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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perform action on incoming mail

I need to perform simple decoding of .eml files and adding some contents from it to a list. I have already written the .eml decoding part and adding stuff from it to list, but i need to tell ...
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SPJobDefinition Execute Method isn't overriding

I built a custom Timer Job on activation I was able to debug it and it was going through Execute method I am overriding but suddenly its not overriding anymore. Code is here: public class ...
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Redirect from ItemAdded event

I am using an ItemAdded event handler for doing some validation. If my validation fail is it possible to redirect the user to another page. Ideally it would be good to show the page in a dialog box. ...
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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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OnQuickLaunch property in ListAdded

For an event receiver, I want to execute some custom code when a list is added to my site. I want to use the OnQuickLaunch property of the list, but that doesn't seem to correspond to the "show on ...
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SharePoint 404 not found when canceling an item event

I have a SharePoint 2007 list with an event receiver, its logic is very simple: public override void ItemDeleting(SPItemEventProperties properties) { //Base event ...
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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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Move a document from one library to another library using event receiver

Suppose one document is uploaded to the Shared Document library, I need to move the document to an other library say List. There I have to create a folder with the document name and needs to place the ...
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how can i know Items in Tasks list viewed by user(something like “Last Viewed” and “Last Viewed By”)?

for every list-item in Lists we have two columns or fields by the name of "Modified" and "Modified By". you got the idea, i wanna have two columns or fields for Tasks List by the name of "Viewed" and ...
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When/If/Where to call base event receivers

My questions are: Is it always necessary to call the parent (base) event receiver, assuming the event is to proceed to completion? I've recently learned that the base version cannot be called in ...
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How to order a group of web parts added dynamically?

Preface: I did not come up with this implementation, just dealing with it. I have a web part zone that gets 3 content editor web parts loaded into it dynamically through the feature receiver. The ...
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Debugging SP2007 Event Receiver in Visual Studio 2005

I am trying to debug an event receiver by attaching to the SP sites w3wp.exe process, however the breakpoints are not being hit, and VS2005 is telling me no symbols have been loaded. The Event ...
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Linkbutton onclick not working in a Visual Webpart

Im having issues with the onClick event on LinkButtons (possibly all controls) not working, in a Visual Webpart I am writing for SP2010. Simple example of what i am doing: public partial class ...
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How to deploy a sandboxed Event Receiver to SharePoint 2010 Foundation?

I am working on a test environment where is installed Windows Server 2008 R2, SharePoint Foundation 2010 and Visual Studio 2010. I have developed and debugged a new Event Receiver for a Document List ...
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Attaching an Event Handler to only one content type or list

Could someone help and explain how I can attach an event handler on a custom content type or a particular list? Currently, when I deploy my event handler as a feature and activate the feature, it is ...
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How do I create an event listener without using a feature?

I want to create an event listener for SharePoint. I need to do that without using a feature. Any ideas?
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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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Access a Sharepoint site from event handler

my problem is that I want to pop up a status bar in SP2010 after a File was uploaded via a single uploadform to a List. Found this in the net: ...
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Respond to survey button “Code Behind” Survey list

When any user clicks on "Responds to Survey" button/link I want to perform some operation using code behind but can't figure out how can I do it or which event handler can be used.
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Can we use SPUtility.Redirect with Item Added event handler

I want to redirect using to another page after item added, main point is to redirect user to another page on item adding(item should be added first) or item added. EDIT class ClassName: ...
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Item Adding and Item Updating triggers on Item Add to list

my list triggers item added and then item updated when I add a list item, but then when i add list item it takes me to update item form, where it asks me to update item details, so if i click next, ...
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How does Sharepoint Online Event Receivers work?

I have created this Sandboxed Event Receiver on ItemAdding on a custom list. It works on my on-premise server, but it does not work on Sharepoint Online aka. O365. Anybody know how to create an ...
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How to implement 'on document property update' logic?

