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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How to restrict user from deleting\editing documents if user is not author of that document

I want to restrict users from editing or deleting others documents, but they can edit/delete there own documents. In list we get this functionality in advance settings, but in document library it is ...
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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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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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Farm scope Event Receiver

For some security reasons on one of our farm level solutions, we need to limit some actions using Event Receiver-FileMoving event. However, as known, event receivers can be deployed only by Site or ...
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Event Reciever run with elevated previledges

I created one event receiver and deployed it, but only users who are site collection admins are able to view this web part. I have included the SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges but the same thing. ...
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Why Item Updated and Item Added trigger together when we add a item to list (document library)

I have gone through hundred of articles over months but never understood as what could be the reason Item Updated and Item Added trigger together when we upload a item, even though if you try this....
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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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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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How to enable an Event Handler to intercept upload from email in document library

I have a Document Library with an email associated with the OOTB feature. When I send to the library an email with some attachments, every attachment is stored with one of the OOTB methods (divided in ...
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javascript event when a row is updated/changed in a Datasheet view?

Is there any way to catch update/changes in the Datasheet view of a list in JavaScript in SharePoint 2010? I see their are event receivers but nothing in Javascript.
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Is Calling base.ItemUpdating(properties); necessary?

In an event receiver, is it necessary to call base.ItemAdding(properties);, base.ItemUpdating(properties);, etc. at the beginning of your event handler? I've seen people arguing that it isn't ...
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Instantiating SPListItems in Event Receivers - Best Practices

In the MSDN article Best Practices with Event Receivers it is clearly stated: Do not instantiate an SPWeb, SPSite, SPList, or SPListItem object within an event receiver. The article goes on to ...
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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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Deploy/bind event receivers to lists in single feature

I need to develop and deploy an event receiver (A) to a specific document library <1> and another event receiver (B) to another specific email-enabled document library <2>; both document ...
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Creating a Site collection programmatically throws exception <nativehr>0x80070005</nativehr>

I'm migrating a SharePoint customization from MOSS 2007 to SharePoint Server 2010 (Win 2008), which creates the Site Collection programmatically. Problem is I'm unable to create the Site Collection ...
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Add choice to SPFieldChoice from an Eventreceiver in sandboxed

I am trying to make a sandboxed solution that adds a couple of itemeventreceivers to a list, that add the items to the choices of a choicefield. The result would be something like a lookup field, ...
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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 easier,...
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Event receiver not firing on item added via email

I have a list that have been configure to receive incoming email. I also create event receiver for that list (on itemAdded and on itemAdding). The problem is, my event receiver not executed when ...
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Sending an email using sharepoint object model sharepoint 2010

i have been working on generating email in an event receiver using share point object model..i used the sputility.sendemail method..2 things are necessary in the email(email from and HTML body)..so i ...
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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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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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ItemAdded not firing with REST

I have an ItemAdded on a list which creates a Document Library for each item added, and updates some fields of the item. It fires perfectly when items are entered manually. It doesn't fire when ...
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How to deploy an EventReceiver which writes to SQL Server correctly

following scenario. I have a client machine on which I have all the permissions for: SQL-databases (db_owner) Full access to a Sharepoint Application. Created a Sql-account (db_owner) and included ...
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Event Receiver for onitemdeleting attached to content type firing on all content types

I have an event receiver on item deleting which is being activated through code, the following is my code: SPContentType myContentType = web.ContentTypes["abc"]; //class where event receiver methods ...
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Prevent Item Overwrite Event Receiver

I want to prevent users from overwriting items that have the same name. When users add items to a library there is a checkbox indicating files should be overwritten if they have the same name. In ...
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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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Item still deleted when click on OK in ItemDeleting event CancelWithError

public override void ItemDeleting(SPItemEventProperties properties) { try { properties.Status = SPEventReceiverStatus.CancelWithError; properties....
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ItemUpdating event receiver method yielding COMException in MOSS 2007

I implemented an event receiver and attached it to a MOSS 2007 document library. I overrode the synchronous itemUpdating method and perform some validation before letting the update operation proceed. ...
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SPListDataValidationException in an event receiver on a task list with Overdue tasks

I have a task list called Finance Department Tasks on this task list i have created an item updating event receiver which checks if all fields in the task list are filled and then sets the task status ...
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Error with site collection daily resource usage quota

Recently I've added an event receiver to a sandbox feature, but since I added it, whenever I try to deploy the feature, I always get the message Error occurred in deployment step 'Add Solution': ...
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Get selected value of dropdown choice list item

I'm trying to get the selected value of a dropdown list item. Nothing works. SPFieldChoice dropdown = list.Fields["Admin Guide"] as SPFieldChoice; var choices = dropdown.Choices; var selection = ...
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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 use SharePoint notification from Event Receiver

I have an event receiver, which fires when item is being deleted ( ItemDeleting event ). I have some logic that checks whether item can be deleted or not, and if it can't, I need to show notification ...
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Copy a file content using event receivers?

I want to know if there is any way by which I can make a copy of the file which is being added to a document library using c# event receiver and further convert it to pdf in SharePoint 2010 ? i.e If ...
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Automatically schedule a page on publish

When the user publishes a page, I need to automatically schedule it with a start date being as soon as possible, and the end date being a year from the start date. I've tried the event receiver ...
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Change name in ItemAdding event receiver or create a new Item

I have several custom folder types such as Year Folder or Quarter Folder. When the user creates a folder of this type he enters the name and selects an item from a dropdown (year etc.). 90% of the ...
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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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Sharepoint EventReceiver Singleton for one thread

I would like to create singleton patter in Sharepoint EventReciever. The singleton have to be unique for every run of EventReceiver (I dont want to share data between ed and ing function - this is not ...
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How can I call a custom JavaScript function after a form has validated?

I have a form for submitting events to our calendar. What I want is to call a function once the form has validated. Something like this: User edits item User clicks save button Form validates ...
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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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ItemAdding list field

I am trying to update list field using ItemAdding, public override void ItemAdding(SPItemEventProperties properties) { SPListItem curListItem = properties.ListItem; curListItem....
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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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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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Event receiver, unpublish

Hi how could i use a event receiver based on a document library, to se if the user has unpublished a dokument in the library, in the mean time also i want to update a field in the document library ...
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How to update calendar item created by an other list?

Appreciate any thoughts on this: A user edits an existing list item to pick a date to select a project deadline. A custom workflow, initiated by that item change, takes that date and project title ...
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Differentiate in ItemUpdated (ER) if file was edited or overwritted

I've an ItemUpdated Event Receiver, and I need to make different operations depending if the file was updated throw UI or overwritted. Is there any internal field that reflects this 2 different ...
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Default SPEmailEventReceiver: Object reference not set to an instance of an object

I'm trying to write a new Email Event Receiver for an email-enabled document library. When my feature is disabled, email is delivered successfully to the library. When my feature is enabled, this ...