When a user follows a hyperlink to a list (list: A Web site component that stores and displays information that users can add to by using their browsers. Requires a Web server that is running Windows SharePoint Services.), document library (document library: A folder where a collection of files is stored and the files often use the same template. Each file in a library is associated with user-defined information that is displayed in the content listing for that library.), or discussion board, the resulting page displays a default view. You can modify the default view or create a custom view to use as the default.
Edit the existing default view
Create a new view to use as the default.
Note If you want to delete the existing default view, you must first make another view the default, and then clear the Make this the default view check box.
Create a view
Display sorted or filtered items
Change the name or file name of a view
Show or hide columns