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You can create and share lists that help you track issues, assets, routines, contacts, inventory, and more. Start from a template, Excel file, or from scratch. If you're in Microsoft Teams, seeGet started with Lists in Teams.

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  1. From the Lists app in Microsoft 365, select+New list.(To get to the Lists app, at the top of any page, select the Microsoft 365 app launcher Create a list - Microsoft Support (2), select All apps, and then select Lists.)

    From your SharePoint sitehome page or the Site contents page, select+New>List. Create a list - Microsoft Support (3)

  2. From theCreate a listpage, select one of the following options:

    Notes:

    • Visual updates for lists are gradually rolling out worldwide, which means that your experience may differ from what's described in this article.

    • 2,000 lists and libraries combined per site collection is the limit (including main site and any subsites) after which you will receive error: Sorry, something went wrong. The attempted operation is prohibited because it exceeds the list view threshold. See SharePoint limits.

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    1. Blank list: Chooseto start a list from scratch. Add alist Name,Description(optional), and select whether you want the list to appear in the left site navigation. When you're finished selecting options, selectCreate.

    2. From Excel: Choose this option tocreate a list based on an Excel spreadsheet.

    3. From existing list: Choose this option to save time andcreate a new list based on the columns in another list. Your new list will start with all the same columns, but it won't include any of the data from the original list.

    4. Templates: Select a template, for exampleIssue tracker, to see what columns the template contains and scroll through sample data to see what it looks like.If you find a template you like, selectUsetemplate. If you don't see any you want, selectBackto get back to the Create a list page. Learn more about how tocreate a list from a templateor about thelists templates in Microsoft 365.

  3. When your list opens, add an item to your list by either selecting+ New or Edit in grid view. (Grid view lets you add information freely to different rows or columns.)
    To add different types of information to the list, select+ Add column. To learn more, seeCreate a column in a list or library.

Tip:To change the name of your list, select its title, type a new name, and then select Save. Or from the Lists home page, on your list's tile, select Open actions (...),and then select Customize.

To change list properties, delete the list, add permissions, manage columns, andother updates, selectSettings Create a list - Microsoft Support (5), and then selectList Settings. For more info, see Edit a list.

Create a list on a classicSharePoint or aSharePoint Server 2019 site

  1. SelectSettings Create a list - Microsoft Support (6), and then selectSite contents.

  2. Select+ New, and then selectList.

  3. Enter a Name for the list, and optionally, a Description.

    The name appears at the top of the list and can appearin site navigation to help others find it.

  4. SelectCreate.

  5. When your list opens, to add room for more types of information to the list, select+ or + Add column.

    For more info aboutadding columns, see Create a column in a SharePoint list or library.

For infoabout creating a list based on an existing list, see Create a new SharePoint list based on the columns in another list.

To change properties, delete the list, add permissions, manage columns, and a number of other updates, selectSettings Create a list - Microsoft Support (7), and then selectList Settings. For more info, see Edit a list.

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Create lists from other types of list templates

You can useSharePoint Server 2019 lists for more than a simple list. You can choose from list templates such as Links, Calendar, Survey, Issue Tracking, Announcements, and more.

Calendar app example

  1. In this example, we used calendar and chose the built-in calendar app for SharePoint. You may see other calendars that have been built within your company or offered by a third party.

  2. Enter a Name for the app you chose, such as Event calendar, July tasks, or Company Contacts.

    The name appears at the top of the list in most views, becomes part of the web address for the list page, and appears in site navigation to help users find the list. You can change the name of a list, but the web address will remain the same.

  3. SharePoint returns you to the Site contents page. Find the app you just created in the Site contents list, and open it. SharePoint creates a default version of the app, calendar, task list, or whatever app you created.

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  4. You can start entering data using +new task, edit this list, Add, or whatever way the specific app provides to add data.

Note:Some list-based apps only appear in the classic environment.

Depending on the type of app you choose, tochange the app's settings, from theribbon at the top of the page,selectList Settings or the List tab. For more info aboutsettings, see Edit list settings in SharePoint.

  1. SelectSettings Create a list - Microsoft Support (10), and then selectAdd an app.

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  2. Enter the type of list template you want (custom, task, calendar, and so on) into the search box, and selectSearch Create a list - Microsoft Support (12).

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  3. Select the List template app you want use.

