Sharepoint: Lists

Lists are configurable tables that can be used to present data in an easy-to-read format. They can be used to store contact information, inventory items, or anything for which you may normally use a spreadsheet.

Creating a List

  1. From the Gear Icon (Settings Menu), select Site Contents...
  2. Click on + New, Select App ...
  3. The "Your Apps" Window will open.
  4. A number of options will appear - many of these are pre-made lists. However, for this example, we will click on Custom List.
  5. Name the list and click on Create.
  6. You will then be taken to Sites Content. Click on the list name you just setup. You will now need to define the columns for the list.
  7. Click on the Gear Icon, select List Settings.
  8. Under Columns, Click on Create Column.
  9. A new window will appear. You will need to define the column name and type, and complete any additional settings. Once completed, click on OK.
  10. You will then see your column in the list view.Example Column
  11. Repeat the necessary steps to add all the columns you need.
  12. To change the order of the column, click on All items and select Edit Current View.
  13. You can then select the order you would like to view the columns. Once completed, click on OK at the bottom of the page.

Add Item To List

  1. To add an item to the list, first navigate to the list, and then click on + New.
  2. A new window will open with all the fields associated with the list.
  3. When complete click on Save. Your new item will be appended to the list.