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SPFieldCollection.Add Method (String, SPFieldType, Boolean, Boolean, StringCollection)

Windows SharePoint Services 3

Creates a field in the collection based on the specified display name, field type, Boolean values for other field properties, and choices in the case of a Choice field.

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

'Declaration
Public Function Add ( _
	strDisplayName As String, _
	type As SPFieldType, _
	bRequired As Boolean, _
	bCompactName As Boolean, _
	choices As StringCollection _
) As String
'Usage
Dim instance As SPFieldCollection
Dim strDisplayName As String
Dim type As SPFieldType
Dim bRequired As Boolean
Dim bCompactName As Boolean
Dim choices As StringCollection
Dim returnValue As String

returnValue = instance.Add(strDisplayName, _
	type, bRequired, bCompactName, choices)

Parameters

strDisplayName
Type: System.String
A string that specifies the display name of the field.
type
Type: Microsoft.SharePoint.SPFieldType
A SPFieldType value that specifies the type of field to create.
bRequired
Type: System.Boolean
true to require that the field contain a value; otherwise, false.
bCompactName
Type: System.Boolean
true to compact the field name to eight characters; otherwise, false.
choices
Type: System.Collections.Specialized.StringCollection
A System.Collections.Specialized.StringCollection object that contains choices for a Choice field.

Return Value

Type: System.String
A string that contains the name of the new field.

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