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  4. Enter a Name (required).

    The name appears at the top of the list in most views, becomes part of the web address for the list page, and appears in site navigation to help users find the list. You can change the name of a list, but the web address will remain the same.

    To providean optional Description and additional info, depending on the particular list app, selectAdvanced Options. Advanced Options.

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  5. SelectOK.

  1. On the page that you want to add the list or library, selectPage, and then selectEdit. If you don't see the Page tab, selectSettings Create a list - Microsoft Support (16), and then selectEdit Page.

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    Note:If the Edit command is disabled or doesn’t appear, you maynot have permission to edit the page.

  2. Select the place on the page where you want the list or library to appear, selectInsert,and then selectApp Part.

  3. For the list or library, select the App Part, and then selectAdd. In Add apps,any lists you created should appear.

  4. When you’re finished editing the page, selectthe Page tab, and then selectSave. In some cases, you have the option to Save as Draft or Save and Publish.

Important:Some pages can't be edited, such as the Site Contents page.

Using the previous steps, here’s an example of a list that was added to a page.

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  1. On the page where you want to minimize or restore the list or library, selectPage, and then selectEdit.

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  2. Point to the list or library, selectthe down arrow, and selectMinimize or Restore depending on the current position of the list or library, and then selectOK.

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  3. When you’re finished editing the page, selectSave. In some cases, you have the option to Save as Draft or Save and Publish.

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  1. On the Lists Home page, tap New.

  2. Under Create New, tap Blank List to start a list from scratch, or select an option under Templates.

    • Blank list starts a list from scratch.

    • Templates are pre-defined, purpose-based options that have columns already defined for you. Select one to see what it has and whether it is right for you. You may change the columns to fit your needs.

Start your blank list

  1. Tap Blank List, then give it a Name and a Description.

  2. Choose a color and an icon.

  3. Choose whether to save it under My Lists or on a specific SharePoint site.

  4. Tap Create.

    A blank list opens with a standard “Title” column on the left.

  5. To add a column, tap More, then tap Add New Column.

  6. Choose the type of column data you want, then define the columns settings. Tap the check mark to save the column settings.

  7. Repeat steps 5 and 6 until you’ve defined all your columns.

  8. To add an item to your list, tap New, then enter the data for each column. Select the check mark to save your item (or tap the × to discard the item data without saving).

Start a template-based list

  1. After you tap one of the templates,it will open so that you can see the columns and sample data it contains.

  2. Scroll through the template to see if it's right for you.

    As you scroll horizontally, the left-most column data stays in view, helping to keep the related data in context.

  3. When you've found the template you want, tapUse This Template.

    Your new list opens with all the predefined columns from the template.

  4. To add a column, tap More, then tap Add New Column.

  5. Choose the type of column data you want, then define the columns settings. Tap the check mark to save the column settings.

  6. Repeat steps 4 and 5 until you’ve defined any additional columns you want.

  7. To remove an existing column, tap the column heading, scroll to the bottom of the settings, and tap Delete Column.

  8. To add an item to your list, tap New, then enter the data for each column. Select the check mark to save your item (or tap the × to discard the item data without saving).

  1. On the Lists Home page, tap New.

  2. Under Create New, tap Blank list to start a list from scratch, or select an option under Templates.

    • Blank list starts a list from scratch.

    • Templates are pre-defined, purpose-based options that have columns already defined for you. Select one to see what it has and whether it is right for you. You may change the columns to fit your needs.

Start your blank list

  1. Tap Blank list, then give it a Name and a Description.

  2. Choose a color and an icon.

  3. Choose whether to save it under My lists or on a specific SharePoint site.

  4. Tap Create.

    A blank list opens with a standard “Title” column on the left.

  5. To add a column, tap More, then tap Addcolumn.

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  6. Choose the type of column data you want, then define the columns settings. Tap the check mark to save the column settings.

  7. Repeat steps 5 and 6 until you’ve defined all your columns.

  8. To add an item to your list, tap New, then enter the data for each column. Select the check mark to save your item (or tap the × to discard the item data without saving).

Start a template-based list

  1. After you tap one of the templates,it will open so that you can see the columns and sample data it contains.

  2. Scroll through the template to see if it's right for you.

    As you scroll horizontally, the left-most column data stays in view, helping to keep the related data in context.

