SPFieldCollection.CreateNewField Method

Creates a field based on the specified type name and display name.

Namespace:  Microsoft.SharePoint
Assembly:  Microsoft.SharePoint (in Microsoft.SharePoint.dll)
Available in Sandboxed Solutions: Yes
Available in SharePoint Online

public SPField CreateNewField(
	string typeName,
	string displayName
)

Parameters

typeName
Type: System.String

A string that contains the internal name of the type of the field.

displayName
Type: System.String

A string that contains the display name.

Return Value

Type: Microsoft.SharePoint.SPField
An SPField object that represents the new field.

typeName identifies the type of the new field. It must use the internal name of the field type. Internal names must not contain spaces or punctuation marks. Examples are "Author", "BusinessData", and "SocialSecurityNumber".

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