Lists.GetAttachmentCollection Method

Returns a list of the URLs for attachments to the specified item.

Web Service: ListsWeb Reference: http://<Site>/_vti_bin/Lists.asmx


<SoapDocumentMethodAttribute("", RequestNamespace:="", ResponseNamespace:="", Use:=SoapBindingUse.Literal, ParameterStyle:=SoapParameterStyle.Wrapped)> _
Public Function GetAttachmentCollection ( _
    listName As String, _
    listItemID As String _
) As XmlNode

Dim instance As Lists
Dim listName As String
Dim listItemID As String
Dim returnValue As XmlNode

returnValue = instance.GetAttachmentCollection(listName, listItemID)
[SoapDocumentMethodAttribute("", RequestNamespace="", ResponseNamespace="", Use=SoapBindingUse.Literal, ParameterStyle=SoapParameterStyle.Wrapped)] 
public XmlNode GetAttachmentCollection (
    string listName,
    string listItemID


  • listName
    A string that contains either the title or the GUID for the list.
  • listItemID
    A string that contains the ID for the list item. This value does not correspond to the index of the item within the collection of list items.

Return Value

An XML fragment in the following form that contains the URLs for the attachments and that can be assigned to a System.Xml.XmlNode object.



The following code example displays the URLs of attachments for a specified item in a list on the current site.

This example requires that a using (Visual C#) or Imports (Visual Basic) directive be included for the System.Xml namespace.

Dim listService As New Web_Reference_Folder.Lists()
listService.Credentials = System.Net.CredentialCache.DefaultCredentials

Dim ndAttach As XmlNode = 
    listService.GetAttachmentCollection("List_Name", "1")

MessageBox.Show(ndAttach.OuterXml) '
Web_Reference_Folder.Lists listService = new Web_Reference_Folder.Lists();
listService.Credentials= System.Net.CredentialCache.DefaultCredentials;

XmlNode ndAttach = 


See Also


Lists Class
Lists Members
Lists Web Service