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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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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Event receiver firing even though user doesn't have permissions

Scenario: SharePoint 2010. A list is configured with this setting turned on: "Create items and edit items that were created by the user". Users can only edit or delete their own items; if they try ...
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SharePoint 2013 Before and After Properties ALWAYS null

I'm unable to get properties.AfterProperties and properties.BeforeProperties. public override void ItemUpdating(SPItemEventProperties properties) { Validate(properties); ...
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Custom master page will not locate spfont file

I have a project that has a custom master page created from seattle.master. The only change in the .master file is the addition of a <SharePoint:ScriptLink> tag pointing to a copy of d3.min.js ...
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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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ItemUpdated not firing when document is added to non-default document library

I have an item receiver that implements ItemUpdated() to process an item after it has been uploaded to a document library. Everything works fine if I add documents to the default "Shared Documents" ...
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How to deploy an EventReceiver which writes to SQL Server correctly

following scenario. I have a client machine on which I have all the permissions for: SQL-databases (db_owner) Full access to a Sharepoint Application. Created a Sql-account (db_owner) and included ...
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Create subsite in another site collection using event recievers

I am trying to create a subsite in another site collection using an event receiver on a list from current site collection. How do I do that? I have tried getting the context of the target site ...
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refresh page after event receiver item updated

I'm trying to refresh the page after the event itemupdated is fired. I've tried at the end of itemupdated without success properties.Status = SPEventReceiverStatus.CancelWithRedirectUrl; ...
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Recursive call for SPListItem Update method when called from a event receiver ItemUpdated

I have fallen in a serious problem about the SPListItem Update method. When I make a event receiver to intercept SPListItem change or update with SPItemEventReceiver ItemUpdated method, the event is ...
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How to rename file after saving from Word

I need to rename document after creating from MS Office Word. I've created EventReceiver OnItemAdded where I am trying to change "FileLeafRef" field: public override void ...
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SPListDataValidationException in an event receiver on a task list with Overdue tasks

I have a task list called Finance Department Tasks on this task list i have created an item updating event receiver which checks if all fields in the task list are filled and then sets the task status ...
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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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Content type eventhandlers gets bound to list

I have a custom parent content-type on which I apply 6 event-handlers. I then have 24 content-types based off of the parent content-type - thus inheriting the 6 event-handlers. - All defined in XML I ...
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Event receiver Causes Problem while adding items to a list

I have created Visual Web Part which adds items to a X list.But while adding item to it, I am getting the following error once Item.update() hits in Visual studio . is it because of Event Receiver ...
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under which account does event receiver code run?

I would like to know under which account does event receiver code run? Also suppose event receiver is ran on item added event that creates an item in another list. Then what will be the created by ...
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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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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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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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Does the ItemCheckedIn event fire when item is updated?

I can't find any documentation on exactly when the ItemCheckedIn fires. I know it does when a user explicitly checkes it in, but I thought it would also fire when an item was added, or updated, since ...
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How to deploy ItemAdded event receiver to the entire farm? [duplicate]

I have created an ItemAdded event receiver that is supposed to process new documents/files after they've been added to any document library in the farm - i.e., I'd like the event receiver to ...
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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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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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Deploy event receiver without associating with any list

I have an event receiver I developed with Visual Studio that I want to deploy. But in this case I want to deploy it without associating it with any list. (I add the event receiver to a specific list ...
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How can I tell in a Sharepoint 2010 event receiver if the list item was added in datasheet view or not?

I'm a novice Sharepoint developer, so please forgive what is probably a very simple question. I have an event receiver on a custom list in Sharepoint 2010. I need to be able to display custom error ...
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sp2013: error: Your changes conflict with those made concurrently by another user

I have an sp2013 portal. I have a custom contenttype and a custom list. I have an eventreceiver (ItemUpdating) which is updating a column in the current listitem. Sometimes I get this error. I think I ...
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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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Unable to get user field value in event receiver's afterproperties

I have a document library in which there is one field approver (multi - value). There is an event receiver for item updating of the document library that I want to validate user while changing the ...
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Insert data in a List without fireing the event receiver

I have this Situation: I've made a list and added an event receiver to it. This event receiver changes some fields and adds new data(automatically filled date etc.). The Problem: The client wants ...
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Concurrency and SharePoint - Sequence Number Generation

I have a dev question related to concurrency. Here's the problem: I need to generate a sequential reference number for each document uploaded to a specific document library. The numbers basicaly look ...
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Coding best practice display name vs internal name in itemUpdated event receiver

In an itemupdated event receiver, when referring to list fields, is it better to use the field's internal name, or its display name? Is there a clear guideline or best practice, or is this a ...
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Does Updated event always fire after Added event?

