Saturday, January 06, 2007

Registering Event Handler for list events

To register event handler for list events , create folder in the \template\features folder named "EventFeature" which contain a feature.xml file that specifies the scope and ID of the "feature" and element .xml file that the former file references.The feature file might look like the following :

< Feature>
< Scope="Web"
Title="Event handler"
Id="Create a GUID"
xmlns="" >
< ElementManifests >
< ElementManifest location="element.xml" >
< /ElementManifests>
< /Feature>

The element.xml file registers the event handler assembly and associates it with a list type, for announcement list type is 104 as shown below:

< Elements >
< Receivers
< ListTemplateOwners="name of site definition using which this site is created and this list belongs to "
ListTemplateId="104" >
< Receiver >
< Name >EventHandler< /Name >
< Type >2< /Type >
< SequenceNumber >10000< /SequenceNumber >
< Assembly > "NameSpace name of assembly"
,version=,Culture=neutral,PublicKeyToken="public key token of assembly"
< /Assembly >
< /Class >"ClassNameOfAssembly"< /Class >
< Data >< /Data >
< Filter >< /Filter >
< /Receiver >
< /Receivers >
< /Elements >

Once we are done with feature creation ,register feature using stsadm.exe tool present in "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\web server extensions\12\BIN"

Run the following command to install feature :
stsadm -o installfeature -filename EventFeature\feature.xml

Run the follwing command to activate the feature:
stsadm -o activatefeature -filename EventFeature\feature.xml -url "url of the site"

That's it you are done with features ...just go forward and try adding ,deleting,editing in list and check weather it performs as per your expectations .


1 comment:

Anonymous said...

We found out the hard way that when an anonymous user interacts with a list (i.e. adds an item), the event handlers are not fired. This is a bug in SharePoint 2007 (acknowledged by MS) that will "not be fixed any time soon". So, for Internet facing sites where an anonymous user completes a form that inserts a new entry in a list, the ItemAdded() event will not fire.

Tranformation in Manufacturing

 Do you want to know how CPG industry  is undergoing transformation using IoT technology, read the blogs on how AWS partners are using AWS t...