list is a SharePoint cornerstone. Calendars and libraries
are two list types, but here we will show the list we normally
think about when we mention SharePoint lists.
As an example we use three different lists where people
can fill out orders by creating new list items. Each order
form contains the columns needed for a special kind of item:
a computer, a bouquet or a table.
In the demo below Peter Kalmström, CEO and Systems Designer
of kalmstrom.com Business Solutions explains how to create
three different list for orders. He renames the 'Title'
column and creates other columns before he arranges them
in his preferred order. Peter also creates new items in
the lists to try the order forms.
The Computers list
The Computers list is used for orders within the
company. Its,Title? column is renamed to,Comment? and is
set to not be mandatory.
The Computers list also has a Choice column,,Type
of Computer??? and a Person or Group column,,User??.
The Flowers list
The flower orders are mostly intended for customers, and
its,Title? column is renamed,Phone number.
The Flowers list also has a Choice column,,Type of
Bouquet??? and a Single line of text column,,Recipient??.
(A Person or Group column cannot be used for people outside
The Tables list
The Tables list is used for orders within the company.
Its,Title? column is renamed to,Comment? and is set to not
The Tables list also has a Choice column,,Type of
Table???, and a Single line of text column,,House???, with
the description text,Please specify where the table should