Event Receivers are a piece of managed code that responds to SharePoint events when specific triggering actions occur on a SharePoint object.

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Event receiver to update enterprise wiki page's Title once its Name is changed

I need to automatically update the wiki page title when its wiki page name get updated , currently i am doing this using workflow as follow:- so i am checking if the Name != Title, and update the ...
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How to restrict user from deleting\editing documents if user is not author of that document

I want to restrict users from editing or deleting others documents, but they can edit/delete there own documents. In list we get this functionality in advance settings, but in document library it is ...
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deleting event receiver programatically using c# code

I am using the below code for deleting the event receiver It works fine for users in admin group, but for users in contributors group i am trying to delete the event receiver by using elevated ...
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Sychronizing a List and a Term Set

In an application I'm building in SP 2013, I would like to have several lists with lookup fields, attachments, workflows, etc., but also be able to reference them via tag fields (at least like a ...
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Programmatically changing a field won't trigger the event receiver

I have a console application that updates an item's field. The field is updated but it doesn't fire the event receiver attached to itemupdated. The same receiver fires when the item is updated inside ...
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SharePoint 2013 CSOM: How to attach an event receiver to a list

A list has a (C#) event receiver. I would like to attach this (existing) event receiver to another list (actually multiple lists) using the SharePoint client object model (CSOM). Is this possible and ...
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How to set Receiver url to list

how could i set receiver list url? I dont have like this List/myList, i have a drafts url? <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Receiver> ...
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Item added in Document Library

I am trying to update a document library column when adding a document. When I press "Take the published document, but create a draft to work on" after this time I want to update a column in my ...
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How to identify that new file is updated?

I have created an event receiver with ItemUpdated properties. I want to update some field if new document is uploaded. But whenever the any field is updated, ItemUpdated is fired. I want to check that ...
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Email enabled list item added

I am currently developing an event receiver for an email enabled list and I'm confused as to how to correctly handle the item being added to the list. On one hand I have the ItemAdded event and on ...
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Find more information about an Event Reciver

I am trying to debug a customized SharePoint 2010 which I did not design/install. It is not doing what it is suppose to when a list item is added. I have installed SharePoint Manager, and found ...
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Event receiver, unpublish

Hi how could i use a event receiver based on a document library, to se if the user has unpublished a dokument in the library, in the mean time also i want to update a field in the document library ...
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ItemAdding list field

I am trying to update list field using ItemAdding, public override void ItemAdding(SPItemEventProperties properties) { SPListItem curListItem = properties.ListItem; ...
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Target a Document Library Event Receiver to a Library with a Space in the URL

See XML below. When I attempt to activate the feature I get the error "The list "Test List" doesn't exist. Please fix the ListUrl attribute. <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> ...
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Issue in production environment using EventReceiver with HttpRunTime

I am using below code in my EventReceiver using-HttpRunTime.Cache-and this code works in my dev.environment and my test environment.But this code fails in my production environment where i am having ...
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Files moved with SPFile.MoveTo require a full crawl to be searchable

We've got a problem in our search-driven document management system, and I'm running out of ideas. A custom event receiver, on ItemUpdated() checks to see if the files metadata requires it to be ...
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Default SPEmailEventReceiver: Object reference not set to an instance of an object

I'm trying to write a new Email Event Receiver for an email-enabled document library. When my feature is disabled, email is delivered successfully to the library. When my feature is enabled, this ...
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AfterProperties and BeforeProperties of Site Column returns Null in ItemUpdating Event Receiver

I am getting the AfterProperties and BeforeProperties of a people picker column for my document library as NULL within ItemUpdating method. My site column name is Read Access.and in my document ...
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Get the BeforeProperties and AfterProperties in ItemCheckedIn

I am currently trying to develop an event receiver that uses properties.AfterProperties object in updating and ItemUpdated and ItemUpdating event, so can I get the BeforeProperties and AfterProperties ...
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Renaming a file with Event Receiver [duplicate]

I need to rename a file in a document library with an event receiver, so that the URL will not have %20's. Basically the File name or File path needs to be stripped of spaces. The problem I'm having ...
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Event Receiver Infopath

How to reference and update a field in InfoPath using the event receiver in the form library in which the form is submitted to? How do you reference InfoPath document and a get a value(update it) in ...
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What is the best way to CRUD data in SQL database into SharePoint?

In Sharepoint site, I have a list, it will display data from the table in SQL database. When user insert, update or delete item in this list, the SQL database will be changed too. The change is one ...
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Renaming a file with ItemAdded Event Receiver

I am using an Event Receiver to rename a file in a document library. For some reason this doesn't seem to work. public class EventReceiver1 : SPItemEventReceiver { /// <summary> /// An ...
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Event Receiver How to change account of Firing Event Receiver

Event receiver always running on privilages of acount who logged in. How to change in Event Receiver Account with who is firing the account. How could I set a account for firing event receiver ? By ...
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How to set start Value on Event Receiver

I must set a Value in Items Adding, it should be start Value of element. How could I set a Value. Like Default Value But that will be number User1, User2, User3 To Unical identyfy User. I have got ...
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ItemUpdated Event Receiver how to change element from one list to secound list

