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Posts Tagged "Custom List"

3 ways to create custom lists in SharePoint

I love custom lists! They are a great way to organize non-document information. Whether it is a list of issues, a list of projects, or a list of vacation requests – lists allow for a great web-based alternative to Excel. By the way, I compared the two in the past. Over the years, lists evolved, and we now have several ways to… keep reading >

How to hide a field in SharePoint lists and libraries with the conditional formula

Working with SharePoint reminds me of watching James Bond movies – you think you have seen them all and know all the cool spy gadgets, yet, a new movie comes out, and there is a set of the new tricks in the book. The same with SharePoint – it is like a goldmine of cool stuff. Recently, I learned a cool trick,… keep reading >

How to create a custom list in SharePoint by copying an existing custom list

We always had various ways to create custom lists in SharePoint: we could create one manually, import from Excel, and we could also create one a custom list by copying an existing list. That last option was there but required a bit of manipulation and luck. Fortunately, with the introduction of modern SharePoint lists, we now have a much easier way to… keep reading >

How to import an Excel spreadsheet to a SharePoint custom list

Importing Excel to SharePoint has always been somewhat of a matzo ball. We had a few options available, but each one came with a long list of quirks that made the whole process and result less than desirable. Recently, Microsoft has added a new capability to SharePoint Lists, where users can import Excel spreadsheets to a SharePoint Custom list, and the whole… keep reading >

5 ways to display Employee Birthdays and Anniversary Dates in SharePoint Online

One of the common requests for Company Intranets is the ability to display employee birthdays or anniversary dates on a main SharePoint Intranet landing page. While there is no dedicated, out of the box web part that allows you to do this (yet), there are a few tricks in the book that I employed for my clients in the past. That’s what… keep reading >