I am editing a SharePoint List using JS Link.

Within a SharePoint-Column, I would like to display information from another SharePoint column. The source is a SharePoint Person Column (Entliehenan).

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When using the following script:

(function () {

    var overrideCtx = {};
    overrideCtx.Templates = {};
    overrideCtx.Templates.Fields = { 'Status': { 'View': CustomField } }; 



function CustomField(ctx){
    var ret

    if (ctx.CurrentItem.Status) {
        ret = "<img style='height: 60px; width: auto;' src='~sites/100037/SiteAssets/Ampel/AmpelRot.png'></img><br><br><span style='background-color: #ffc7ce;'>lent to:&nbsp;" + ctx.CurrentItem.Entliehenbis + "&nbsp;an&nbsp"  + JSON.stringify(ctx.CurrentItem.Entliehenan) + "</span>";
    else if (!ctx.CurrentItem.Status) {
        //ret = "<span style='background-color: #c6efce;'>Kann ausgeliehen werden</span>";
        ret ="<img style='height: 60px; width: auto;' src='~sites/100037/SiteAssets/Ampel/AmpelGRUEN.png'></img>"; 

    else {

    return ret;

(The responsible part in the script:)


it returns

[{"id":"16","title":"Doe, John","email":"john.doe@jdoe.com","sip":"john.doe@jdeo.com","picture":""}] 

Now I would like to only display the Title of the JSON-object ("Doe, John").

How to do this?

I have tried to use:




but both return undefined.

  • If you are using SharePoint Online, are you open to use column formatting? Or is there any specific reason you are using JSLink? Jul 11, 2019 at 6:19
  • Hello Ganesh. I am using the classic library view, as the modern has more limits for my generel Use-Case.
    – SteffPoint
    Jul 11, 2019 at 6:22
  • Ok, Is the person or group field in single selection or multiple selection? Jul 11, 2019 at 6:23
  • The Source Field: Person or Group (NO multiple choice allowed and persons only) ||| The Target Field: Date and Time
    – SteffPoint
    Jul 11, 2019 at 6:26

1 Answer 1


Please Try using below:


There is similar thread on MSDN forum: How to get people picker value using JS Link feature.

Also there is a nice article on Handling field values in JSLink:

Handling field values in JSLink.

Update(to Remove double quotes)::

You can use replace function in JavaScript as given here:

JSON.stringify(ctx.CurrentItem.Entliehenan[0].title).replace(/['"]+/g, '')
  • That's it, thank you so much!
    – SteffPoint
    Jul 11, 2019 at 6:32
  • 1
    Welcome. glad it worked for you. Jul 11, 2019 at 6:34

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