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Programmatically Disable Event Firing on List Item Update in SharePoint 2010

 

All credit to the original post here

 

The short version for my future reference is

 

Create a simple class

 

public classEventFiring : SPItemEventReceiver
    {
       public void DisableHandleEventFiring()
        {
           this.EventFiringEnabled =false;
        }

       public void EnableHandleEventFiring()
        {
           this.EventFiringEnabled =true;
        }
    }

 

Then use this to disable events

 

 using (SPWeb web = site.OpenWeb())
                {
                    SPList list = web.Lists.TryGetList("Custom");
                    SPListItem item = list.GetItemById(34);
                    item["Title"] ="Updated Successfully";
                    EventFiring eventFiring = newEventFiring();
                    eventFiring.DisableHandleEventFiring();
                    item.Update();
                    eventFiring.EnableHandleEventFiring();
                    Console.WriteLine("Updated Successfully");
                    Console.ReadLine();
                }
            }

via Buzz Blog http://paulbuzzblog.wordpress.com/2013/09/19/programmatically-disable-event-firing-on-list-item-update-in-sharepoint-2010/

Chris Stretton
Paul is a an expert SharePoint and Project Server developer and is responsible for designing and implementing custom solutions on client systems using the latest SharePoint and .NET technologies.
Paul has extensive experience with SharePoint systems across all sizes of implementation, ranging from small to large farms and has an excellent understanding of all the elements of SharePoint.

This article has been cross posted from paulbuzzblog.wordpress.com (original article)

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