SPField.GetFieldValueAsText Method

Gets the field value as plain text.

Namespace:  Microsoft.SharePoint
Assembly:  Microsoft.SharePoint (in Microsoft.SharePoint.dll)
Available in Sandboxed Solutions: Yes
Available in SharePoint Online


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

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


Return Value

Type: System.String
The value as plain text without any formatting.


In a custom type-specific class, override this method to convert the value; for example, to convert a DateTime value to a display format based on the locale and calendar of end users in Display mode.

See Also


SPField Class

SPField Members

Microsoft.SharePoint Namespace