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SPEventReceiverBase.DisableEventFiring method

NOTE: This API is now obsolete.

Prevents events from being raised.

Namespace:  Microsoft.SharePoint
Assembly:  Microsoft.SharePoint (in Microsoft.SharePoint.dll)


<ObsoleteAttribute("Use EventFiringEnabled")> _
Protected Sub DisableEventFiring

[ObsoleteAttribute("Use EventFiringEnabled")]
protected void DisableEventFiring()


One reason to prevent events from being raised is to avoid recursion. For example, if you have an ItemAdded event on a list and you write code within it to add an item, you can put that code in a DisableEventReceivers() ... EnableEventReceivers() block to avoid recursion.

See also


SPEventReceiverBase class

SPEventReceiverBase members

Microsoft.SharePoint namespace