Chapter 7

Creating Lists

In Chapter 6, “Introduction to Lists,” you learned how to effectively use existing SharePoint lists, from entering and editing data to manipulating views to customizing list settings. In this chapter, you'll go beyond that. Now that you have the basics on what a list is and how to use it, it's time to explore creating lists, first in terms of creating lists from the convenient list templates available on a Team Site and then onward to creating an entirely custom list.

SharePoint contains several kinds of list templates. The preexisting lists we explored in the previous chapter were among the types of lists that can be generated from these templates. Most of these lists were designed to do a particular task, demonstrate ...

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