There are great reasons to create classic lists in SharePoint 2019. In this video, Gini von Courter demonstrates a frequent business scenario: existing data from Microsoft Excel needs to be included in a SharePoint site. The solution is to export data from Excel to SharePoint; the result is a classic list that contains all the data.
- [Instructor] We're going to jump in the Wayback Machine…so that I can show you how I created the custom list…that we are using in this section of the course.…I already had this data in Excel.…As a matter of fact, when people wanted to know…how many items were in inventory,…they'd open a list in SharePoint…and go check it out and say, okay,…that's how many we have, that's good to know,…but I actually wanted a list that was more flexible…than that, that wasn't in a file…that they could access directly,…for example, from a mobile device,…and that I could then update in SharePoint…and other people could update it in SharePoint as well,…the people who are conducting the physical inventory,…for example, so rather than continue…to maintain this list in Excel,…where it's been for a long time,…we made the decision to publish this.…
we made the decision to publish this.…A couple of steps that are necessary first,…when we publish data from Excel,…what we're publishing is a table,…so this set of data, about our inventory,…
- Define SharePoint.
- Recall what level to set permissions when setting up security groups.
- Recall the limitations of opening a document in the Online version of SharePoint.
- Explain how to upload a folder from your documents folder to your SharePoint team site.
- Name the default that has been removed from SharePoint 2019 that limits document editing to one user at a time.
- Explain how to share a particular document on your team site.