Working with Lists and Libraries in SharePoint Online

Lists in SharePoint are containers that let you view and maintain information, just as with an Excel spreadsheet or a database table. Just like spreadsheets or database tables, lists have columns and rows. Each column identifies the type of information that gets stored in the list. Each row, also called a list item, stores said information. SharePoint comes with a set of ready-to-use templates that can be used to create lists with built-in functionality. Examples of such lists are Announcements, Contacts, and Tasks lists. All lists come with some standard and useful features, such as the following:

  • The ability to add or remove various types of columns as needed
  • The ability to specify ...

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