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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Event receiver CancelWithError

I need to show an error message during in the ItemAdding event from a SP2013 event receiver. I used this code in case of error: properties.Status = SPEventReceiverStatus.CancelWithError; properties....
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How to handle DeleteItem in external list

We have an external list bound to data source by the WCF service. It displays a metadata of "tasks", and for every "tasks" we have in another document Library a special folder. When user selects 'edit'...
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Force checkout new items

I would like to force check out documents to the owner of the document when it is added. I am currently doing this when a new item is added via a workflow. I'd like to achieve this via an event ...
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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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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; properties....
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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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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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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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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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Unreliable EventReceiver issue

I recently created an EventReceiver that should add a certain web part to new pages that are created. However, the EventReceiver's behavior seem very unreliable. For example, the first page I create ...
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SPListItem.Delete or SPListItem.Recycle, which one was called?

In an ItemDeleting event receiver, is there a way to find out whether SPListItem.Delete or SPListItem.Recycle was called? I would like to write different things to my log here...
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Implement check-in check-out on list items?

I want to implement check-in/check-out functionality on a list in sharepoint 2010. What I want is, when a person is updating a list item, no one else shuld be able to edit that particular item and ...
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Choice field event handler

I have a drop-down choice field in a custom list I'd like to add an event handler that fires when a value is selected from the drop down. I'd originally attached to the itemupdating event but don'...
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Recycle bin - documents deleted

I have recycle on my site collection. There is also and event receiver which deletes some documents from library in ElevatedPrivileges block ( as System account). OnItemDeleting it's searching for ...
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New EventReceiver events not firing

I have an event receiver written by someone else. It originally came with events for ItemCheckingIn and ItemCheckedIn, but we needed something to handle simple metadata updates, too. Since those don'...
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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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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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Break the permission and assign new ones in itemadding event

I am trying to break the inheritance of the current item and assign the new ones . I tried it using ItemAdded and it worked but the problem was it was taking time to assign the new permissions to the ...
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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 xmlns="...
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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. Element....
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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 xmlns="http://schemas....
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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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Use one event receiver on two lists in different site collections

This is my scenario: I have one Web application with 2 site collections. Then I have 2 lists ('list1' and 'list2' are in different site collections). The two lists however are identical (with 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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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 ID's)...
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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 ((properties....
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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 ...