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Support Writing to PersonOrGroup Columns

Currently it isn't possible to write values to a PersonOrGroup column in a List Item. The API lacks the ability to retrieve a list of people or groups, making it impossible to determine the ID stored in the Site's _catalog. It also lacks the equivalent to SharePoint's Web.EnsureUser() method making it impossible to generate new IDs based on an existing User object.

Request is:

- Support returning list of users and groups from the site

- Provide an equivalent to Web.EnsureUser() that handles transparently mapping an existing User or Group entity to a Site's catalog.

- Support returning the actual User or Group entity rather than simply the DisplayName or LookupId from the Site.

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    Marc LaFleur shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

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