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Get the field type in SharePoint 2010 using ECMAScript In this article you will see how to get the field type in SharePoint 2010 using ECMAScript. Introduction: In this article you will see how to get the field type in SharePoint 2010 using ECMAScript. I have a list named Ã¢â‚¬Å“List RequestÃ¢â‚¬Â
which has the following fields (Navigate to the list, click on List tab
in the ribbon interface. Click on List Settings button). I am going to find the field type for the column named Ã¢â‚¬Å“ChoiceÃ¢â‚¬Â using ECMAScript. Steps Involved:
1. Navigate to the SharePoint site (I have a site page created in my
site where I am going to add the content editor web part). 2. Go to Site Actions, click on Edit Page. 3. Click on Insert tab in the ribbon interface and then click on Web Part button. 4. Select Media and Content in the Categories section and then click on Content Editor. 5. Click on Add. 6. Content editor web part will be added to the site page. 7. Click on down arrow and then click on Edit Web Part. 8. Click on Ã¢â‚¬Å“Click here to add new contentÃ¢â‚¬Â. 9. Click on Format Text tab in the ribbon interface and then click on HTML drop down. 10. Click on Edit HTML source. 11. HTML source window will pop up. 12. Copy and paste the following script.
13. Click on Ok. 14. In the ribbon interface click on Save & Close button. 15. In the content editor web part you could find a button named Ã¢â‚¬Å“Get Field typeÃ¢â‚¬Â, click on that button. 16. Alert will pop up which displays the field type. Reference: SP.Field.get_typeAsString() Property - http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee553500.aspx Summary: Thus in this article you have seen how to get the field type in SharePoint 2010 using ECMAScript.