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SPWeb.GetViewFromUrl Method

Windows SharePoint Services 3

Returns a view of a list within the site based on the specified URL.

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

public SPView GetViewFromUrl(
	string listUrl


Type: System.String
A string that contains either an absolute URL or a site-relative URL.

Return Value

Type: Microsoft.SharePoint.SPView
An SPView object that represents the view of the list

The following code example uses the GetViewFromUrl method to return a view and uses the view to return and display items.

using (SPWeb oWebsite = SPContext.Current.Site.OpenWeb("Website_URL"))
    SPList oList = oWebsite.Lists["List_Name"];
    SPView oView = oWebsite.GetViewFromUrl("Lists/List_Name/View_Name.aspx");
    SPListItemCollection collListItems = oList.GetItems(oView);

Certain objects implement the IDisposable interface, and you must avoid retaining these objects in memory after they are no longer needed. For information about good coding practices, see Best Practices: Using Disposable Windows SharePoint Services Objects.