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I want to get the display name of created by and modified by fields for a user in a SharePoint 2013 List using CSOM in powershell.

I know that can be acheived by:

New-Object Microsoft.SharePoint.SPFieldUserValue()

But I want an alternative for that in CSOM powershell. Please assist.

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In SharePoint CSOM, use Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.FieldUserValue class instead like this:

$owner = new-object Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.FieldUserValue($item["Owner"]).LookupValue
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I'm using this for Author and Editor columns in a list.

function GetUserDisplayName($UserValue)
{
    $user = $web.SiteUsers.GetById($UserValue.Split(";#")[0]);      
    return $user.DisplayName
}
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  • Thanks @newbie what value to provide in $UserValue? Nov 30 '18 at 6:48
  • You can you a user column type. Such as Author or Editor columns for a list item.
    – newbie
    Nov 30 '18 at 8:22
  • This is not CSOM though...
    – Bunzab
    Nov 30 '18 at 9:25
  • Ooops yea. I saw PowerShell SharePoint-Server labels :/
    – newbie
    Nov 30 '18 at 9:53

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