Event handlers is a program statement which is called from an event. The event can be a human striking a key on the keyboard or pushing a button on a web page

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How to get LookupValue in ItemUpdating

I have a custom EventHandler for ItemUpdating on a list which has a Lookup column. If I look in the properties.AfterProperties for the column in the ItemUpdating event I get the LookupId value but ...
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List Onload event

What I want to do: I have a custom list that contains a lot of items. When an user loads the list, all items of his view should be checked. If there is a special value in the listitem a notifiaction ...
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Redirect after deleting a list item

I have a requirement wherein I have to redirect the user to the homepage, after a list item is deleted. Right now, the corresponding list is shown after the deletion. How can I accomplish this? I ...
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Change displayname of a List with event receiver

I need to change the displayname of a list using "ItemUpdating". The source of the new name is the "Title"-field of the item which fires the event. Is this possible? I tried it with: if ...
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Cancel an event handler based on user permissions

while adding an item to the sharepoint list i have created one custom group. if the user not belongs to certain group means the event handler should be cancelled.
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How to deploy C# event receiver as a farm solution

I have a C# event receiver that utilizes the ItemUpdating event. The project was originally created as a Sandboxed solution and worked fine, however, due to limitations I've decided to switch over to ...
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Get ContentType in ItemAdding Event Handler

I need to change a field in the item being added based on its content type. This needs to happen before the item has been added - hence ItemAdding event receiver. Using ItemAdded is no good since the ...
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SharePoint Hosted App Event Receiver

Is it possible to create an event receiver on a list deployed in SharePoint hosted App?
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Content type eventhandlers gets bound to list

I have a custom parent content-type on which I apply 6 event-handlers. I then have 24 content-types based off of the parent content-type - thus inheriting the 6 event-handlers. - All defined in XML I ...
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getting my Document's parent sharepoint Folder

I have a sharepoint document library containing documents and folders (the folders are newly introduced as a new content type derived from folder) and I'm having an event reciever on document added ...
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Trying to populate HyperLink type list item value in Event handler

I am trying to populate SiteUrl field in itemAdded event, this code doesn't give me error but field is not get populated public override void ItemAdded(SPItemEventProperties properties) { ...
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How to delete an item on ItemAdding

I want to performe some Action on ItemAdding. I have a Custom List that reacts on Item Creation. In particular on Item Adding performs some action using the After Properties.. If, at this level, i ...
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Content Type Event Receivers Impossible to Remove

I have a very odd situation in my SharePoint staging environment. We recently stood up a new SharePoint 2010 server (single WFE + a DB server), and attached a backed-up content database from our ...
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Kicking off a workflow with an event handler on an anonymously submitted list item

I have a form that allows anonymous users to submit parking requests. I have an approval workflow set up but it won't start because anonymous users don't have permission to do so. Would an event ...
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Delete the item once it is added

I want to perform some Action once the item is added. I have a Custom List that reacts on Item Creation. If, at this level, i want to Delete the item immediately once it is added, how could I do? ...
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Update Managed metadata column Values based on other Managed metadat column

I have two managed metadata columns :- Country --- America, India City --- Sydney, New York, Bombay, Pune. If I select America as Country I should only be able ...
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Sharepoint Foundation 2010 : Unable to create new sites in my site collection

So I had originally upgraded an old WSS 3.0 site to SharePoint Foundation 2010 by the database attach method. Site worked fine for a couple months until now. Now we our unable to create new sites in ...
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Why is my workflow DependencyProperty event handler not firing?

I have a custom workflow activity (SharePoint 2010) with a Dependency Property defined as follows: public static DependencyProperty TaskChangedEventPropertyEvent = ...
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Why ItemUpdating is calling after ItemAdded event in Sharepoint-2010?

I am developing Sharepoint 2010 application where I have been using SPItemEvent to deal with ItemAdded event. One thing surprised me that ItemUpdating event is calling after ItemAdded event in List. ...
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Event Receiver Item Updating Datasheet view Problem

I've got a list that is displayed and edited in datasheet view and now I need to ensure that users cant edit a column if there already is a value, but if the column is empty they should be able to ...
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List event receivers not triggered after quick editing/grid editing

I have a custom Sharepoint 2013 list with event receivers attached to it (adding, updating, deleting). However, it looks like the event receivers are not triggered when the user is adding/editing in ...
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Custom Event Receiver - Copy To sub Folder [closed]

I need to copy my files from one document library to another document library which reside on another site and Document library contains number folders and sub folders.. The same structure should be ...
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Memory leak in Microsoft.Sharepoint.Taxonomy.TaxonomyItemEventReceivers?

I've been trying to locate some memory leaks we've noticed in our ULS (EventID: nask, An SPRequest object was not disposed ... etc). On my dev environment, and at least 2 other cleaner installs, the ...
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Can Event Receiver be used in Sharepoint Client Object Model 2010?

