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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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 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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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 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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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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Time zone shift problem for dates in AfterProperties of list item event receiver for events from Outlook

I need to analyze the "EndDate" of events inside SharePoint 2013 standard calendar items from a list item event receiver and cancel some modifications based on time of this date. I have this code for ...
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Set welcome page when site created

I have a custom site definition. When site created I have an event receiver it will activate related features. After features have been activated I set my welcome page. public override void ...
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Change masterpage of a sub-site automatically, for multiple site collections

I am working in an environment which has more than 1000 site collections. My requirement is that when I create a new subsite in any of the site collection, it should automatically inherit masterpage ...
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Workflow “Pause Until Date” and Event Receiver

Currently I am using SP2013 and I have met with this problem : I have a workflow created by using SPD. All it does is waits until a specific date and then ends. I also have an ItemAdded Event ...
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Event Receiver- Email sending

I have a requirement from my customer. i.e, user send an email to sharepoint document library and the data in that email should populate the respective SPLibrary columns as well as a list. Note: ...
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The 'ListTemplateId' attribute is invalid - The value '100' is invalid according to its datatype

The XML for my EventReceiver is as follows: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Elements xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/"> <Receivers ListTemplateId="100"> ...
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Calendar - How to know if an item being added is recurring

I have an event receiver in a calendar list in SharePoint 2013 where I'm trying to avoid bookings to overlap each other. So far I managed to avoid: a simple item overlapping another a simple item ...
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Change selected value of dropdown with SPItemEventProperties

Whenever i add an item to a document library this event reciever is fired. public override void ItemAdding(SPItemEventProperties properties) { } Inside that method i want to change ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Event manager error: Could not load file or assembly or one of its dependencies. The system cannot find the file specified

I'm receiving the following error in my ULS logs when I try to create a new website in a migrated content database. Event manager error: Could not load file or assembly 'xNamex, Version=3.0.0.0, ...
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Changing items after submit via an Event Receiver

I would like to set up an itemadding and itemupdating event receiver such that it automatically populates some values on submit and then gives the user the opportunity to change those values. ...
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Unable to debug in an event receiver sharepoint 2010

When i debug in the event reciever(item adding) as soon as it reached the if condition i get the following error unable to automatically step into the server.The remote procedure could not be ...