SharePoint 2010 Lists Demystified

Arguably just as important as document libraries, lists provide a huge range of tools to end users and administrators, project managers, customers, and partners. A list presents information in columns and rows, much as a spreadsheet does, and then provides special features suited to the purpose of the list. A number of people can work on a SharePoint 2010 list at the same time, facilitating collaboration much more easily than trying to share an Excel spreadsheet.

The standard lists available in SharePoint 2010 are as follows:

• Announcements list

• Contacts list

• Discussion board list

• Links list

• Calendar list

• Tasks list

• Project tasks list

• Issue tracking list

• Survey list

• Custom list

• Custom list ...

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