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BaseType enumeration
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BaseType enumeration

Specifies the base type for a list.

Namespace:  Microsoft.SharePoint.Client
Assemblies:   Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.Silverlight (in Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.Silverlight.dll);  Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.Phone (in Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.Phone.dll)  Microsoft.SharePoint.Client (in Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.dll)

public enum BaseType

Member nameDescription
NoneNo base type is specified. The value = -1.
GenericListEnumeration whose values specify a base type for lists that do not correspond to another base type in this enumeration. The value =.0.
DocumentLibraryEnumeration whose values specify a base type for a document library. The value = 1.
UnusedReserved must not be used. The value = 2.
DiscussionBoardEnumeration whose values specify a base type that should not be used, but may be used for a discussion board. The value = 3.
SurveyEnumeration whose values specify a base type for a survey list. The value = 4.
IssueEnumeration whose values specify a base type for an issue tracking list. The value = 5.

A list has one specified base type, which is one of the following:

Base Type Name


Generic List


Document Library


Discussion Board






An implementation should not have a list with a base type of 3.

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