Update Field From List in SharePoint using CSOM

The example in this topic show how to use CSOM to Update Field From List in SharePoint

  • using Microsoft.SharePoint.Client;
  • using System.Linq;
  •  
  • using (ClientContext clientContext = new ClientContext("http://MyServer/sites/MySiteCollection"))
  • {
  • // clientcontext.Web.Lists.GetById - This option also can be used to get the list using List GUID
  • // This value is NOT List internal name
  • List targetList = clientcontext.Web.Lists.GetByTitle("List Name");
  •  
  • Field oField = targetList.Fields.GetByTitle("New Column");
  •  
  • // Need to load field to get description of it
  • clientcontext.Load(oField);
  •  
  • oField.Description = "Updated Description of the field";
  • oField.Update();
  • clientcontext.ExecuteQuery();
  • }

Thank you for reading this article. This code was tested in SharePoint 2013


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