Questions tagged [event-receivers]

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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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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List Item sending an email on ItemUpdated previous confirmation

I'm working on a Sharepoint 2010 List trying to send an email with a custom Even Receiver, on Item Updated. The List Item has to send an email when some fields are filled, other email when other ...
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Remote event receiver setting LastModifiedBy to “SharePoint Program”

I have a Remote Event Receiver, on a list, that fires every time an item is updated, and it works fine. However the Last modified by-field on the item is set to SharePoint program. I have tried ...
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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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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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Custom error page not opening as model dialog box

I have created a customErrorPage for event receiver on ItemDeleting public override void ItemDeleting(SPItemEventProperties properties) { base.ItemDeleting(properties); properties.Cancel = ...
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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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Update User Profile Property When User First Visits Site

Is there a way to automatically set the value of a User Profile property right when the user first visits a SharePoint site -regardless of what page they load first? I'm kind of looking for the ...
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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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How to post to SharePoint NewsFeed using Remote Event Receiver?

I tried to post to SharePoint NewsFeed via Remote Event Receiver. public void ProcessOneWayEvent(SPRemoteEventProperties properties) { ClientContext context = TokenHelper....
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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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Monotonically Increasing Counter

We need to do some calculation in an ItemAdding event receiver that uses a monotonically number. Because we need to use the ItemAdding event (rather than the ItemAdded event) we cannot use the item ID ...
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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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Getting exception on set default page programatically on feature activated in SharePoint-2010

my code on feature activated is public override void FeatureActivated(SPFeatureReceiverProperties properties) { using (SPSite SiteInUserContext = new SPSite((properties.Feature.Parent as ...
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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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Adding EventRecevier in SandBox Sharepoint2010

This is Sample of my Code SPList list = new SPSite(siteURL).OpenWeb().Lists[listName]; SPEventReceiverDefinitionCollection eventReceivers = list.EventReceivers; SPEventReceiverDefinition ...
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InfoPath, and Calling a instation of Template InfoPath from Event Receiver

I want to call a form of InfoPath from Event Receiver. How Could I set a field infopath a Values, from Event Receivers to sets a Values on infopath fields which could I Validate and show or hide a ...
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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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An event to be fired on editing a file

As title says, I need an event to fire when a listitems file has been edited. I appreciate this isn't as simple as it having it's own event, which is why I've tried to make use of the itemupdating ...
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Library ItemUpdating - distinction between versioning of existing files, and changing metadata of existing files

I am currently facing challenges in distinction between updating an item, and creating a new version of same item. The ItemUpdating eventreceiver is hit in both cases. Requirements for the library ...
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How to prevent alerts from SPEmailEventReceiver?

I have been struggling with a small but irritating problem for a while now and suddenly I ran out of ideas. I have implemented an email event receiver in Sharepoint 2010. The event receiver creates ...
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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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Is it possible to have the round robin logic in the sharePoint list 2010?

Is it possible to have the round robin logic in the sharePoint list? I have two lists in SharePoint 2010. In List A i have Assigned to field column(people or user group). In List B i have two fields ...
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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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Unable to debug in an event receiver sharepoint 2010

When i debug in the event reciever(item adding) as soon as it reached the if condition i get the following error unable to automatically step into the server.The remote procedure could not be ...
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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 xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/"&...
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EventReceiver is working on local site where code is written.But when I deploy its wsp on another site it is not working?

I have written Event Receiver for a list on my local site on its item added event in that event receiver it creates subsite under a top level site. And updates a url in the list. This functionality is ...
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How to add a reference to an EventReceiver back to SPLIst

I am using SP2013 On Prem. I use a third party solution that deploys custom lists to a site when activated. I need to remove the SPListItem ItemDeleting event receiver from this list, delete some ...
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Are event receivers supposed to handle events of editing the list itself?

I just noticed that our list item event receivers are running when we are updating the list itself, like changing the description or the title. I thought these should only trigger when modifying list ...
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Remote Event Receiver - limit size properties

Is there a way to limit which properties should be transferred from my Web Host to call my WCF Service?    public SPRemoteEventResult ProcessEvent (SPRemoteEventProperties **properties**)          {...
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How detect saving conflict in synchronous event receiver?

I have the following program. I've developed a synchronous event receiver (ItemUpdating) which is executed when a list item is being changed. I've run into the situation where the code in my event ...
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Event Receiver failed to add Items to the list with error The sandboxed code execution request was refused

I have an Event Receiver to Process an Excel file and Insert rows to another SharePoint List. I get following error when I add the item to the list. The sandboxed code execution request was ...
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The property or field 'ItemCount' has not been initialized. It has not been requested or the request has not been executed

I have the following code inside our server-side event receiver, the code should connect to a sharepoint online list and get the total number of items, here is the code:- try { currentItem[...
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Get SPField real DisplayName in timer job

I wrote two event revicer. On base on Web scope - this frature creat page and shom on them all list field by their display name, user select interesting to him field and can they use in mail template. ...
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Library Item adding remote event receiver get file

In Library Item adding remote event receiver how can I get the file which is getting added but not yet added?
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Oracle connection with SharePoint list

I want to create Oracle connection with my SharePoint List, I am using an event receiver on a list item for CRUD Operations. using (OracleConnection conn = new OracleConnection(connectionstring)) { ...
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Trigger azure function on list created event - SharePoint Online

We want to trigger an azure function whenever a new list is created in any site collection in our tenant. So far, we have found webhooks limited to specific list only. In On-prem env, we can use ...
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Get item URL from SharePoint ItemAdding Event receiver

I have a sharepoint list with the folders option enabled. My goal is to save the items only inside the folders so that I could grant unique permissions on the folder rather than the item itself. In ...
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Getting the Updated Folder Name(FileLeafRef) in ItemUpdated Event Receiver gives me the wrong name

I have an item updated event receiver, when i update a folder name example "TestName" to "TestName Renamed" the properties.listItem["FileLeafRef"] gives me "TestName" and not the updated "TestName ...
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Event Recevier gets wrong date in itemAdding

I have an event receiver in sharepoint online and it is deployed in azure. so i noticed that it is returning the wrong date and have noticed that it gets the previous day if the time is 12:00AM. ...
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How to access another Site with event receiver?

I am doing an event receiver which updates a list from another Site, I don't know how to access another site using CSOM
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Event Receiver - Revert back last version of document Update on Item Updating or Item Updated Event

I want to revert back the last updated version of Document through Event Receiver on specific condition occurred. I have 1 Document Library, in which I have assigned a content type. In content type ...