  3. When you've found the template you want, tapUse this template.

    Your new list opens with all the predefined columns from the template.

  4. To add a column, tap More, then tap Addcolumn.

  5. Choose the type of column data you want, then define the columns settings. Tap the check mark to save the column settings.

  6. Repeat steps 4 and 5 until you’ve defined any additional columns you want.

  7. To remove an existing column, tap the column heading, scroll to the bottom of the settings, and tap Delete column.

  8. To add an item to your list, tap New, then enter the data for each column. Select the check mark to save your item (or tap the × to discard the item data without saving).

Create a list in SharePoint Server 2010

You can create a list that you can later use in your pages. SharePoint Server 2010 includes many kinds of list templates, such as calendar, survey, and tasks.

  1. SelectSite Actions Create a list - Microsoft Support (21), selectView All Site Content, and then selectCreate Create a list - Microsoft Support (22).

    Note:A SharePoint site can be significantly modified. If you cannot locate an option, such as a command, button, or link, contact your administrator.

  2. Select one of the categories, such as Communications or Tracking, and choose from there.

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    You can also enter the type of list template that you want to create in the Search Installed Items box, such as Contacts or Calendar, and then selectSearch Create a list - Microsoft Support (24).

  3. Enter the Name for the list. Name is required.

    The name appears at the top of the list in most views, becomes part of the web address for the list page, and appears in site navigation to help users find the list. You can change the name of a list, but the web address will remain the same.

  4. Optionally, for the list and set other options, click Advanced Options, and enterthe Description.

    The description appears underneath the name in most views. Some kinds of lists can receive content by email. If you plan to enable the list to receive content by email, you can add the email address of the list to its description so that people can easily find the email address. You can change the description for a list.

  5. To add a link to the Quick Launch panel, in the Navigation section, verify that Yes is selected.

  6. If there is an Email section, your administrator has enabled lists on your site to receive content by email. To enable people to add content to this list by sending email, under Enable this list to receive email,selectYes. Then, in the Email address box, enterthe first part of the address that you want people to use for the list. This option is not available for all kinds of list.

  7. Complete any other options, such as specifying whether a calendar works as a group calendar in the Calendar app.

  8. SelectCreate.

With SharePoint Server 2010 you can create lists from the pages that you are editing. This helps you more efficiently and effectively create the pages and the lists that you need.

  1. From a page, selectthe Edit tab, and then selectthe Edit command.

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    Note:If the edit command is disabled, you may not have the permissions to edit the page, contact your administrator.

  2. Select the page where you want to add a new list, selectthe Insert tab, and then selectNew List.

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    (Video) Microsoft Lists - Work Management and Tracking Made Easy

    Note:If you don't see the Edit tab or New List is disabled, you may not have the permissions that are needed to create a list; contact your administrator.

  3. In the Create List dialog, enterthe List Tile, select the type of list that you want to create, and then selectOK.

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Creating a custom list resembles creating lists from a template, except that the custom list is created with only three columns: Title, Created By, and Modified By. After you create a custom list, you can add columns and make other changes to the list to meet your needs.

  1. SelectSite Actions Create a list - Microsoft Support (28), selectView All Site Content, and then selectCreate Create a list - Microsoft Support (29).

    Note:A SharePoint site can be significantly modified. If you cannot locate an option, such as a command, button, or link, contact your administrator.

  2. Under Custom Lists, selectCustom List or Custom List in Datasheet View.

    Notes:

    • Use custom list when you primarily want to use a form to enter and view data in the list.

    • Use custom list in datasheet view when you primarily want to use a grid, similar to a spreadsheet, to enter and view data in the list. This is helpful when you have several items to update at the same time.

    • You can change how you enter and display data in a list after a list is created.

  3. Enter the Name for the list. Name is required.

    The name appears at the top of the list in most views, becomes part of the web address for the list page, and appears in site navigation to help users find the list. You can change the name of a list, but the web address will remain the same.

  4. Enter the Description for the list. (Optional)

    The description appears underneath the name in most views. Some kinds of lists can receive content by email. If you plan to enable the list to receive content by email, you can add the email address of the list to its description so that people can easily find the email address. You can change the description for a list.

