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ListItemPicker control

This control allows you to select one or more items from a list. The List can be filtered to allow select items from a subset of items The item selection is based from a column value. The control will suggest items based on the inserted value.

Here is an example of the control:

ListItemPicker select list items

ListItemPicker select list items

ListItemPicker selected Items

How to use this control in your solutions

  • Check that you installed the @pnp/spfx-controls-react dependency. Check out the getting started page for more information about installing the dependency.
  • Import the control into your component:
import { ListItemPicker } from '@pnp/spfx-controls-react/lib/ListItemPicker';
  • Use the ListItemPicker control in your code as follows:
<ListItemPicker listId='da8daf15-d84f-4ab1-9800-7568f82fed3f'
                filter="Title eq 'SPFx'"
                orderBy={"Id desc"}
                context={this.props.context} />
  • The onSelectedItem change event returns the list items selected and can be implemented as follows:
private onSelectedItem(data: { key: string; name: string }[]) {
  for (const item of data) {
    console.log(`Item value: ${item.key}`);
    console.log(`Item text: ${}`);


The ListItemPicker control can be configured with the following properties:

Property Type Required Description
columnInternalName string yes InternalName of column to search and get values.
keyColumnInternalName string no InternalName of column to use as the key for the selection. Must be a column with unique values. Default: Id
context BaseComponentContext yes SPFx web part or extention context
listId string yes Guid or title of the list.
itemLimit number yes Number of items which can be selected
onSelectedItem (items: any[]) => void yes Callback function which returns the selected items.
className string no ClassName for the picker.
webUrl string no URL of the site. By default it uses the current site URL.
defaultSelectedItems any[] no Initial items that have already been selected and should appear in the people picker.
suggestionsHeaderText string no The text that should appear at the top of the suggestion box.
noResultsFoundText string no The text that should appear when no results are returned.
disabled boolean no Specifies if the control is disabled or not.
filter string no condition to filter list Item, same as $filter ODATA parameter
orderBy string no condition to order by list Item, same as $orderby ODATA parameter
placeholder string no Short text hint to display in empty picker
substringSearch boolean no Specifies if substring search should be used
label string no Specifies the text describing the ListItemPicker.
enableDefaultSuggestions boolean no Enable default suggestions. All options are displayed by default when clicking on the control.