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Questions tagged [feature]

set of functionality that can be turned on at a particular scope level

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Can item Adding & item Editing operations be canceled inside Remote Event Receivers

I am trying to find the differences between Server-Side event receivers and Remote Event Receivers. now in server-side event receivers i can achieve following scenario:- Check if the user who is ...
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How can I create my own site feature for office 365?

I want to create my own site feature for 365. I am doing migration process from MOSS 2007 to SP 2013 as well as Office 365. In MOSS 2007 they used some FAB 40 template (Bug Database) this site ...
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How to prevent multiple webpart instances after feature re-activation?

Every time I'm activating the feature that contains my webpart, a new webpart instance is added to the page layout. Do I want to this web part being replaced by its new version? What is the parameter ...
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How to deactivate feature from site collecion programmatically?

How to deactivate feature from site collection? I am trying the code below but got this error: Updates are currently disallowed on GET requests. To allow updates on a GET, set the '...
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How to modify default site page via features?

I need to set the web part I added to a provider hosted app as a default page in the site via a module. Can someone tell me please how to modify that module in order to load the web part as a default ...
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Features on a list

How can I see the features attached to a list? (ex: which feature create an item custom action)
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Hide feature based on user sharepoint

Is there any way to manipulate feature.xml file to control its visibility from a specific group? Thanks.
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Dependency of feature deployment with List and webpart

We have a project containing a webpart and a list instance (rootwebonly). The webpart and the list instance are activated via a single feature. Now problem is that, everytime a change is requested, ...
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Cannot activate SharePoint Publishing Feature

despite placing the following code in my onet.xml, the publishing feature is not activated. <Feature ID="A392DA98-270B-4e85-9769-04C0FDE267AA"> <!-- PublishingPrerequisites --> </...
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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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Is it possible to include fields in a sharepoint list directly from elements.xml file?

I am trying to provision a SharePoint 2013 tasks list from a spfx app using the feature framework. I am able to create an out of the box tasks list with the following list definition in my elements....
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How to package a template of a PowerView report inside a SharePoint feature?

What we have: Project server 2016 on prem, with associated SharePoint sites A web part that performs metric calculations based on tasks in Project data stored in Project Server. This web part is ...
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How to remove custom actions deployed via feature in SharePoint 2010

I have created a custom action using Element.xml and deployed via Web Application level scope Feature. Now the custom actions are available in almost 3000 sites under that web application. Business ...
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Switching SharePoint Online library experience from classic to modern on Site and Site collection level

We're planning to roll-out the modern library experience to a customer in batches instead of switching over all at once. So we do not want to switch on the modern experience from the SharePoint admin ...
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Upgrade feature to add new site columns in site and in content type

We have a SP feature that add site columns to site and same columns to site content type. Need to upgrade feature to add new site columns in site and in content types as well. Followed exact steps ...
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Attaching file in data node of a list instance?

I have a custom list definition and a custom list instance in a feature. If I want to populate some data in the list at its creation, I can use the data node. How can I add an attachment to this ...
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Why does WSP Deployment Type 'ApplicationServer' require features to be manually installed?

When I create a WSP with Deployment Type set to WebFrontEnd and deploy, all of the features contained within are automatically installed. Features that are set up as ActivateOnDefault="TRUE" (Farm or ...
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While creating a site collection in SharePoint 2016 , getting error

Whenever I am trying to create a site collection in SharePoint 2016 , I am getting below error. "Error while creating the workspace. Please contact your user helpdesk.Feature definition with Id ...
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Fields are not displyed in Disp/EditForm after content type upgrade

I had content type based on Page and pages library, which uses this contennt type. I needed to add new columns to this list. I created Elements.xml for fields: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="...
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SharePoint Online, Add a webpart to wiki page

I need to add a web part to an existing wiki page [Type="GhostableInLibrary"], when a feature is activated. I have tried a combination of both IgnoreIfAlreadyExists and ReplaceContent properties in ...
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SP2010 - ToolbarTemplate property not working in Custom Feature

I have a requirement to hide the "Respond to Survey" link on all surveys for a SP2010 site if the user has already responded. I followed the process using this link but the ToolbarTemplate property is ...
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Missing Features and Existing Lists

I have a site that was hosted on a Microsoft Project Server instance. One of the sub-sites was based on the Project Workspace Template in order to get access to the "special" lists like Risks and ...
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DocID Property is not Present on Some Sites

I've been trying to activate the DocID feature on certain sites in our Site Collections. On each site collection we have the DocID feature activated following these instructions. For a long time we ...
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Enable Hidden Feature for Newsfeed Why?

