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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“YSOD” Stack Trace Shown in Synchronous Event Receivers, instead of SharePoint Custom Error Page

Original Title: <nativehr>0x81020089</nativehr> in ItemUpdating (i.e. Synchronous) Event Receiver Edited Question: In the past when you created an item-based, synchronous event ...
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Email EventReciever

I have a massive problem that I need to solve. I have a document library that is a catch all dumping ground for emails that are forwarded there by our users out in the field. With in these emails are ...
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Automatically schedule a page on publish

When the user publishes a page, I need to automatically schedule it with a start date being as soon as possible, and the end date being a year from the start date. I've tried the event receiver ...
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Single line of text field validation in Sharepoint 2010 list

I have single line of text field in a Sharepoint 2010 list. I need to validate the particular field. The user will enter the number by starting with I or F. How do I validate the field if the user ...
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Deployment Issue Event Reciver

i built a event receiver it works 100%. when i deploy it manually using power shell it deploys with no error i then used Get-SPSolution to see if it has been deployed and it returns true when i go ...
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EventReciever to change permissions

I am trying to create an event reciever on a document library that on creation it removes all permissions and gives the author contribute writes. All other users get nothing. I have the following ...
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Updating an uncustomized master page deployed as a wsp solution

I deployed an uncustomized master page as a SP 2010 Server farm solution using these instructions http://plekky.com/blog/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=11 Now I need to update the master page. I edited it ...
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ListAdded is not firing when list is created by code

I have an SPListEventReceiver that handles the ListAdded event. If checks that the list is a Document Library, and then adds some fields to the library: public class ListEventReceiver : ...
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passing parameter values to the event reciver sharepoint 2010

is there any way we can pass parameter value(selected form field value(drop down box) from newform.aspx)to the event receiver(itemadding) from newform.aspx()in sharepoint 2010, so that they can be ...
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Approval with Event Receiver

Is it possible to do an approval with event receiver? I tried to do this with sharepoint designer but when I put a lot of file (more than 200) on approbation, my workflow crash randomly. So I want to ...
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WebProvisioned event handler is firing twice and subsite does not inherit the parent's top navigation

I have created an web event receiver but the webprovisioned event handler fires twice. I have set the scope to web, but it still fires twice. Problem 1 This is elements file: <Elements ...
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Error thrown on Item updating event in SP 2010 “Save Conflict Your changes conflict with those made concurrently by another user”

I have a custom list and I have written an itemUpdating event on it. The event sends an email to some users with updated data. When I click on save, the changes are not saved, though i get the email ...
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SharePoint 2013 CSOM: How to attach an event receiver to a list

A list has a (C#) event receiver. I would like to attach this (existing) event receiver to another list (actually multiple lists) using the SharePoint client object model (CSOM). Is this possible and ...
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ItemAdded not firing with REST

I have an ItemAdded on a list which creates a Document Library for each item added, and updates some fields of the item. It fires perfectly when items are entered manually. It doesn't fire when ...
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How to compare a SharePoint list and a c# list

I have a SharePoint calender list which contains columns like orderID, orderdesc etc. The data into calender list is updated from a CSV file in item added and item updated event. I am facing an ...
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I want to fire the event whenver i add new document to Shared Doc Library

I have created event receiver, and now i want to add the event whenever the new document is added to shared document library. Which event should i write?(ItemAdded or ItemUpdated) Thanks. ...
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How to define the ID for an EventReceiver in elements.xml?

I'm developing a custom SPWebEventReceiver for SP2013 the declarative way using the following elements.xml file: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Elements ...
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Debug SharePoint 2010 Feature Event Receiver Remotely

I'm attempting to debug a SharePoint 2010 event receiver remotely and I'm running into a strange scenario. I'm able to deploy the code via PowerShell to the remote server and view the remote server's ...
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how to read data from a document when uploaded to library?

Suppose we upload a word doc to a document library. Is there any way we can pick some data from the document and auto generate the columns of the library? One way would be to use item added event ...
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How to handle Events in SharePoint 2013 On line custom list?

