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Get and Set The List Item Value in SharePoint 2010 Using ECMAScript

Updated: Mar 18, 2019


In this article you will see how to get and set the list item value in SharePoint 2010 using ECMAScript. I have a custom list named "Custom" which has the following items.

I have two columns "SampleOne" and "SampleTwo". I need to get the "SampleOne" field value and set the same to the "SampleTwo" field using ECMAScript.

Steps Involved

  • Navigate to the SharePoint site (I have a site page created in my site where I am going to add the content editor web part).

  • Go to Site Actions, click on Edit Page.

  • Click on the Insert tab in the ribbon interface and then click on Web Part button.

  • Select Media and Content in the Categories section and then click on Content Editor.

  • Click on Add.

  • The Content Editor web part will be added to the site page.

  • Click on down arrow and then click on Edit Web Part.

  • Click on "Click here to add new content".

  • Click on the Format Text tab in the ribbon interface and then click on HTML drop down.

  • Click on Edit HTML source.

  • The HTML source window will pop up.

  • Copy and paste the following script.

<script language="ecmascript" type="text/ecmascript"> var listItem; var list; var clientContext; function getSetListItem() { this.clientContext = SP.ClientContext.get_current(); if (this.clientContext != undefined && clientContext != null) { var webSite = clientContext.get_web(); this.list = webSite.get_lists().getByTitle("Custom"); this.listItem = list.getItemById(3);   clientContext.load(this.listItem); this.clientContext.executeQueryAsync(Function.createDelegate(this, this.OnLoadSuccess), Function.createDelegate(this, this.OnLoadFailed));  }  }  function OnLoadSuccess(sender, args) { var value = this.listItem.get_item("SampleOne"); this.listItem.set_item("SampleTwo", value); this.listItem.update(); this.clientContext.load(this.listItem); this.clientContext.executeQueryAsync(Function.createDelegate(this, this.OnLoadSuccess1), Function.createDelegate(this, this.OnLoadFailed));   }  function OnLoadSuccess1(sender, args) {   alert(this.listItem.get_item("SampleTwo"));   }  function OnLoadFailed(sender, args) {   alert('Request failed. ' + args.get_message() + '\n' + args.get_stackTrace());   }</script> <input id="btnGetSetListItem" onclick="getSetListItem()" type="button" value="Get & Set List Item" />

  • Click on Ok.

  • In the ribbon interface click on Save & Close button.

  • In the Content Editor web part you can find a button named "Get & Set List Item", click on that button.

  • An alert will pop up.


SP.ListItem.item Property - Summary

Thus in this article you have seen how to get and set the list item value in SharePoint 2010 using ECMAScript.

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