I have an interesting question about event receivers. I have long running ItemAdded event. But as soon as item is saved, another or the same user can edit it, even before async event finished. The ...
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Is it possible to, using an event receiver, change a filename before it is uploaded?

I was using a workflow to change file names to some text and the SP ID, but this has caused issues because the workflows can often take several minutes to complete. I would like to do this during ...
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Sandbox Event Receiver Not Working on SharePoint Online

I build an SharePoint 2013 Sandbox Event Receiver which works in my local on-prem dev environment. However, when pushing it up to my SharePoint Online tenant it does not work nor even fire at all. I ...
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Event Receiver ItemAdded not firing when uploading file via CopyIntoItems method of Copy.asmx web service

When I manually copy and paste the file into the library, the event receiver ItemAdded runs normally. But when the file is uploaded via web service it does not run. Any ideas? My code: public ...
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During ItemAdding of parent list, assign lookup field of a child list

I'm attempting to create a projects/tasks lists. When a user creates "ProjectA", I want to create a list of tasks based on the template that was selected for that project. In general, everything is ...
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Sandbox ItemAdded Event Receiver on “Document Library”

I have a Document library whose only content type allowed is my own custom "Document Set" Content Type. My custom Document Set content type creates a number of sub-folders and and deploys files as ...
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Call event after document library created

I have kofax export connector which will create document library in run time. I have create my Document set pro-grammatically. I wanted to add my document set to the document library which is created ...
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Fire a workflow on item fetching

Is there a way to fire a workflow or event receiver for every item before its fetched from a list automatically? I need to update columns on every item every time a user enter the list or open a form. ...
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Is there a way programmatically I can check if the user wants to upload a file as new version?

We have a document library and we added an event receiver to move the files out of the root folder accordingly to our business requirements. I am having issues now because I am trying to check if the ...
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SP ProcessBatchData inside the Event Receiver, slow performance issue

I am writing an Event Receiver on a Document Library to create a new list from the uploaded excel file. it runs on ItemAdded() and ItemUpdated() event. Before calling a method to add new Items to ...
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Enforcing check in comments with a pre-formatted comment template

I'm looking for a way to force users to enter a comment when checking in a document to a specific library, I'd also like to auto populate the comment window with some content in order to guide users ...
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Event Receiver with NAPA

Is there any way to create and deploy an event receiver onto a sharepoint site using only the NAPA development tools and an O365 development site? If not, is there any way to create and deploy an ...
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Prevent Metadata from copying when using “Send To” feature

I have an event receiver to handle items being added to a document library that sets the item's metadata based on various parameters. When in a Document Library I select an item and use "Send To > ...
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Library event receiver - Object reference not set to an instance of an object

Yesterday I asked, where custom columns can come from. You helped me and told me that maybe it's event receiver. I created new event receiver and I added that try catch part: (Of course I change ...
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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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How to create an Excel Document when adding a Library Item?

Hope you can help me with this question: I have a SP Library, where the user should type info into some fields (Text, Publishing HTML, Datetime). So, I'm wondering if it's possible to use that info ...
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Download image from Imagelibrary

I have an event receiver that should download images from an imagelibrary, and do some stuff with that copy. There will be several images with the same customid that i want to grab, so I loop over all ...
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How can I differentiate an user from a workflow while in an ItemUpdating Event

Is there a way to differentiate an user from a workflow while in an ItemUpdating Event? To show the my problem here's the ItemUpdating method: public override void ...
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How to activate features on deployment

I have a package with several features all scoped at the web level. I would like to have all of these features activated once the solution is deployed. I see feature receivers, but don't see an ...