ListProperty element (View)

Applies to: SharePoint 2016 | SharePoint Foundation 2013 | SharePoint Online | SharePoint Server 2013

Returns the value of a specified column in the List of Lists table.

  AutoHyperLink = "TRUE" | "FALSE"
  AutoHyperLinkNoEncoding = "TRUE" | "FALSE"
  AutoNewLine = "TRUE" | "FALSE"
  Default = "Text"
  ExpandXML = "TRUE" | "FALSE"
  ForInstance = "TRUE" | "FALSE"
  HTMLEncode = "TRUE" | "FALSE"
  Select = "Text"
  StripWS = "TRUE" | "FALSE"
  URLEncode = "TRUE" | "FALSE"
  URLEncodeAsURL = "TRUE" | "FALSE">

Elements and attributes

The following sections describe attributes, child elements, and parent elements.


Attribute Description
Optional Boolean. TRUE to surround text with <A> tags if the text appears like a hyperlink, for example,
Optional Boolean. TRUE to surround text with <A> tags if the text appears like a hyperlink (for example, but without HTML encoding.
Optional Boolean. TRUE to insert <BR> tags into the text stream and to replace multiple spaces with a nonbreaking space (&nbsp;).
Optional Text. Sets the default ProgID for the application that created the list.
Optional Boolean. TRUE to re-pass the rendered content through the Collaborative Application Markup Language (CAML) interpreter, which allows CAML to render CAML.
Optional Boolean. TRUE to return the number of items belonging to the current Meeting Instance ID by filtering on the InstanceID field. If the list does not support multiple-instance data, returns the total number of items in the list.
Optional Boolean. TRUE to convert embedded characters so that they are displayed as text in the browser. In other words, characters that could be confused with HTML tags are converted to entities.
Required Text. Specifies a field in the List of Lists table.
Optional Boolean. TRUE to remove white space from the beginning and end of the value returned by the element.
Optional Boolean. TRUE to convert special characters, such as spaces, to quoted UTF-8 format, for example, %c3%ab for character ë.
Optional Boolean. Like URLEncode, but TRUE to specify that the string to encode is a path component of a URL and not to encode the forward slash (/).

Child elements


Parent elements



  • Minimum: 0
  • Maximum: Unbounded (1 within Expr1 and Expr2)


The following example defines the link to display when the number of items exceeds the limit set for the page through the RowLimit element. The example uses the ListProperty element to return the URL for the default view.

   <HTML><![CDATA[<table class="ms-summarycustombody" cellpadding=0 
      cellspacing=0 border=0>
         <TR><TD Class="ms-vb"><a href="]]></HTML>
   <ListProperty Select='DefaultViewUrl'/>
   <HTML><![CDATA[" ID=onetidMoreEvts>]]></HTML>
   <HTML>(More Events...)</HTML>
      <tr><td height="8"><IMG SRC="/_layouts/images/blank.gif" width=1 
         height=8 alt=""></td></tr></table>]]></HTML>

See also