Show or hide columns

You can show or hide the columns of 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.

  1. On the page that displays the list, document library, or discussion board, click Modify settings and columns.
  2. Under Views, do one of the following::
    • To edit an existing view, click its name in the View (click to edit) column.
    • To create a new view, click Create a new view, click the type of view you want to create, and then type a name for the view in the Name section.

If you want the new view to be the default view, select the Make this the default view check box.

  1. In the Columns section, select the check box next to each column you want to display in the view, and clear the check box next to each column that you want to hide in the view.
  2. Under Position from Left, select the order in which you want the columns to appear.
  3. At the bottom of the page, click OK.

Related Topics

About views

Create a view

Display sorted or filtered items

Change the name or file name of a view

Set a default view

Applies to:
Deployment Center 2003, Windows Sharepoint Services 2.0