2.1. Exploring SharePoint's Built-in List Types

SharePoint provides a variety of predefined lists grouped by two or more categories (depending on whether you are using WSS 3.0 or MOSS 2007). First we will explore the communications lists.

2.1.1. Communications Lists

A communications list generally facilitates the exchange of information between the users of a site. It coordinates basic interaction between the columns and the items of the list. You can create one of these lists by choosing Create from the Site Actions menu. The Create page divides the objects that you can create into five categories. Under the Communications group, you see three list types:

  • Announcements

  • Contacts

  • Discussion Boards

Announcements List

Many collaboration templates ...

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