SharePoint List View Styles

Here’s another one of those things that’s so obvious that you’ve probably never noticed it.  When you configure a view, one of the sections on the page is the Style section (fourth from the bottom in most cases, collapsed).

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I’d never really looked at them but they all look like they would be useful in various situations:

  • Basic Table

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  • Boxed, no labels

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  • Boxed

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  • Newsletter

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  • Newsletter, no lines

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  • Shaded

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  • Preview Pane — This one is particularly nice, because as you hover over the Title on the left, the right pane shows the details of the list item.

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  • Default — This is the one you are used to seeing.

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Have a thought or opinion?