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Silverlight is Microsoft's cross-browser, cross platform plug-in for media experiences and rich interactive applications.

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Alternative for MS Silverlight in SharePoint Online

We are currently using MS Silverlight for some sites in SP2010 On-Prem (referenced the .xap files in webparts). These sites would soon be migrated to SharePoint online. Can anyone share the approach ...
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Can't update silverlight web part

After making changes to my custom Silverlight application, I can't get the Silverlight web part on my SharePoint site to reflect changes. I tried making a change and then opening the site in Firefox, ...
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Power View gallery get url for one report

I tried to get the url of a single report from a Power View reports gallery (from a rdlx file). Till now I didn't find information about that. Currently I know that you can get a specific report if ...
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When will the Silverlight web part reach end of life?

I understand that Microsoft will no longer support Silverlight when IE11 reaches end of life. Could the web part be removed from SharePoint before then?
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Top Navigation Menu is hidden behind the silverlight webpart Sharepoint 2013

The top navigation drop down menu hides behind the Silverlight webpart. I've tried different CSS codes using script editor within the webpart but it still isn't working. I've tried changing the z-...
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Organization chart not working in Chrome

We have a SharePoint 2013 on-premise environment. We are using the organization chart which users find very fancy. The problem is that it only shows the HTML version in Google Chrome, not the ...
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sharepoint 2010 with silverlight 4 webpart

I need to display list data in silverlight datagrid (which i managed to do) but i can't figure out how to display item details in another xaml page. like example : Display all List items and on view ...
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Cannot create a new list/site in SharePoint 2010

I have received a below error message while creating a new application in SharePoint 2010 such as list, library or site. Is there any suggestions?
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Create a Top navigation with Silverlight [closed]

I would like to create a custom top navigation bar with silverlight . I want to do it with least possible time and effort . Could you anyone please suggest a link where i can get the code and ...
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SharePoint sp.js not running on Silverlight page

I am using sp.js to display logged in user name on top of my publishing site page. The code is working fine on all pages except on one page where I am displaying ORG BROWSER web part which is ...
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Playing video files

My site has a video library which is using default silverlight player to play videos. But videos are not playing and the error I am getting is Media failed to load. This file is in format that is ...
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VS 2013 not deploying silverlight solution in sandboxed on stand alone dev: SPUCWorkerProcess not running error

I have a stand alone machine with SP2010 set up on Windows Server 2008 R2. Office, SPD, VS2013, Expression, etc. There is no AD or anything as it is stand alone installation using local accounts and ...
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Cannot add reference to SharePoint hosted wcf service in a Silverlight 5 project

I have built a simple wcf web service and hosted it on a SharePoint server. Standard settings - wcf scv file deployed to the ISAPI folder and MultipleBaseAddressBasicHttpBindingServiceHostFactory used ...
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Web Page Security Validation (Taxonomy AJAX Bug vs Silverlight Bug)

The situation began like this: We upgraded our SharePoint 2010 (using the Project Server 2010 February 2013 Cumulative Update) We found a bug where on the 'Project Page' layout the 'Managed Metadata' ...
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Entering data into SharePoint lists via Silverlight forms

Morning all, Can anyone advise me if it's possible to enter data into a SharePoint list via a Silverlight Application? if so, are there any basic steps that someone making thier steps into ...
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Silverlight and SharePoint Presentation issues

A small subset of users (2 at the moment) are unable to see data presented in a Silverlight Dashboard hosted on SharePoint. When they open the page they see empty Dashboards with no data. I have ...
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SharePoint - Detect Silverlight Version and upgrade if necessary?

My Silverlight 5 app is hosted in SharePoint Online. It doesn't load (sticks at 100%) for users who have Silverlight 4 versions. How should I upgrade those without the latest version to Silverlight ...
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VB CAML Query to select most recently created List Item where name = 'Blah'?

Can someone tell me how the VB CAML Query would go to select the most recently created List item where 'FullName' field = 'Joe Smooth'. Using Silverlight 5, SharePoint Client Object Model, VB.Net and ...
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Get current user from SP Client Object Model in Silverlight / VB

Using Silverlight 5, VB.Net and SharePoint Online. Tried this to read the current user's name into a textbox, but the textbox remains blank. Any ideas? Thanks. Imports Microsoft.SharePoint.Client ...
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Long running Silverlight app losing connectivity via Client Object Model after a while?

I have a Silverlight 5 app hosted in SharePoint Online, which asks the users 72 questions and right at the end writes their answers to some SharePoint lists. When I trialled it with 8 users, the ...
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SharePoint 2010 lists, libraries, other objects create button not work

I installed Microsoft SharePoint on my vmware. created new application and site collection serve for the url test.contoso.com. on my real machine I logged in to the url test.contoso.com and every ...
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How to Get Server Time in Silverlight

How do you get the server DateTime in Silverlight in SharePoint 2010?
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Any tutorials on accessing Azure SQL from a SharePoint hosted Silverlight webpart?

