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Mastering: Microsoft® SharePoint® Foundation 2010 by Callahan

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Chapter 6

Introduction to Lists

Lists are what power SharePoint. Lists are everywhere in SharePoint, from discussions to document management, site galleries, and calendars. All of the data, communications, and collaboration are handled in lists. Every library is actually a kind of list—heck, every time there is a repository of something in the site or site collection settings (such as themes or web parts), that is actually a list.

Lists are important to SharePoint, so if you understand lists, you go a long way toward really understanding one of the main reasons SharePoint exists—to make, use, support, display, and manage lists.

I could write a whole book about lists, but because this is a book about SharePoint in general, this chapter and the ...

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