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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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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 ...
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How do I pass value to list event receiver?

I have a document library that have a column named "Region", after some user uploads a doc to the library, I want to update this column based on this user's region property. for example, if this ...
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Have External Lists And / Or Event Receivers?

I am fairly new to Sharepoint. I am in the early stages of developing a SP2010 LOB app that will finally have like 50 lists which are quite interrelated with each other. I am asking for your help ...
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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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Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features': <nativehr>0x80070002</nativehr><nativestack></nativestack>

I have a feature. On the FeatureActivated event I am creating a list if it is not there. I also have an EventReceiver that in the elements.xml on the Receivers node has the attribute ListUrl. This is ...
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EventReceiver firing for list created in other solutions

I have build an event receiver that perform some job when a new item is created. The event should be fired on a specific list type which is defined in the same solution. However, the event receiver ...
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EventReciever to change permissions

I am trying to create an event reciever on a document library that on creation it removes all permissions and gives the author contribute writes. All other users get nothing. I have the following ...
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deploy a list with specific item-level permissions in ListAdded event receiver method

I have a certain type of custom list I have designed in my 'solution.wsp', that, whenever an instance of it is instantiated, it should have at the outset a specific Item-Level permission. To further ...
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How to push a specific SPListItem through a workflow with code?

I would like to push a specific SPListItem to the final step in a State workflow, skipping all the intermediate steps (if a certain checkbox is checked). Currently, I have an event receiver hooked ...
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Cyclic calling of event receivers

I have a Deleting Event Receiver, say, on list A. Also I have other Deleting Event Receiver on list B. There is a deleting method in both receivers, which deletes items of each other. So, when an item ...
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How to delete an item on ItemAdding

I want to performe some Action on ItemAdding. I have a Custom List that reacts on Item Creation. In particular on Item Adding performs some action using the After Properties.. If, at this level, i ...
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Debugging sandboxed ItemUpdated event receiver - breakpoints not hit

I'm trying to debug an ItemUpdated event receiver in SharePoint 2010. I add breakpoints to the code, and hit F5 in Visual Studio 2010. I click Attach when I'm prompted to attach to the process. Then, ...
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Stop EditForm.aspx redirecting to deleted list item

Scenario: Adding a document to document library, then copying it to another doc lib and then deleting it using the ItemUpdated event receiver. Problem: The popup window (EditForm.aspx) usually closes ...
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Event receiver not populating list as expected

I have created an event receiver that does two things: 1) Pulls information from a selected user's profile and populates a column with that information (BC Champion ID). <-- This part works 2) ...
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How to add event receivers to all the lists in a site collection?

What is the best practice around adding event receivers across all the lists in a Site Collection?
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ItemAdding not firing when “Overwrite existing files” is checked for SharePoint Document library

I need to copy Existing file to A folder("Archive") while another file is uploaded with same file name to the document library. Ex I already have a filename "example.txt" in a document library. Now ...
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What is the difference between properties.OpenWeb() and properties.Web?

I am developing an event receiver, using the ItemUpdating event, and I noticed that the properties parameter has an "OpenWeb" method, with this description: Retrieves the Web site that is ...
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How to: Create an Event Handler Feature

I was testing the code provided in below MSDN Link: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms453149.aspx But I got compile time error as "Error1Error occurred in deployment step 'Retract Solution': ...
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Add item to list anonymously (not as anonymous user)?

I have a requirement that authenticated users should be able to anonymously add items to a list, i.e. they are authenticated but the Created By/Modified By field should not display their name. I could ...
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Connecting to WCF service from SharePoint

I have a WCF service that lives on another server that I am trying to connect to from an EventReciever in a SharePoint 2010 feature. I have gone through all the hoops of configuring the feature in ...
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Show message in ItemUpdated Eventreceiver (SP2010)

I need to show an errormessage in a popup or redirecting to another page when an error occurs in the ItemAdded (not ItemAdding...) eventreceiver. Anyone knows how to do this? I've tried: private ...
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updating an item in itemupdating on the same list and on the same item

in item updating event of list, i want to update the same item which being updating but i don't want to change and update the fields of the item but the permissions of it. so i can't use ...
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ItemAdding event not firing when submitting InfoPath form to form library

