List Class

Represents a list on a SharePoint Web site.

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

[ScriptTypeAttribute("SP.List", ServerTypeId = "{d89f0b18-614e-4b4a-bac0-fd6142b55448}")]
public class List : SecurableObject

The BrowserFileHandling, DataSource, EffectiveBasePermissions, HasUniqueRoleAssignments, IsAttachmentLibrary, OnQuickLaunch, SchemaXml, ValidationFormula and ValidationMessage properties are not included in the default scalar property set for this type.

This code example creates a new discussion board list on the current site.

using System;
using Microsoft.SharePoint.Client;

namespace Microsoft.SDK.SharePointFoundation.Samples
    class ListExample
        static void Main()
            string siteUrl = "http://MyServer/sites/MySiteCollection";

            ClientContext clientContext = new ClientContext(siteUrl);
            Web site = clientContext.Web;
            ListCreationInformation newListInfo = new ListCreationInformation();
            newListInfo.Title = "New Discussion Board";
            newListInfo.TemplateType = (int)ListTemplateType.DiscussionBoard;
            List newList = site.Lists.Add(newListInfo);


            Console.WriteLine("Added Discussion Board: " + newList.Title);


Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.