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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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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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 ...
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Event receiver not working properly?

I created an Event Receiver for a feature, my problem is when I deploy the solution, the feature is deployed as active but never goes through my FeatureActivated() inside my Event Receiver. It also ...
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iTextSharp and SharePoint

I have a requirement to save incoming email details in pdf format when a document library received an email. So in the EmailReceived event receiver I created the code to retrieve all the email details ...
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Event reciever(email generation functionality not working on production) but working on dev

i have an event receiver(which has item adding,added events) based on a condition i have set the email to get generated in item added event, the email is getting generated on my dev machine but when ...
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Event Reciever on Item created

I am working on creating a event reciever on a custom list .. my senario: I have a customizes newform.aspx and this form has a field called ticketID as hidden ..in the newform..so when a user creates ...
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Use of properties.InvalidateListItem()

I am not getting relevant resources which would explain the use of properties.InvalidateListItem(). Even MSDN has no definition for it. Can someone throw light on it
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Get string value of AfterProperties Look up Field

I'm having trouble getting the value of a look up field after a list item is submitted. The XML for the look up field looks like this: <Elements ...
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Change permissions on Document Library

We want to create document libaries from previously stored templates or from new. When a library is created in a site it inherits the permissions. Is it possible to break inheritance when library is ...
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Feature': Could not load file or assembly

I have an itemAdding event that I am trying to add to a custom content type (inherits from Document). During activation I get the following error: Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate ...
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Sandbox Solution failing to load

Okay I think I'm missing something when I'm trying to build an Event Receiver. I'm new to this so please excuse my ignorance. But when I try to deploy an Event Receiver I always get a Could not load ...
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Not getting latest (Major) version SPFile in ItemUpdated

I have a Document Library with versioning enabled. After someone has approved a document, the word document gets converted to a pdf with Muhimbi and gets copied to the intranet (other site ...
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Document Set in event receiver

I've a document library with a content type that inherit from "Document Set". I'd like to know how can i retrieve the metas when i upload or delete a file. (itemupdated and itemdeleting). The ...
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Content Type event reciever inheritance

I have a number of content types with Document as a base. Each of these content types has their own unique behavior and therefore each one has an event receiver. This works perfectly fine except for ...
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Datetime AfterProperties value changed on save

I have written an EventRechiver that results in some strange behavior. I reacths to an Item beeing added to a list. This is done by both users trough UI and by a timer job. The ER sets some custom ...
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Event Receiver Update List

I have a list (A) which contains these fields: Software, Quantity, Used, and Available. Fields Used and Available are hidden fields. Then I have another list (B) which contains a lookup field ...
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Updating + SystemUpdate()

I need to execute the SystemUpdate(true) in the event "UPDATING" to get the new item version field value. How can I do that without receive the message of conflict? public override void ...
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Event Receiver isn't being registered

I am trying to add an ItemAdded event receiver in a FeatureActivated event receiver (because it's a site scoped feature and apparently that means SharePoint will ignore anything I tell it and apply it ...
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Renaming document gives file not found on uploaded documents

Im trying to do a seamingly simple task in SP 2013. when the user either Creates a new doc (Ribbon>Files>New Document) or Uploads a File i want them renamed to for example ...
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Does changing Item-Level-Permission trigger ItemUpdated/ItemUpdating in Event Receiver?

First of all: I know that setting item-level-permissions are bad :) I just wonder: When I created an Event-Receiver that set per-item-Permissions on the ItemAdding-Event: Will this trigger the ...
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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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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 ...