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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How to run javascript code only when list item gets deleted?

ANSWERED! See bottom of original question for the working answer. I'm trying to find out how I can run a piece of JavaScript code the moment a list item gets deleted. So it should be some sort of ...
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I cant delete or restore a site collection or repair database

When I try to do a restore of a site collection, restore-spsite -Identity https://xx/10014628/ -Path D:\SiteCollectionBackups\10014628.bak -Force -Confirm I get: restore-spsite : ...
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Timer Job cannot delete an item (with error “item does not exist”), but console app can

I have a list based on a calendar in SharePoint 2010 and I periodically run a timer job to archive items to another location, deleting them from the list. Most of the time this works just fine, but ...
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Cannot open Workflows list after deleting a workflow

I deleted a workflow from SharePoint designer and now whenever I try to open the Workflows dialog on a list item it gives me the "An unexpected error has occurred" box. I suspect that this is because ...
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Prevent folder deletion in document library - Explorer view snafu

We want to prevent users from deleting top level folders in a document library. We created an event receiver on ItemDeleting that checks if the item type is a folder and if the path is the top level, ...
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Delete list records

I need to delete all records in sharepoint list. Is there any way to do this in low time? I tried using powershell but it takes more time. My list may contain more than 50000 records.
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Cannot delete a folder in a library

I am replacing a colleague for the support of a SharePoint 2010 intranet. I want to delete a folder in a library. The folder to delete is special : I can see the folder in the intranet I cannot see ...
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ItemEventReceiver - ItemDeleting not working with a document library and referencing list

I have a custom list that has a GUID column which refers to the UniqueId of a document in a document library. Every time I upload a document, it should add an entry in this list and populate the ...
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Custom webpart deleted after editing the page?

I insert a custom webpart in the page, It's working good. But when I click in edit page I find the webpart is deleted! What is going on?
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Broken Lists Cannot Be Deleted

There are a few lists in a SharePoint Server 2010 development environment that are broken. Due to this situation, clicking the lists in the SharePoint Web interface throw .NET exceptions, and viewing ...
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Use workflow to delete or amend list items

I have a holiday booking system that creates list items showing the name and dates of holiday for employees. After management approval, the requests sit in a list called "Holiday Requests". They are ...
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Deleting Hidden Columns from Libraries

If I delete a hidden column without going into settings and unhiding it first will there be an issue?
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SPListItem.Delete() has some issues

I have a list which consist of more than 5600 items. In my application i will search all the items from particular date range by using SPquery. As the result of the SPQuery, the splistitem collection ...
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REST list item delete does not go to Recycle Bin

I have a SharePoint 2013 autohosted app with a number of lists inside of it. I would like to be able to soft delete a list item using the REST API and have it go to the Recycle Bin instead of being ...
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How to remove specific file types (i.e. docx) from multiple specific Sharepoint libaries?

I am a newbie when it comes to Powershell so I'm asking for help. In Sharepoint 2010 I have several document libraries in a single site collection that all start with the name of 'PT-' and in those ...
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MySite My Content deleted

A SharePoint 2010 My Site application has suddenly deleted all data from the "My Content" area of users' profiles. Does anyone have any experience of this or know what the cause is? There were custom ...
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Get actual item from SPRecycleBin

Similar to this question, I need to permanently delete only specific items from the recycle bin. I need to know more than just their names, however, and SPRecycleBinItem seems to have only have a ...
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I set up in Sharepoint Create Elements, and edit elements only created by user

http://screencloud.net/v/2xVc But when manager Is created a element it's generate me error. How do If on development If i Can delete element? Please help. I have got this sort of code: for ...
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what is delete command for sharepoint menuitemtemplate

MenuTemplate menuTemplate = new MenuTemplate(); menuItem = new MenuItemTemplate("Delete document", "/_layouts/images/delete.gif"); menuItem.ClientOnClickScript = ""; // What should I put ...
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Deleting a blog post leaves related .png files in Photos list

I used the blog template when creating a new subsite within mysites and in the process an associated list called Photos got created. While this has worked well, I've noticed that when I delete a blog ...
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Error on recreating web application

I've written a powershell script to create a web application, add libraries and pages, etc. As I work through the script and fix bugs and issues, I delete the web application through central ...
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Deleting or removing users from a workflow, after if they no longer need to complete the task [closed]

A user has created a workflow with multiple participants. One of the participants assigned a task, no longer needs to complete that task. How can we remove the user or task without the workflow status ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Unable to delete list item

I have to delete list item but not able to do due to some permission issue : 1. Ribbon 2. Powershell 3. Information Policy Management 4. Logging through site collection admin / App pool account ...
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Delete list items and bypass recycle bin

I have a list with about 15,000 items and I need to empty it by permanently deleting everything in the list. I have other items in the recycle bin that I don't want to disturb. Here's the script I'm ...
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Delete attachment from SharePoint AttachmentsField Control not working

I have a custom visual web part that contains a SharePoint AttachmentsField control. <SharePoint:AttachmentsField ID="AttachmentsField1" ControlMode="Edit" ItemId="33" EnableViewState="true" ...
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Prevent a group from deleting document version history

In a Document/Form Library with versioning enabled (SP 2010), it is possible to delete all versions of a particular document/form simply by going to the "Version History" dialog box. This ability ...
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Recycle bin - documents deleted

I have recycle on my site collection. There is also and event receiver which deletes some documents from library in ElevatedPrivileges block ( as System account). OnItemDeleting it's searching for ...
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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 a List 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?