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I'm using two textboxes. One textbox that saves the link to my hyperlink column: http://... and one textbox that saves the description. But i can't get it to work. I've tried

            new SPFieldUrlValue(item["Links"].ToString()).Url = TextBoxAddLink.Text;
            new SPFieldUrlValue(item["Links"].ToString()).Description = TextBoxLinkDesc.Text;
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up vote 4 down vote accepted

You are making two SPFieldUrlValue objects, for one you are setting Url and for other you are setting Description... Instead use below code:

  SPFieldUrlValue urlValue = new SPFieldUrlValue();
  urlValue.Url = TextBoxAddLink.Text.Trim();
  urlValue.Description = TextBoxLinkDesc.Text.Trim();

  spListItemObject["UrlField"] = urlValue;

This will make a single SPFieldUrlValue object and set both Url and Description properties for a single object, I hope this helps

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I've tried Nadeems answer and it worked. What does trim do? – Kristian Salov Jan 23 '13 at 13:13
Nothing, both the answers are same! Trim we usually use for strings to remove empty spaces from start and end of the string! – Arsalan Adam Khatri Jan 23 '13 at 13:15
Okay. Thank you! – Kristian Salov Jan 23 '13 at 13:16
Personally I would prefer @Arsalans answer for the prcise reason that he added Trim. It removes unnecessary spaces. (+1) – Nadeem Yousuf Jan 23 '13 at 13:16

Try this:

SPFieldUrlValue value = new SPFieldUrlValue();
value.Description = TextBoxLinkDesc.Text;
value.Url = TextBoxAddLink.Text;
item["Links"] = value;
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