Getting User data from SPfield

Posted on August 4, 2009. Filed under: Code Snippets | Tags: , , |

private SPUser getUser(SPListItem item, SPField listUser)


string listUserValue = item[listUser.Title].ToString();

SPFieldUser field = (SPFieldUser)listUser;

SPFieldUserValue fieldValue = (SPFieldUserValue)field.GetFieldValue(listUserValue);

return fieldValue.User;


USAGE:¬†string¬†userEmail = getUser(listItem, listItem.Fields[“Modified By”]).Email;

lly any other data like displayname etc.,

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