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Old March 5th, 2011, 06:43 PM
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Default Feature.xml Page 108 CH 3

I've deployed my project and now I'm a little lost.
It says "A new folder is created in the Features directory" and it shows a folder structure of:

WroxSPProject_feature1
>SImpleWebpart
Feature
>>Elements
SimpleWebPart.webpart

Either I can't find this folder structure or it's organized differently on my computer.

I have C:/users/administrator/mydocuments/VisualStudio2010/Projects/WroxSPProject/WroxSPProject/Features/Feature1/ and in here I have Feature1.Feature and Feature1.Template.xml

In C:/users/administrator/mydocuments/VisualStudio2010/Projects/WroxSPProject/WroxSPProject/SimpleWebPart I have the Elements File and the SimpleWebPart.webpart.

So basically in the book The SImpleWebPart Folder is supposed to be in the Feature folder and on my computer they're 2 separate folders. Is this the same for anyone else?

The other problem is, assuming I have the right file, I don't have the feature.xml file, I have feature.templates.xml instead, which has the following code:

Code:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?>
<Feature xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/">
</Feature>
The book says it's supposed to be:

Code:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?>
<Feature xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/">
     Id="e9577309-(long guid)-6b17916f2bfd" Scope="Site"
     Title="WroxSPProject Feature1">
<ElementManifests>
     <ElementManifest Location="SimpleWebPart\Elements.xml"  />
     <ElementFile Location="SimpleWebPart\SimpleWebPart.webpart" />
</ElementManifests>
</Feature>
Am I missing something here?
 
Old November 3rd, 2011, 10:00 AM
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Unhappy Same problem

Hi

I have exactly the same issues!

No matter how much I build or deploy, the feature directory is never pulled in.

Also, when I do finally add my web part, I get an unhandled exception error.

Did anyone manage to fix this?

I thing there is something wrong with my SharePoint or VisualStudio setup.

With the XML Control in the WikiWebPart exercise my WikiWebPart was missing and now I'm missing more stuff..






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