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 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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“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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Custom Alert does not trigger

Has anyone successfully implemented IAlertUpdateHandler on SP 2010? When I try to add a new alert on a document Library following this tutorial, everithing seems to be fine. But when I try to insert ...
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Append several columns to another SharePoint list using event receiver

I am working on two SharePoint list:List 1 is overview of servers including: Server Name, Purpose, status etc.. List 2 is change log on each server, it got an lookup column that connects to Server ...
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Prevent update of SharePoint document library item when clicking [OK] button in Edit Form

I am developing a SharePoint (2007) document library item event receiver to force the user to click on the [Cancel] button instead of the [OK] button in the Edit Form (EditForm.aspx), since clicking ...
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Event for DateTime Controller, when the DateTime Controller is Cleared

I am using a DateTime Controller with an event validator (Required Field). I need to fire an event when a user clears the DateTime Controller (Empty). I was trying to do this in ...
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Automatically Setting the Masterpage in Sharepoint 2013

I am trying to install our custom masterpage (and supporting files) as a feature which would automatically turn on and set the default masterpage to our custom one. When deploying in VS2012, it works ...
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Is there a good way to connect to a SQL Server using Windows authentication from a Sharepoint 2010 event hander?

Inherited some legacy code that makes use of SQL authentication which I want to eliminate. When I tried using Windows auth, the connection seemed to be getting created using ANONYMOUS LOGIN. is there ...
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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 work

I recently started to develop Sharepoint 2013 on my office 365 account. The problem is that remote event receivers which I attach to deploying application do not work. I mean that they should listen ...
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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 NewItem.ProjectID=ParentItem....
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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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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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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 ...
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Event Receiver CancelWithRedirectUrl issue with multiple selected list items

I've got my event receiver (ItemDeleting) working almost exactly the way I'd like it to. Upon certain conditions in the ItemDeleting event, I am setting the status to CancelWithRedirectUrl and ...
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Is there anyway I can find out if user uploaded multiple items in ItemAdded Event

I have a "ItemAdded" event, I want to check Number of documents uploaded if a user uses "Upload Multiple Documents" for uploading. Normally what happens is when a user adds a item they are taken to "...
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Disable save item button while save process is not completed

User clicks on Save Button and saving procedure can take "few" seconds. User can click again..that`s why i need to disable save button, how can i do this?
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Document library event receiver when creating documents

I created an event receiver that processes some information in docx files when uploaded to the library. I do this in ItemAdded event. Everything works fine when the file is uploaded. When the files ...
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SPFile is empty the second time the logic is run

I'm developing event receivers in SharePoint 2010. I have a doc. library, when someone adds to this library, a infopath form must be filled out and saved. When the form is saved to the library, my ...
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Debugging sandboxed ItemUpdated event receiver - breakpoints not hit

I'm trying to debug an ItemUpdated event receiver in SharePoint 2010. I add breakpoints to the code, and hit F5 in Visual Studio 2010. I click Attach when I'm prompted to attach to the process. Then, ...
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Spsecurity. RunWithElevated Privileges not working

This Code is working very fine with admin rights but when i tried using it with normal user didnt work. I have also provided user full control on the virtual directory folder. public override void ...
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On Check-in, how do I detect a new file

Right now I have a SPItemEventReceiver that overrides ItemCheckedIn. It checks out the file, creates/marks a hidden field, and checks it back in. The reason for setting a property on the file is to ...
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How to enable an Event Handler to intercept upload from email in document library

I have a Document Library with an email associated with the OOTB feature. When I send to the library an email with some attachments, every attachment is stored with one of the OOTB methods (divided in ...
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Error when using ItemAdded event handler to update columns on newly uploaded document

I have an ItemAdded event handler connected to a document library, in order to automatically populate certain fields when a new document is uploaded: public class AutoPopulateDocumentFields : ...
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SiteDeleting Event handler

I am writing a code which does a restore of site collection programatically. I am using Site Deleting Event handler. I need to take backup of individual Site, not the Site Collection. How should i ...
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Timer on a SharePoint List

I came across a very interesting scenario I need a Timer for Item added Event receiver for a SharePoint List and this list is being added to hundred of Webs. Now each List needs a timer job, which ...
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Static members in SPItemEventReceiver Class

I have a class: public class MyEvents : SPItemEventReceiver And a static member in it: public static int i; I need to transfer data from ItemDeliting event handler to ItemDeleted. I'm going to ...
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Event Handler - Unauthorised access error

So, on my ItemAdded receiver, I am looking to update a list item field. Now, if the user adding the item to the list, has sufficient permissions/privileges, this all runs smoothly. If not, the code ...
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SharePoint 2010 - How to remove Event Receivers from Content Types

I have a Content Database that contains Event Receivers referring to a Solution / Feature that was incorrectly removed. These Event Receivers are embedded in every Content Type in my Site Collection ...
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Prevent Item Overwrite Event Receiver

I want to prevent users from overwriting items that have the same name. When users add items to a library there is a checkbox indicating files should be overwritten if they have the same name. In ...
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deploy a list with specific item-level permissions in ListAdded event receiver method

I have a certain type of custom list I have designed in my 'solution.wsp', that, whenever an instance of it is instantiated, it should have at the outset a specific Item-Level permission. To further ...
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Populating Drop down on the basis of User Group

I am developing the SharePoint Portal in 2010 where i will be using a Dropdown with values in it. These Values will depend on the group to which the user belongs. For Eg. If Drop Values are A, B , C,...
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How To attach an Event Reciever to a Specific List in SP2007

I'm having trouble binding my event receiver (ItemAdding) event to a specific list. I created a Feature Receiver and tried both the GUID and Name. But, I have another list that uses the same column ...
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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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Problem renaming a file in document library programmatically

I want to use a FeatureEventReceiver to rename Home.aspx -> Old_Home.aspx. When i activate the feature rather than Home.aspx getting renamed it gets deleted/disappears (i.e. missing when i refresh ...
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Programmatically registering a Sharepoint 2007 event handler

I have an event handler for the ItemAdding event of a document library. However, I cannot get it to handle the event unless I register the event handler using the Sharepoint Event Handler Manager. ...
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hour glass or something like that during webprovisioned event receiver

After a site is provisioned my code is continue to run. Is there a way to put hour glass or some animated image until i hit the last line of the code? public override void WebProvisioned(...
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Custom Alert Notification IAlertNotifyHandler Handler not firing

I'm trying to create a custom Alert Notification handler that implements IAlertNotifyHandler to intercept immediate alerts generated by changed to publishing pages. I've followed this guide, and also ...
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Error Handling in Asynchronous Event Receivers

What are the best practices for error handling in Asynchronous Event Receivers? I'm currently writing an ItemAdded Event Receiver. The Status and ErrorMessage properties only seem to be relevant for ...
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Linkbutton OnClick event incorrectly firing on page load

My click events are firing on linkbuttons on page load, before the link has been clicked, any ideas? (This is in a Visual web-part hosted in SP2010) This is my code: <asp:LinkButton ID="...