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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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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add object to farm properties from an event receiver

Can you add an object to farm properties from an event receiver on a list in a root site or a site collection? I have tried but even if im logged in as a farm admin it always errors out with a ...
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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 ...
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Increase fieldvalue (unique enforced values enabled) in a ItemAdding eventreceiver

I am using sp 2013 onpremise. I have some custom list with a custom column "VolgNummer". This is a text field. When I add a new item on this list this number needs to increase with 1. I enabled ...
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Event Receiver to intercept event modify with drag and drop

I've created my custom Event Receiver that works well and works on ItemAdding and ItemUpdating. But if an user try to modify a calendar event using drag 'n drop, I'm not able to intercept that ...
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How to insert new line in the SharePoint error message?

I have written a code in event receiver which validates the user entered. My code is complete but the message I want to pass comes in the sinle line. I want to display the message in multiple lines. ...
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Best approach for a custom workflow

My team will soon be building a workflow for a list in SP2013. The OOB approval workflow provides most of the needed functionality, but we need the approval flow set dynamically based on names ...
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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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Serializable Exception while retrieving Taxonomy term in Event Receiver

I am trying to get value from Managed Metadata Column in an Item Added event receiver. SPListItem item = list.Items.GetItemById(itemId); TaxonomyFieldValueCollection str = item["colName"] as ...
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Event Receiver issue with updating Splistitem fields only when i save as a document from Office Word?

I have a problem with updating Splistitem fields only when i save as via Office Word a document to Sharepoint in my Event receiver. it's works when i add the document from Sharepoint. here is my ...
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Cant get items from external list

I have an External list based on an External Content Type that is connected to Dynamics CRM. In an event receiver (C#), I successfully get an SPList instance that is able to print the 'Title' and ...
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Event Reciever Object Disposal Issues

I am getting this error after adding a document to a library that has a custom event receiver associated with it: An SPRequest object was not disposed before the end of this thread. To avoid ...
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Issue generating an Event Receiver Sharepoint 2007

I'm new in Sharepoint and I'm generating an Event Receiver. I've created a new sharepoint blak project, added an event receiver, created the hierarchy(12/TEMPLATE/Features/MyEvent/elements.xml and ...
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strange ItemAdded listener behavior for a newbie

This is the first time I add a listener (or eventReceiver) to a sharepoint list and I see some really strange behavior though I think the code is OK. As you see in my code, I want to add a custom ID ...
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Sharepoint 2010 | SPItemEventReceiver is not firing programatically

I have a SPItemEventReciever that works perfectly when I update a list item via the sharepoint web interface but does not fire when updated via the object model. The event reciever is deployed via a ...
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Lock error when updating new document in ItemAdded

I'm trying to update an item when it is added to a document library. I have an EventReceiver on my document library and I am using the ItemAdded event. I am using the New Document button to create a ...
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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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event handler properties call

I was reading this nice article about basic event handling in sharepoint http://karinebosch.wordpress.com/walkthroughs/event-receivers-walkthrough1/ but while doing the exercise a question arised: Why ...
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How to get and set term store field in the ItemUpdated event receiver

I am using sharepoint 2010. I have a document library which is using some custom content type. This content type has 2 custom fields which are termstore fields. These are the names of the fields: ...
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SPWeb permissions inside RunWithElevatedPrivileges

Please consider following scenario: public override void ItemUpdated(SPItemEventProperties properties) { SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges(delegate() { SPWeb web1 = properties.Web; ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 Event Receiver on Custom List Definition not firing

There is custom list definition and I have attached an event receiver on ItemUpdating of list instances from the custom list definition. For some reason, the Event Receiver doesn't seem to fire at ...
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Unable to redirect from sharepoint event receiver

I have created an event receiver on the "Task" list. If the "Due Date" is null then the user should be redirected to the custom error page. Custom error page resides in the SharePoint mapped folder ...
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How to Retrieve List Item Using It's Field Name? - SharePoint

I have two contact lists in my site i.e. Contacts 1 and Contacts 2. I am creating "item added" event receiver on Contacts 1 that is whenever new entry is made to the Contacts 1 automatically it ...
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EventReceiver: AddWebpart works only once or never.

