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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How to detect when a new item version is added in an event receiver?

Is there a way to detect (in C#) if a new item version was added in either ItemAdded or ItemUpdated event? I would only like to execute some code when either new item is added, or a new version of the ...
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When item added event receiver fires if we upload file using explorer?

I have a document library in which I have attached two event receivers. Item Added. Item Updated. My event receiver definition is: <Receiver> ...
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SharePoint 2013 Before and After Properties ALWAYS null

I'm unable to get properties.AfterProperties and properties.BeforeProperties. public override void ItemUpdating(SPItemEventProperties properties) { Validate(properties); ...
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How to deploy an EventReceiver which writes to SQL Server correctly

following scenario. I have a client machine on which I have all the permissions for: SQL-databases (db_owner) Full access to a Sharepoint Application. Created a Sql-account (db_owner) and included ...
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Event receiver Causes Problem while adding items to a list

I have created Visual Web Part which adds items to a X list.But while adding item to it, I am getting the following error once Item.update() hits in Visual studio . is it because of Event Receiver ...
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Eventreceiver when item added through Office

I have a weird problem. I created a content type in Visual Studio 2012 for SharePoint 2013 with some metadata fields, a document template (word) and deployed it to the content type hub. The content ...
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How to deploy ItemAdded event receiver to the entire farm? [duplicate]

I have created an ItemAdded event receiver that is supposed to process new documents/files after they've been added to any document library in the farm - i.e., I'd like the event receiver to ...
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Concurrency and SharePoint - Sequence Number Generation

I have a dev question related to concurrency. Here's the problem: I need to generate a sequential reference number for each document uploaded to a specific document library. The numbers basicaly look ...
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Event Receiver with NAPA

Is there any way to create and deploy an event receiver onto a sharepoint site using only the NAPA development tools and an O365 development site? If not, is there any way to create and deploy an ...
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Download image from Imagelibrary

I have an event receiver that should download images from an imagelibrary, and do some stuff with that copy. There will be several images with the same customid that i want to grab, so I loop over all ...
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Get last item by caml in an ItemAdding event receiver?

I have a custom list in sp2013. On this list I have created in vs a eventreceiver on ItemAdding. In this event receiver I would like to get the last item from the list and get some value of a field ...
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Event receiver to iterate folder

I want to be able to set all items within a sharepoint folder when someone edit the metadata of any document in the library. The code below partially works but it only sets the item being updated and ...
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What would be the best approach for assigning permission for the document in library?

I working on a requirement in which there are contributor list for each document in sharepoint library. The contributor may be unique set of users for each document. I wanted to know what would be the ...
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Unable to get event receiver to work with Document Library

I have created a Document Library named Attachments Library. In the library I have created an additional mandatory column of File Details. I intened to use this field to capture some metadata about ...
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SharePoint Recurring event - Delete a single occurrence

I created a event receiver on Item-deleting to send email when a listitems in the calendar is being deleted. However, item-deleting is not triggered when a single occurrence of a recurring event is ...
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Sharepoint 2010 itemadded eventreceiver datetime parseexact fails (sometimes)

I have an event-receiver set up for sharepoint that runs a query against Oracle and then parses the returned date string. The SQL SELECT statement is built like this : TO_CHAR (TRUNC (dateinfo), ...
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Is it possible to find how many times event receiver fired in code behind (SP 2013)?

Is it possible to extract information how many times did event-receiver fired on list per "action"*. Let say I have list with ten list items on it. User wants to delete three of them. What I'd like ...
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OWSTimer caching assembly? SP 2010 dll issues

I have a phantom / cached .dll that I cannot get rid of in my SP Farm. I'm making updates to Example.dll, which contains an Email Event Receiver that I made changes to. Redeploying to the GAC and ...
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Create Subsite in OFFICE 365

I want to create Subsites based on some custom list in OFFICE 365. It is one time job. I am planning to have one customlist which will contain title,template,inherit permision flag,inherit master page ...
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Set lookupfield value on document upload through event receiver

I have a custom list, where when I create a new item, I assign a custom id to that element through an event receiver. After the item is created, I create a file that I upload to a document library. ...
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features' while trying to deploy an event receiver?

I cant seem to figure out what the issue is while I try to deploy my event receiver targeted at a particular list on my site. All I am trying to do in the event receiver is to check (on ...
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Remove annoucement for a specific user

Does anyone know how can I remove a list item for a current user when a checkbox is set to 'yes'? I have an announcement list and I want to hide a read announcement from the list, whenever the user ...
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(Solved) How to create an event receiver for RoleAssignments on file in sharepoint 2013

I'm trying for like 5 days to achieve this event and i got to this but still not even close to what i want. I need to change permissions on file added in library like: user which added file to have ...
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ItemEventReceiver - ItemDeleting not working with a document library and referencing list

I have a custom list that has a GUID column which refers to the UniqueId of a document in a document library. Every time I upload a document, it should add an entry in this list and populate the ...
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Access Denied when using CancelWithRedirectURL

I'm trying to prevent some records from being deleted from a list. I've got the ItemDeleting event firing and everything works great. I can prevent the item from being deleted just fine. The ...
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How to disable event receiver in feature deactivated?

