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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SPOnline: Sandox event receiver inconsistent behavior

I have following 3 components: Provider hosted App having full control on web and using App only permissions (App) List-A: This custom list has a sandbox event receiver on item creation. App creates ...
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List Subcription EventHandler

I'm trying to built a custom code that should run on Subscription event. As we know, When people Subscribe to a Sp List, you receive a Mail Message on your Box. I Should intercept that Event. I've ...
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incoming emails are stuck in the drop folder

I created one incoming email event receiver in SharePoint 2013 to send the emails to a list. It works fine in the development server but in the testing server it doesn't. The emails are stuck at the ...
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Eventhandler status? 2013

I am attempting to check during an itemUpdating event receiver if the event was cancelled for any reason (did the user put in a document name that wasn't unique?) and I am looking through the ...
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Multiple EventReceiver for custom list firing same time

I created a multiple event receiver under single solution. Each bind to specific custom list using Elements.ListUrl. All three event receiver target a single custom list to perform item insert with ...
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globalnavigation not taking effect in webprovisioned

I have set to inherit the top navigation from parent site, but it does not take effect until I go to site settings\navigation and I simply click ok then it is set without modifying any options as top ...
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Publishing page javascript events

I want to do some manipulations with page content when it's loaded in edit mode. For this purpose I have registered an event handler as follows: ...
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Restore viewstate while cancelling request

I have a SPItemEventReceiver with custom ItemAdding handler. When any exception occurs (frequently it's just a model validation) it handles this exception in Handle method. Now it looks like this: ...
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Feature with an listinstance and eventreceiver to modify version settings, order issue?

I created in vs an listinstance. I add this list instance to a feature. In this feature I created a feature event receiver to modify the version settings. I see now when the feature event receiver is ...
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Create a list in the root web when site collection has been created

I have a site definition for creating a Site Collection. I need to develop a code (Event receiver, Feature Receiver and etc) to create a list in the root web of my site collection when it has been ...
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Add metadata to all files at any level under the root folder/

I have a requirement where i need to add a metadata to all the files automatically when a folder having files at multilevel inside this folder(basically there are folders inside folders and files will ...
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getting image of the first slide as a column value in Sharepoint 2010

I am a dotnet developer, completly new to share point dev. I am Using Sharepoint 2010 and VS 2010 -> My requirement is to show the thumbnail image of first slide of the presentaion the user is load. ...
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How to detect in a reliable way when a user is added or removed for sharing purposes?

Are event receivers the way to go for a reliable solution in SharePoint Online to detect if a user or file has been marked for sharing or unmarked?
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Document library Item update even receivers are not firing when update item from code but working fine manually updated

I have been pleased with the results that I had setting up an ItemEventReceiver for a document library. The event receiver fires every time I update a doc record by hand (using Item Added event). ...
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Use Event Receiver to Start SPD Workflow when Item is Updated

I've searched all day for guidance about how to create an event receiver that will start a SharePoint Designer workflow when a library item is updated, but haven't been able to find much. I'm very new ...
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event receiver is not firing in posts list of SP2013 blog site

I have made an event receiver to insert the blog posts into another blog list using ItemAdded Event receiver and ItemAdding event receiver. It's working fine for simple/custom list but not working ...
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ItemDeleting event receiver is not triggered for files when folder is deleted

I have item deleting event receiver on document library. I have folders and files in library. When I delete file event is triggered. When i delete folder event is triggered for folder but not for ...
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Event receiver to update enterprise wiki page's Title once its Name is changed

I need to automatically update the wiki page title when its wiki page name get updated , currently i am doing this using workflow as follow:- so i am checking if the Name != Title, and update the ...
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Item added in Document Library

I am trying to update a document library column when adding a document. When I press "Take the published document, but create a draft to work on" after this time I want to update a column in my ...
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Find more information about an Event Reciver

I am trying to debug a customized SharePoint 2010 which I did not design/install. It is not doing what it is suppose to when a list item is added. I have installed SharePoint Manager, and found ...
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Issue in production environment using EventReceiver with HttpRunTime

I am using below code in my EventReceiver using-HttpRunTime.Cache-and this code works in my dev.environment and my test environment.But this code fails in my production environment where i am having ...
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AfterProperties and BeforeProperties of Site Column returns Null in ItemUpdating Event Receiver

I am getting the AfterProperties and BeforeProperties of a people picker column for my document library as NULL within ItemUpdating method. My site column name is Read Access.and in my document ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...