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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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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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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Setting Taxonomy value during itemadding

How can i set an taxonomyfield during an itemAdding event? i've got a TaxonomyFieldValue created from my propertybag. public override void ItemAdding(SPItemEventProperties properties) { //Get ...
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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 ...
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Reporting Services Subscriptions doesn't fire Event Receivers

I have a SPItemEventReceiver on a SharePoint library which renames added files. Normally this works fine (Upload from website / WebDav). There is also a report server subscription which drops pdf's ...
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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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delete feature using event receiver on a farm feature

there is a farm feature and there is a web-scoped feature. web feature does stuff on multiple sites. If ever i want to get rid of the feature on all sites, I have a farm feature that has on ...
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“Thread abort exception” in event receiver after adding a solution?

I am developing an event receiver for the web provisioned event. It does quite a few things, culminating to add and deploying a solution and activating a feature from it. When I do the following: ...
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How can I get custom CSS to load into a publishing subsite?

I have a SharePoint 2010 farm that will have thousands of site collections in it. Each site collection will be a personal externally facing publishing site collection for individual employees. Each ...
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list template copy code-behind is not working

My goal here is to create a list template with code-behind on my server and copy it to a completely different Sharepoint server. The problem is that my server has Visual Studio 2010 while the other ...
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Error loading and running event receiver Could not load file or assembly CUSTOM DLL The system cannot find the file specified.

I have created an EventReceiver that references a library I created in the same Solution (2 different projects). Whenever I add an item to the associated list I see this error in the log: ...
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SPEmailEventReciever - is this avaliable in sandbox solutions

I was wondering if you could write an sandbox solution using the SPEmailEventReciever class. In the SharePoint SDK documentation it says that the SPEmailEventREciever is not avaliable for use with a ...
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copy an event receiver to a different server

My work is requiring me to create an event receiver for an itemAdding event for an existing list on a Sharepoint Server. My problem is that while I have access to a Sharepoint Server, I do not have ...
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Generating the HTML code of a Server Page in the ItemAdded Event Receiver

In our ItemAdded event receiver code, we would like to call Server.Execute(new MyPage(), writer, false) to statically generate the HTML code for MyPage and store it in the RootFolder so client can ...
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Possible to get a list of scheduleditems?

Is it possible to get a list of ScheduledItems from SharePoint in C# (event receiver)? For example, I've created a ScheduledItem and called the .Schedule() method. I'd expect this ScheduledItem to ...
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The URL is invalid. It may refer to a nonexistent file

public override void ItemCheckingIn(SPItemEventProperties properties) { base.ItemCheckingIn(properties); #region Automatic Scheduling ScheduledItem scheduledItem = null; ...
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Event Receiver which tries to create a Prefix will throw Security Exception

I'm trying to use an Event Receiver on a List to create a Managed Path with Wildcard-inclusion in the parent WebApplication. I tried to handle it with the following code (reduced to show the idea) ...
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List versioning detect field level changes

I need to detect changes with each on each item update, )but i don't want to use the before, after properties ) My question is: If i enable list versioning can i diff 2 versions to detect changes, ...
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Event Receivers on Add/Remove Users

I need some design ideas for a requirement to audit when uses are added/removed from an object. I need to collect the user doing the add/remove, date time, and reason for adding. I need to do this to ...
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Event receiver for a custom List

I created a custom Event Receiver using WSP builder, and in elements.xml file i have given the ID of list which i find in elements.xml of List definition of particular list. I also activated the ...
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How to assign a particular column values of sharepoint List A 2010 from sharepoint ListB 2010

I have two list in sharepoint 2010. In List A i have Assigned to field column(people or user group). In List B i have two fields Name and Email id column. I need the email id values of List B should ...
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Visual Studio 2010 opens “Create New Site” page in browser when I run “Start Debugging” instead of the site I am trying to debug

I am an Office 365 user and fairly new to Sharepoint. I am trying to write a sandboxed solution for SharePoint online. To do this, I have setup a local developer environment and am currently trying ...
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Using an event receiver to validate a page

I need to evaluate certain properties of a page whenever it's being saved/published as part of a custom validation I need to implement. I notice properties has both Cancel and ErrorMessage properties ...
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Event receiver not populating list as expected

I have created an event receiver that does two things: 1) Pulls information from a selected user's profile and populates a column with that information (BC Champion ID). <-- This part works 2) ...