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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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 ...
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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. ...