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SPFieldCollection.Add Method (String, SPFieldType, Boolean, Boolean, StringCollection)

Windows SharePoint Services 3

Creates a field in the collection based on the specified display name, field type, Boolean values for other field properties, and choices in the case of a Choice field.

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

public string Add(
	string strDisplayName,
	SPFieldType type,
	bool bRequired,
	bool bCompactName,
	StringCollection choices


Type: System.String
A string that specifies the display name of the field.
Type: Microsoft.SharePoint.SPFieldType
A SPFieldType value that specifies the type of field to create.
Type: System.Boolean
true to require that the field contain a value; otherwise, false.
Type: System.Boolean
true to compact the field name to eight characters; otherwise, false.
Type: System.Collections.Specialized.StringCollection
A System.Collections.Specialized.StringCollection object that contains choices for a Choice field.

Return Value

Type: System.String
A string that contains the name of the new field.