I am working on SharePoint 2013 on line. I would like to know best possible way for Event handling in SharePoint 2013 On line.In SharePoint 2010 we manage it through Event Receiver or workflow.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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can a sharepoint site have more than one DOMAIN e.i. DOMAIN\\UserName

I am very confused about the DOMAIN of username Which is actually the HostName(computer name). Is it will be same after hosting sharepoint site to some other remote server or it will get change. And ...
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Field ShowInNewForm=“FALSE” Cannot Be Accessed In Code

I have a field for a custom document library, that must only be updated from code (event receiver) not from UI. So i set this field ShowInNewForm=“FALSE” and ShowInEditForm=“FALSE”. But this time, in ...
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Re-attach Event Receiver to library

Using SP 2010, we created a content type with an event receiver bound to the content type. The ER is an ItemDeleting ER that prevents deletes from the library. When we create a library and attach the ...
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Event Receivers not working on Sharepoint Online

I have a sandbox solution. It has an event receiver. The event is triggered when a workflow is started. It works in our dev environment. However, when the solution is deployed to Sharepoint Online, ...
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Problem adding sharepoint group in list item on itemupdated event

I have this code below and I am trying to add a sharepoint group to an item in a list in itemUpdated event handler. the problem is that the update never happens. The problem is with this line of code ...
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Change displayname of a List with event receiver

I need to change the displayname of a list using "ItemUpdating". The source of the new name is the "Title"-field of the item which fires the event. Is this possible? I tried it with: if ...
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How do I run Microsoft Open XML code to extract data from a Word document in SharePoint 2010

I have a need to extract arbitrary data from a Word document (docx) that has been uploaded into a SharePoint document library and place it into a column in the document's list record. As far as data ...
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Change name in ItemAdding event receiver or create a new Item

I have several custom folder types such as Year Folder or Quarter Folder. When the user creates a folder of this type he enters the name and selects an item from a dropdown (year etc.). 90% of the ...
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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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Event manager error after upgrading my WSP via Update-SPSolution

So I just deployed this .wsp to production and I've identified a tiny bit of logic that needs tweaking in an event receiver. I'm considering compiling a new .wsp package, and then running an ...
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How do I get the current Editor of an Listitem while ItemUpdating?

How can I get the current Editor of an list Item in SharePoint 2010 during ItemUpdating? Problem is properties.AfterProperties["Editor"].ToString() throws and Exception cause it's null. This ...
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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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Event Receiver redirect to Visual web part

Here is my Event Receiver to redirected to my visual web part: public override void ItemAdding(SPItemEventProperties properties) { base.ItemAdding(properties); properties.Cancel ...
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WebProvisioned Event Is Not Firing When Creating SPWebs Programmatically

I have a WebProvisioned event receiver and i do some work in this event receiver. When i create new webs from a console application programmatically, it seems the event receiver does not fire? Is this ...
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MOSS 2007 Event Receiver and Exchange Web Services API

My goal is to use Event Receiver to add Outlook Calendar Appointements when a ListItem is adding. My Sharepoint Server is Moss 2007 and it is on a Win2008 R2. I got and installed the Exchange ...
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Detecting item is updated through service or UI

I have having a situation where I have an event receiver that uses ItemUpdated event to automatically start workflow. This is causing problem when user clicks on Edit in Excel and check in items from ...
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ItemAdded event not firing after document conversion in drop off library

I'm trying to build events for a drop off library in a records centre in order to convert Word docs to PDF using the Word automation service. The conversion event files on ItemCheckedIn, and works ...
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Access exceptions when trying to add a content type to list

In the following method, 'list' is simply an SPList ("Documents"). I'm attempting to add ContentTypes to the list and then update it. This code is found in the FeatureActivated event of an event ...
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Add solution from within event receiver - how to sort out “access denied” errors?

I'm handling the WebProvisioned event in order to add and deploy a solution that's relevant to the site being created. The solution is being created dynamically based on parameters of the site but for ...
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Staple onto MyContent

I made my farm level stapler and my site level staple features, for SPSPER#0 it fires on MySite creation, so I presumed SPSMSITEHOST#0 would be MyContent, but nothing gets fires at all. I set the ...
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Is it possible to check if a page is scheduled for publishing?

I can create a ScheduledItem in an event receiver, but how do I check if a list item is scheduled? What I've tried: IsScheduledItem method (ScheduledItem class) - but this method: "...confirms that ...
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an event receiver does not allow to add item that already exists

i want an event handler for document library (itemadding and itemChekingIn) that does not allow to add a file to that document library that already been in there.does anyone can give me hint for ...
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Setting an alert in WebProvisioned event

I want to set alerts for all users whenever a new subsite is created under the root site. I am using the WebProvisioned event, but when I attempt to Update() my new alert I get an error: "There is no ...
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SharePoint 2010 Restrict List Types by Role

We have a requirement that members of a specific group should only be allowed to create discussion forums while administrators should be able to create any type of list/library. Any advice on how to ...