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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Sandbox ItemAdded Event Receiver on “Document Library”

I have a Document library whose only content type allowed is my own custom "Document Set" Content Type. My custom Document Set content type creates a number of sub-folders and and deploys files as ...
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Is there a way programmatically I can check if the user wants to upload a file as new version?

We have a document library and we added an event receiver to move the files out of the root folder accordingly to our business requirements. I am having issues now because I am trying to check if the ...
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Change logic for event receivers in an already deployed solution

I have a sandbox solution that has list schemas, visual web parts, custom pages and actions, workflows and a couple event receivers. Yes, one big mess of a thing, but I needed to pack everything up in ...
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Event Receiver update document content on ItemUpdating

I am trying to update a document in the item updating event receiver, but I keep getting the error: "The file IOF/This is a.docx has been modified by ....." I have the following code in my SP 2013 ...
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List event receivers not triggered after quick editing/grid editing

I have a custom Sharepoint 2013 list with event receivers attached to it (adding, updating, deleting). However, it looks like the event receivers are not triggered when the user is adding/editing in ...
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custom email event receiver doesn't accept .msg file attachments

Environment is Sharepoint 2010. The issue I'm running into is essentially the one that occurred here: ...
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Start SharePoint 2010 Designer Workflow using Visual Studio Event Receiver

I have created one send email workflow using SPD 2010 for my custom list (like Licnese Management). Now, I need to start that workflow only on specific condition like, If Deactivation Date / Valid ...
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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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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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Event Receiver ItemAdded not firing when uploading file via CopyIntoItems method of Copy.asmx web service

When I manually copy and paste the file into the library, the event receiver ItemAdded runs normally. But when the file is uploaded via web service it does not run. Any ideas? My code: public ...
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Enforcing check in comments with a pre-formatted comment template

I'm looking for a way to force users to enter a comment when checking in a document to a specific library, I'd also like to auto populate the comment window with some content in order to guide users ...
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Prevent Metadata from copying when using “Send To” feature

I have an event receiver to handle items being added to a document library that sets the item's metadata based on various parameters. When in a Document Library I select an item and use "Send To > ...
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Copy file and metadata to library having event handler timing problem

Using SP2010, I have a custom workflow (Visual Studio) that copies an Approved file from library A to library B (within the same site collection). I found that I must do the copy in two steps to ...
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Storing incoming email - access denied error when emails arrive simultaneously

I have created a SPEmailEventReceiver to parse and to process incoming emails. before I try to parse a email I store this email as eml-file in a document library. Everything works fine until two or ...
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UnitTest for SharePoint.EventListener with TaxonomyField

Recently, I tried to write a unit test for my new SharePoint project. The Project contains EventListener which checks a TaxonomyField in a special list, and fill it, if field is empty. Code looks ...
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Can I access the Sharepoint 2013 event model without enabling application sideloading?

Note: originally posted on stackoverflow, just registered here. My goal is to initiate some custom processing external to our Sharepoint 2013 installation when a document is added to a specific ...
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Copy File Name to Title Field in Asset Library

I need to put together an Event Receiver on Asset Libraries which copies the File Name of the asset being uploaded to the Title Field of the list. I am currently using the following code. The ...
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RefreshToken is null on ItemAdded, works fine on ItemUpdated

I have an EventReceiver that is subscribed to both the ItemAdded and ItemUpdated event on a SharePoint list. I'm using the TokenHelper provided in the sample files, and have also tried the version ...
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Notifying a webservice about list update events

I have a custom webservice hosted in SharePoint that caches data from a certain list. It needs to update the cache every time the list is updated. It seems to me there are 3 ways this could happen: ...
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Exchange event receivers of lists

Recently i faced an interview question for which i am unable to find a suitable answer. I was given a scenarion to implement, which goes like this. There are two event receivers Ea and Eb, these are ...
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Using the SocialFeedManager object in remote event receiver

I'm trying to create a remote event receiver that will update the social feed of a user when ever he adds an item to a list on SharePoint Online. I've initiated the client context object using the ...
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Content type inheritance and event receiver

