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I need to set currentUser to some item field in Client Object Model. How can I do it?

I always use new SPFieldUserValue (//,//,//) in server code, but here..

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You can try to use this solution

SP.FieldUserValue userValue = new SP.FieldUserValue();
SP.User newUser = ctx.Web.EnsureUser("domain\\username");
userValue.LookupId = newUser.Id;
listItem["userfield"] = userValue;
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