SPList.GetItemById method

Gets the list item with the specified identifier (ID).

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


Public Function GetItemById ( _
    id As Integer _
) As SPListItem
Dim instance As SPList
Dim id As Integer
Dim returnValue As SPListItem

returnValue = instance.GetItemById(id)
public SPListItem GetItemById(
    int id


  • id
    Type: System.Int32

    The item ID. This value is not the index of the item within the collection of items for the list, but the value of the ID property of the list item.

Return value

Type: Microsoft.SharePoint.SPListItem
The list item with the specified ID.


Exception Condition

The list item does not exist.


The list is not a user information list.


This method retrieves data for all fields of the specified item, which can have a significant impact on performance. To retrieve the data for only some fields, call the GetItemByIdSelectedFields(Int32, []) method with the desired fields.

See also


SPList class

SPList members

Microsoft.SharePoint namespace