  5. To add a link to the Quick Launch, in the Navigation section, verify that Yes is selected.

  6. If there is an Email section, your administrator has enabled lists on your site to receive content by email. To enable people to add content to this list by sending email, under Enable this list to receive e-mail,selectYes. Then, in the Email address box, enterthe first part of the address that you want people to use for the list. This option is not available for all kinds of list.

  7. SelectCreate.

  1. On the page that you want to add the list or library, selectPage, and then selectEdit. If you don't see the Page tab, selectSettings Create a list - Microsoft Support (30), and then selectEdit Page.

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    Note:If the Edit command is disabled or doesn’t appear, you may nothave permission to edit the page. Contact your administrator.

  2. Select the place on the page where the list or library will appear, selectInsert, and then selectApp Part.

  3. For the list or library, select the App Part, and then selectAdd.

  4. When you’re finished editing the page, selectSave. In some cases, you have the option to Save as Draft or Save and Publish.

Using the previous steps, here’s an example of a list that was added to a page.

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Want to do the same with Libraries?

To create a library, see Create a document library.

Next steps with Lists

Columns Configure what type of infoa list holds by adding and deleting columns. For more information, see Create a column in a list or library.

Views Change how a list is displayed by creating views. For more information, see Create, change, or delete a view of a list or library.

Folders Add a subfolder to a list. For more information, see Create a folder in a list.

FAQs

Is Microsoft Lists available now? ›

The service is currently available on the web, in Microsoft Teams as well as on mobile. Previously, Microsoft Lists was only available to Microsoft 365 commercial customers, but the app can now also be used with a personal Microsoft account.

How do I customize a list in Microsoft? ›

Open your list, select New in the command bar, and then select Customize near the top of the form.

How do I create a list in Microsoft Teams? ›

Select Create a list on the Teams page.
...
To create a list from scratch
  1. Select Blank list, and then select Save.
  2. Enter a list name. If you'd like, also enter a description and choose a color and icon.
  3. Select Create.

How do I create a list in SharePoint 365? ›

Create a new list
  1. In your Microsoft 365 tenant, browse to a modern SharePoint site. ...
  2. In the command bar, select New > List.
  3. In the Create list panel, enter the following: ...
  4. To create the list, select Create. ...
  5. Select + Add column, and to add an Owner column to the list, and then select the Person column type.
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Is a Microsoft list the same as a SharePoint list? ›

Microsoft Lists are stored in SharePoint sites and can be accessed from the new Lists home page, directly from the SharePoint team site (as shown here), or from within Microsoft Teams. Microsoft Lists is a Microsoft 365 app that helps you track information and organize work.

Is MS lists included in Office 365? ›

Microsoft Lists is available in any Microsoft 365 or Office 365 plan that includes SharePoint. So it's easy to integrate with your current M365/O365 activities.

Why did my Microsoft list disappear? ›

If you're using Outlook desktop client app please check for an update, this was a known issue and a fix for it was to update your Outlook, please navigate to File >Office account >Update options >update now, To-Do Bar and Task List view not displaying events (microsoft.com) for your reference.

How do I enable Microsoft Lists? ›

In the left pane of the Microsoft Teams admin center, go to Teams apps > Manage apps. Do one of the following: To turn off Lists for your organization, search for the Lists app, select it, and then select Block. To turn on Lists for your organization, search for the Lists app, select it, and then select Allow.

Is Microsoft Lists free? ›

The Microsoft Lists app is free, but to use the service you need to have an Office 365 commercial license that includes SharePoint.

How do you set up a list? ›

Create a new list
  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Keep app .
  2. Next to "Take a note," tap New list .
  3. Add a title and items to your list.
  4. When you're done, tap Back .

What is the difference between Microsoft lists and planner? ›

Both can be used for task management, but while Planner focuses on tasks that must be done to complete a project using a Kanban board, Microsoft Lists is far more flexible and customizable.

How does Microsoft lists work? ›

Lists adds value to the functionalities of the Microsoft Teams app. You can access, share, or create lists from the Teams app without leaving any ongoing meetings or brainstorming sessions. In the Teams app, you can change the view of a list in various ways like cards, grids, calendar-view, etc.

Can I create a template in Microsoft lists? ›

Open the list that you want to save as a template. On the ribbon, select List, and then select List Settings. In the Permissions and Management column, select Save list as template. The Save as Template page appears.

What is a list in Microsoft 365? ›

A list in Microsoft 365 is a collection of data that gives you and your co-workers a flexible way to organize information.

