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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AppInstall remote event is called multiple times

When developing provider hosted apps and testing in SharePoint Online, I've noticed that my AppInstalled remote event is often triggered 4 times when installing the app in site content. Here is an ...
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Event receiver not firing when item added by workflow

event receiver not firing when item is added by workflow. Its working perfectly when we manually add item to list. I am using SP Designer 2013. When we add item through workflow, it shows that item is ...
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how to move a file in itemupdating

Like described in the title i'd like moving my file in itemupdating in place of itemupdated. Like this the list is refreshed and file doesn't display anymore. I use this that works and move correctly ...
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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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How to display error message on the same page even with attachment [duplicate]

I have been trying to figure this out for days with no luck. I am working on Sharepoint 2013 application. In my application, the fields will be validated and display the error if the input is wrong. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 = ...
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ListAdding is not firing, but ListDeleting yes

I have an SPListEventReceiver on Custom List Definition in SharePoint 2013 that handles the ListAdding and ListDeleting events. <Receivers ListTemplateId="10002" > <Receiver> ...
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Copy File Name to Title Field in Asset Library

I need to put together an Event Receiver on Asset Libraries which copies the File Name of the asset being uploaded to the Title Field of the list. I am currently using the following code. The ...
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RefreshToken is null on ItemAdded, works fine on ItemUpdated

I have an EventReceiver that is subscribed to both the ItemAdded and ItemUpdated event on a SharePoint list. I'm using the TokenHelper provided in the sample files, and have also tried the version ...
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Notifying a webservice about list update events

I have a custom webservice hosted in SharePoint that caches data from a certain list. It needs to update the cache every time the list is updated. It seems to me there are 3 ways this could happen: ...
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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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Exchange event receivers of lists

Recently i faced an interview question for which i am unable to find a suitable answer. I was given a scenarion to implement, which goes like this. There are two event receivers Ea and Eb, these are ...
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Using the SocialFeedManager object in remote event receiver

I'm trying to create a remote event receiver that will update the social feed of a user when ever he adds an item to a list on SharePoint Online. I've initiated the client context object using the ...
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Use application page as edit form on list?

I createad an application page and put it under /_layouts/, in the list definition I specified the edit form like so: <FormUrls ...
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Remote event receiver on sharepoint 2013 online does not work

I recently started to develop Sharepoint 2013 on 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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Find a specific field on a site and the set it to “Required” in a EventReciever

I have created a EventReciever that will be activated when a site gets created. This site have a announcement webpart. When they click on "add announcement", newform.aspx pops up as a dialog and there ...
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Content type inheritance and event receiver

I have defined in a VS project a custom content type "Parent". I want to let the user create (from the ui) child content type of this content type, while benefiting some shared behavior (auto filling ...
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ItemUpdated fires when no item is added

I have an ItemUpdated event receiver in a document library in SharePoint 2010. When I try to upload a document with a name that already exists in my library I get an error message "The specified name ...
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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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Recurring Events in SharePoint 2010 - Incorrect “Duration”

Background: The company I work for has a regular SharePoint list with a custom ContentType (that does not inherit from a calendar list item) that it uses for Events. It then shows these using a ...
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There was no endpoint listening - AppEventReceiver

I'm developing provider-hosted SharePoint 2013 App with Windows Azure as a backend. I created an app event receiver to fire when app is installed. When i publish my Web App (.NET MVC4) to Azure, ...
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Distinguish Event Receiver Firing From Web UI or From Code

Think of some event receiver methods like ItemAdded, ItemDeleted etc. How can I detect in my event receiver code if the item adding/deleting is being triggered from the web UI or from the object ...
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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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Email not received in Document Library when Event receiver Added [closed]

Email not received in document library when Email event receiver is added to this library..
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Deleting SPListItem in event receiver - very long time

I have an event reciever with ItemDeleting action, in which i try to delete an item from another list (I cant realy use cascade delet behavior here, I need to do some stuff that requires the ...
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sharepoint 2010 list groups from event receiver to form or dialog box?

How can I get a list of groups in a form or dialog box to select one or more groups, and then assign permissions to the document? Here in this code: using System; using System.Security.Permissions; ...
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Set Record Declaration Settings programmatically

I created a feature receiver whereby on activation will activate and set certain features and its properties. One of that feature is InPlaceRecords. Below is my code in the FeatureActivated method:- ...
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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 ...