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Available Field Types in SharePoint 2010


This post is a compilation of the fldtypes.xml and the fldtypes_*.xml files in SP2010 that gives a clear overview of the field types we can use. I haven’t added the use of each field yet as I need to test each field to get a good feeling of what it  does.

Out of the box Field Types

Name Use
   
AllDayEvent  
Attachments  
Boolean  
BusinessData  
Calculated  
Choice  
Computed  
ContentTypeId  
Counter  
CrossProjectLink  
Currency  
DateTime  
Decimal  
File  
GridChoice  
Guid  
Integer  
Lookup  
LookupMulti  
ModStat  
MultiChoice  
MultiColumn  
Note  
Number  
PageSeperator  
Recurrence  
Text  
ThreadIndex  
Threading  
Url  
User  
UserMulti  
WorkflowEventType  
WorkflowStatus  

GROUPBOARD Field Types

Name Use
   
CallTo  
Confirmation  
ContactInfo  
Facilities  
FreeBusy  
Overbook  
SendTo  
WhereAbout  

GROUPBOARD Upgrade Field Types (do not use)

Name Use
   
GbwLocation  
GbwParticipants  
GbwSREnd  
GbwSRStart  

Hold Field Types

Name Use
   
HoldsField  
ExemptField  

Publishing Field Types

Name Use
   
HTML  
Image  
Link  
SummaryLinks  
LayoutVariationsField  
ContentTypeIdFieldType  
PublishingScheduleStartDateFieldType  
PublishingScheduleEndDateFieldType  
MediaFieldType  

SPRating Field Types

Name Use
   
AverageRating  
RatingCount  

TargetTo Field Types

Name Use
   
TargetTo  

Taxonomy Field Types

Name Use
TaxonomyFieldType  
TaxonomyFieldTypeMulti  
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  1. David Lozzi
    September 13, 2011 at 2:05 pm

    Can’t see any uses! But thanks for the list, still helpful

    • Mäni
      March 7, 2012 at 10:40 am

      You say it yourself, it’s helpful! 😉

      • David Lozzi
        March 13, 2012 at 12:19 pm

        I meant the Use column, it’s empty…

  2. June 12, 2012 at 10:54 am

    Thank you so much… Better than MSDN collection

  3. Jim Smith
    August 2, 2012 at 12:23 am

    Url is actually URL, watch out for caps

  4. Dani Milloc
    February 15, 2013 at 1:41 pm

    Thanks for the URL thing, you save me!

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