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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How do i send user back to edit item dialog when event receiver comes back with an error

I am creeting an event reciever that ensure that my list has unique items based on two columns. If I find a duplicate I wish to do one of the following: display a dialog which states a duplicate has ...
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How to Retrieve List Item Using It's Field Name? - SharePoint

I have two contact lists in my site i.e. Contacts 1 and Contacts 2. I am creating "item added" event receiver on Contacts 1 that is whenever new entry is made to the Contacts 1 automatically it ...
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SharePoint rename file on overwrite

I have a simple requirement, yet it seems very complex to implement. When users upload a file to the document library, I want to check if it exists. If it exists I need to rename the file by appending ...
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Custom Error Message for Event Receiver in SharePoint 2010

I want users to upload the .doc files only in the document library. To do so, I have developed an event receiver in Visual Studio 2010. My code is as follows: public override void ...
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Retrieve previous file contents on ItemUpdated

I am writing an event receiver on a document library. I need to get the previous version of the document, before the upload. BeforeProperties unfortunately does not give me the SPFile, only the ...
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Unable to update item using powershell when event reciever is enabled

I have a powershell script that I am using to update some list items programatically. It seems to work as I expected when I disable the event reciever that is associated with the list however when I ...
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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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WebProvisioned event receiver is firing twice

I am creating a SharePoint site from code behind using SharePoint object model. In the WebProvisioned event, I am creating the groups, enabling a few features. Everything is working fine, except the ...
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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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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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Programatically populate custom list column

I have a list definition project (schema.xml, etc.). I would like to create a computed column that's available for grouping, but not have the computed value from a CAML query, as it's going to be ...
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EventReceiver: AddWebpart works only once or never.

I've run into an enormously frustrating problem. I want to add a Webpart to every page that's created on a certain site. I made an "Item was added to Pages library" Event Receiver, and am using the ...
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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 Receiver on Publishing Page Library

I created a new event receiver and hooked it onto the Pages library for my publishing site. I attached each one of the events exposed, but I cannot get any of them to fire. elements xml: ...
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Features in Sharepoint 2010

I created an empty Project and used the default Feature1 thats created with the project to then create the following: public override void FeatureActivated(SPFeatureReceiverProperties properties) ...
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Workflow Question

So using http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff648492.aspx at the very bottem of the page theres a condition that states, "High Volume?". I just want to understand this. A brief explanation will ...
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SharePoint 2010 create SPWeb object in synchronous and in asynchronous events

Is there any difference in creating SPWeb objects in synchronous and in asynchronous events? A far as I know in both cases it will be using (SPSite site = new SPSite("http://.........")) { using ...
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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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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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Event Receiver Update

I have a complex situation that I was wondering if you guys have an idea on how to do: I have 2 lists, the parent list (CRDB) and child list(ReleaseDB). The parent list can have one or many child. ...
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xmldocument & receiver on sharepoint

I'm developing on sharepoint since few months, and I begin to understand the structure of Sharepoint. However, there is some things I don't understand. For example, I don't understand how work the ...
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ItemUpdated vs FieldUpdated

I have a user request where a Document Library with Content Approval turned on, wants the name of the person who approved the document. So I created an "Approver" column and want to create an Event ...
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How to update calendar item created by an other list?

Appreciate any thoughts on this: A user edits an existing list item to pick a date to select a project deadline. A custom workflow, initiated by that item change, takes that date and project title ...
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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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redirect to page after itemadding in list withlong run operation

after many checking about redirecting to page from event recievers I understood that my best option it to di it from itemadding event and not itemadded. that does not means that I can neglect the ...
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Event Receiver site creation

I've got this eventreceiver that fires after an item has been added to a list. The eventreceiver creates a subsite from a template I created myself. The only problem is, every first time I try to add ...
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Changed event content type at parent now existing calendar lists content types are _hidden

I am new to SharePoint and I changed the event content type at the parent level. Now existing calendars list content types groups are _Hidden. The calendars also do not work now. Is there a way to re ...
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I want to execute workflow when new item is inserted

private void codeActivity1_ExecuteCode(object sender, EventArgs e) { SPSite objsite = SPContext.Current.Site; using (SPWeb objWeb = SPContext.Current.Web) { ...
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The security validation for this page is invalid error trying to add sharepoint approval workflow to List in ListAdded eventreceiver

What I am trying to do is to attach the OOTB sharepoint workflow [Approval Sharepoint - 2010] to each and every document library that ever gets created. To accomplish this I created a List Added event ...
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Access Denied when trying to set formdigestsettings in a list event receiver even when logged in as Farm Administrator account

I am trying to set the formdigestsettings to false within an event receiver (sharepoint 2010). So far I have tried to a) run the code with elevated privileges public override void ...
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Event Recevier ItemAdded/ItemUpdated and Custom Workflow with Word Automation Service

I have created one visual webpart to convert selected word document to pdf using word automation service. Pdf is created successfully on each time when WAS timer job runs. I know we can not retain ...
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Remove entries from dbo.EventReceivers

Can I safely remove Entries in dbo.EventReceivers ? The Problem is that when i'm deploying a Solution i get on the Feature Activation many Errors in the SharePoint Logs like: ...
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Event Receiver - Cannot access item from Document Library if the user changed the name

I have a library, that has versioning enabled. On that library is an event receiver that does stuff, on ItemUpdated. Ok, if the user uploads a document, and does not rename the document during the ...
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EventReceivers not firing at all

I wrote some code to do some things before and after an item is added to some lists. The solution is sandboxed. I have checked and confirmed, through PowerShell, that the event receivers are bound to ...
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deployment issue - List Event not firing

I'm facing 2 problems when I'm deploying my solution in QA environment. Scenario 1: I have written a feature (Feature 1) to create custom list (say List 1). When feature 1 is activated, List 1 is ...
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Redirect in Event receiver SharePoint 2013

My question was simple in SharePoint 2010 but in SharePoint 2013 is complicated! In 2010 I could redirect user by setting properties.Status and properties.RedirectUrl. Now RedirectUrl and ...
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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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Object reference not set to an instance of an object inside Event receiver in Form library

here is the problem. I have a form library that uses Infopath as form. It has an event receiver. This was done by someone else. I was trying to get the beforeProperties, afterProperties or ListItem ...
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Event Receiver update document content on ItemUpdating

I am trying to update a document in the item updating event receiver, but I keep getting the error: "The file IOF/This is a.docx has been modified by ....." I have the following code in my SP 2013 ...
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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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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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Sharepoint 2010 hosted web service works in browser but not event receiver

I have written a RESTful web service that writes calendar events from Sharepoint to personal exchange calendars. The web service is hosted in sharepoint. When I make the call using javascript from the ...
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Populating list columns when an event is fired in SharePoint 2010

I have created a SharePoint2010 list with 20 columns. which has 2 key columns cid and tid of the user. There is an application, whenever it is initiated a new row is created in the Sharepoint list ...
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List event receivers not triggered after quick editing/grid editing

I have a custom Sharepoint 2013 list with event receivers attached to it (adding, updating, deleting). However, it looks like the event receivers are not triggered when the user is adding/editing in ...
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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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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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Delete all list permissions and set Author as contributor (Event Receiver)

I wrote an Event Receiver on ItemAdded to automatically create a calendar (Template 106) from a ListItem (Title => Name of calendar). So far so good... Problem of all is, that I want to delete ALL ...
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EventReceiver for 'Pages' library on multiple languages

I've made a EventReceiver that i want to attach to my Pages library. It will create a folder on a given Image Library for event pictures. I can say on the elements.xml of the EventReceiver the list ...