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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Setting custom field default value within ItemAdded event

my aim is to use a Sharepoint 2013 Foundation this way: define a template Document Library, ProjectTemplate define a list of projects, with a "category" column an itemAdded event receiver on the ...
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Event Receiver AfterProperties not setting when item adding in code

I have an event receiver that sets a value of a field using properties.AfterProperties within ItemAdding. This works fine when adding a folder (with a custom content type) within the browser (the ...
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Get Members Group for discussion list

I am trying to develop custom alerts for a SharePoint Discussion List(in Community sub-site), I want to mail these alerts only to people in Members group of the Community (only those who have Joined ...
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Moving item on ItemAdded gives Error

IN my event receiver, on Item Added event I have placed my custom method to move document based on a rule. The issue is when a document is uploaded in the Upload dialog I get an error saying item not ...
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Update boolean field in ItemAdding receiver

I want to update a SP boolean column on an ItemAdding event receiver. I want to set the "Hide physical URLs from search" column (PublishingIsFurlPage) to Yes. My code look like this : public ...
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Redirect at the end of event itemupdated

I'd like to know if there are a way to make a redirection in an event receiver of a list itemUpdated and not updating. I need this because in my event, i create a file in a folder and of a document ...
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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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ApplyWebConfigModifications caching issue

Doing some testing of adding multiple configuration settings during a feature activation. One of my trials caused an error with a setting, specifically around preCondition statement for ...
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Set welcome page when site created

I have a custom site definition. When site created I have an event receiver it will activate related features. After features have been activated I set my welcome page. public override void ...
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How to display event receiver error inline not in error page

I have a problem with displaying error messages inline, but sharepoint displays that ugly yellow page. Yes the error message is correct, it's the one I defined but I need to display errors like the ...
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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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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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Change masterpage of a sub-site automatically, for multiple site collections

I am working in an environment which has more than 1000 site collections. My requirement is that when I create a new subsite in any of the site collection, it should automatically inherit masterpage ...
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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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Task List ItemAdded Receiver doesn't work for workflow created tasks

Why doesn't the ItemAdded Receiver get called when a task was created by a workflow, but when a user created a task it does? I tried setting the Receivers ListUrl to my list URL and tried using the ...
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On library ItemUpdating the Name column's AfterProperty is null

I have an EventReceiver for one of my document libraries which compares some specific columns and their Before and After properties in the ItemUpdating event. When I try to compare the Name column ...
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SPListItem.Update() not firing ItemUpdating

I'm updating item in SPListItemCollection using SPListItem.Upadte() but my event receiver is not receiving ItemUpdating/ItemUpdated events (breakpoints are not hit on either handlers). Sample code ...
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How to rename an SPFolder

In an event receiver, in itemcreated and not creating, i need to rename the spfolder created. I've tried with meta FileLeafRef, it works bu url are not updated. SPFolder.item["FileLeafRef"] = "new ...
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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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Use of properties.InvalidateListItem()

I am not getting relevant resources which would explain the use of properties.InvalidateListItem(). Even MSDN has no definition for it. Can someone throw light on it
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Workflow “Pause Until Date” and Event Receiver

Currently I am using SP2013 and I have met with this problem : I have a workflow created by using SPD. All it does is waits until a specific date and then ends. I also have an ItemAdded Event ...
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Setting Masterpage and Theme in the same Web iteration

I have an interesting issue within a Branding Feature. I'm iterating through all Webs and setting the Theme and the MasterPage. Setting the master page works by itself: foreach(SPWeb web in ...
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Can't make remote requests from Sharepoint 2013 event receiver

I have an event receiver in SharePoint and this needs to communicate with Dynamics CRM 2013. It basically checks that user owns the record and if it doesn't creates a task for the record owner. The ...
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Copy list data from one location to another in the same site collection SharePoint 2013 Online

I have a custom list for 'Products' in my top site collection, and I have two sub sites where I need to display the same information. I have copied the Products list as a list template into b oth sub ...
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Get user login name by email address even if the user is still not ensured

Is there a way to get the user name or the SPUser object by passing the mail address for a user, which is not already known by the site? I know I can get the SPUser by using ...
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Access denied while creating content database from event receiver

I have created one timer job which will add SharePoint content database. When I am running timer job manually from central admin, Content database is being created successfully. Now I have one list ...
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How to compare a SharePoint list and a c# list

