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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“Detected use of SPRequest for previously closed SPWeb object” within Event receiver but no error when run in test harness

I have a very strange issue which I cannot explain. We have and event receiver and within this we instantiate our own class that does all the work we need it to do. As part of this we pass in an SPWEB ...
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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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Reporting Services Subscriptions doesn't fire Event Receivers

I have a SPItemEventReceiver on a SharePoint library which renames added files. Normally this works fine (Upload from website / WebDav). There is also a report server subscription which drops pdf's ...
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Help with Blog EventReceiver, not firing

Ok so I have a blog site and I need to change the name of the author of each post to 'Anonymous' after he saves the post. I created an EventReceiver project in Visual Studio and gave the URL ...
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Unable to attach an SPEmailEventReceiver to my list

I'm trying to link an SPEmailEventReceiver to my document library.. First of all I created the EventReceiver using the Visual Studio 2010 Add -> Event Receiver -> List Email Events -> Document ...
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How to enable an Event Handler to intercept upload from email in document library

I have a Document Library with an email associated with the OOTB feature. When I send to the library an email with some attachments, every attachment is stored with one of the OOTB methods (divided in ...
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delete feature using event receiver on a farm feature

there is a farm feature and there is a web-scoped feature. web feature does stuff on multiple sites. If ever i want to get rid of the feature on all sites, I have a farm feature that has on ...
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“Thread abort exception” in event receiver after adding a solution?

I am developing an event receiver for the web provisioned event. It does quite a few things, culminating to add and deploying a solution and activating a feature from it. When I do the following: ...
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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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How can I get custom CSS to load into a publishing subsite?

I have a SharePoint 2010 farm that will have thousands of site collections in it. Each site collection will be a personal externally facing publishing site collection for individual employees. Each ...
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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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list template copy code-behind is not working

My goal here is to create a list template with code-behind on my server and copy it to a completely different Sharepoint server. The problem is that my server has Visual Studio 2010 while the other ...
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Error loading and running event receiver Could not load file or assembly CUSTOM DLL The system cannot find the file specified.

I have created an EventReceiver that references a library I created in the same Solution (2 different projects). Whenever I add an item to the associated list I see this error in the log: ...
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SPEmailEventReciever - is this avaliable in sandbox solutions

I was wondering if you could write an sandbox solution using the SPEmailEventReciever class. In the SharePoint SDK documentation it says that the SPEmailEventREciever is not avaliable for use with a ...
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Is there anyway I can find out if user uploaded multiple items in ItemAdded Event

I have a "ItemAdded" event, I want to check Number of documents uploaded if a user uses "Upload Multiple Documents" for uploading. Normally what happens is when a user adds a item they are taken to ...
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Large update in Event Receiver

I wonder how should I make a large update in Event Receiver by executing it in other thread. Normally it would look like that: public override void ItemUpdating(SPItemEventProperties properties) { ...
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How do I prevent Office applications to update one of my SPListItem properties?

I have a document library in SharePoint whith a custom content type. There is one custom field that is set by an item added event receiver each time a new document is uploaded. My problem occurs when ...
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copy an event receiver to a different server

My work is requiring me to create an event receiver for an itemAdding event for an existing list on a Sharepoint Server. My problem is that while I have access to a Sharepoint Server, I do not have ...
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Generating the HTML code of a Server Page in the ItemAdded Event Receiver

In our ItemAdded event receiver code, we would like to call Server.Execute(new MyPage(), writer, false) to statically generate the HTML code for MyPage and store it in the RootFolder so client can ...
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What is the SPListTemplateType or SPListTemplateId or ListUrl of ACL of an item?

What is the SPListTemplateType or SPListTemplateId or ListUrl of the list that appears when clicking on the item permission button on the edit control block or the button on the ribbon of any item ...
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How to use SharePoint notification from Event Receiver

I have an event receiver, which fires when item is being deleted ( ItemDeleting event ). I have some logic that checks whether item can be deleted or not, and if it can't, I need to show notification ...
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Possible to get a list of scheduleditems?

Is it possible to get a list of ScheduledItems from SharePoint in C# (event receiver)? For example, I've created a ScheduledItem and called the .Schedule() method. I'd expect this ScheduledItem to ...
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The URL is invalid. It may refer to a nonexistent file

public override void ItemCheckingIn(SPItemEventProperties properties) { base.ItemCheckingIn(properties); #region Automatic Scheduling ScheduledItem scheduledItem = null; ...
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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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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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Event Receiver which tries to create a Prefix will throw Security Exception

I'm trying to use an Event Receiver on a List to create a Managed Path with Wildcard-inclusion in the parent WebApplication. I tried to handle it with the following code (reduced to show the idea) ...
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Will feature receiver get activate if user has no permissions to a site?

