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Changes not reflecting in WebPart

In sharepoint2010 I am using a webpart and custom toolpart[]. The following code is for toolpart array public override Microsoft.SharePoint.WebPartPages.ToolPart[] GetToolParts() { ...
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Calling WCF Service from a workflow in Sharepoint Online

Is there any way to call a WCF service from a sharepoint online workflow (Sandboxed Solution)? I have looked up quite a few samples but they all seem to use farm solutions which is obviously not an ...
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Is it possible to create custom field control and custom edit forms for sharepoint online?

Is it possible to create custom field control and custom edit forms for sharepoint online? Would like to do the same as explained in http://bit.ly/yoON5T but instead for sharepoint online. Point is ...
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Send e-mail with SMTP (Office 365)

I need to show a popup-window with a basic e-mail layout and send the e-mail after pressing the send button. The popup, I've created and also the webpart within. But when I want to send the e-mail, it ...
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How to add EWA parts with the non-enterprise version

Is it possible to add a Excel Web Access part to a dashboard in the non-enterprise version? If not, is there another way to simulate such a dashboard?
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Handling upgrades for sandboxed solutions [closed]

I've been messing around with sandboxed solutions in SharePoint Online for a bit now. I have a few concerns about development, and especially maintenance. In on premise environments I was used to ...
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SharePoint Online web template debugging

I'm trying to develop a custom web template to use with SharePoint Online. I created an empty web online and saved it as a template (without content). I then loaded that WSP into Visual Studio and ...
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Change regional settings through coding

How can we set the locale of a sharepoint site for a particular user according to his/her system locale through coding? Edit: Specifically, I've created a list through coding. Suppose that I've added ...
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Sharepoint Online and custom BDC models

Hello I hope somebody can help. I need to access an external timesheet from Sharepoint Online. The Timesheet site uses a REST api to provide the data, not a WCF or traditional ASPX webservice. So ...
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createsite event handler in sharepoint online

I am writing an event handler that will create a new site whenever the new item is added to the list. My issue is it creates a new site everytime but it does and does not (randomly) execute the code ...
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How to enable sub menu on the global menu?

We recently signed up for Office 365 and are in the process of building out oure SharePoint site. We started with the default site, a Team Site and have built out the following site map: Site Sub ...
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How to create a sandboxed workflow action within Microsoft SharePoint Online 365

I have followed the steps on http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff798499.aspx in order to create a custom sandboxed workflow action, and have deployed this into a site workflow in Microsoft ...
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Sandboxed solution; social tags?

I want to create a webpart to retrieve some of the social tags a user has used. This has to run in SharePoint Online ie a sandboxed solution. I have code which does the same, but already the first ...
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Is it possible to export a site workflow?

If I have a Site Workflow on my development machine, what's the best way to deploy it onto the production system which is hosted on Microsoft SharePoint Online? I have found a way of doing it which ...
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Adding SPUsers to SPGroups programmatically changes User ID

In a SharePoint Online (Office 365) environment we created a Sandboxed WebPart to put SPUsers in SPGroups. The SPGroup is created on rootlevel and has been given permissions on a subsite. This Subsite ...
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Check list item title in SharePoint 2010 using ECMA script

I have a requirement that I need to check the list item title in SharePoint 2010 using ECMA script. For that I am using: this.oList = web.get_lists().getByTitle('UserThemes'); context.load(...
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SharePoint Online (Microsoft 365) - Notification of external user invitation acceptance

Just wondering if there is any way to manage the SharePoint Online external invitation system on a more granular level? The out of the box system where you go to Site Actions > Share Site seems very "...
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Migrate dokuwiki to SharePoint

We have a dokuwiki site that I want to migrate to SharePoint. I know I can go through and copy and paste, but I have hundreds of pages to copy over.
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Test the title for a value

As my previous post(s) indicate, I'm fairly new at developing for Sharepoint. I'm working on a Sharepoint 2010 cloud website and would like to try to find out how to test the following: In the ...
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Custom actions in a Sharepoint Online (BPOS) workflow

Just a simple question: Does anyone know if it's possible to create custom actions for a workflow in Sharepoint Online (BPOS). So NOT Office 365... If possible, are there tutorials you know of how to ...
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How do link Sharepoint Lists across different sites - SharePoint Online?

How do link SharePoint Lists beetwen different sites in SharePoint Online? Example: List CONTACTS from https://test.sharepoint.com/sites/testsite/ to list CONTRACTS on https://test.sharepoint.com/...
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How to connect SharePoint Online with Dynamics CRM using Web Part?

How connect Dynamics CRM Online with SharePoint Online using Web Part - Microsoft Dynamics CRM List Component? I Try to use in SharePoint a web part Microsoft Dynamics CRM List Component to connect ...
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How to connect SharePoint Online with Dynamics CRM Online using BDC?

I try to connect SharePoint Online with Dynamics CRM Online using BDC. But without any results. I'll try to use Account's from CRM in SharePoint Online like a list. I mean - when I have 100 account'...
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Importing data from Excel/Word into a SharePoint List

Is it possible to import data from an Office Excel or Word file into a list in SharePoint (specifically SharePoint Online)? I have imported data from SharePoint lists to Word files.
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How to export a site from SharePoint online?

