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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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 ...
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Event Handler before the item add screen pops up for updating choice list

I have a list person with items and one of those items is of the type "choice". For example: Name (text), City (text), Favorite Artists(choice list). Well I want to bind the title values of every ...
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Add Event Receiver on two custom lists?

So I have a question: I have an event receiver, that should be hired for a specific list. So I changed the ListUrl property on the elements.xml of the event receiver. But now I need the same event ...
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Is Calling base.ItemUpdating(properties); necessary?

In an event receiver, is it necessary to call base.ItemAdding(properties);, base.ItemUpdating(properties);, etc. at the beginning of your event handler? I've seen people arguing that it isn't ...
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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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Why Item Updated and Item Added trigger together when we add a item to list (document library)

I have gone through hundred of articles over months but never understood as what could be the reason Item Updated and Item Added trigger together when we upload a item, even though if you try ...
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Remote Event Receivers Troubles

So I've been working with the remote event receivers for Sharepoint 2013. I'm working with having them connect to a local IIS server to accept the inbound events as the Visual Studio tools make it ...
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In MOSS 2007, what does event ID 6644 means?

In SharePoint 2010, 6644 refers to error related to Event Receiver. In MOSS 2007, is this the same? MSDN doesn't specified what type of error this event id refers to. In the event log, I got the ...
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Move files to a folder using event receiver

Hi I have an Infopath form Library and i want to add the forms that are being submitted to a folder in the same library according to the information I need to do this using an event receiver. Can ...
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A Complex Permission Structure and A Question

Suppose that i have two lists OFFICES [COLUMNS: OFFICE NAME (Text), OFFICE MANAGER (User), AND OTHER OFFICE DETAILS ETC...] EMPLOYEES [COLUMNS: EMPLOYEE NAME(Text), EMPLOYEE OFFICE (Lookup), AND ...
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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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Possible to attach an event receiver to the list of user alerts?

There's seemingly loads of ways of overriding the OOTB e-mail notifications for creation and deletion of user alerts - can't you just attach an event receiver to the alerts 'list' (is it an SPList?) ...
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Setting Taxonomy value during itemadding

How can i set an taxonomyfield during an itemAdding event? i've got a TaxonomyFieldValue created from my propertybag. public override void ItemAdding(SPItemEventProperties properties) { //Get ...
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SPListItem.SystemUpdate(false) is still triggering alerts

Environment: SP2010 Enterprise, VS2012, c#, full server access Simple question... I'm using a console app to create sub-folders in a document library based on user input, then calling ...
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Event manager error after upgrading my WSP via Update-SPSolution

So I just deployed this .wsp to production and I've identified a tiny bit of logic that needs tweaking in an event receiver. I'm considering compiling a new .wsp package, and then running an ...
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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 ...
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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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How do I get the current Editor of an Listitem while ItemUpdating?

How can I get the current Editor of an list Item in SharePoint 2010 during ItemUpdating? Problem is properties.AfterProperties["Editor"].ToString() throws and Exception cause it's null. This ...
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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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Event Receiver on SharePoint-hosted Apps

Is it possible to create event receiver or workflow on SharePoint-hosted apps in SharePoint 2013? I have not much knowledge about SharePoint apps. If yes then how to create it... Can we use Remote ...
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Document in library: newly created from template OR uploaded?

Can I programmatically detect if a document in a library is uploaded or created with the "new document" button? When a user uses the "new document" button, my ItemUpdated event receiver doesnt fire, ...
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Detected use of SPRequest for previously closed SPWeb object

I've got an event receiver that fails, seemingly inconsistently. I've checked the ULS logs and I can see the 90hv Detected use of SPRequest for previously closed SPWeb object. Please close SPWeb ...
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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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Instantiating SPListItems in Event Receivers - Best Practices

In the MSDN article Best Practices with Event Receivers it is clearly stated: Do not instantiate an SPWeb, SPSite, SPList, or SPListItem object within an event receiver. The article goes on to ...
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Can we find out in Event Receiver group Users like in a CS file

In CS file I used this code and it's worked: SPWeb site = SPContext.Current.Web; int managerGroup = site.Groups["Właściciele witryny Main"].ID; if ...
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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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Feature activation error: System.InvalidOperationException: Operation is not valid due to the current state of the object

i have taken one List Email event receiver(Type is EmailReceived) and that event receiver attach with document library. when i am activate that feature got error. i have check on ULS Viewer. error ...
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How to update SPListItem in ItemFileMoved?

