Use TryGetList to check if a list exist in SharePoint (SharePoint Object Model)


We were getting the following error that “list doesn’t exist in the site” because the user was not having read permission on that list.

The code we were using was

SPList myList= spWeb.Lists[“mylist”];

A better approach would be

SPList myList = spWeb.Lists.TryGetList(“myList”);

If(myList != null )

// …

Bye ..

Author: Nishant Rana

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