I have a SharePoint calender list which contains columns like orderID, orderdesc etc. The data into calender list is updated from a CSV file in item added and item updated event. I am facing an ...
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Event Receiver, Before and After properties

In an event receiver, Item Was Updated. I want to Compare the Moderation status on ListItems to perform some functionality.This is just some of the code. SPList list = web.Lists["DocLib"]; SPListItem ...
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Event Receiver- Email sending

I have a requirement from my customer. i.e, user send an email to sharepoint document library and the data in that email should populate the respective SPLibrary columns as well as a list. Note: ...
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ItemUpdating method for an item event reciever is called three times

I've created 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 of ...
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Better Way To Find A String In A SubString In SharePoint EventReceiver

I am trying to create an EventReceiver that works for more than one Content Type. When new Content Types are added in future I need the EventReceiver to still keep working. My content types will ...
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Calendar - How can I expand the recurrences of a recurring item in ItemAdding event receiver?

When a user add a new recurrence event to a calendar I want to check if any of the recurrences overlap with events already in the calendar. I saw the property Recurrences Data and its XML but I didn't ...
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The 'ListTemplateId' attribute is invalid - The value '100' is invalid according to its datatype

The XML for my EventReceiver is as follows: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Elements xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/"> <Receivers ListTemplateId="100"> ...
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How to create an multipurpose event receiver

I want to create an event receiver that I'll attach it to content types across 4 site collections. The content type is being made programmatically, so no XML definition. Also, I want to create an ...
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Calendar - How to know if an item being added is recurring

I have an event receiver in a calendar list in SharePoint 2013 where I'm trying to avoid bookings to overlap each other. So far I managed to avoid: a simple item overlapping another a simple item ...
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Get string value of AfterProperties Look up Field

I'm having trouble getting the value of a look up field after a list item is submitted. The XML for the look up field looks like this: <Elements ...
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Update list item with itemadded event receivers sp2013

I have an itemadded event receivers for a List, my ItemAdded function here: public override void ItemAdded(SPItemEventProperties properties) { base.ItemAdded(properties); ...
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Change permissions on Document Library

We want to create document libaries from previously stored templates or from new. When a library is created in a site it inherits the permissions. Is it possible to break inheritance when library is ...
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I want to fire the event whenver i add new document to Shared Doc Library

I have created event receiver, and now i want to add the event whenever the new document is added to shared document library. Which event should i write?(ItemAdded or ItemUpdated) Thanks. ...
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Change selected value in combobox through c#

I have an event reciever that fires when ever an item attachment is added. public override void ItemAttachmentAdded(SPItemEventProperties properties) { ...
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Change selected value of dropdown with SPItemEventProperties

Whenever i add an item to a document library this event reciever is fired. public override void ItemAdding(SPItemEventProperties properties) { } Inside that method i want to change ...
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Cannot resolve symbol 'GetFile'

I have just created an event receiver to ensure that my colour palette is activated on my 2013 Web application. The below code is what I have inside public class ...
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Feature': Could not load file or assembly

I have an itemAdding event that I am trying to add to a custom content type (inherits from Document). During activation I get the following error: Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate ...
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Sandbox Solution failing to load

Okay I think I'm missing something when I'm trying to build an Event Receiver. I'm new to this so please excuse my ignorance. But when I try to deploy an Event Receiver I always get a Could not load ...
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EventReciever as SandBox Solution

I am having an Event receiver as sandbox solution to perform certain action on item Added to the list. Basically it is creating a sub-site on item added using custom template. Problem i am facing is ...
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Redirecting user after uploading a single document

I would like to redirect a user after uploading a document instead of letting them update the document's title. So i want user never be able to see update document title form. How can this done ?
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OnDelete Event Receiver delete associated item

I have 2 lists. List A creates a record in List B on the creation of a record in List A. So, I'd like to complete the circle by deleting the the item in List B when the record is deleted in List A. ...
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How can I set the content type during itemadding event

I am trying to set the content type programmatically using an itemadding eventreceiver so that when the user adds a document to a library the content type is pre-selected. I have two content types: ...
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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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BeforeProperties and AfterProperties to check Folder name changed

What field do I need in an ItemUpdating event receiver to check whether a folder's name was changed? I have tried: var before1 = properties.BeforeProperties["Name"]; var after1 = ...