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The process of developing software, including requirements gathering, solution design and analysis, implementation, testing, deployment, support and maintenance.

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SharePoint -access to path is denied

I am working in SharePoint 2010. My requirement is to create folder inside SharePoint layouts and create a file inside that folder. Also I need to access the file for a current logged in user. ...
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change the default tile size in Sharepoint 2013

Hello, I create an app using the Promoted Links in Sharepoint 2013. I chose to do this because the feature has the awesome hover effect and is easy to customize the image. The issue is that I have ...
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How to update custom master page and page layout, which is already deployed

I have a feature which deploying custom page layout. It's done by this code: <Module Name="MasterPageModule" Url ="_catalogs/masterpage"> <File Path="MasterPageModule\defaultTemplate.aspx" ...
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SharePoint development past and “future”: how to keep calm?

I'll do my best to not turn this question to an "opinion-based" one, but it's a great effort for me! SharePoint 2003: the story begins In the beginning (SharePoint 2003), we could develop ...
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List of SharePoint development tools [closed]

What tools do you consider essential in your SharePoint development toolkit? One answer per tool please so the community can vote!
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How to get current user with javascript?

I have a list . I want select items of list with a special quary.(get items that created with current user). Then get count of items. I use this code for get current user : function Initialize() { ...
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The remote server returned an error: (403) Forbidden

I am developing a C# console application on my local computer running on Windows 8. My target SharePoint server is SharePoint Online on Office 365. I am trying to get the web site name using web.Title ...
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Filter a list view using URL parameters

I would like to dynamically construct a couple of URLs for our SharePoint users to filter down a rather large list view we have. Rather than create a bunch of different custom views, I was wondering ...
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Recommended resources for SharePoint Developer beginners

What resources would you recommend to someone who would like to learn and possibly become a SharePoint Developer?
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How to retrieve Users and Groups seperately from a “Person or Group” column via C# code?

I have a field in the discussion list, which allows the initiator of the discussion to specify the people to share the discussion with. This field is typed as 'Person or Group' that allows selection ...
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What technical skills do you use most when developing/deploying SharePoint?

(I think my question is sufficiently different from this question to justify asking it. My question is not about useful SharePoint resources, but what technical skills you actually need...) I'm a ...
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How do I get the url for attachments on an SPListItem using C#?

I have an SPListItem for which I would like to get the urls of all its attachments. The urls will be used as part of my custom web part which has an SPList of SPListItem items.
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Retrieve all site collections

I want to retrieve all site collections in an Online tenant through Visual Studio: I can do it via Powershell: get-sposite on-premise server : Get-SPSite on-premise again: var sites = webapp.Sites....
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Can force the “Title(linked to item with edit menu)” column inside my list view to reference to another URL

I am working on a custom list, and inside the list view i am showing the Title(linked to item with edit menu) column. currently when users click on this column they will be redirected to the item ...
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How to get List by Url using SharePoint 2013 CSOM

SharePoint 2013 CSOM API contains the following methods for accessing List object: ListCollection.GetById method - returns the list with the specified list identifier ListCollection.GetByTitle method ...
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Getting my head round spsite vs spweb vs anything else

I am fairly new to Sharepoint development (But learning it rapidly due to some initiatives I have in place - not exams). Anyway, one of my biggest stumbling blocks is the naming convention for ...
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Get Site Collection full URL using javascript

I want to get the URL for my site collection. One way I thought I could do it was using the window.location in javascript and getting it that way. I know that you can use ECMA script and the client ...
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How to use JavaScript and CSS in a web part?

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. I am using publishing portal template. I am developing using VSTS 2008 + C# + .Net 3.5 + ASP.Net. And I want to ...
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What is the difference between SPContext.Current.Web and SPContext.Current.Site.OpenWeb()?

My colleague found that some scenarios of working with SPWeb objects depend on how you obtain them. I'm not talking of impersonating with UserTokens - that another story. But at times when you write ...
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Disposal of SPWebs created using SPSite.OpenWeb()

After reading some answers/comments on Disposal of SPWebs retrieved from SPContext.Current.Site.AllWebs, I opened up Reflector to dig deeper into the SPSite and SPWeb classes. I ran into a surprise, ...
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CurrentUser.IsSiteAdmin should be true but returns false

Why does CurrentUser.IsSiteAdmin return false for a user that is listed in the site collection admin in SharePoint? I am building an Office 365 app that accesses SharePoint via the REST api. During ...
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How to download the historical file version content using CSOM

I am trying to download the previous version of a document from _vti_history location of the file using client object model but the OpenBinaryDirect is giving not found 402 error for URL. My ...
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how to upload file to sharepoint doc library via c# application?