Here's what I need...User does not have access to a site (http://myserver/sites/MySite). When user tries to access they are redirected to ugly AccessDenied.aspx. I was researching and found that ...
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Using Sharepoint UI is there a way of knowing what event receiver is installed against a library

Using Sharepoint UI is there a way of knowing what event receiver is installed against a library? I have a event receiver that adds installed against document library and all it does is to set item ...
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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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Differentiate in ItemUpdated (ER) if file was edited or overwritted

I've an ItemUpdated Event Receiver, and I need to make different operations depending if the file was updated throw UI or overwritted. Is there any internal field that reflects this 2 different ...
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ItemAdded event running with user permissions (SharePoint 2010)

My understanding is/was that by default asynchronous event receivers ran under system permissions, while synchronous event receivers run under user permissions -- and that ItemAdding is synchronous, ...
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List versioning detect field level changes

I need to detect changes with each on each item update, )but i don't want to use the before, after properties ) My question is: If i enable list versioning can i diff 2 versions to detect changes, ...
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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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Event Receivers on Add/Remove Users

I need some design ideas for a requirement to audit when uses are added/removed from an object. I need to collect the user doing the add/remove, date time, and reason for adding. I need to do this to ...
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List ItemUpdated Event not firing when updating item from code

I have a problem with my eventreceiver. It is set to fire on updating item from a list, and works very good when I update that item from Sharepoint's web UI. However I have some code that goes through ...
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Add file watermark as it's uploaded

I've been trying to add a watermark to files as they are uploaded to SharePoint. I tried using several events: ItemAdding, ItemUpdating, ItemCheckedIn. In ItemUpdating and ItemCheckedIn the file is ...
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Event Receiver Item Added for Multiple Files uploaded

I am trying to add few details for a item that is added to a list to SQL database table using a stored procedure, it works perfectly but when I upload multiple files it adds all of the items into the ...
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Event receiver for a custom List

I created a custom Event Receiver using WSP builder, and in elements.xml file i have given the ID of list which i find in elements.xml of List definition of particular list. I also activated the ...
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Is it possible to have the round robin logic in the sharePoint list 2010?

Is it possible to have the round robin logic in the sharePoint list? I have two lists in SharePoint 2010. In List A i have Assigned to field column(people or user group). In List B i have two fields ...
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How to assign a particular column values of sharepoint List A 2010 from sharepoint ListB 2010

I have two list in sharepoint 2010. In List A i have Assigned to field column(people or user group). In List B i have two fields Name and Email id column. I need the email id values of List B should ...
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ItemUpdating not saving field values

A user has a list that has a couple fields that are often updated. He wants to store the prior values in some other fields on the item when the item is updated (yes, I know versioning would be ...
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Visual Studio 2010 opens “Create New Site” page in browser when I run “Start Debugging” instead of the site I am trying to debug

I am an Office 365 user and fairly new to Sharepoint. I am trying to write a sandboxed solution for SharePoint online. To do this, I have setup a local developer environment and am currently trying ...
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Why does my Event Receiver (sandboxed) not work on Sharepoint Online, but works perfect on premise

using System; using System.Security.Permissions; using Microsoft.SharePoint; using Microsoft.SharePoint.Security; using Microsoft.SharePoint.Utilities; using Microsoft.SharePoint.Workflow; namespace ...
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Using an event receiver to validate a page

I need to evaluate certain properties of a page whenever it's being saved/published as part of a custom validation I need to implement. I notice properties has both Cancel and ErrorMessage properties ...
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Attach an event receiver to profile property update

Do someone know if it's possible to attach an event receiver to profile updates? The goal would be to update an external system (such as a CRM) when a user is updating his profile.
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How to trigger event receiver on library when adding items to library through silverlight control?

I created an event receiver which triggers when an item added to the library.And it is working fine when i am adding items at library level(By clicking upload in ribbon controller of library).But the ...
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Dispose of SPItemEventProperties at the end of an event receiver?

Is there any need to call properties.Dispose(); at the end of an event receiver? Would this prevent memory leaks? Is this unnecessary? Is it best practice?
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Site is Provisioned but Content Type List is still empty

I have this feature that I am trying to run in order to configure a site, this feature among other things creates pages based on content types, etc. The problem I am facing is that everytime i am ...