Damon gives just one example of a poisoned dagger in the game of Sharepoint Development: The Item Event Receiver.
I’m usually disappointed when writers employ oft-overused metaphors to describe a situation.
In other words, if we wanted to set a value “Tax Area” to “Europe” we’d do: In our case, however, we didn’t know what these properties were before hand.
Well, having looked through a number of blog posts, this seems to be the subject of some confusion. However, you can change the display name of the field.
For example, we could change our field’s Title to ‘Tax Region’ – but we still need to use ‘Tax Area’ in our After Properties collection.
This is a less often used approach, which raises two questions – how do you do it, and what happens to child Content Types?
Continue reading While working on pre-filling List Item fields on an item, I became a bit puzzled. After Properties collection is a dictionary which can contain the named value for one of the fields of the item.
Developing a Sharepoint application would have all the fun of a video game, if only you had infinite lives.
Dangers lurk hidden out there which, if you run into them, can be a blow to your project and waste a great deal of time.
And another twist – we won’t know the columns beforehand.
object will be used for both the updating and updated events, and that instance won't be reused in the context of a separate update. To String() since it converts nulls to empty strings. At that point you will not have Before Properties to compare to.
Have a read up on Before Properties and After Properties. And here's a more explicit example that illustrates what you're tring to achieve.