When using a custom HTTP module and you create a view for a list you get an error saying Cannot complete this action. Please try again.

This post is a contribution from Aravinda Devagari, an engineer with the SharePoint Developer Support team When you are using a custom HTTP module with a SharePoint site, you will notice that if you go ahead and create a custom list view you will get an error: “Cannot complete this action.  Please try again.” This…

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How to Avoid Item addition when attachment is invalid.

This post is a contribution from Jaishree Thiyagrajan, an engineer with the SharePoint Developer Support team When we add a files with name containing only symbols like "([{_$%]}).txt" as an attachment to a list, we will see the error "The file/folder name that contains characters that are not allowed" & the attachment will not be…

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