Saturday, May 31, 2008

How to find the Internal name of a field of a list?

Many times while coding (especially in event handlers) we need the internal names of the fields of the list. A simple way to find out the internal names is given below:

Go to list settings and then click on the column (field) name from the page.
It will navigate to the column details page with the information like the data type name etc.
To find out the internal name go to the address bar and press 'End' which will take you to the end of the address url.
the last word is the internal name of the field.


Anonymous said...

What about spaces and special chars?

SharePoint Kings said...

it will encode it and the same you can find with the method describe over here.

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