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Microsoft® SharePoint® Foundation 2010 Inside Out by Penelope Coventry Errin O’Connor Troy Lanphier, Johnathan Lightfoot, Thomas Resing, and Michael Doyle

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Modifying Lists and Libraries

You might find an existing list or library within your organization that would meet your requirements if it only contained a few additional fields (that is, content types or columns). The topics in this section explain how to modify an existing list or library to better suit your needs.

Numerous organizations have similar data that is being captured on the same topic, but the data is in multiple lists or libraries on separate sites. The challenge is working with different users and groups to see if these lists or libraries can either be combined into a centralized one that contains all of the content types and columns; if not, then how one or more of the lists or libraries can be modified to meet the organization’s ...

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