How to Create a Custom View in SharePoint 2010


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Creating a custom view

Every time you look at the contents of a SharePoint list, you're really looking at a view of that List, a special filtered perspective. Because the list information itself is stored in rather ugly database tables on the SharePoint Server and this is not what we want to see. If I have calendar data for example, I don't want to see a big spreadsheet-looking thing. I want to go and see a calendar and indeed the Calendar list has a default view that looks like a calendar. It's filtering the data, meaning that there's a lot more entries than I can see here, but a) I just want to see this month and b) I just want to see some basic information.

Most of these individual calendar appointments, if I click on them and decide to edit that event, will tell me more information. It might have some notes. It's got a location. It's got a category, but when I'm looking at the default Calendar view, I see none of that. I just see the summary. I see the useful information there, bec...

Creating a custom view
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Creating a custom view provides you with in-depth training on IT. Taught by Simon Allardice as part of the SharePoint 2010 Essential Training

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IT
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SharePoint
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