"Author" value

Forums Dynamic Forms for SharePoint "Author" value

This topic contains 1 reply, has 2 voices, and was last updated by  Alexander Bautz 4 months, 3 weeks ago.

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  • #17897


    We are trying to compare the value of a people picker to the Author or Created By. I know you don’t have an existing trigger for that so we were going to use custom js. Unfortunately getFieldValue(“Author”) doesn’t return a value. Is there another built in function you have that would return the Author so we could compare against the value of a people picker?

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    Alexander Bautz

    Sorry for the late reply – you can compare with “Author” and “Editor” in this trigger (see attachment).

    If you want to use Custom JS you can find the author like this:

    // Name
    ["Alexander Bautz"]
    // ID

    Please note that both values are in fact arrays so you must convert it to string if you plan to use it for comparing with another variable.


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