I created an event receiver in Visual Studio to handle three events in a form library: ItemAdding, ItemUpdating, and ItemDeleting. ItemUpdating and ItemDeleting work as expected when debugging, but ...
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ItemUpdating method for an item event reciever is called three times

I've creted an asset library for holding pictures and I've created an event reciever for the ItemUpdating event. When the item is updated, the method is called three times(!?!). I've noticed that two ...
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Calling Console Application (.exe) in Event Receiver and Getting Error

I am using SharePoint foundation. I have a console application that is used to run some OCR process. I am calling the exe of the console application from windows service and it is working fine. I am ...
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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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Preventing users from deleting an item from a task list

I am using the ItemDeleting event receiver to prevent users from deleting items in a Task List. Currently, my code looks like: if (properties.ListTitle == "Project Intake Tasks") { ...
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Move a document from library after adding it

I am using the ItemAdded event to fill in a metadata field. In the ItemUpdated event (after submitting the file properties diagog) - I want to move the file elsewhere. However, I get an error saying ...
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event receivers and execution order

I am using some of these such as ItemAdded and ItemUpdated and I had altered the elements file to make this synchronous. I'm just curious as to what the order of execution is for all these handlers. ...
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properties.ListItem is NULL on item added Event Receiver?

The following articles... http://moonistahir.wordpress.com/2008/05/05/properties-listitem-in-itemadded-is-null-workaround-to-get-listitem/ ...
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Scope Event Receiver to WebApplication (SharePoint 2010)

I'm working on creating an event receiver which facilitates synchronization between two lists. I originally created the receiver as a sandbox solution and after successful testing deployed it to ...
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What can be preventing OnTaskChanged from triggering with custom InfoPath task forms in the workflow?

Why could this be happening: VS Workflow with custom InfoPath Task Forms does not trigger OnTaskChanged when form is submitted with data (so clearly changed). Funny thing is that the same workflow ...
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Managed Client Object Model in Event Receiver - Event is not firing at all

When I use ClientContext context = new ClientContext("SITEURL"); in my event receiver, the event doesn't trigger at all. So my question is can I use managed client object model in event receivers. ...
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One Event Receiver for many lists

I have Event Receiver for document library. It is added in Elements.xml like this: <Receivers ListTemplateId="101"> I would like to use this ER for all my document libraries. Do I have to ...
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Is there any event reciver available for user group events?

I have to update some list whenever a new user or group is added to the site. Is there any event receiver available for users/groups?
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Webprovisioned not fire

I have a code from external developer that creates site in list event receiver. public override void ItemAdded(SPItemEventProperties properties) { bool EventFiringEnabledStatus = ...
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How can an InfoPath form get the Claims of the user who is logged in to SharePoint?

We have a document library that contains a list of proposals (InfoPath Forms). Users log in through SharePoint using Claims (Forms Auth, via an Extranet) who are from various organizations. The ...
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Best way to check if SPListItem have been publish, on an ItemUpdate EventReceiver

I have an EventReceiver associated to DocLib template id, triggered at every ItemUpdate. Everytime an SPListItem is publish I want to execute my code. (Required check out and Content approval are ...
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Event Receiver behaving unexpectedly

I have created a list item event receiver(ItemUpdated). When a item is updated in a list(for which event handler is attached),my code updates other items (may be more than 1) in lists in subsites. ...
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Get list of event receivers registered for a list created from a list definition

I created a list definition created from visual studio. I also have an event receiver specified along with the listtemplate feature. The idea was to have event receiver registered for all lists ...
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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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No context in list event receivers

I am dependent on an HttpContext within a utility class to update cache items but for some reason this always returns a NULL context. It would seem that an HttpContext cannot be inferred from within ...
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How to cancel the deletion of an item (using ItemDeleting event) and set a property instead?

I have a list with requests. This list is monitored by BizzTalk and synced with an external system. In the list is a status column, which is hidden on the editing/new form, in which the status of the ...
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Event Receiver Not Firing

I have an event receiver using the VS2010 template for SharePoint 2010 and I have coded it the same way I have done many times. This time, though, it is not firing at all. It is attached to the list ...
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List event Item Updating is not firing

I have added a list item updating event to a document library but I cant see it running please tell me how to check if it is running, I also have put a log entry in the event receivers code but cant ...