FieldProperty Element (View)

Last modified: March 09, 2015

Applies to: SharePoint Foundation 2010

Specifies a property of a field.

  AutoHyperLink = "TRUE" | "FALSE"
  AutoHyperLinkNoEncoding = "TRUE" | "FALSE"
  AutoNewLine = "TRUE" | "FALSE"
  Default = "Text"
  ExpandXML = "TRUE" | "FALSE"
  HTMLEncode = "TRUE" | "FALSE"
  Name = "Text"
  Select = "Text"
  StripWS = "TRUE" | "FALSE"
  URLEncode = "TRUE" | "FALSE"
  URLEncodeAsURL = "TRUE" | "FALSE">




Optional Boolean. TRUE to surround text with <A> tags if the text appears like a hyperlink (for example,


Optional Boolean. TRUE to surround text with <A> tags if the text appears like a hyperlink (for example, but without HTML encoding.


Optional Boolean. TRUE to insert <BR> tags into the text stream and to replace multiple spaces with a nonbreaking space (&nbsp;).


Optional Text. Renders the text assigned to this attribute if the value returned by a selection is an empty string ("").


Optional Boolean. TRUE to re-pass the rendered content through the Collaborative Application Markup Language (CAML) interpreter, which allows CAML to render CAML.


Optional Boolean. TRUE to convert embedded characters so that they are displayed as text in the browser. In other words, characters that could be confused with HTML tags are converted to entities.


Required Text. Specifies the name of the field property.


Optional Text. Specifies the name of a property that applies to the property specified by the Name attribute.


Optional Boolean. TRUE to remove white space from the beginning and end of the value returned by the element.


Optional Boolean. TRUE to convert special characters, such as spaces, to quoted UTF-8 format, for example, %c3%ab for character ë.


Optional Boolean. Like URLEncode, but TRUE to specify that the string to encode is a path component of a URL so that forward slashes ("/") are not encoded.

Minimum: 0

Maximum: Unbounded

The following example uses a Switch statement to evaluate whether the body of a field has rich text formatting. If rich text is applied, then hyperlinks are automatically generated without encoding; otherwise, hyperlinks are encoded.

      <FieldProperty Name="Body" Select="RichText" />
   <Case Value="TRUE">
      <HTML><![CDATA[ <div> ]]></HTML>
      <Limit Len="250" AutoHyperLinkNoEncoding="TRUE" MoreText="...">
         <Column Name="Body" />
      <HTML><![CDATA[ </div> ]]></HTML>
      <Limit Len="250" MoreText="..." AutoHyperLink="TRUE" 
         <Column Name="Body" />