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SPField.GetFieldValue method

Converts the specified value into a field type value.

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


Public Overridable Function GetFieldValue ( _
    value As String _
) As Object
Dim instance As SPField
Dim value As String
Dim returnValue As Object

returnValue = instance.GetFieldValue(value)
public virtual Object GetFieldValue(
    string value


  • value
    Type: System.String

    The value to convert into a field type value.

Return value

Type: System.Object
The field type value.


Use this method to convert the field type to a complex data type that differs from that of the parent field type. In a custom type-specific class, override this method to convert; for example, a URL field value in URL, or a Description format into an SPFieldUrlValue object. For more information about field value objects, see Custom Field Value Classes.

See also


SPField class

SPField members

Microsoft.SharePoint namespace