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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Preventing document Uploading to Document Library in SharePoint 2010

Here is my scenario. I would like to allow the only certain file types (doc,docx,pdf,ppt,pptx) into my document library. I wrote an ItemAdding event receiver for a document library as follows. But I ...
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Race condition in SPListEventReceiver.ListAdded - Save Conflict

I am currently developing an Event Handler for SharePoint 2010 which sets defaults for Document Libraries on creation (content types, version settings etc). I am having a problem with Save Conflicts ...
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Detect whether a specific column changed in an SPItemEventReceiver.ItemUpdated event

I've got some code I need to run in an ItemUpdated event receiver method, but only if the value in specific column changed during the update. My initial thought is to also implement some code to grab ...
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Synchronous ItemAdded event. Do I need to explicitly call properties.Dispose()?

We have a SharePoint 2010 On-Prem solution. I have an ItemAdded event receiver which has been made synchronous using the Synchronization property. Now, when this event receiver fires, I have used the ...
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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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ItemUpdating event not firing on folder rename w/ Windows Explorer

I have an Item Updating event receiver that needs to fire when a document library folder is renamed. Everything works perfect when a user renames the folder with the SharePoint UI. However, if ...
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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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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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How do I obtain the SPWorkflow object in the event receiver?

I have a workflow event receiver which is handling the WorkflowStarted and WorkflowCompleted events. I need to obtain references to the workflow list item and the workflow object to do some additional ...
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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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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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Ascertain the method of file upload in SharePoint 2013 document library?

In an ItemAdded event receiver, is there a way to ascertain whether the file was uploaded via the "new item" button in the document library or whether it was dragged and dropped into the browser ...
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Event Receiver Firing for all Lists - even when ListUrl is set

I have two custom list definitions - List 1 and List 2, both with different ID's for the Type in the elements.xml. List 1 is called 'List1' and the other is called 'List 2', note that the second list ...
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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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Help with Blog EventReceiver, not firing

Ok so I have a blog site and I need to change the name of the author of each post to 'Anonymous' after he saves the post. I created an EventReceiver project in Visual Studio and gave the URL ...
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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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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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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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Event Handling in powershell

I am wondering why the event in this sample code cannot be started. $import = New-Object Microsoft.SharePoint.Deployment.SPImport($importSettings) $CreatedAction = { $ro = ...
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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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Enlarge Newsfeed images on SharePoint 2013

I am a bit stumped why I have not found much information on this topic or why no one is asking the question. Maybe it is just not possible. My question being: Are you able to enlarge Newsfeed images ...
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Locked Row in database for key on Infopath Submission for Contribute Permission + below w/ Custom Event Reciever (ItemUpdating)

Basic Rundown of Process: I am creating a Process wherein an InfoPath form is Submitted to a Library, certain managers will then have the ability to change a drop-down to either Approved or Rejected, ...
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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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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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Call of “DocumentSet ” class causes Exception (untrusted call)

I've attached an event receiver to a list, the listener gets fired when a new item is added. I have to create new document sets, but when I try to create an new instance of the DocumentSet class, the ...
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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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sharepoint: FeatureUninstalling is called AFTER event receiver assembly has been uninstalled from GAC

There is an SharePoint solution that contains a web application feature. When activating, this feature modifies web.config of the target web application (registers an HTTPModule). If user activates ...
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Accès refusé lors de la création d"une collection de site

I am trying to create a site collection in ItemUpdated according to my Event Handler. SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges ( delegate () { using (SPSite oSPSite = new SPSite ...
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Adding a document Template as Content Type from an Event Handler throws AmbiguousMatchException

I am trying to add a document template to my site, which is to be added during an event. This code has been tested in a console app and worked perfectly, however it keeps throwing 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 ...