I need to upload files with specific information(custom fields) into sharepoint document library via custom windows application. I have no idea how to do it, anyone has any examples how to do it ...
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Error message: “A sharepoint server is not installed…”

Im trying to develop a Visual Web Part using Visual Studio 2010 RC. I have not installed SharePoint 2010 locally on my developer box, but I have installed it on my Windows 2008 Server VPC. When I try ...
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Add values to lookupmulti field in c#

I want to add values to a lookupmulti field with c#. the form shows the field correctly but my code just won't work: SPList list = SPContext.Current.Web.Lists["testlist"]; SPListItem item = list....
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CAML Query - Going around the 5000 List Item Threshold

I have developed a SharePoint system for a client and I am planning forward with regards to CSOM code that runs on a specific library. This will eventually expand to a large set of data. Experience ...
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Getting started with SharePoint 2010 for SharePoint 2007 Developers

Do you know some quick links that will help a SharePoint 2007 Developers to get started with SharePoint 2010. Let me start with the links I know. General Information on SharePoint 2010 Must watch ...
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Moving a site to a different site collection

I am looking for a C# script that will move a site with all permissions and content to another site collection. Google isn't helping me or maybe i dont know what exactly to look for. e.g. I have a ...
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Best practices for creating a shared code library for SharePoint projects

I have several projects for SharePoint 2010 (mostly they are separate solutions built each to separate wsp's) in active development. And I have a similar tasks in these projects (logging, ...
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Getting Started with Sharepoint 2010 Development with no prior Sharepoint knowledge

My boss wants me to learn Sharepoint 2010 development (and he wants me to learn it now!). I have never done anything with Sharepoint. Where should I start? About Me: I am an Asp.net developer, and ...
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How to get all the files inside the folder in list

I want to get all the images name inside the folder which is present in list. site>list>folder>files I want to achieve this using csom code. please help me i am able to get the list but not folder ...
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Delegating/Forwarding SharePoint on-prem (ADFS) identity to call Exchange Online API

I have a SharePoint (2010) on-premises, plugged to an ADFS server. I deploy custom components (Web parts, _layouts pages) with custom code onto it. One of these components must access data stored ...
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SharePoint 2013 email templates

I have a SharePoint 2013 instance that I would like to modify the default email template. I want to put my company's logo as a header and the company contact info as a footer on every email that is ...
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GetUserEffectivePermissions returns wrong results

I'm checking the permissions for user on a SharePoint 2013 list: using (var ctx = new ClientContext("http://comtoso.com")) { var list = ctx.Web.Lists.GetByTitle("TestList"); ctx....
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Can the zoom/scale on JS Grid conrol in gantt mode be changed?

I have created a webpart with a JS Grid control with gantt enabled. I want the gantt view to display months instead of weekdays. Anyone have an idea how to do this? Update: The following link is what ...
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Get all Users with Info(LoginName,Id,Email,Title) in SharePoint 2010 Client Object Model C#

I have gone through this link : http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/ee538244(v=office.14).aspx But through this I am only able to get user details which are in groups. I am not able to get ...
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Get absolute URL to listitem's default display form

I need to have an absolute URL of a listitem's display form - currently I do it the following way: On http://example.com/: item.ParentList.ParentWeb.Url.TrimEnd('/') //"http://example.com" + "/" + ...
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Sharepoint 2010 ModalDialog title

I am creating a popup window in sharepoint using this code in javascript. function openDialog(title, url, width, height, CallResult) { var options = { url: getUrl(url), title: title, ...
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Tips for starting SharePoint development

I'm going to start developing SharePoint applications and I'm looking for some good introductory resources (articles, videos, books, dev tools, tips). I'm comfortable with C# and ASP.NET development, ...
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Can you programmatically add comments to an append-only comment field in a custom item list using C#?

I understand that you can access comments in an append-only field like: public string retrieveComments(SPListItem item) { SPListItemVersionCollection versions = item.Versions; ...
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Why we shouldn't use SPWeb witryna = SPContext.Current.Web;

How should change a code to use another conect to site in Sharepoint. Which code, to change SPWeb witryna = SPContext.Current.Web; Here is my examplary code: protected void Button3_Click(...
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Disposal of SPWebs retrieved from SPContext.Current.Site.AllWebs

As there was a minor disagreement on whether SPWebs retrieved from SPContext.Current.Site.AllWebs should be disposed, I thought it would be appropriate to post a new question and discuss it here. I ...
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Equivalent of a database table in SharePoint?

I'm making a Publishing site, and part of this site will display information about company products. We have a number of products, and each one should have its own description page. The description ...
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CAML query returns all items instead of one

I am querying a list to return only items matching a certain title, but the query returns all items. It seems I built or execute the query the wrong way: /* SP is an alias for Microsoft.SharePoint....
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Why Item Updated and Item Added trigger together when we add a item to list (document library)

I have gone through hundred of articles over months but never understood as what could be the reason Item Updated and Item Added trigger together when we upload a item, even though if you try this....
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EventReciever to change permissions

I am trying to create an event reciever on a document library that on creation it removes all permissions and gives the author contribute writes. All other users get nothing. I have the following ...
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Does Update-SPSolution trigger a SPFeature.Upgrade()?

I'm looking into Feature versioning and upgrading in SharePoint 2010 and I don't know exactly if the Update-SPSolution cmdlet triggers a SPFeature.Upgrade(). Are <UpgradeActions> elements ...
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Showing the tab on button click

Basically my questiong is regarding the ribbon. So I want to have the following behaviour, when a person clicks on the button, the contextual ribbon tab should be opened. Any idea how to do that? I ...
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Modifying a default value for hidden column will set it as optional instead of hidden

Sometimes you are faced with problems that you can not understand. Now I have a hidden column inside my Issue tracking list, which is used to store a series of string to be read by the list workflow. ...
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Getting Web Template Not Found error while importing

I am importing a exported site with several sub-sites to a new Site Collection of its Own but getting following error Start Time: 8/9/2012 9:32:31 AM. Progress: Initializing Import. FatalError: ...

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