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How will I fetch choice field values from site content type directly>

This is what I have tried:

http://<sitecollection>/<site>/_api/web/contenttypes
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  • What exactly do you want to fetch? site columns in content type? Jun 17, 2019 at 10:15
  • correct site columns in content type . Jun 17, 2019 at 10:22
  • Do you want to get the site columns for particular content type or all site columns in your SharePoint site? Jun 17, 2019 at 10:22
  • I have two choice columns in a content type , so i have to fetch the values of these choice columns . Jun 17, 2019 at 10:22
  • yes , particular content type and this content type is not used in any list or library Jun 17, 2019 at 10:23

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If you know the names of your site columns then you can get choices for choice column direct using fields endpoint on web.

/_api/web/fields?$select=Choices&$filter=Title eq 'ChoiceCol'
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  • Thank You Ganesh, This Query worked for me as required Jun 18, 2019 at 8:48
  • Welcome. keep using this platform for any SharePoint related queries. Jun 18, 2019 at 9:20
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Assuming you know content type ID or title on which you you need find all Choice fields

Query first content type and its fields whose type is choice. Below is example of ContentType Tasks and using filter we are getting only Fields of type Choice

/sites/yoursc/_api/Web/ContentTypes(@v0)/Fields?&@v0='0x0108'&$select=ID,StaticName,Title, TypeAsString&$filter=TypeAsString eq 'Choice'

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Now you can loop through above fields to target your specific field with ID. Below is URI for TaskStatus column

 /sites/mysc/_api/Web/AvailableFields(@v0)?&@v0=guid'c15b34c3-ce7d-490a-b133-3f4de8801b76'

You will get output as below

{
    "__metadata": {
        "type": "Collection(Edm.String)"
    },
    "results": [
        "Not Started",
        "In Progress",
        "Completed",
        "Deferred",
        "Waiting on someone else"
    ]
}

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