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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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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How to add color to calender in programatically using event receiver?

When ever an item is added into the calender using event receiver 2012. It need to check category column values based on selecting category color should change in sharepoint2013. Example:-If ...
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Event Receiver Timing?

I have an event receiver that listens on three lists. When I save Data in my applications, about 7 elements are changed, so the event receiver has to start 7 times. Inside the ULS-log I can see the ...
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SharePoint Folder name and item count in SharePoint Folder in Event Receiver SharePoint 2013

I have few SharePoint Folders under Document library(not SharePoint List) in SharePoint 2013. When i added document(Event Receiver) in SharePoint folder, i require few values called SharePoint Folder ...
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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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Event Receiver for custom List and Document Library

What is the difference between Event Receivers for custom lists and a document libraries? The Document library Events are firing even when we select a custom list event receiver. What exactly is the ...
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sp2013: error: Your changes conflict with those made concurrently by another user

I have an sp2013 portal. I have a custom contenttype and a custom list. I have an eventreceiver (ItemUpdating) which is updating a column in the current listitem. Sometimes I get this error. I think I ...
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How to get absolute previous url in event receiver?

I have a root site list which I am displaying on several sub-sites using CQWP based on a custom filter and entering the list values frm sub-sites itself to the root site list. So I am trying to ...
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Event reciever on item updated do not start when item is updated trough a workflow

When an item is updated maually the event reciever starts and work as expected. But when the item is updated through a SharePoint Designer Workflow, nothing happens. There is nothing about this in the ...
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which one is better considering performance, workflow or event receiver?

Using events like ItemAdded, ItemUpdated which one has the good performance on custom list. What can be preferred considering there are large lists?
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Before ItemCheckingIn

I am trying to force users to tag their documents so I have created a custom content type with a required managed metadata field (department). I would like to trap the check in even so I can prompt ...
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How to disable event receiver in feature deactivated?

I am new SharePoint programming. I have created event receiver on item adding for the document library that allows only .doc files to be uploaded, otherwise it gives error. My code for event ...
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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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ItemAdded Event Receiver on Explorer View Firing Multiple Instances when Moving Item

I have an event receiver which works fine (triggering only once) when I drag and drop a file to a document library. It also works fine using the upload button, it will trigger twice as there are two ...
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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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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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Event receiver not firing Document Library

I have a local development environment in my VM.(SharePoint server 2013 SP1,Visual Studio Ultimate 2013-update3). I'm trying to add an event receiver to a document library on ItemDeleting. Deleting a ...
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How to handle DeleteItem in external list

We have an external list bound to data source by the WCF service. It displays a metadata of "tasks", and for every "tasks" we have in another document Library a special folder. When user selects ...
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Try to add a user to a multiple user field in the itemUpdating eventreceiver: The field you are trying to update may be read only

I am using Sharepoint 2013. I have created a custom list. This custom list is using a custom contentype. In this custom contenttype I have a custom column. This column is a people picker. It is ...
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Re-attach Event Receiver to library

Using SP 2010, we created a content type with an event receiver bound to the content type. The ER is an ItemDeleting ER that prevents deletes from the library. When we create a library and attach the ...
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Not able to debug events

I am trying to download file / items when they are uploaded / added by an external application to SharePoint Document library. I am able to debug ItemAdding Event, depending on condition ItemAdded ...
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why file.move fires itemadded event in an event receiver and creates a new file if I click on save button two times?

