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SPMobileBaseFieldControl.CreateControlForNew Method

Windows SharePoint Services 3

Creates a control for rendering the field on a New item form.

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

protected virtual MobileControl CreateControlForNew()

Return Value

Type: System.Web.UI.MobileControls.MobileControl
A MobileControl that renders the field on a New form.

The default implementation calls CreateControlForDisplay.

The following example shows an override of this method that inserts default text in the item title on a New item form. For the full example, see Walkthrough: Creating a Custom Field Rendering Control for Mobile Pages.


protected override MobileControl CreateControlForNew()


MobileControl myNewControl = null;

if (this.Field != null)


string text = "Group: Project Name";

if (!this.Page.IsPostBack)


this.TextBoxControl.Text = text;


myNewControl = this.TextBoxControl;


return myNewControl;