Request.Select Property

Gets or sets an XPath expression that specifies the data item that the client is querying against.

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


Public Property Select As String

Dim instance As Request
Dim value As String

value = instance.Select

instance.Select = value
public string Select { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
A string that contains the XPath expression that specifies the data item. This value may be a non-row-returning item, such as a Microsoft SQL Server database or a Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services site, in which the query is a metadata query; or a row-returning item such as a SQL Server table or a Windows SharePoint Services view, in which case the query is a data query.


The Select property specifies XPath expressions such as the following:

  • / Query against the root.

  • /authentication   Query for the supported authentication modes.

  • /dataRoot   Query for the data root format of the adapter.

  • /querySupport   Query for the supported query types.

  • /versions   Query for the version support.

  • /database[@id='Northwind']/table[@id='CustOrderHist']   Query the stored-procedure "CustOrderHist" in the Northwind database.

  • /database[@id='Northwind']   Query for a list of table objects (tables, views, stored procedures, and so on) within the Northwind database.

  • /list[@name='Announcements']   Query against a SharePoint list.

See Also


Request Class

Request Members

Microsoft.SharePoint.Dsp Namespace