I have got two lists. I must do synchronize this list, but one have got only 3 columns, and secound list have got 3 columns too, but have got more columns with hidden value. I done synchronizing ...
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Event Receiver Item Updated how find element to update

How to find by code elements to update in Event Receiver ItemUpdated and to update them ? Please help.
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Problem with Item Added Event Receiver firing five times, not one

I am using an Event Receiver, which should synchronize two Lists, But it is firing five times instead of one, and makes 5 records, not one. Why is it firing 5 times? public override void ...
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SharePoint Online: Provider hosted App - Deployment Eventreceiver

I created a provider-hosted app, with a MVC webapplication. Inside my SharePoint project, I created fields, contenttypes and lists. But now I need a solution for this. 1) I need to create ...
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Event receiver on newly created site

I need the steps on how to attach event receiver whenever any new site is created. I have not tried this before. I need the detailed step on creating event receiver on site creation
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Add-SPSolution Error An object in the SharePoint administrative framework, "SPSolutionLanguagePack Name=0

When I tried to add my wsp solution I am getting the error, An object in the SharePoint administrative framework, "SPSolutionLanguagePack Name=0 Parent=SPSolution Name=myeventreceiver.wsp", ...
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Event Receiver Infopath Submission

I have a request that the permissions inheritance(library to item) in the InfoPath form library should NOT to be broken. So what I am looking for is that the submitter group that has a read access ...
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Item still deleted when click on OK in ItemDeleting event CancelWithError

public override void ItemDeleting(SPItemEventProperties properties) { try { properties.Status = SPEventReceiverStatus.CancelWithError; ...
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Event Receiver and Infopath based coloumns

An event receiver on an InfoPath library works only when updating columns that are not created by propagating values from Infopath(). In code below "change" is a regular lib. column and ...
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Cancel event while ItemAdding

I am just trying to cancel the default behavior of event when adding Item public override void ItemAdding(SPItemEventProperties properties) { try { //my code ...
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Accessing Web application on a NLB Environment having Session values

I am having a multi server production environment with 2 WFEs ,2 Index Servers, 2 SQL Server boxes. I have deployed my wsp on these 2 WFEs. The issue I am facing is when the NLB switches from one IP ...
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event receiver preventing column updates in a content type during bulk upload

I am bulk uploading files to a library. In the bulk upload, i will be able to specify content type of the file and values of all other fields for that content type. When i upload files, the file ...
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Event Receiver Does Not Cancel In Explorer View

I have a document library with a ItemAdding event receiver registered to it that looks for whether a folder has been added and if so, cancels the folder creation. This works fine in the GUI. However, ...
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Javascript Disable event receiver firing

Are there any ways to disable event receiver firing by javascript for a list during updating data?
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How to get the Created By and Current Logged In user in itemcheckedin event receiver

I need to get the Created By and Current Logged-In user in my ItemCheckedIn event receiver. Is there any way I can access values.
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ItemAdded not firing until an item is added via web interface

I'm inserting items into a List via REST (authenticated with the SP Administration login). The list has an ItemAdded, correctly attached (I checked with SP Manager) The event starts firing only ...
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Debug EventReceiver on multi Server Farm environment using Visual Studio

I am having a multi server environment having 2 WFEs & one SQL Server DB box.I have installed office developer tools for VS 2012 .But I am unable to debug my item added event receiver like my ...
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disable event receiver in sharepoint list

Can anyone tell me that how can i disable an event receiver on one SharePoint list while adding an item in other? For example i want to disable event receiver on list B while i add item in list A. I ...
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Using Npgsql within an eventreceiver

within an eventreceiver I need to update a postgresql table. At first I tried to go Quick&dirty by using Npgsql.dll, but the thing fails at creating the NpgsqlConnection with an "unhandled ...
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Event Receiver deployed as a sandbox solution throws exceptions

I have deployed an event receiver as a sandbox solution to production. This is event receiver executes on ItemUpdated event. The code runs well in development server as a sandbox solution but throws ...
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SPList.GetItemById and Checked Out Items

It seems I cannot use SPList.GetItemById(int) or SPList.GetItemByUniqueId(Guid) or Web.GetListItem(string) to get an item that is checked out. I have tried all three and all three result in a "File ...
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How to get the current logged in user in the Modified By column in ItemAdded EventReceiver

public override void ItemAdded(SPItemEventProperties properties) { try { base.ItemAdded(properties); EventFiringEnabled = false; SPListItem ...
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Disable Event Receiver on Datasheet Editing

I have an ItemUpdated Event bound to a list and do not want it to fire when the List item is edited in Datasheet view. Is there a way to detect if the User is editing through the Datasheet?
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Default download dialog box not appearing on click of a document link in a document library?

I am using the code given in this link to watermark my documents. Here the author has used IHttpHandler to watermark document whenever a user clicks on a pdf document. Whenever I click on a document ...
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Weird behaviour of event recievers

When I try to implement itemadded or itemadding event receiver and put this watermarking code below base.ItemAdding(properties) then the event are not getting triggered. As soon as I remove this ...