Why use SharePoint lists instead of Excel? ›

You can maintain data integrity more effectively using a SharePoint list than an Excel spreadsheet due to the mix of rights, forms, targeting, and data validation control sets. Make an audit trail of every item on the list. Every item in the SharePoint list includes an edit history and a version history.

What Microsoft program is best for to do lists? ›

To do list apps such as the Microsoft To Do app are the best ways to create a to do list on your phone. With Microsoft To Do you can easily create and sync your task lists across multiple devices so you have your to do list available whether you are on your desktop, phone, or tablet.

Is Microsoft Lists better than Excel? ›

The combination of permissions, forms, targeting, and data validation which can be applied to different parts of a SharePoint list, along with the ability to collate one source of truth, means that, overall, you can manage data integrity better via a SharePoint list than an Excel spreadsheet.

What is Microsoft Lists good for? ›

The individual version of Microsoft Lists is designed for both personal use and for small business users who want to track information collaboratively with friends, family, suppliers and other groups who aren't in the same organization without needing IT to help them get it right.

What is Microsoft Office list? ›

A list in Microsoft Word is a series of items preceded by a bullet or number. You can apply bullets or numbers to a list, as well as modify the bullet type or numbering format to suit the requirements of the document.

Does Microsoft Lists integrate with Outlook? ›

It lets you collect, view, filter, sort, collaborate and share structured information across status, lifecycle, ownership, and more. Integrating these lists with Outlook, Office, and Teams can help your workers become far more productive and effective, facilitating deeper collaboration and faster project completion.

Can I use Microsoft Lists as a database? ›

In fact, Microsoft have described their new lists app as an “evolution of SharePoint Lists”. If you don't know what a SharePoint list is, it is essentially a database that you can use inside of SharePoint, where the data is displayed in rows and columns like an excel spreadsheet.

Can I use Microsoft Lists offline? ›

You can use Access to work offline with data that is linked to SharePoint lists.

Does MS lists have a desktop app? ›

Installing the app is very easy and quick. When visiting Microsoft Lists app in a supported browser, the service will prompt with information on the desktop app. Once you do agree to install the app, the Microsoft Lists tab in the browser closes and the app loads.

Is Microsoft To Do the same as Microsoft Lists? ›

Microsoft To Do is a task management app, while Microsoft Lists is an app that helps you track information and organize work. Microsoft To-Do is a direct replacement for Wunderlist, a task management app that Microsoft acquired in 2015. It focuses on a personal approach to task management.

Where are my MS lists stored? ›

To see only the lists in your personal storage, select Recent lists > My lists. To see only the lists that you've created, select the All recent lists filter on the right, then select Recent lists I created. This shows you both the lists you've created in SharePoint or Teams, and the lists in your personal storage.

Can you automate Microsoft Lists? ›

After you create a list or library in Microsoft Lists, SharePoint, or Teams, you can create rules to automate tasks such as sending someone a notification when data changes in the list or a new file is created in the library.

Does Windows 10 have a To Do list? ›

With Microsoft To Do you can easily create and sync your task lists across multiple devices so you have your to do list available whether you are on your desktop, phone, or tablet.

How do I make a list on my computer? ›

Create a new list
  1. On your computer, go to Google Keep.
  2. Next to "Take a note," click New list .
  3. Add a title and items to your list.
  4. Click Done.

Is there an app for making lists? ›

The following list-making applications represent some of the best on the market:
  • Trello. ...
  • GTasks. ...
  • Wunderlist. ...
  • Any.Do. ...
  • Todoist. ...
  • Tick Tick. ...
  • Evernote. ...
  • Awesome Note.

How do I create a list in Windows 10? ›

Track information and organize work with Microsoft Lists.
...
Try it!
  1. Select App launcher > All apps > Lists. ...
  2. Select New list.
  3. Choose how you want to create the list: ...
  4. Choose the options for your list, then Create.

Is make a list app free? ›

Fast and easy way to create FREE unlimited lists to share with your friends and family! "Make a List!" automatically synchronises all your lists with all your iOS devices and Mac (app on Mac AppStore).

How to create a list in Word? ›

How do I create a list in Word for the web?
  1. Type * (asterisk) to start a bulleted list or 1. to start a numbered list, and then press Spacebar or the Tab key.
  2. Type some text.
  3. Press Enter to add the next list item.