So since SharePoint Lists have limited columns available for use, I'm now trying to write the output from my SharePoint hosted Silverlight app into a Windows Azure hosted SQL database. Are there any ...
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Cant find mediaplayer.js

I am trying to deploy a silverlight webpart solution to my sharepoint foundation site to play videos from assets library and its based on mediaplayer.js but in layouts folder i cant seem to find that ...
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How to retrieve My Quick Links on Sharepoint using Client Object Model

I need to retrieve the List of the Current User's "My Quick Links" on my Silverlight Application from SharePoint 2010 using the Client Object Model. Could someone please advice on how this can be ...
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How to create a new document from a Document Template using Client Object Model

I require to programatically create a new document using the Document Template URL of the document Library and this requires to be done using the Client Object Model. I also require to do this without ...
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Create new site from dropdown with webtemplates

I am newbee Sharepoint developer, so forgive me if this is a silly question. I want to create subsites on a sitecollection. I have by code limited the available webtemplates for the subsites to two ...
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Syntax of Caml Query in Silverlight 5

Is Dim _Query = CamlQuery.CreateAllItemsQuery a valid query? Or should it be: Dim _Query = CamlQuery.CreateAllItemsQuery() Or do I have to use: Dim _Query As New CamlQuery() _Query.ViewXml = "&...
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Silverlight 5 / Sharepoint Client OM - VB to read from SharePoint List?

I'm using VB.Net 4.0/Silverlight 5 and the SharePoint Client Object Model. I have SharePoint Foundation 2010 running on localhost. I've been trying for days to read some values from a list, with no ...
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Caml Query - ExecuteQuery() doing Nothing

I'm trying to read the contents of Sharepoint List 'pfa' using Silverlight 5 and the following VB code. I am geting diagnostic pop-up windows 1-5 but then that's it and nothing further happens. ...
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SharePoint Silverlight Document Viewer Webpart?

SharePoint Silverlight Word Document Viewer Webpart? Please help me as I need it in my project urgently. Thanks
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Accessing Sharepoint Online lists using Silverlight 5?

I'm developing an application using Silverlight 5, Visual Studio 2010 and VB.Net. I've reached the stage where I have a requirement to read and write information to a Sharepoint Online list, but I'm ...
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How to overlay HTML on siilverlight without setting windowless property?

I had a silverlight control, which i can't set the windowless property to the control. So, is there any way to display html content on top of the silverlight control without setting the windowless ...
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ClientContext error while embedding a Silverlight control on ASP page

I build a visual web part in asp.net and I'm trying to embed a xap over it so that users who don't have Silverlight installed would see the asp content: <object id="SilverlightPlugin1" width="...
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Checking if list exists client-side

I'm developing a Silverlight web part and can't use server-side objects like SPList. I normally get items from a list called "Locations" which has two fields - "Title" and "WOEID". The problem is I'd ...
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How to trigger event receiver on library when adding items to library through silverlight control?

I created an event receiver which triggers when an item added to the library.And it is working fine when i am adding items at library level(By clicking upload in ribbon controller of library).But the ...
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How do I log to the SharePoint ULS logs from a Silverlight web part?

I am developing a Silverlight application which is to be hosted on a sharepoint 2010 page using the out of the box Silverlight webpart control. I want to log any exceptions to the sharepoint ULS logs ...
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Silverlight Application Development : Custom UI Form Development Beginner Question

So I am new to SP Dev, and completely new to the idea of developing Silverlight applications, and the use of Expression. But I am trying to understand how Expression gets used with Visual Studio in ...
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Is it possible to use https with Client Object Model in Silverlight

I found here this QA: Connect client object model to https url which mentions this article how to do it in full .NET client object model. That would be great if the class ServicePointManager (MSDN) ...
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SharePoint 2010: How to add custom element to Create menu?

I want to add custom element to SharePoint 2010 Create menu. (Site Actions -> View all site content -> Create). I want to to add this element to Page directory like a "Web Part Page" element. How can ...
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ClientContext and sharepoint

If this is for Client so the Client does not need to have SharePoint installed on its computer to get it work? am I right? I need some information to understand it, the code executed on client side ...
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CSOM Query on Hidden User Information List returning nothing

I'm trying to retrieve a user's profile picture from the hidden User Information List within Silverlight. I can't use the UserProfileService.asmx because I don't have the login name nor the GUID of ...
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contribute users have error while accessing silvelright web part

I also have the same problem.. when i open silverlight web part in fullcontrol user login, it works fine.. but.. contribute users login means getting error. as my application is treeview child 1 ...
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Create new Document in Document library with additional Text Fields in Silverlight (Client Object Model)

I have created a Silverlight Application that runs in a SharePoint 2010 web part. One requirement I have is to give the user a prompt to upload a file, and then send it into a specific Document ...
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Silverlight Map web part

I'm trying to set up a simple Bing Map web part that would pull list items to populate the map with pins. I was able to get a static data pull (created objects to populate pins), but once I tacked in ...
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Localized strings in silverlight

Here I got the tip to use SPUtility.GetLocalizedString to get the localized title of a list. Now I want to use this way in a Silverlight app. However, there is no SPUtility to find for silverlight. ...
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Problem using GetListItemsAsync() from SilverLight targetting SharePoint 2007

I'm developing a web part which is needed in WSS 3.0 showing some SilverLight graphics based on the view and its filtering. The view is chosen from the a web editor part and the needed web part ...
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Security Exception - Trying to load MySite Blog

When I try to run this async query it fails: private void SomeFunction() { Thread thread = new Thread(GetBlogInfo); thread.Start(); } private void GetBlogInfo() { ...
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How to Automate or Move (Silverlight) xap file to 14 hive ClientBin

I am using silverlight project in sharepoint 2010.I have an requirement of using WSP builder project only for building the soultion and I have configured the layout structure as shown below. In the ...
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Get sub site path with Client object model (Silverlight)

I'm currently building a Silverlight web part on SharePoint 2010. The issue I have, maybe is too trivial for me, is that I have a list, lets say its http://www.mysite.com/subsite/anothersubsite/Lists/...
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