Im working on a pretty simple spfx CommandSet extension. Its goal is to duplicate an item, when an item is selected. I have the working code. My problem is, that i searched the context property, but could not find a method, to update the ListView, to show the newly created(duplicated) item. (By default it not shows the created item because i created it with an API call)


public onListViewUpdated(event: IListViewCommandSetListViewUpdatedParameters): void {
  const duplicateCommand: Command = this.tryGetCommand('DUPLICATE_ITEM');
  if (duplicateCommand) {
    duplicateCommand.visible = (event.selectedRows.length === 1);

public onExecute(event: IListViewCommandSetExecuteEventParameters): void {
  switch (event.itemId) {
    case 'DUPLICATE_ITEM': this.DuplicateItem(event); break;
    default: throw new Error('Unknown command');
private DuplicateItem(event: IListViewCommandSetExecuteEventParameters): void {
  //stuff to do
    .then((result: any) => {
      //refresh ListView to show new item
    }).catch(error => {
      //error handling

How can i do this?


There is a Microsoft sample project on github that does exactly the same. Looking at their code, it does mention that there is currently no way to refresh just the list view and their solution seems to be reloading the entire page using location.reload();. If you look at the file SpfxCloneCommandSet.ts they mention that there is currently no way to reload just the list view and just refresh entire page.

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