SPFieldUser class

Represents a user field.

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

public class SPFieldUser : SPFieldLookup

If you set properties of the SPFieldUser class you must call the Update method for changes to take effect in the database.

The field value for the SPFieldUser class is contained in the SPFieldUserValue class. For information about creating custom field value classes, see Custom Field Value Classes.

An SPFieldUser object can be rendered through the UserField server control.

The SPFieldUser class corresponds to the User data type that is specified through the Type attribute of the Field element.

Notes to inheritors

In SharePoint Foundation, columns based on custom field types are read-only in Datasheet view.

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