I need to e.g detect in a console application any updates that affect items in a SP list. Thanks!
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How to show a javascript alert and close the browser tab on button click [closed]

I have a web part with button that is clicked upon approval of a workflow. I want to add a JavaScript alert after performing all the button click c# code and then upon closing the alert the browser ...
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Update existing word document from SharePoint via code

I'd like to insert a line of text into an existing Word document that is stored in a document library. Would this be possible to do through an event or workflow? If so, how would I go about ...
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Event handler for document library in Sharepoint 2010

Using VS2012, I'd like to create an event handler for a document library. When a document is added to a library, an entry is created in a list. That list entry contains all the metadata from the ...
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How do I start a workflow automatically when a Contributor attempts to delete an item?

Contributors have the Delete privilege. In libraries and lists with Content Approval switched on, our policy is: Contributors may not delete draft items submitted by other users. Contributors may ...
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SystemUpdate(false) using SPWeb.ProcessBatchData()

Is it possible to use SPWeb.ProcessBatchData() and not trigger all the event handlers attached to a list? I would like to process a large list in quick time, but I don't want all the event handlers ...
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How to create Site (SPWeb) on Sharepoint Online

I have a problem creating Sites on Sharepoint Online. The code that works on-premise do not work on Sharepoint Online. I do not want to bother you with the code, i just want a clean start. So my ...
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Feature activation error: System.InvalidOperationException: Operation is not valid due to the current state of the object

i have taken one List Email event receiver(Type is EmailReceived) and that event receiver attach with document library. when i am activate that feature got error. i have check on ULS Viewer. error ...
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Notifying a webservice about list update events

I have a custom webservice hosted in SharePoint that caches data from a certain list. It needs to update the cache every time the list is updated. It seems to me there are 3 ways this could happen: ...
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Sharepoint site throws exception on clicking save button after uploading a file

I have deployed an event reciever with item added event on a document library in sharepoint site. In item added event I am calculating the number of pages for the uploaded document and updated a ...
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ItemAdding event and impersonation

I need to modifiy the Editor/Author (modified by/created by) SharePoint built-in fields in an ItemAdding Event Receiver on a list (I cannot use the ItemAdded event). For users with restricted ...
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SharePoint workflow tasks don't wait to be executed

I have created a workflow in Visual Studio which contains a replicator which creates multiple tasks for approval. The replicator contains a sequence activity which is consisted of createTask, a while ...
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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 display and get the value chosen in an User field?

I'm very new at Sharepoint and I faced to a trick issue. Here is the situation : in an .aspx.cs file, I've created an EventHandler called btnValidate_Click, raised on a click on a button. In this ...
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How to disable event firing outside an event?

How do I disable event firing in code that is not part of an ItemReceiver? E.g.: I have an FeatureActivated event receiver which update a list (adds column) and updates all items to populate the new ...
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On ItemUpdating modify property

I have an issue, with this event. What my purpose is: i want to update one of the properties based on few criterias, so i want do fill a field A if field A is empty and the field B is not empty and ...
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Using C++ dlls in event receiver

I am trying to use a legacy C++ dll that has around 5 C/C++ dependencies in SharePoint. I created a wrapper for the dll and it works fine in a test desktop program. I added the wrapper and all C++ ...
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Event Receiver - How to set item value with the value from the existing item in the SAME list?

I have a business requirement to add a new version (revision) of the existing list item. New list item should have this setting: NewItem.ParentID=ParentItem.ID ...
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ItemAdding event not firing when submitting InfoPath form to form library

I created an event receiver in Visual Studio to handle three events in a form library: ItemAdding, ItemUpdating, and ItemDeleting. ItemUpdating and ItemDeleting work as expected when debugging, but ...
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Possible to attach an event receiver to the list of user alerts?

There's seemingly loads of ways of overriding the OOTB e-mail notifications for creation and deletion of user alerts - can't you just attach an event receiver to the alerts 'list' (is it an SPList?) ...
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How do I update or add field in a list item so that the value is a space character

I am building an event handler. When items in a library on one server farm are updated or deleted, I take that information and ammend a list that resides on another site. I require that one of the ...
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How to add XML file with event reciver

I am creating a event reciver for the list, for that i need to get some data from XML file. currently i have placed the xml file in my local system. Actually where do i need to add the xml file. Is ...
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Problem with HTTP handler in Sharepoint 2010

I'm developing a visual web part for Sharepoint 2010. This webpart needs to get some data via AJAX. So I went for the HTTP handler + jQuery solution posted here. But I'm getting a problem when trying ...
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How to know if another event / user is running on an SPListItem (Sharepoint 2010)

I have a Sharepoint 2010 farm in which is deployed my solution. This solution provides some "data mantain" of some content types. Let me explain: Suppose I add a file in a document library: when I ...
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Managed Client Object Model in Event Receiver - Event is not firing at all

When I use ClientContext context = new ClientContext("SITEURL"); in my event receiver, the event doesn't trigger at all. So my question is can I use managed client object model in event receivers. ...
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Cannot hit breakpoint for document library event receiver

Solution follows, I solved this problem: Good thing I figured out the issue after I've now wasted at least 6 hours debugging this issue. Turns out there's no VS bug, the only bug is that I am an ...
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Saving changes made in a webpart

I currently have a webpart with a table which loads documents in itself. Every row has a checkbox control in the first cell. (Default: unchecked) I am using a second webpart which has a button. If ...