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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Race condition in SPListEventReceiver.ListAdded - Save Conflict

I am currently developing an Event Handler for SharePoint 2010 which sets defaults for Document Libraries on creation (content types, version settings etc). I am having a problem with Save Conflicts ...
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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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How do you decide the feature scope of event receiver?

We have event receivers for List, List field, List items, Web, Site and List email. How do we decide the feature scope of the event receivers? Is it best practice to set it to sitecollection or web ...
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Synchronous ItemAdded event. Do I need to explicitly call properties.Dispose()?

We have a SharePoint 2010 On-Prem solution. I have an ItemAdded event receiver which has been made synchronous using the Synchronization property. Now, when this event receiver fires, I have used the ...
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Change a property in an ItemUpdated event receiver

I have a very simple code but I can't change a property in an ItemUpdated event receiver public override void ItemUpdated(SPItemEventProperties properties) { base.ItemUpdated(properties); ...
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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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Event Receiver - Cannot access item from Document Library if the user changed the name

I have a library, that has versioning enabled. On that library is an event receiver that does stuff, on ItemUpdated. Ok, if the user uploads a document, and does not rename the document during the ...
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ItemUpdating event not firing on folder rename w/ Windows Explorer

I have an Item Updating event receiver that needs to fire when a document library folder is renamed. Everything works perfect when a user renames the folder with the SharePoint UI. However, if ...
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Get reference to web and list in workflowstarted() and WorkflowCompleted() event receivers

I am trying to write event receivers for WorkflowStarted and WorkflowCompleted events for workflow. I want to access the current web, list, Item reference from this method. I wrote the following code: ...
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How To attach an Event Reciever to a Specific List in SP2007

I'm having trouble binding my event receiver (ItemAdding) event to a specific list. I created a Feature Receiver and tried both the GUID and Name. But, I have another list that uses the same column ...
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Document Library event reciever only firing for newly created libraries

I have added a new event reciever which is supposed to work on all the document libraries present in the site. Now the problem is that it is only working for the libraries that are created after the ...
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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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Event Reciver on SP2013 - weird behaviour handeling error

I have an event receiver(ItemDeleting) that prevents an item deletion with the following code: properties.Status = SPEventReceiverStatus.CancelWithError; properties.ErrorMessage = ...
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how to read data from a document when uploaded to library?

Suppose we upload a word doc to a document library. Is there any way we can pick some data from the document and auto generate the columns of the library? One way would be to use item added event ...
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delete feature using event receiver on a farm feature

there is a farm feature and there is a web-scoped feature. web feature does stuff on multiple sites. If ever i want to get rid of the feature on all sites, I have a farm feature that has on ...
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Feature removal without deactivation

My project had a feature, and on activation of this feature, I was binding an event receiver to a list; on deactivation, the event receiver was removed. It so happened that this feature was activated ...
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Event Reciever Custom Error Message Page Sharepoint List 2010

I am working on creating event receiver on a specific custom list using visual studio 2010. Below is the screenshot of the error message set on properties. ErrorMessage I'm interested in knowing ...
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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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“Feature has conflicting event reciever settings” error

I am new to SharePoint so I apologize if this is not phrased properly, but I created a BDC to a SQL database in Visual Studio 2012. I am trying to have the list created programmatically through an ...
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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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Cannot add or use assembly in GAC?

I cannot add an Additional Assembly (DLL) via my Event Receiver Package settings. When I attempt to deploy, I get the following error: 3> Deploying solution 'EventReceiver.wsp'... 3>Error ...
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refresh page after event receiver item updated

I'm trying to refresh the page after the event itemupdated is fired. I've tried at the end of itemupdated without success properties.Status = SPEventReceiverStatus.CancelWithRedirectUrl; ...
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How to convert .eml file to .msg file for each new item in a document library?

I have a document library. Sometimes we upload .eml files. These .eml files could not be opened on mobile devices. When you convert the .eml file to a .msg file it is possible to open the file on ...
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How to handle Events in SharePoint 2013 On line custom list?

I am working on SharePoint 2013 on line. I would like to know best possible way for Event handling in SharePoint 2013 On line.In SharePoint 2010 we manage it through Event Receiver or workflow.
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Debuging Event Receiver- Sharepoint 2013

I am trying to create ER for a document library, eg http://server.com/sites/dev I wanted to monitor document library for add and remove item. I created Empty SharePoint 2013 project ( Not sandboxed) ...