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I have a sharepoint autohosted app integrated with mvc model (DocumentsMvc project)

I created a list (AwaitingDocuments) by adding it to sharepoint project (Documents) and created a simple view in which I want to display some basic information from the list.

However when I try to debug the app it catches exception stating that:

List 'AwaitingDocuments' does not exist at site with URL https://someserver.sharepoint.com/sites/somesite

I tried to access the list directly through https://someserver.sharepoint.com/sites/somesite/someapp/lists/AwaitingDocuments and it was there.

Here is a look at my solution setup:

solution

Any help would be appreciated

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  • Double check that the list is added to your feature! May 24 '13 at 13:31
  • Yes, it's added. Under "Items in the Feature" :AwaitingDocuments List Instance and Documents Module.
    – sebz
    May 24 '13 at 13:37
  • I had the same problem, how to get the list ? thanks
    – user17442
    Jun 4 '13 at 23:09
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Any list you deploy as part of you App will be added to the AppWeb (yes such a web is created when you add SharePoint items to your App, even though the App is Autohosted) not to the HostWeb

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  • Ok it works now, I changed access method to web from SPContext.Web to SPContext.Site.OpenWeb(SPContext.Site.ServerRelativeUrl + "/Documents"). Thanks for directing me to the right issue.
    – sebz
    May 27 '13 at 9:44
  • Well spotted per +1
    – Hugh Wood
    May 28 '13 at 8:23
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I am presuming that your app doesn't have the proper "read" permissions to see this list.

Add the read permission to the AppManifest for the list service. This should then work.

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  • Thanks for reply but that wasn't the problem in my case. I had the required permissions turned on.
    – sebz
    May 27 '13 at 9:39

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