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Bind Event Receiver to List Dynamically

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 29, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

Hey all, I've been working on a little application page that will give users the option to say whether a list should allow duplicate title entries.

I am able to pass the current list GUID to the application page using this:

<UrlAction Url="~site/_layouts/preventduplicates.aspx?List={ListId}"/>

within a custom action which I've added to the list settings. I'm kind of stuck now....


I'm not sure how to grab this GUID out of the url, and use it so I can bind the current list with my event receiver. Every example I've seen of binding has used a hard coded list name which is fine as an example, but isn't the best for real applications. Or is there a way to use the GUID to get the lists name which I can then pass to the spweb.Lists[var] ? Since I won't know the list name beforehand.

Hope all of that makes sense, any suggestions are appreciated.

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