I have seen Blogs where you can activate the "Hidden" News Feed Web Part though PowerShell and then add it to a Standard SharePoint Team Site. Enable-SPFeature -Identity "6928b0e5-5707-46a1-ae16-...
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welcome page search results missing after enabling features

I am trying to get the welcome page search results page to display when I am trying to add a new page. I have followed the instructions from (Welcome Page) Search People Page Layout and here. I am not ...
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ItemUpdated event receiver will always get fired inside my enterprise wiki site collection

I added a new ItemUpdated Event Receiver inside my enterprise wiki site collection inside sharepoint server 2013. and i defined the following:- event reciever will get fired when and item was updated....
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Feature that activates Custom List Action

I need to create a feature with Visual Studio that creates a custom List Action that does something. Per example, sends an e-mail, change the site name, etc. To be more specific, I want to know how I ...
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What is the use of Sharepoint site feature “Class Web Types”..?Please provide appropriate link or answer

I Want to know when we should use "Class Web Types" feature.What this feature does?Any help will be appreciated
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Farm Solution. List Instance and List Definition in different Solutions. Differences in schema.xml

I have two farm solutions. One is an old version, where I created some lists. So in the Solution (Visual Studio) I find my List Definitions, as well as List Incances. Listname -ListnameInstance ...
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How can I change the order in which the Document ID column appears in the form?

I want to re-order where the Document ID field appears when you view the properties of a document. How is it possible to do this? It's not possible to simply do column ordering with the Document ...
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How to find the List of activated features on MOSS 2007 environment?

My requirement is If i have given the web application name it should traverse through all the site collection and sites then it should show the list which contains the activated features. Please ...
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Access Denied on installing WSP having Web Application scoped Feature

As the title says. I am trying to deploy a solution through central admin which has a Web Application scoped feature. As soon as I try to install it, it goes to access denied page. Strangely, when I ...
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Embed iframe when inserting a post

I developed a Ribbon button that show's up in the Media tab. This displays a Modal Dialog to the user, listing some external content, and when clicking on an item it pastes the iframe html code on the ...
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Lists not being added to quicklaunch

I'm having a problem with some lists that are included in a feature (Scope: web), which is created via a site definition. These lists have the display on quicklaunch set to true, although, the only ...
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Can't deploy a xslt webpart as expected

In one of my custom list schema, I have defined a custom view : <View Type="HTML" DisplayName="My wonderful view" BaseViewID="2" ...
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Is there a way to create user-configurable Custom Retention Formulas, possibly through Custom Properties?

I am wanting to create a "user" - configurable Custom Retention Formula? Something like a simple version of the rules that Excel and other applications have which displays something like: Field:...
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In SharePoint 2007 what feature or solution added the WebPart Page Doc library templates?

In SharePoint 2007 what feature or solution added the WebPart Page Doc library template? We have it on one Farm, but not another. Is it part of the Fab 40? A site feature or a Site collection ...
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Move Wiki page library content to Publishing Page library

I have a Wiki page library and a Publishing Page library on SharePoint online. Is there an automated way i.e. Workflow, OOTB feature to publish / move: wiki page - (Source Column = Wiki Content &...
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How to get feature from GUID on Project Online

In Project Server on-prem I know how to get a feature/web part from its Guid using PowerShell, but since we can't use PowerShell in Project Online (right?), how can I see the name of a feature or web ...
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Error deploying in production ONLY

I have a SharePoint solution, consisted of 2 features. The first feature is consisted of 5 SharePoint 2010 workflows, and some web pages. The second one is empty and has a feature event receiver that ...
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“Resource not found ” when page is deployed using a feature

I am running through deployment problem. I have a feature with pages and required dlls. When I deploy the solution it gets successfully deployed. I can see feature (active) in my site. I can see ...
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SharePoint Online master page not being added to subsite

In SharePoint Online I have created a new Site Collection with a custom master page, and the master page styles are displaying fine. Now when I create a subsite they do not get the master page ...
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MySite Feature Activated Document Library

I would like to modify the Document Library for each users mysite during creation to include a custom content type. I figured a feature would solve this problem. However, when activating the features ...
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HarePoint Knowledge Base and DevExpress won't leave me alone!

I installed the HarePoint Knowledge Base for SharePoint. I have since removed it. Periodically, despite the fact that I have removed every trace of the application I can find, all of my web.config ...
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Calling Enable-SPFeature in SP2013 with CompatibilityLevel isn't working

In an SP2013 environment running in SP2010 mode has anyone successfully called the Powershell command -- Enable-SPFeature while specifying the compatibility level? Example: Enable-SPFeature -identity ...
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Feature ‘XXX’ for list template ‘YYY’ is not installed in this farm. The operation could not be completed

So I'm very new to SharePoint. And I'm supposed to debug a website SharePoint 2013. So when I open this page a web service is supposed to get me data from a distant database and display it in a ...
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Features in Sharepoint 2010

I created an empty Project and used the default Feature1 thats created with the project to then create the following: public override void FeatureActivated(SPFeatureReceiverProperties properties) ...
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Site-scoped feature with both Modules and Visual Web Parts

I have a Feature with Modules that place files in the Master Page Gallery, and I recently added Visual Web Parts to the feature. Then I realized at some point the copying of files into the Gallery had ...
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Custom delegate is applied even if the feature is deactivated

I have a question regarding a feature. Situation: I have a feature that is farm scoped, with this feature I deploy a delegate control (xml file), this file refers to cs code. So I've added that file ...
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Deploy solution using powershell

I have a solution with 4 projects to automatically some processes in Sharepoint.these projects are: WebPartProject: Create a custom webpart CreateTemplate: Create 2 documents libraries (with columns),...