SPField.GetFieldValue method

Converts the specified value into a field type value.

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

Public Overridable Function GetFieldValue ( _
	value As String _
) As Object
Dim instance As SPField
Dim value As String
Dim returnValue As Object

returnValue = instance.GetFieldValue(value)


Type: System.String

The value to convert into a field type value.

Return value

Type: System.Object
The field type value.

Use this method to convert the field type to a complex data type that differs from that of the parent field type. In a custom type-specific class, override this method to convert; for example, a URL field value in URL, or a Description format into an SPFieldUrlValue object. For more information about field value objects, see Custom Field Value Classes.