Is there a possibility to access the ListItem.Properties from the Javascript COM? All I'm seeing is the possibility to read all Fields. There also is the funny [SP.ListItem.LoadExpandoFields()][1], but I don't know what it does.

  • I believe you can access this by soap so you would be looking at accessing the soap api via JQuery, failing that make your own handler and call that.
    – Hugh Wood
    Aug 21 '12 at 18:52
  • With soap you mean the SP webservices?
    – Dennis G
    Aug 21 '12 at 19:27

You could try:


Full example (with ES5):

var listTitle = 'TestList', itemId = 1;

var ctx = new SP.ClientContext();
var item = ctx.get_web().get_lists().getByTitle(listTitle).getItemById(itemId);
ctx.executeQueryAsync(function() {
  var properties = item.get_fieldValues().MetaInfo.trim();
  properties = properties.split(/\n/).filter(function(p) {
    return !!p;
  }).map(function(p) {
    p = p.split(/\|/);
    var t = p[0].split(/:/);
    return {
      name: t[0],
      type: t[1],
      value: p[1]
  • Nice! SharePoint 2013 will make our lives easier, but this is neat. Didn't know MetaInfo contained all properties.
    – Dennis G
    Nov 11 '12 at 15:31
  • 1
    Me neither actually. What I did was to inspect the payload sent from server to see if my properties were actually sent at all. Then I noticed that they were contained in MetaInfo.
    – eirikb
    Nov 11 '12 at 16:29

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