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SharePoint 2013 For Dummies by Ken Withee

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Chapter 9

Viewing Data in Your Apps

In This Chapter

arrow Knowing when to create a view

arrow Understanding view formats

arrow Working with various views

arrow Managing views that already exist

arrow Displaying views by using Web Parts

A number of apps ship with SharePoint, and you can also create custom apps (as discussed in Chapter 8). SharePoint also lets you create additional pages, or views, that you can use to customize the display of the information in apps. In Excel, you might hide rows and/or columns to create a new view of the data. In a database, you may query only certain fields and use criteria to create a specific snapshot of data. The concept is similar with views.

Common reasons for creating new views include showing only active items, only tasks associated with a certain person, only documents in a certain category, and so on. These views help users find or focus on certain data in the app without having to see everything, all the time.

In this chapter, you discover how to manually create new ...

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