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I'm trying to make a field in Edit mode hidden by using this code below :-

$web = $context.Web
$site = $context.Site 
$list = $web.Lists.GetByTitle("Test List");

$fields = $list.Fields["TestHidden"];

# Controls Field in Edit Form
$fields.SetShowInEditForm = $false;
$fields.Update();
$list.Update();

$context.ExecuteQuery();

But i'm getting the error:- Property 'SetShowInEditForm' cannot be found on this object; make sure it exists and is settable.- SharePoint Online

Any ideas what am i missing?

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In SPO, the SetShowInEditForm is a method and not a property.

You can "set" the value as below:

$fields.SetShowInEditForm($false);

Reference - Field.SetShowInEditForm method

  • THanks for that. But now i get error: You cannot call a method on a null-valued expression. At C:\Powershell\HideColumnINModes.ps1:20 char:1 + $fields.SetShowInEditForm($false); + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ – naijacoder May 5 '17 at 1:57
  • Got it.Changed my code to $field = $list.Fields.GetByInternalNameOrTitle("TestHidden"); – naijacoder May 5 '17 at 2:10

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