How do I display the results of a CAML query on a data grid? The grid view should be customizable, and should not adversely affect performance. ...
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What are the disadvantages of Visual Web Parts?

I am really wondering what the disadvantages are when using a Visual Web Part. All the books and articles on the internet only talk about the pros. But I am sure the are some disadvantages, beside the ...
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When does custom properties of a web part get saved?

I have a web part that contains a number of custom properties. Only one of those customer properties shall not be set by the user. This property is an int, that represent a unique identifier. I want ...
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How to develop “Form Builder” web part?

I want a Form Builder web part. This web part would create basic forms dynamically on the fly by drag-and-drop controls. These forms would send the form values as an email and/or store information in ...
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Getting survey graphical result

Ok, Im havving trouble accessing the survey graph. My questions is how on earth does sharpoint create the graph from "graphical summary". I have a webpart, i can get the data and the questions ...
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Calling the SP.UI.ModalDialog.showModalDialog method

My SharePoint solution has a userControl that Register a js block string getJS(string title, string htmlContent) { return (string.Format(@" ExecuteOrDelayUntilScriptLoaded(function ...
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How can I remove the tables rendered around the webparts in the Rich Content area?

How would I override the tables rendered around the webparts in the "Rich Content" area? I have successfully removed the tables around webpartzones and their webparts but can't figure how to remove ...
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How to refresh the parent page using Server side API when the sharepoint modal dialog close?

I have a Web Part with a grid view and a linkbutton for add item. I use this code for show modal dialog when linkbutton click . ...
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How to import external javascript in a User Control?

I have a code-behind User Control (myUserControl.ascx and myUserControl.ascx.cs) that are in ControlTemplates/MyFolder/ and, in the code of myUserControl.ascx I need to use some javascript ...
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Deploying a Web Part to a single Site Collection using WSPBuilder

I am working with Visual Studio 2008 with the WSPBuilder add-in, and WSS 3.0. When I create a Web Part feature and deploy it to my SharePoint site, it is available to every site collection in the web ...
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Possible to programmatically display a list of all web parts and dynamically render on a page?

Is there anyway to use the object model to display a list of all web parts installed (say in a list box)? If so would it then be possible to render that web part on a page if it were selected?
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Webpart Custom Properties

With this attributes decorating the Properties of a Web Part... [WebBrowsable(true)] [Category("Common Settings")] [WebDisplayName("Show tab header")] [WebDescription("Show tab header for the News ...
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Password management web parts? [closed]

Does anyone of you know some webpart providers. I am desperately looking for a SharePoint webpart which can do following. change password lost password recovery (e-mail) change password reminder ...
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Developing WebParts for SP 2007 and SP 2010

We are currently working on a project where the first release will be in 2007 and the next release will be in 2010. In previous projects we have created webparts using user controls and defining ...
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How to Remove Hyperlink from Items in a List (SharePoint 2013)

I have a couple of connected webparts that are lists. When the filtered results are returned in one webpart, there is a column where each item in the list is linked, where you can click on it and read ...
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Choice filter to lookup its values from a list

Is it possible to make a choice filter web part look up it's values from a column of other list? I want it to take it's values directly from other list so that manually filling it's values is no more ...
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Get selected item in SharePoint list

I have a SharePoint list and a webpart with a button. Following is the case. User selects multiple items from the list. When user clicks on the button of the webpart, I would like to know the detail ...
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Call WebMethod from JS in Visual web Part

I have ASP.NET web app that call some WebMethod from javascipt and fills textboxes. This is not all code, just example codesnippet function dataApp(text) { var loc = window.location.href; ...
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Folders in document libraries: how to navigate back up to parent folder (web part on page)?

I have a document library web part on a page and it contains a folder. When a user clicks on the folder it opens and shows the documents inside, but there is no way to go back to the parent folder ...
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Get web part TypeName using CSOM

Can we retrieve the TypeName of a web part using CSOM?
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Custom Page Layout in Sharepoint 2013 Foundation

Sharepoint comes with a set of Text Layout Templates. How can I create my own custom Text Layouts under Sharepoint 2013 Foundation. What I'm trying to achieve is a shown below. PS: I do not have ...
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Show a message while loading modal dialog

I'm loading a modal dialog on a web part. Sometimes it takes a lot of time to load, like 6/7 secs. Here's the code: function Init(title, id) { var dialogOptions = SP.UI.$create_DialogOptions(); ...
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SPQuery works on libraries under the list view threshold, but not over

So I am building a webpart which enumerates all doclibs in the current web, grabbing all checked out files and listing them in a table, allowing a user to apply some required metadata and check in ...
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How to register a new http module n the web config

I built a http module. I copied into the GAC . Then, I put into the WebConfig file lke this : <httpModules> .... <add name="MyAssembly" type="MyAssembly.Global"/> ...
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Web Part zone index not working

I am installing a web part on a few different pages. I have set my zone index to 0, yet they still wind up below the other web parts on the page. Here is my code: TasksWebPart ...
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how to check if a webpart already exists on a page or not

I am adding three webparts with different titles to a given page url, but I need to check if webpart is already on page or not, here is the code i am using atm to add webpart to the page. using ...
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Show ribbon for a single default webpart on page with multiple webparts

I have a webpart page with two webparts. One is a calendar and the other is a hidden content query webpart that references a file that is used to style (apply color coding) to the calendar entries. ...
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problem deploying webpart on a farm

a customer has a problem deploying a webpart I developed for them on a farm. The webpart is packaged as a .WSP solution with WSPBuilder and it seems to work fine when deployed to a single server. ...
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Sharepoint Deployment not updating webparts

Alright. I have just made changes to a custom webpart that was already deployed to Sharepoint. I made a few deploys, some changes... and suddenly, a code that was in the front-end of the webpart ...