What is a list in SharePoint? ›

What is a List in SharePoint Online? A list in SharePoint Online is a collection of data displayed in rows and columns. It is very similar to a spreadsheet or a simple database. The rows in a list are called list items. The columns can be called fields, properties, or metadata.

How do you create a dynamic list? ›

Create a Dynamic List
  1. Open the Lists page. In Account Engagement, select Marketing | Segmentation | Lists. ...
  2. Click + Add List.
  3. Name the list.
  4. Select other options as needed. ...
  5. Select Dynamic List.
  6. Click Set Rules.
  7. Select a match type. ...
  8. To add individual criteria, click + Add new rule.

Is Microsoft Planner being discontinued? ›

Planner is (still) Dependent on Microsoft 365 Groups

In 2022, this is less of an issue. We use Microsoft 365 Groups for almost everything, even if you aren't aware of it. If you have access to Team Channels or a SharePoint Team site, you're part of a Group.

Does Microsoft still have Planner? ›

Planner is part of Microsoft 365, so it's highly secure like your other Microsoft 365 apps. Microsoft 365 also connects Planner with Microsoft To Do, SharePoint, Power Automate, and other apps for efficient task management.

Is Microsoft Lists good for project management? ›

Microsoft lists allows you to create lists and list components that can be used to run multiple workflows – such as project management, employee onboarding, and itinerary planning.

What is the limit in Microsoft Lists? ›

You can store up to 30 million items or files in a list or library. Filtered views of large lists have a similar experience to other lists. However, when a list view shows more than 5000 items, you may run into a list view threshold error.

Can you group Microsoft Lists? ›

Create a list group. To create a list group, tap or click the list group icon to the right of +New List. This will create a group with the name “Untitled group”. To rename it, tap or click to select “Untitled group” and begin typing the new group name.

Does Microsoft Word have a to-do list template? ›

Organize your tasks with this accessible to-do list template. This to-do list template for Word allows you to mark each item's priority, due date, what to do, who to contact, steps in progress, and done fields for each entry. Use this task list template as is, or customize it with a variety of style and color options.

How do I create a SharePoint document list? ›

Steps to Happen
  1. Create the Document library where the document will be store and printed from if needed.
  2. Create Content Type (step everyone misses)
  3. Create the Document Template.
  4. Add content type to library.
  5. Create the list where data for the document will be housed.
  6. Create the workflow to automate the process.
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How do I create a new list in SharePoint template? ›

Create a list from a template
  1. Select + New list to open the Create a list chooser. ...
  2. Select the template you want, and select Use template. ...
  3. Enter a name for your list, an (optional) description, select an (optional) color, icon, site to save to, and then click Create.

How do I make a list template in modern SharePoint? ›

Create a list template
  1. Open the list that you want to save as a template.
  2. If you're in SharePoint, select Settings. ...
  3. In the Permissions and Management column, select Save list as template. ...
  4. In the File Name field, enter the filename to use for the template file.

What is the difference between a list and a form in SharePoint? ›

Microsoft Forms is a simple product to create and submit forms, quizzes and surveys. Lists is for listing items, similar to a database but wiothout the one-to-many type of relationships. Dataverse is a product that takes over where the old Access left off and is for much more complicated data situations.

What are the various ways to create a list? ›

(i) By using square brackets. (ii) By using list() function. (iii) By using eval() function.

How many types of SharePoint lists are there? ›

In Microsoft SharePoint, there are many elements that people usually ignore thinking that they are not very important.

What is a list in MS SharePoint? ›

What is a List in SharePoint Online? A list in SharePoint Online is a collection of data displayed in rows and columns. It is very similar to a spreadsheet or a simple database. The rows in a list are called list items. The columns can be called fields, properties, or metadata.

What is difference between list and document library? ›

The simplest definition is that a list is a list of data. A list can have attachments to each item added to the list. A library, on the other hand, is a list of documents with check in and check out capabilities. A list does not have check in and check out capabilities for documents.

How do I use lists in Office 365? ›

From Microsoft 365:
  1. Select App launcher > All apps > Lists. Tip: If you don't see the Lists app here, use the Search box to search for Lists.
  2. Select New list.
  3. Choose how you want to create the list: ...
  4. Choose the options for your list, then Create.
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