I have defined in a VS project a custom content type "Parent". I want to let the user create (from the ui) child content type of this content type, while benefiting some shared behavior (auto filling ...
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There was no endpoint listening - AppEventReceiver

I'm developing provider-hosted SharePoint 2013 App with Windows Azure as a backend. I created an app event receiver to fire when app is installed. When i publish my Web App (.NET MVC4) to Azure, ...
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Distinguish Event Receiver Firing From Web UI or From Code

Think of some event receiver methods like ItemAdded, ItemDeleted etc. How can I detect in my event receiver code if the item adding/deleting is being triggered from the web UI or from the object ...
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sharepoint 2010 list groups from event receiver to form or dialog box?

How can I get a list of groups in a form or dialog box to select one or more groups, and then assign permissions to the document? Here in this code: using System; using System.Security.Permissions; ...
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Set Record Declaration Settings programmatically

I created a feature receiver whereby on activation will activate and set certain features and its properties. One of that feature is InPlaceRecords. Below is my code in the FeatureActivated method:- ...
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Publishing page is firing ItemUpdated event twice the first time it is edited

I have a custom SharePoint solution that creates an enterprise wiki site based on a word document of a particular format. I have an ItemUpdated event receiver attached to the Pages library for some ...
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How do I prevent Office applications to update one of my SPListItem properties?

I have a document library in SharePoint whith a custom content type. There is one custom field that is set by an item added event receiver each time a new document is uploaded. My problem occurs when ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 move a file in itemupdating

Like described in the title i'd like moving my file in itemupdating in place of itemupdated. Like this the list is refreshed and file doesn't display anymore. I use this that works and move correctly ...
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Event Receiver not firing when item is published/approved

I have the below code for a custom event receiver to fire when an item is either updating, updated and checked in. But when the item is published to a major version and the approval status changes to ...
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ItemUpdated Event Receiver firing twice

I am having problems with an Event Receiver made to target Picture Libraries (ListTemplateId="109" in Elements.xml). I have tried to follow the advice I have found online to no avail. Check out is ...
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Stop NewDocSet redirection on error

Is there a way, flag/property/bribery, to stop the code-behind in newdocset.aspx from redirecting on error? I have been trying to get the error to appear on newdocset.aspx; the same way as ...
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add object to farm properties from an event receiver

Can you add an object to farm properties from an event receiver on a list in a root site or a site collection? I have tried but even if im logged in as a farm admin it always errors out with a ...
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SPD13 Workflow - Only site admin can start it

I've put together a mildly complex workflow that is supposed to be able to be started by the average user making a change to a list item. However, my admin account seems to be the only one that can ...
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Update Parent Document Set

I have an item in a document set, when the item metadata is edited I need some of the metadata to be copied to the Document Set (Parent) metadata. I’m using an event receiver to capture the change and ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Workflow Document Approval

I have workflow created in SharePoint 2010 designer. Workflow is attached to list which is called bid list. In that site there is also a document library related to bid list(lookup of bid title in ...
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Duplicate alerts

When I first built a 2010 document-housing site and tested alert functionality on it I found that when you set multiple daily alerts (one in the morning, noon and evening) on a document and a change ...
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Perform an Update from the webfrontend by Eventreceiver

i have an Eventreceiver. Now I change some data from other list items with this receiver. I display the items with a gantt view, butw when I update the elements, only the single edited item is ...
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Call of “DocumentSet ” class causes Exception (untrusted call)

I've attached an event receiver to a list, the listener gets fired when a new item is added. I have to create new document sets, but when I try to create an new instance of the DocumentSet class, the ...
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Event Receiver to intercept event modify with drag and drop

I've created my custom Event Receiver that works well and works on ItemAdding and ItemUpdating. But if an user try to modify a calendar event using drag 'n drop, I'm not able to intercept that ...
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Document Library Event Receiver ItemAdded does not fire uploaded file metadata properties

I want to break security inheritance for document library item in order to read file of their own and to provide access to only their manager. I chose event handler option to break the inheritance ...