Deletion is a way of removing a file from a computer's file system or removing a file stored in an database.

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Deleting SPListItem in event receiver - very long time

I have an event reciever with ItemDeleting action, in which i try to delete an item from another list (I cant realy use cascade delet behavior here, I need to do some stuff that requires the ...
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SPList.Delete() vs. SPWeb.Lists.Delete(SPList)

Assuming I already have the list object, is there some difference between calling its Delete extension as opposed to removing it from the Lists collection? Why would I ever choose the latter?
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How to get task name while deleting in EventReceiver?

I have written my Custom function into the EventReceiver created on Tasks. public override void ItemDeleted(SPItemEventProperties properties) { base.ItemDeleted(properties); ...
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Does SPWeb.Delete() Dispose of the object?

I recently got a comment on my Deleting a site with subsites programmatically article about properly disposing of SPWeb objects after they've been deleted: Don’t forget to dispose the deleted web. ...
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Correctly remove old items in Sharepoint Calendar

I have a standard Sharepoint Calendar, which users regularly make entries to. As the number of items constantly grows, I need to remove old events. There's no business need for events that are older ...
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Deleted users and metadata

If I delete users from SP (AD), how will that affect metadata (e.g. created/modified by in file metadata, or person lookup fields). Will I end up with anonymous ugly SIDs?
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List not updating correctly after programmatically deleting items

I have a custom webpart control on a page which, upon page load, deletes the items from a list (displayed on the same page as the custom webpart). After deleting the items, the code also populates it ...
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Delete Excel file in SharePoint 2010 library only by using VBA

I am having a excel workbook. When a person click on the marco the files are saves to two new folders need to delete a Excel file on SharePoint. I have tried the "Kill" function in Excel VBA, but is ...
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Client Object Model : “Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.ServerException: The request uses too many resources”

When deleting 1000+ (link) items from a list in one batch using the COM, I encountered this exception : Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.ServerException: The request uses too many resources It seems ...
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MOSS 2007 cascade delete non-programmatically?

Using SharePoint 2007 (and SharePoint Designer), is there a way of faking the cascade delete that I understand is available in SharePoint 2010? I have two custom lists: Orders and Line Items. The ...
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Unable to delete item via ribbon Delete Item button

I have a generic list of items in SharePoint 2010. When I select an item with the left column checkbox, then select Delete Item from the ribbon, the item does not delete. Looking at the traffic in ...
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Unable to delete site outside of site collection

In a fresh install of SharePoint 2010, I naively built a site without first creating a site collection to put it in. The site sites in the root of the server's URL space (i.e. it is simply ...
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why the delete is so slow?

A truncate would really help cause for each delete loop will take for ever. I am trying to delete 500k records and it's very slow. It's taking 3 minutes to delete 1 record. # Delete items from a list ...
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How to delete all items in aList using PowerShell

I am using following PowerShell script to delete all items of the List. It's working fine but take too long for huge lists. Is there any efficient way of clearing list items, something like truncate ...
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Restoring a Deleted User in the Site's Owners and Members Groups SharePoint 2010

I have accidentally deleted some users from the site's members and owners groups. How do I restore these users back to the site?
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Preventing users from deleting an item from a task list

I am using the ItemDeleting event receiver to prevent users from deleting items in a Task List. Currently, my code looks like: if (properties.ListTitle == "Project Intake Tasks") { ...
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Why can I delete records in folders inside a records library?

I have create a new site collection based on the records center template. In this site collection I have a records library "records" which has automatic record declaration turned on (so all files are ...
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creating event handler feature - OnDeleting

I'm trying to create a sandboxed event handler feature to handle the OnDeleting event of a task list in SharePoint 2010. I followed Microsoft's instructions. When I deploy the event receiver from ...
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Delete a 60GB list

I have a runaway list which - due to a recursive workflow and versioning - has grown to 60GB. We are now trying to delete it. It is in the recycle bin, however I want to remove it completely. If I ...
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Can't delete List item after setting lookup deletion to restricted

I have a List Item and I wanted to delete it. It's nothing special at all, but it fails. I have two lists, Company and Company Contacts. Each Company have 0...n contacts. A company can't be deleted ...
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How to remove xap file on uninstallation of sandboxed solution

I have built a simple Silverlight control and a WebPart to go with it. This is my first SharePoint project and I was very confused most of the time (I.e. I am a Sharepoint noob) :-) The Silverlight ...
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Delete a list with 4000 items

I have a sharepoint list which has grown above the maximum recommended size of 2000 items. I need to delete the list. If I delete it through the browser, will there be any impact on the farm? Will ...
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How to remove duplicate EventReceiver entries

Lately i had a bug that time-to-time added duplicate event receiver entries in SPEventReceiverDefinitionCollection. So how do i easily enumerate and remove these duplicate entries?
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Disable the delete option from Sharepoint list 2010

I have a custom list in SharePoint 2010, for which, the requirement is to disable the delete option. Users should be able to add to the list but not delete. Is there anything oob for that?
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How do I trace who delete the sites and its content if I am the owner of the site but not the Administrator?

I am a owner of three sites, which all of them are sub-sites. I am also not the administrator of the "root" site (which contain many sub-sites including the three sites that I am the owner of it). ...
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How to delete the undeletable list

Somehow a developer has managed to royally screw up a site collection. The site collection has the Publishing Feature enabled and it's working fine. A botched migration from 2007 to 2010 has caused ...