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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WebProvisioned event receiver is firing twice

I am creating a SharePoint site from code behind using SharePoint object model. In the WebProvisioned event, I am creating the groups, enabling a few features. Everything is working fine, except the ...
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Event Receiver for Social Features

Are there any such things as event receivers for social activities in SharePoint 2013, e.g. when a user likes or rates an item? If not, are there any other ways to execute custom code when events like ...
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Handling itemupdated calling itemupdating

I have a custom list (not document library) that i have attached 2 event receivers to. These are itemupdating and itemupdated. My itemupdating event receiver sets a value in a field and my ...
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Can I trigger event receiver when webpart is added?

Is there such an event receiver, that would fire when user adds webpart to a page? If yes, how can I create such receiver?
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List Item sending an email on ItemUpdated previous confirmation

I'm working on a Sharepoint 2010 List trying to send an email with a custom Even Receiver, on Item Updated. The List Item has to send an email when some fields are filled, other email when other ...
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Remote event receiver setting LastModifiedBy to “SharePoint Program”

I have a remote event receiver, on a list, that fires every time an item is updated, and it works fine. However the "Last modified by"-field on the item is set to "SharePoint program". I have tried ...
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Attaching Remote Event Receiver to Content Type

Looking through the SharePoint Client API I see no property which allows the attachmentment of a content type. I was hoping to attach a remote event receiver to a custom content type on the ...
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Custom error page not opening as model dialog box

I have created a customErrorPage for event receiver on ItemDeleting public override void ItemDeleting(SPItemEventProperties properties) { base.ItemDeleting(properties); properties.Cancel = ...
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Update User Profile Property When User First Visits Site

Is there a way to automatically set the value of a User Profile property right when the user first visits a SharePoint site -regardless of what page they load first? I'm kind of looking for the ...
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How to post to sharepoint newsfeed using remote event reciever?

I tried to post to Sharepoint newsfeed via remote event receiver. public void ProcessOneWayEvent(SPRemoteEventProperties properties) { ClientContext context = ...
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SharePoint event receiver ItemUpdating event behaves differently when a list item is updated through Workflow

I am having a SharePoint custom list which is having a designer workflow and event receiver attached to it. In the event receiver on ItemUpdating event I am having the below code to check if a ...
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Redirect in Event receiver SharePoint 2013

My question was simple in SharePoint 2010 but in SharePoint 2013 is complicated! In 2010 I could redirect user by setting properties.Status and properties.RedirectUrl. Now RedirectUrl and ...
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remote event receiver on sharepoint 2013 online does not working

I recently started to develop Sharepoint 2013 to my office 365 account. The problem is that remote event receivers which I attach to deploying application do not work. I mean that they should listen ...
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Monotonically Increasing Counter

We need to do some calculation in an ItemAdding event receiver that uses a monotonically number. Because we need to use the ItemAdding event (rather than the ItemAdded event) we cannot use the item ID ...
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Getting exception on set default page programatically on feature activated in SharePoint-2010

my code on feature activated is public override void FeatureActivated(SPFeatureReceiverProperties properties) { using (SPSite SiteInUserContext = new SPSite((properties.Feature.Parent as ...
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ApplyWebConfigModifications caching issue

Doing some testing of adding multiple configuration settings during a feature activation. One of my trials caused an error with a setting, specifically around preCondition statement for ...
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Remote Event Receivers Troubles

So I've been working with the remote event receivers for Sharepoint 2013. I'm working with having them connect to a local IIS server to accept the inbound events as the Visual Studio tools make it ...
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Adding EventRecevier in SandBox Sharepoint2010

This is Sample of my Code SPList list = new SPSite(siteURL).OpenWeb().Lists[listName]; SPEventReceiverDefinitionCollection eventReceivers = list.EventReceivers; SPEventReceiverDefinition ...
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SP2013 : Generate an autoincrement identifier (YYYYMMDD9999) based on creation date for a document

I need to generate a record id for a document, with format YYYYMMDD9999 where 9999 is a autoincrement number per day. This id must of course be unique, but i have no idea how to be sure to avoid ...
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InfoPath, and Calling a instation of Template InfoPath from Event Receiver

I want to call a form of InfoPath from Event Receiver. How Could I set a field infopath a Values, from Event Receivers to sets a Values on infopath fields which could I Validate and show or hide a ...
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An event to be fired on editing a file

As title says, I need an event to fire when a listitems file has been edited. I appreciate this isn't as simple as it having it's own event, which is why I've tried to make use of the itemupdating ...
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SPListItem.Update() not firing ItemUpdating

I'm updating item in SPListItemCollection using SPListItem.Upadte() but my event receiver is not receiving ItemUpdating/ItemUpdated events (breakpoints are not hit on either handlers). Sample code ...
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Library ItemUpdating - distinction between versioning of existing files, and changing metadata of existing files

I am currently facing challenges in distinction between updating an item, and creating a new version of same item. The ItemUpdating eventreceiver is hit in both cases. Requirements for the library ...
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How to prevent alerts from SPEmailEventReceiver?

I have been struggling with a small but irritating problem for a while now and suddenly I ran out of ideas. I have implemented an email event receiver in Sharepoint 2010. The event receiver creates ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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Task List ItemAdded Receiver doesn't work for workflow created tasks

Why doesn't the ItemAdded Receiver get called when a task was created by a workflow, but when a user created a task it does? I tried setting the Receivers ListUrl to my list URL and tried using the ...
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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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Call of “DocumentSet ” class causes Exception (untrusted call)

I've attached an event receiver to a list, the listener gets fired when a new item is added. I have to create new document sets, but when I try to create an new instance of the DocumentSet class, the ...
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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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Document Library Event Receiver ItemAdded does not fire uploaded file metadata properties

I want to break security inheritance for document library item in order to read file of their own and to provide access to only their manager. I chose event handler option to break the inheritance ...
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Issue installing an Event Receiver Sharepoint 2007

I've generated a event receiver with WSPBuilder and used the addsolution and installsolution on stadm successfully. The solution is showed up on Site Features, I activated and didn't work. So, I used ...
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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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Reassign an OOB WF Task via Code

We have a legacy WF that is running on SP 2010 system and I am attempting to add some new features to it without completely migrating it to a VS WF. I cannot seem to figure out how to reassign the ...
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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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Event Receiver causing error on subsite

I have a document library on a site called "Guidelines" on all the subsites are document libraries also called "Guidelines" and on their subsites are more libraries called "Guidelines". All these ...
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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 ...