I've got a publishing site (root site, with subsites) containing web pages and documents (as do the subsites). I'd like to export it and restore it to a local SharePoint instance - any ideas how to ...
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How do I find out what's wrong with my sandboxed solution in SharePoint Online?

I have created a custom web part which presents a form to create a SharePoint site below the current site, while performing some ancillary actions like updating a list of subsites on the front page to ...
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Indexing DWG files

I have been asked to look into the possibility of indexing DWG files within a hosted SASS-like environment using 'Off the Shelf' products. I have found a plugin for Sharepoint called DWG I-Filter ...
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Custom file upload in sandbox

I have a custom web part in a sandbox solution. Inside of the web part I have added an <input type="file" />. Upon postback I read the file using HttpContext.Current.Request.Files and save the ...
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How do I connect with SharePoint Online Web Services in order to access list and taxonomy data?

I am using the SharePoint SOAP web services to try collecting list and taxonomy data from a site on SharePoint Online. The following code works nicely when connected to a standalone SharePoint farm. ...
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Send email via code in Office365

I am developing a custom web part in an Office 365 environment. I am trying to send email to a user during the execution of the code in the web part. I have tried two alternatives: SPUtility....
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Custom List form loading error "Error while executing web part: System.StackOverflowException: Operation caused a stack overflow"

I have a custom list with around 250+ columns. I have customized the new, edit and display forms of the list. I used more xsl templates to display all the columns in DataFormWebPart. But after some ...
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How to activate TaxonomyFieldAdded feature in Sharepoint Online

I might have stumbled over a huge "gotcha" in SharePoint Online. Currently on the E3 plan. I have created a site collection from the "Blank Site" template (not wanting a cluttered workspace), and ...
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Move a site collection to Office 365

I have a web application with one site collection in an on-premise SharePoint 2010 test environment that I would like to migrate to Office 365. Is there a way to backup and restore or do I need to ...
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Office 365 SharePoint Authentication from Objective-C on IOS

I want to create an IOS app that connects to my Office365 SharePoint team site using the list rest services. How do I do authentication? Any examples?
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SharePoint 2010 Playground Site

I'm a seasoned developer and CMS consumer, but I've never used SharePoint specifically. Is there a website where I can quickly create and manage a SharePoint site, without installing the entire stack ...
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Register a full trust proxy in SharePoint Online

I am attempting to prove out that you can use a full trust proxy with SharePoint online. If you take a look at SPProxyOperation on MSDN, you'll see the little note that says Available In SharePoint ...
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Is it possible to fetch Social Comments using CAML query?

Is it possible to fetch the Social Comments using CAML query instead of using SocialCommentManager. If it is possible then can anyone provide me the syntax. Thanks.
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Attach\Upload Files to a list item in Sandboxed Solution

I am trying to attach files to a list item through a sandboxed visual web part programatically. Tried the following options SharePoint Attachments control: Not available for sandboxed solution File ...
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How to install and configure iFilter PDF for SharePoint 2010?

Recently installed SharePoint 2010 and all my pdf documents which I uploaded are not having adobe acrobat icon. Since I am new to SharePoint someone please let me know what I have to install and ...
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Object cache in sandbox solutions

I am building a SharePoint sandbox solution which consists of multiple web parts. I want to be able to somehow cache POCO objects (Plain Old CLR Objects) in such a way that the cache is persisted ...
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Add a custom web part on web site page

I have a team site a a web site on my Office 365 (SharePoint Online Plan 1). I've created a blog subsitesite on my team site. How can I put a web part with my blog posts in a pege from public web site ...
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unable to add choices to SPFieldChoice programatically

I am not able to add a new choice value to a SPFieldChoice column of a list. Here is my code using (SPWeb myWeb = SPContext.Current.Web) { myWeb.AllowUnsafeUpdates = true; ...
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Why I cannot see my site collection from internet?

I have a site collection under /sites and I'm extending the whole web application to be mapped to an specified valid static ip address. from a remote computer with internet access i cannot see the ...
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Logging into SharePoint through C# programatically

I am trying to login programatically to a SharePoint app and get the HTML code of specific page within that website. Is there a way how I can do that programatically? I am having problems with the ...
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Custom domain name to my SharePoint Online Site

I created SharePoint Online site for my company and don't like to keep standard URL which I got from Microsoft. How do I add a custom domain name?
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How do I change SharePoint Online Logo?

Anyone know how I can add my logo to SharePoint Online team site?
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How to close ShowModelDialog box from code behind

I am creating a custom button in ribbon bar for share point 2010. For the button I have mentioned some code in JavaScript. When the custom ribbon button is clicked I have made to open a show model ...
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Remote authentication with SharePoint Online

I am following the article and sample that can be found in this address: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh147177.aspx Everything works fine but I need a more automated solution. The user ...
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sharepoint 2010 - creation of master document template and reusing

Our department has few document templates used to capture product information and details. We what to maintain the master template in sharepoint2010. The requirement is – When the user select the ...
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Need Help - How to update listitem of type User in sharepoint 2010?

I am trying to update a list which is having User content type field, where I am saving users name selected from people picker. Now my requirement is to add/remove a particular person in that list ...
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