New Modern Look of SharePoint Online Lists in Office 365

Modern Look of SharePoint Online Lists

In this post, we will discuss the new look of the list in Office 365 SharePoint online. Previously we have discussed SharePoint online document libraries new looks and features. Modern SharePoint online lists are responsive and very easy to use in any devices.


The new list has few significant changes like below:
Few highlighted changes are:
– Edit List Items Quickly
– Automate Tasks with Flow
– Build Custom Apps with PowerApps
– Easily Change and Save your Views

The new list looks like below, which has buttons like New, Quick edit, Flow, PowerApps. Additional buttons will also appear based on item selection also like Edit, Share, Get a link, Delete etc. Also, you can directly add columns by clicking on the + button.

New Modern Look of SharePoint Online Lists in Office 365
New Modern Look of SharePoint Online Lists in Office 365

The add new item screen is also changed drastically, the form looks very attractive and very responsive. The Save & Cancel button also looks very professional.

SharePoint online modern ui
SharePoint online modern ui

Also, read:

Introduction to new SharePoint Online Site Contents page.

You can able to see the details about any individual items by clicking on the details icon like below. You will be able to see the Properties like Content-Type, columns etc.

Morden looks Office 365 SharePoint List.
Morden looks Office 365 SharePoint List.

Or you can see by clicking on the Details button from the ECB menu like below:

sharepoint online modern experience
sharepoint online modern experience

In the details pane also you can see the recent activity as well as Be Sharing details, path etc.

New look and feel sharepoint online list
New look and feel sharepoint online list

The Edit item screen also looks very professional and responsive like below:

New look and feel sharepoint online list and document library
New look and feel sharepoint online list and document library

Adding columns to a list has been made very easy with a + button in the list. Just click on the + button and then choose the type from the options like below:

SharePoint online new list
SharePoint online new list

Also, read:

SharePoint Online Email enabled Libraries.

It will ask for the column name in the dialog box like below, give a name and the column will be available.

SharePoint online new document library
SharePoint online new document library

Adding columns to view now becomes easier, click on the column -> Column settings ->Add a column like below:

Modern Look of SharePoint Online Lists
Modern Look of SharePoint Online Lists

Then you can select the columns which you want to add to the view. As well as you can use the up and down arrow to arrange the columns very easily like below:

Modern Look of SharePoint Online Lists
Modern Look of SharePoint Online Lists

Now you can mail to everyone which will open the outlook. From properties from the Sharing section click on Email everyone button like below:

New look and feel sharepoint online list and document library
New look and feel sharepoint online list and document library

This will open the Outlook windows with auto populate few things like To, Subject, and Body.

New look and feel sharepoint online list and document library
New look and feel sharepoint online list and document library

Now you can also attach quickly by simply clicking on the attachment button.

sharepoint online modern experience
sharepoint online modern experience


More features like PowerApps and Flow we will discuss in upcoming articles.

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About Bijay Kumar

I am Bijay from Odisha, India. Currently working in my own venture TSInfo Technologies in Bangalore, India. I am Microsoft Office Servers and Services (SharePoint) MVP (5 times). I works in SharePoint 2016/2013/2010, SharePoint Online Office 365 etc. Check out My MVP Profile.. I also run popular SharePoint web site SharePointSky.com

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