I have a document library. In ItemUpdated I move the file to a different location (based on date) and I want to add some metadata in ItemFileMoved to the file's new columns (which I added). The ...
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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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Connecting infopath with the data from the list

When I creating a infopath conected with list in creator from Microsoft InfoPath Designer the bookmark which called developer is hinding, and I can't editing or writing any of code. How could I ...
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How Could I edit InfoPath in Visual Studio

If I add infoPath from Infopath Designer its blocked me all the Modal Dialog fired from Event Receiver. I want to edit InfoPath form to don't block My Sharepoint Modal Dialog. Now no one dialog boxed ...
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Sharepoint modal popup don't shown when the Infopath form are on the site

I tried to add Infopath form on my project, but when I add the Infopath form some of PopUp which are corelated with Infopath and shows errors od data didn't shown What should I do to shown A Modal ...
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Can't use SPItemEventProperties ListItem on ItemAdded in Event Receiver

I'm using event receivers to modify some of the inputs in a SharePoint 2013 site. They are fairly straight forward, here is a simple example public override void ItemAdded(SPItemEventProperties ...
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Event Receiver redirect to Visual web part

Here is my Event Receiver to redirected to my visual web part: public override void ItemAdding(SPItemEventProperties properties) { base.ItemAdding(properties); properties.Cancel ...
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Event Receivers not added when installing wsp

I have a set of event receivers for a SharePoint 2010 content type and Library. Previously, these would install and automatically be activated when I ran a script to install the wsp solution. I dug ...
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How can I tell if a document is 'being published'?

I need to use the relevant event receiver to tell if a document is being published, is this possible? I will settle for has 'just been published' - i.e. I have no preference between itemupdating and ...
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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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Adding EventReceiver to Dynamic List

I am trying to add a Event Receiver to a list that is dynamically created (by code). So i cannot add a event receiver on the list directly. I found a way to attach a Event Receiver to the list by ...
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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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Userfeedback after file was uploaded to library

I need to print out a feedback after a file was uploaded to a DocLib. I tried several things over the event receiver (add statusbar as a control or a clientscript) but everything faild. I´m a bit ...
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Using the ItemAdding EventReceiver to update multiple fields based on values from one field

I have a custom SharePoint 2010 SPfield of type SPFieldMultiColumn. The data in this column is stored in a delimited string, which is parsed and rendered in a readable format in most areas (list view, ...
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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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Can the ItemAdding event be used in a Sandbox?

Can the ItemAdding event be used in a Sandbox? I need to perform a task when a Item is a added/adding, it has to be synchronous (item added is async so i cant use that). If i cant use the ...
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Best way of getting SPWeb in Event Receiver [Best Practices]

what would be the best way of getting SPWeb and List in context below, specially when list title can be different for different cultural websites, private bool ...
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WebProvisioned Event Receiver Firing Twice

I am creating sites and subsites with object model from a console app. And what i realized is, it fires twice for every newly created subsite. I checked from Sharepoint Manager if the event receiver ...
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WebProvisioned Event Is Not Firing When Creating SPWebs Programmatically

I have a WebProvisioned event receiver and i do some work in this event receiver. When i create new webs from a console application programmatically, it seems the event receiver does not fire? Is this ...
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How to find out page layout value in an event receiver for publishing page

I need to find out page layout on ItemUpdated from the SPItemEventProperties in a page library. What property value should I be looking for.
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How we can update the sherepoint elements in event Receiver ItemUpdated or Item Updating, or add a column in ItemsAdded

I tried to do Cascade deleting in two of my colums. If I deleted in First List record i wated deleted all records at Secound List bounded with records from List One. I adding bounded data first in ...
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How to prevent document editing and properties updating

I need to be able to prevent the document in document library to be edited and it's properties updated when the custom document property DocState has a value Reviewed. Should I use document library ...