How to Create List View on the Fly in SharePoint Online modern experience

This SharePoint tutorial, we will discuss how to create list view on the fly in SharePoint Online modern experience.

SharePoint Online modern experience introduced a new way to create Views more quickly. In SharePoint 2010/2013 classic experience, we can create Views in a traditional way that takes time but in SharePoint Online, Microsoft introduced a new way of creating Views. Let us explore how to create a View using this new feature in Modern sites and Classic SharePoint sites.

Create List View in Modern SharePoint Sites

Here I have a created a custom SharePoint list as “Employee information” which has few columns and the list looks like below:

create list view in sharepoint online

In modern SharePoint site, users can’t quickly create a View on the location and skill-based filter in a traditional way.

We overcome the limitation of the SharePoint List View using the new feature of SharePoint Online.

Create a View on location and skill-based filter in SharePoint list

Open the list in “All items” view and apply the filter on location and skills column. Then, click expand All Items and select the save view as option like below:

create list view in sharepoint online modern list

Then it will show a popup, where you can give a view name and click on the Save button like below:

how to create list view in sharepoint online modern list

Finally, the SharePoint Online list view will looks like below:

how to create list view in sharepoint online

Create a List view in Classic SharePoint Site

Now, we will see how we to create the same fiter view using SharePoint Online classic experience.

Here, I have created a custom list, “Employee information” which looks like below:

create list view in sharepoint 2013

In classic SharePoint site, the users can’t quickly create a view on the location and skills-based filter in a traditional way.

We overcome the limitation of the SharePoint list view using SharePoint 2013 new feature.

Create a view on location and skills base filter

Open the list all items view and apply the filter on location and skills column and click on SAVE THIS VIEW hyperlink.

create list view in sharepoint 2013 list

After selecting SAVE THIS VIEW Hyper link the below pop screen appears. Set the view name and click on the Save button.

how to create list view in sharepoint 2013 list

Finally the classic SharePoint list view will look like below:

how to create list view in sharepoint 2013

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