getControlType (Client API reference)

Returns a value that categorizes controls.

Control Types supported

All

Syntax

getControl(arg).getControlType();

Note

Unsure about entity vs. table? See Developers: Understand terminology in Microsoft Dataverse.

Return Value:

Type: String

Return Value Description
standard A standard control
iframe An IFRAME control
kbsearch A knowledge base search control
lookup A lookup control
choices A choices control
notes A notes control
choice A choice control
quickform A quick view control
subgrid A subgrid control
timercontrol A timer control
timelinewall A timeline control (for Unified Interface)
webresource A web resource control
customcontrol: <namespace>.<name> A custom control for Dynamics 365 mobile clients (phones and tablets)
customsubgrid:<namespace>.<name> A custom dataset control for Dynamics 365 mobile clients (phones and tablets)

Controls

getControl