I have an event receiver where I change the name of the file,it works right but If I click two times the record button (this is used in an infopath form) a new item is created and an itemAdded event ...
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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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Add WebPart to publishing page in Synchronous ItemAdded Event Receiver

I'm trying to add a webpart to a publishing page after the page is created, so I've created an Event Receiver, the problem is, if I make the Event Receiver Synchronous (As it should be) the code ...
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SharePoint Document Library document delete

Please suggest your solution for the following scenario: A user deletes the document from document library and an e-mail has to be triggered to the admin notifying the information about the document ...
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Redirect in Event receiver SharePoint 2013

My question was simple in SharePoint 2010 but in SharePoint 2013 is complicated! In 2010 I could redirect user by setting properties.Status and properties.RedirectUrl. Now RedirectUrl and ...
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webprovisioned activatedfeature save conflict

I am having an issue when creating a WebProvisioned eventreceiver that activates a feature. However I am getting the "Save conflict - Your changes conflict with those made concurrently by another ...
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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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WebProvisioned event receiver is firing twice

I am creating a SharePoint site from code behind using SharePoint object model. In the WebProvisioned event, I am creating the groups, enabling a few features. Everything is working fine, except the ...
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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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item adding event receiver failes to trigger in bulk items inserting

Currently am developing an item adding event in event receiver for a custom list. The list is updated using datasheet view, usually by adding bulk items (ex : 50 items ) to list using datasheet view. ...
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Event receiver not firing when item added by workflow

event receiver not firing when item is added by workflow. Its working perfectly when we manually add item to list. I am using SP Designer 2013. When we add item through workflow, it shows that item is ...
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remote event receiver on sharepoint 2013 online does not working

Hello i recently started to developing sharepoint 2013 to my office365 account. The problem is that remote event receivers which I attach to deploying application do not work. I mean that they should ...
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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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Feature deactivation error

I have a chain of features that are connected with a master feature. So when I activate, deactivate master feature on the farm, others get activated sequentially. Now this is giving an error with a ...
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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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Save Conflict error While Saving

I have one sharepoint 2010 application, in which i have to add the item to the list followed by 2 more updates within the same list item. These are the items that I have to do while saving. I need ...
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Best practice for autonumber

What is in SharePoint 2013 on premise the best way to create an autonumber system? It's for an expense note system and it should be nice to have something like 2014/0001. I know there are different ...
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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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Debug SharePoint 2010 Feature Event Receiver Remotely

I'm attempting to debug a SharePoint 2010 event receiver remotely and I'm running into a strange scenario. I'm able to deploy the code via PowerShell to the remote server and view the remote server'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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SharePoint 2013 app uninstalling behaviour

I have been seeing change of behavior on O365 when app is uninstalled. Not sure if anybody experienced the same. Let me explain, App Uninstall behavior before: When app is uninstalled, SharePoint ...
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Handling events for all event receivers fired more than once in code

Within an item-adding event, suppose if we write code that creates new item, then item adding will fire twice. Same is true for item-added, item-updating, item-updated, etc. In such cases how can ...
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Handling ItemUpdating event receiver firing more than once

The reason why item-updating event receiver fires twice in case of document libraries is because of check-in/checkout. Also it can fire twice in case of doc library/list if we are updating the ...
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Programmatically determine when Approval workflow has completed

I have a list with 2x declarative approval workflows associated with it (the workflows themselves are copies of the OOTB Approval workflow and were built in SharePoint Designer 2010). FYI: The ...
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SPContext.Current.FormContext.OnSaveHandler Not Firing from Custom Field Type Control

I am having the exact same problem described here. Unfortunately because I don't have 50 points yet I can't comment on it so I have to create a new duplicate question. I mean it's not "100% EXACTLY" ...
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Checkout event receiver

I am using the below code to checkout the document in a library when an item was updated. The library has versioning and content approval enabled. My problem is that when you check in the document ...
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AfterProperties and BeforeProperties in managedmetadata fields returns different strings depending on language

I have a managed metadata column in a list. With values in English: Brussel in french: Bruxelles. I need to compare in the ItemUpdating event the before and after properties. I know that the before ...
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Event Receiver for Social Features

Are there any such things as event receivers for social activities in SharePoint 2013, e.g. when a user likes or rates an item? If not, are there any other ways to execute custom code when events like ...
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Client Object Model SystemUpdate

I need to have the SystemUpdate functionality from the Client Object Model. Is there any way I can do it since the ListItem.SystemUpdate() does not exist? Another solution would be to disable the ...