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 can I set the content type during itemadding event

I am trying to set the content type programmatically using an itemadding eventreceiver so that when the user adds a document to a library the content type is pre-selected. I have two content types: ...
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BeforeProperties and AfterProperties to check Folder name changed

What field do I need in an ItemUpdating event receiver to check whether a folder's name was changed? I have tried: var before1 = properties.BeforeProperties["Name"]; var after1 = ...
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Sharepoint event reciever is working in one document library but not in another

I have two document libraries, when I add an item the event receiver item added fires for one document library , but it does not for the other. Event receiver class. public override void ...
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Update list B when an update occurs in list A using event receiver

I have a Last A as Master list and List B as Slave List. Slave list is kind of back up list for List A. Whenever we add item to List A, the same item is added to List B, I achieved this action by ...
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How to determine if event receiver runs in Workflow 2013 context

I've got an event receiver handling ItemUpdating; now, I'd like to know if the update was triggered from a SharePoint 2013 workflow (setting the workflow status for example) or directly by a user ...
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Check If An Set of Related Child Item Status Is Open On Update Of Another Parent Item

In SharePoint 2010 I have two lists with a parent-child relationship. Both list's items have a status column. There is a foreign key ID field on the child from the parent. When the parent item is ...
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SPEmailEventReceiver - Date Sent

I'm developing an event receiver for a SharePoint 2010 that will fire when an email arrives in a document library. The event receiver extracts the header data from the email and populate it in the ...
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How to register a webhook, for REST document library events (java web mvc)

How to register a webhook, so that i can get the REST document library events delivered to my server (provider-hosted) app
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Event Receivers for Calling Web service

I am having SharePoint 2010 with 1 Application Server and 1 Front End Web Server I want to call a Web Service to send SMS (SOAP 1.2) whenever an item is added to a Custom List. I tested a Event ...
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Rendering Template apply only on second deploy

SP2013. I have a custom rendering template for a Content Type in CONTROLTEMPLATES folder. Problem is that when I deploy solution by VS on a development machine this template doesn't show up on a form. ...
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HttpContext in EventReceiver constructor is null

I'm trying to use SPUtility.Redirect in ItemAdding EventReceiver. And I'm trying to get HttpContext.Current in Event Receiver constructor, but it's null public class MyClass : SPItemEventReceiver ...
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Task list event handler not firing

I have created a project with two event receivers, one pointing to a custom list (id 100) and one pointing to a task list (id 107). The custom list handler runs perfectly but the task list doesn't ...
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Event receiver CancelWithError

I need to show an error message during in the ItemAdding event from a SP2013 event receiver. I used this code in case of error: properties.Status = SPEventReceiverStatus.CancelWithError; ...
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How to automatically change the permissions of a document when is published?

I have a document library with document versions enable on a SharePoint 2013 site. In the library each document have its own independent permissions. Usually the permissions are 2 owners and 3 or more ...
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How to create SPQuery by filtering date interval

I have a custom aspx form where I retrieve list items by filtering two values EventDate and EndDate. I have a realization but it returns nothing: DateTime eventDate = ...
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How to open created item when completed workflow?

I have two list: Order and OrderDetailA, and OrderDetailB; and two manually start workflow which is used to copy item from Order to OrderDetailA or copy to OrderDetailB. When I created new item in ...
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sharepoint alert filter not working on first alert only then filtering is ok

have a strange behaviour with alerts on my sharepoint site. I have a document library where i want to add alerts to specific users when adding,updating,deleting folders or documents. Alerts must not ...
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How do I know whether an Event Handler has already been attached to a SharePoint O365 list?

I have a SharePoint O365 site which has a custom list named ReportMetadata. There is an event receiver for this list for ItemAdded event which will take the image from the attachment column of the ...
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Event Receiver and workflow error

I have an event receiver that checks out the document when an item is added, updated or checked in. The items require content approval so I am using a workflow for this. The receiver works when the ...
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Strange ListItemCollection behavior

I made a feature with an ItemAdded eventreceiver. The feature creates two lists and adds a list item to one of the lists. After I activated the feature I looked at the lists and the one list that ...
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List Synchronization in Sharepoint

I'm running Visual Studio 2010 with SP 2010. I was tasked with creating a setting page (within Site Action dropdowns). On that page I will select 2 different lists and allow them to synchronize with ...
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Sharepoint Designer 2013 object reference not set to an instance of an object

I have an event receiver in two list: - List A: ItemAdding, ItemAdded, ItemDeleting, ItemUpdating - List B: ItemAdding, ItemAdded, ItemUpdating In case, the event feature not active, we can edit 2 ...
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List item event receiver firing when list is modified

If I have an event receiver that handles the item added event, it fires whenever the list is modified. While debugging the event we see that it is firing over a non-existim item (properties.ListItem ...
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how to execute PowerShell script inside an event receiver from sharepoint online

I want to execute a powershell script from an event receiver. The event receiver is triggered whenever an new item is added to my custom list in sharepoint online site.
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How to add color to calender in programatically using event receiver?