I need a functionality in which something happens after the properties of a document in document library get updated. I need some kind of event to fire after the user clicks Save button in edit form. ...
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Stop SPFieldMultiLineText from updating when not changed

I have a list with the requirement to keep a history of a frequently updated multi-line status. Additional requirements are to not show history on New and Edit forms and Views, but to show the ...
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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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Event receiver (type documents) fires for almost everything, including new usergroups, new sites etc

I have created an event receiver with the "documents" as templateid (101). <Receivers ListTemplateId ="101"> When I upload a document, the event gets fired. So no problem here. However the ...
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alternate access mappings and list event handlers

I have a tricky problem with list event handlers (item checking in).. I deployed a site level feature with itemcheckingin event for sharepoint 2010. If I access the sharepoint site using the url's ...
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Disable Web-scoped features on Web deletion

I have a SPWeb ( http://example.com/site ), created used a custom web template, with several features activated on its scope. When I delete the SPWeb it would be desirable that all the features ...
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How to make jQuery AJAX request with a HTTP Handler in SP10?

I'm developing a SP 2010 Visual Web Part that needs to load some data via AJAX. I found this very helpful article but I'm having some doubts about it. I have the Visual Web Part project, inside I ...
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BCS Security Access Using Secure Store in code question

I have Secure Store and also Kerberos setup on my development and production farms. I am using Event Receivers to access BCS data. I have verified that if I simply impersonate a user that has access ...
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Item Adding throws server error in '/' application

Here is my code. It works but also throws following error. public override void ItemAdding(SPItemEventProperties properties) { base.ItemAdding(properties); if (ValidFile(properties) == false) ...
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itemAdded event handler or javascript when a file size greater than 1MB

Easiest way to implement the 1mb limitation on file upload. Do I use event handler to take care of this or javascript? I can have the event handler ready as I have messed with it before. It is better ...
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Manifest file for registration of event handler in SP 2007

I'm trying to create a feature to register my event handler to a specific list. I'm building it like I would a normal feature. However, I'm not sure how to define my Elements file. The file for my ...
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Inside folder files are getting deleted in Sharepoint 2010

In a Document library I have a content type say "ABC" and I have added an eventhandler to it. I have itemdeleting so that user can not delete file for specific reason. Problem comes when user makes a ...
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Accessing Lookup Values fails with Exception when the connected user is not the SharePoint Site Collection administrator

In sharepoint 2010 Foundation, after we installed a simple event receiver that mainly runs when certain items are added/modified, we noticed, during manual testing, that if we logged in as a user ...
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“Cannot add file”-error when working with document library programmatically

I have two libraries, one with forms(xml) and one with a custom document content type. I have an event receiver ItemUpdated on the form library, which interprets the added/modified form, and creates ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Item Opened Event Receiver

I need to detect when a user opens a document in a specified list, and log their view in another list, however I see no method in SPItemEventReceiver for detecting such an event: ...
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“View Document” Event for Document Library?

I'm trying to capture the View document "event" of when a user clicks on a document in a document library and it opens up the document in Word or Excel... There is not such an event receiver and ...
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ListAdded Event Receiver not Firing for List Instances

I have a List definition in Visual Studio which is instantiated using a List Instance. This list definition has an event receiver which overrides the ListAdded event. I am able to get the ListAdded ...
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SharePoint Document Library Item Level Permissions

Have a document library in MOSS 2007. Item-Level permissions are not surfaced in the default SharePoint UI for Document Libraries, however the WriteSecurity and ReadSecurity properties are available ...
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ItemUpdated firing twice

I am adding custom meta-data to item that user uploaded item["Title"] = "My Title"; item["Column1"] = "column1"; item.Update(); When I comment out the item.Update() then the itemUpdated event does ...
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SPContext.Current.FormContext.OnSaveHandler Not Firing from Custom Field Type Control

I am having the exact same problem described here. Unfortunately because I don't have 50 points yet I can't comment on it so I have to create a new duplicate question. I mean it's not "100% EXACTLY" ...
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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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remote event receiver on sharepoint 2013 online does not working

Hello i recently started to developing sharepoint 2013 to my office365 account. The problem is that remote event receivers which I attach to deploying application do not work. I mean that they should ...
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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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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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Email not received in Document Library when Event receiver Added [closed]

Email not received in document library when Email event receiver is added to this library..
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An event to be fired on editing a file

As title says, I need an event to fire when a listitems file has been edited. I appreciate this isn't as simple as it having it's own event, which is why I've tried to make use of the itemupdating ...
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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 on MenuBar

whats sharepoint renderingtemplate is and how can I use it to add event handler to "Respond to this survey" link button For last couple of days I have been researching on how to add some kind of ...