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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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 ...
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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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Get last item by caml in an ItemAdding event receiver?

I have a custom list in sp2013. On this list I have created in vs a eventreceiver on ItemAdding. In this event receiver I would like to get the last item from the list and get some value of a field ...
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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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Add Content Type to existing List when associating Workflow

Using Visual Studio I have created a package for SharePoint 2010 that deploys a Workflow that creates Tasks of a custom Content Type Id. When I first deployed it, I noticed that Tasks were being ...
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Copy file and metadata to library having event handler timing problem

Using SP2010, I have a custom workflow (Visual Studio) that copies an Approved file from library A to library B (within the same site collection). I found that I must do the copy in two steps to ...
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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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SPEmailEventReceiver in sharepoint 2013

I'm stuck in use of SPEmailEventReceiver in sharepoint 2013. this my code: public class EREmail : SPEmailEventReceiver // this error because namespace can't found { public override void ...
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Event receiver to iterate folder

I want to be able to set all items within a sharepoint folder when someone edit the metadata of any document in the library. The code below partially works but it only sets the item being updated and ...
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“Feature has conflicting event reciever settings” error

I am new to SharePoint so I apologize if this is not phrased properly, but I created a BDC to a SQL database in Visual Studio 2012. I am trying to have the list created programmatically through an ...
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Storing incoming email - access denied error when emails arrive simultaneously

I have created a SPEmailEventReceiver to parse and to process incoming emails. before I try to parse a email I store this email as eml-file in a document library. Everything works fine until two or ...
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Farm scope Event Receiver

For some security reasons on one of our farm level solutions, we need to limit some actions using Event Receiver-FileMoving event. However, as known, event receivers can be deployed only by Site or ...
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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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Getting file name being upoloaded in ItemAdding

How to get the name of the file being uploaded if the listitem is not created yet? public override void ItemAdding(SPItemEventProperties properties) { SPWeb TargetWeb = properties.OpenWeb(); ...
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What would be the best approach for assigning permission for the document in library?

I working on a requirement in which there are contributor list for each document in sharepoint library. The contributor may be unique set of users for each document. I wanted to know what would be the ...
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How to retrieve email address from user ID?

I'm developing an Event Receiver in C# and I would like to retrieve the email address from a user ID. How can I do that? Thanks
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SPQuery - Which fields (ViewFields) are required to Update the list item?

In an SPQuery, which fields are required to update a list item? SPQuery query = new SPQuery(); query.Query = @" <OrderBy> <FieldRef Name='ID' Ascending='true' /> ...
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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 on SharePoint 2010 - How to query DB and display an error message

I'm an absolute beginner of SharePoint development. I would like to create my first Event Receiver and I'm doing with VS2010 (because I'm on SP 2010). I would like to check if adding a new event in ...
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Unable to get event receiver to work with Document Library

I have created a Document Library named Attachments Library. In the library I have created an additional mandatory column of File Details. I intened to use this field to capture some metadata about ...
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Unable to find Event Receiver template in Visual Studio 2012

This would probably be right under my nose but I am having a hard time finding it. I am trying to create an event receiver in Visual Studio 2012. From this video in YouTube I gather that in Visual ...
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How to AddItem with certain ContentTypeID using PowerShell

I am using PowerShell to add 100 items which need to be of a specific ContentType. (requirement) Test my custom events receiver using powershell. The test is to create a list with a custom content ...
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SharePoint Recurring event - Delete a single occurrence

I created a event receiver on Item-deleting to send email when a listitems in the calendar is being deleted. However, item-deleting is not triggered when a single occurrence of a recurring event is ...
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Sharepoint 2010 itemadded eventreceiver datetime parseexact fails (sometimes)

I have an event-receiver set up for sharepoint that runs a query against Oracle and then parses the returned date string. The SQL SELECT statement is built like this : TO_CHAR (TRUNC (dateinfo), ...
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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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UnitTest for SharePoint.EventListener with TaxonomyField

Recently, I tried to write a unit test for my new SharePoint project. The Project contains EventListener which checks a TaxonomyField in a special list, and fill it, if field is empty. Code looks ...
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Is it possible to find how many times event receiver fired in code behind (SP 2013)?

Is it possible to extract information how many times did event-receiver fired on list per "action"*. Let say I have list with ten list items on it. User wants to delete three of them. What I'd like ...
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OWSTimer caching assembly? SP 2010 dll issues

I have a phantom / cached .dll that I cannot get rid of in my SP Farm. I'm making updates to Example.dll, which contains an Email Event Receiver that I made changes to. Redeploying to the GAC and ...
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Change item during ItemAdding [not an error]

I'm trying to update SiteUrl field during ItemAdding event. The field is Type="URL". I use this code in Event Receiver, but after user added new item, the field is still empty. (User cannot set this ...
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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 not triggered by Approval Workflow

I have a simple workflow that approves a List Item. I have an ItemUpdated Event Receiver that is supposed to compute some fields and update another List Item. My event receiver gets triggered when I ...
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Cannot add or use assembly in GAC?

I cannot add an Additional Assembly (DLL) via my Event Receiver Package settings. When I attempt to deploy, I get the following error: 3> Deploying solution 'EventReceiver.wsp'... 3>Error ...
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Save conflict error when handling user deletion from group programmatically

I have a site in which unique permission group are there. I want to update the list item as per the changes made in the user group in site, i.e. if user is removed from the site user group then the ...
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Create Subsite in OFFICE 365

I want to create Subsites based on some custom list in OFFICE 365. It is one time job. I am planning to have one customlist which will contain title,template,inherit permision flag,inherit master page ...
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Can I access the Sharepoint 2013 event model without enabling application sideloading?

Note: originally posted on stackoverflow, just registered here. My goal is to initiate some custom processing external to our Sharepoint 2013 installation when a document is added to a specific ...
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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 = ...