I've run into an enormously frustrating problem. I want to add a Webpart to every page that's created on a certain site. I made an "Item was added to Pages library" Event Receiver, and am using the ...
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Event Receiver on Publishing Page Library

I created a new event receiver and hooked it onto the Pages library for my publishing site. I attached each one of the events exposed, but I cannot get any of them to fire. elements xml: ...
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Features in Sharepoint 2010

I created an empty Project and used the default Feature1 thats created with the project to then create the following: public override void FeatureActivated(SPFeatureReceiverProperties properties) ...
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SharePoint 2010 create SPWeb object in synchronous and in asynchronous events

Is there any difference in creating SPWeb objects in synchronous and in asynchronous events? A far as I know in both cases it will be using (SPSite site = new SPSite("http://.........")) { using ...
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Event Receiver Update

I have a complex situation that I was wondering if you guys have an idea on how to do: I have 2 lists, the parent list (CRDB) and child list(ReleaseDB). The parent list can have one or many child. ...
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xmldocument & receiver on sharepoint

I'm developing on sharepoint since few months, and I begin to understand the structure of Sharepoint. However, there is some things I don't understand. For example, I don't understand how work the ...
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redirect to page after itemadding in list withlong run operation

after many checking about redirecting to page from event recievers I understood that my best option it to di it from itemadding event and not itemadded. that does not means that I can neglect the ...
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Changed event content type at parent now existing calendar lists content types are _hidden

I am new to SharePoint and I changed the event content type at the parent level. Now existing calendars list content types groups are _Hidden. The calendars also do not work now. Is there a way to re ...
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Event Recevier ItemAdded/ItemUpdated and Custom Workflow with Word Automation Service

I have created one visual webpart to convert selected word document to pdf using word automation service. Pdf is created successfully on each time when WAS timer job runs. I know we can not retain ...
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Remove entries from dbo.EventReceivers

Can I safely remove Entries in dbo.EventReceivers ? The Problem is that when i'm deploying a Solution i get on the Feature Activation many Errors in the SharePoint Logs like: ...
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Populating list columns when an event is fired in SharePoint 2010

I have created a SharePoint2010 list with 20 columns. which has 2 key columns cid and tid of the user. There is an application, whenever it is initiated a new row is created in the Sharepoint list ...
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Delete all list permissions and set Author as contributor (Event Receiver)

I wrote an Event Receiver on ItemAdded to automatically create a calendar (Template 106) from a ListItem (Title => Name of calendar). So far so good... Problem of all is, that I want to delete ALL ...
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Custom Event Reciever For Document Library(sharepoint 2010)

I have a month column which is a choice column in my document library in the format specified below.. For eg. Jan 2013 I have the following requirements 1. The month dropdown should always have only ...
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Event Receiver when document body/content is updated

What event receiver is triggered when the content of an existing Word document is updated/changed? ItemUpdated works when the properties on the document are updated (e.g. changing a content type ...
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Do event receivers have a file handling limit?

I created an event receiver inheriting from SPItemEventReceiver for document libraries that moves files to specific folders and changes some metadata columns that I've added to them. I created a ...
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In MOSS 2007, what does event ID 6644 means?

In SharePoint 2010, 6644 refers to error related to Event Receiver. In MOSS 2007, is this the same? MSDN doesn't specified what type of error this event id refers to. In the event log, I got the ...
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Connecting infopath with the data from the list

When I creating a infopath conected with list in creator from Microsoft InfoPath Designer the bookmark which called developer is hinding, and I can't editing or writing any of code. How could I ...
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How Could I edit InfoPath in Visual Studio

If I add infoPath from Infopath Designer its blocked me all the Modal Dialog fired from Event Receiver. I want to edit InfoPath form to don't block My Sharepoint Modal Dialog. Now no one dialog boxed ...
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Sharepoint modal popup don't shown when the Infopath form are on the site

I tried to add Infopath form on my project, but when I add the Infopath form some of PopUp which are corelated with Infopath and shows errors od data didn't shown What should I do to shown A Modal ...
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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 ...