I am new SharePoint programming. I have created event receiver on item adding for the document library that allows only .doc files to be uploaded, otherwise it gives error. My code for event ...
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SharePoint rename file on overwrite

I have a simple requirement, yet it seems very complex to implement. When users upload a file to the document library, I want to check if it exists. If it exists I need to rename the file by appending ...
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Custom Error Message for Event Receiver in SharePoint 2010

I want users to upload the .doc files only in the document library. To do so, I have developed an event receiver in Visual Studio 2010. My code is as follows: public override void ...
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Retrieve previous file contents on ItemUpdated

I am writing an event receiver on a document library. I need to get the previous version of the document, before the upload. BeforeProperties unfortunately does not give me the SPFile, only the ...
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Programatically populate custom list column

I have a list definition project (schema.xml, etc.). I would like to create a computed column that's available for grouping, but not have the computed value from a CAML query, as it's going to be ...
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Workflow Question

So using http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff648492.aspx at the very bottem of the page theres a condition that states, "High Volume?". I just want to understand this. A brief explanation will ...
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How to update calendar item created by an other list?

Appreciate any thoughts on this: A user edits an existing list item to pick a date to select a project deadline. A custom workflow, initiated by that item change, takes that date and project title ...
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EventReceivers not firing at all

I wrote some code to do some things before and after an item is added to some lists. The solution is sandboxed. I have checked and confirmed, through PowerShell, that the event receivers are bound to ...
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deployment issue - List Event not firing

I'm facing 2 problems when I'm deploying my solution in QA environment. Scenario 1: I have written a feature (Feature 1) to create custom list (say List 1). When feature 1 is activated, List 1 is ...
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Getting ItemUpdating Even Receiver to do the same thing as ItemAdding

I have a library that allows multiple folder content types. I am grouping the folders by content type but I don't want the group heading to say Content Type: whatever. Instead, I created a hidden ...
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Move files to a folder using event receiver

Hi I have an Infopath form Library and i want to add the forms that are being submitted to a folder in the same library according to the information I need to do this using an event receiver. Can ...
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A Complex Permission Structure and A Question

Suppose that i have two lists OFFICES [COLUMNS: OFFICE NAME (Text), OFFICE MANAGER (User), AND OTHER OFFICE DETAILS ETC...] EMPLOYEES [COLUMNS: EMPLOYEE NAME(Text), EMPLOYEE OFFICE (Lookup), AND ...
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Detected use of SPRequest for previously closed SPWeb object

I've got an event receiver that fails, seemingly inconsistently. I've checked the ULS logs and I can see the 90hv Detected use of SPRequest for previously closed SPWeb object. Please close SPWeb ...
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Can't use SPItemEventProperties ListItem on ItemAdded in Event Receiver

I'm using event receivers to modify some of the inputs in a SharePoint 2013 site. They are fairly straight forward, here is a simple example public override void ItemAdded(SPItemEventProperties ...
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Adding EventReceiver to Dynamic List

I am trying to add a Event Receiver to a list that is dynamically created (by code). So i cannot add a event receiver on the list directly. I found a way to attach a Event Receiver to the list by ...
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How we can update the sherepoint elements in event Receiver ItemUpdated or Item Updating, or add a column in ItemsAdded

I tried to do Cascade deleting in two of my colums. If I deleted in First List record i wated deleted all records at Secound List bounded with records from List One. I adding bounded data first in ...
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How to update existing record of list one of two in Event Receiver

I have got a problem how to update Secound list which is made by First list. All must be in Event Receiver. How Can I made difrent Event Receivers update to Diferent Lists Could You Help me with his. ...
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How to Deploy the Feature with Scope=Site & Scope=Web for WebParts & EventReceiver respectively?

I have only 1 Visual Studio Project. It contains 1 EventReceiver(for DocumentLibrary) and multiple-WebParts. I have defined the Scope=Site of Feature.xml file of Project. I have created 1 custom ...
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Delete SharePoint Calendar Recurrence Event

Item Deleting event is not fired when delete single recurrence event.
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Creating New-SPWeb from PowerShell & WebProvisioned Event Receiver?

I have a WebProvisioned event receiver and i do some work in this event receiver. When i create new webs from powershell, it seems the event receiver does not fire? Is this an expected situation? How ...
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Event receiver on navigation items changed

I want no headings and no pages/lists/document libraries on my navigation, as the sites subsites and other items are created. So Is there any events available for navigation items changing ? So that i ...
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Enable-Feature powershell-command in object model

How to do Enable-SPFeature equievalent in object model. I want to enable some features (lists) in my publishing site in event receiver. For example: Enable-SPFeature announcementslist -url ...
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Event Receiver for two lists. When inserting in one List it updates the second list

How do I add an Event Receiver to two lists? One must be updated when an Item is inserted in a second list. I used public override void ItemAdding(SPItemEventProperties properties) But what should ...
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How can I prevent a user from changing a formula in a calculated column?

I would like users to be unable to change formulas of some calculated columns, both from the list settings and from datasheet view. I am currently trying this via event receiver but I have went back ...
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“Detected use of SPRequest for previously closed SPWeb object” within Event receiver but no error when run in test harness

I have a very strange issue which I cannot explain. We have and event receiver and within this we instantiate our own class that does all the work we need it to do. As part of this we pass in an SPWEB ...