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SPWeb.GetList Method

Windows SharePoint Services 3

Returns the list that is associated with the specified server-relative URL.

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

Public Function GetList ( _
	strUrl As String _
) As SPList
Dim instance As SPWeb
Dim strUrl As String
Dim returnValue As SPList

returnValue = instance.GetList(strUrl)


Type: System.String
A string that contains the server-relative URL for a list, for example, /sites/MySiteCollection/Lists/Announcements.

Return Value

Type: Microsoft.SharePoint.SPList
An SPList object that represents the list.

When you call the GetList method using the full URL for a list that does not exist, a FileNotFoundException is thrown and the value of the AllowUnsafeUpdates property changes to false.

Use the GetListFromWebPartPageUrl method to return the list that is associated with the first Web Part in a Web Part page.