When ever an item is added into the calender using event receiver 2012. It need to check category column values based on selecting category color should change in sharepoint2013. Example:-If ...
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How to get absolute previous url in event receiver?

I have a root site list which I am displaying on several sub-sites using CQWP based on a custom filter and entering the list values frm sub-sites itself to the root site list. So I am trying to ...
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Before ItemCheckingIn

I am trying to force users to tag their documents so I have created a custom content type with a required managed metadata field (department). I would like to trap the check in even so I can prompt ...
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Event receiver not firing Document Library

I have a local development environment in my VM.(SharePoint server 2013 SP1,Visual Studio Ultimate 2013-update3). I'm trying to add an event receiver to a document library on ItemDeleting. Deleting a ...
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Not able to debug events

I am trying to download file / items when they are uploaded / added by an external application to SharePoint Document library. I am able to debug ItemAdding Event, depending on condition ItemAdded ...
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why file.move fires itemadded event in an event receiver and creates a new file if I click on save button two times?

I have an event receiver where I change the name of the file,it works right but If I click two times the record button (this is used in an infopath form) a new item is created and an itemAdded event ...
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webprovisioned activatedfeature save conflict

I am having an issue when creating a WebProvisioned eventreceiver that activates a feature. However I am getting the "Save conflict - Your changes conflict with those made concurrently by another ...
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Feature deactivation error

I have a chain of features that are connected with a master feature. So when I activate, deactivate master feature on the farm, others get activated sequentially. Now this is giving an error with a ...
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How do you decide the feature scope of event receiver?

We have event receivers for List, List field, List items, Web, Site and List email. How do we decide the feature scope of the event receivers? Is it best practice to set it to sitecollection or web ...
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Change a property in an ItemUpdated event receiver

I have a very simple code but I can't change a property in an ItemUpdated event receiver public override void ItemUpdated(SPItemEventProperties properties) { base.ItemUpdated(properties); ...
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Get reference to web and list in workflowstarted() and WorkflowCompleted() event receivers

I am trying to write event receivers for WorkflowStarted and WorkflowCompleted events for workflow. I want to access the current web, list, Item reference from this method. I wrote the following code: ...
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Document Library event reciever only firing for newly created libraries

I have added a new event reciever which is supposed to work on all the document libraries present in the site. Now the problem is that it is only working for the libraries that are created after the ...
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Event Reciver on SP2013 - weird behaviour handeling error

I have an event receiver(ItemDeleting) that prevents an item deletion with the following code: properties.Status = SPEventReceiverStatus.CancelWithError; properties.ErrorMessage = ...
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How to convert .eml file to .msg file for each new item in a document library?

I have a document library. Sometimes we upload .eml files. These .eml files could not be opened on mobile devices. When you convert the .eml file to a .msg file it is possible to open the file on ...
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Save Conflict error While Saving

I have one sharepoint 2010 application, in which i have to add the item to the list followed by 2 more updates within the same list item. These are the items that I have to do while saving. I need ...
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Event Receiver for View Add/Edit?

Is there such a thing? It's not listed as a receiver http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/gg749858(v=office.14).aspx but I'm hoping I'm missing something. Am I limited to over-riding the ...
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Set approval status of a list item to pending while retaining the approved version

I have a site with multiple lists which are linked to each other. When I update an item(edit / approve) in one list, the approval status of the corresponding items in the other lists also should be ...
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Event Receiver not firing when item is published/approved

I have the below code for a custom event receiver to fire when an item is either updating, updated and checked in. But when the item is published to a major version and the approval status changes to ...
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ItemUpdated Event Receiver firing twice

I am having problems with an Event Receiver made to target Picture Libraries (ListTemplateId="109" in Elements.xml). I have tried to follow the advice I have found online to no avail. Check out is ...
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Call event receiver for many custom document library

I have many custom document libraries. I would like to create and attach an event receiver for all these Library. With <Receivers ListTemplateId="101"> they don't work. Any help is appreciated
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Stop NewDocSet redirection on error

Is there a way, flag/property/bribery, to stop the code-behind in newdocset.aspx from redirecting on error? I have been trying to get the error to appear on newdocset.aspx; the same way as ...
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creating group programmatically

I'm trying to create a new group by event receiver feature with this code, but when I deploy it nothing changes public static void CreateSubSiteGroup(SPWeb web, string groupName, string ...
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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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Security trim list-items based on a session variable

I have created a session variable. And have created a site column that sets a flag that corresponds to that session variable. I would like to hide/show list items across any list utilizing this site ...
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Sharepoint online event receiver: No options for the event source item field

I'm trying to create a basic event receiver that will force version comments on check-in of documents. I've opened a blank SP2013 project in VS2013. I clicked project>add new item and selected event ...
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SPD13 Workflow - Only site admin can start it

I've put together a mildly complex workflow that is supposed to be able to be started by the average user making a change to a list item. However, my admin account seems to be the only one that can ...