I have a Custom SPList that has a field "Assigned To", now I can add as many items as I want, and they can have same title and same User they are assigned to, but what I want is a script so that I only get the Distinct number of user's email address, e.g. if a user is assigned to more then 1 item, I will get there email address just once, here is the code I wrote down but i dont think if its good enough.

using (SPSite site = new SPSite("www.local.com"))
        using (SPWeb web = site.OpenWeb())
            SPList mySourceList = web.Lists["ListName"];

            SPQuery mySourceListQuery = new SPQuery();

            mySourceListQuery.Query =

                "<OrderBy><FieldRef Name='AssignedTo' />" +
                         "<FieldRef Name='Title' />" +

            SPListItemCollection mySourceItemColl = mySourceList.GetItems(mySourceListQuery);

                foreach (SPUser user in web.Users)
                foreach (SPListItem mySourceListItem in mySourceItemColl)
                    name = mySourceListItem["AssignedTo"].ToString();

                    name = name.Substring(name.IndexOf("#") + 1);

                    if (user.Name == name)

I dont think if it even works properly as it's not going through all of them, any suggestions please


1 Answer 1


I Used SPUserField property instead so I didn't required to compare users with list items anymore.

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