How to Change the Order of Columns SharePoint

 

Once you have fully defined a list/library with columns to be tracked, you may realize at times that you would prefer having the columns appear in some slightly different order. For example, you may find it important to display the owner details before the status while you may need the status placed prior to the review date.

In this tutorial, we will know the steps to change order of columns.

 

Following are the orderly steps for the same –

Step 1 :

Go to the main page of your project team site

 

Step 2 :

Select Documents.

 

Step 3 :

Select Library tab from ribbon

 

Step 4 :

Select the option showing “Library Settings”. You will be redirected to “Library Settings” page.

 

Step 5 :

Scroll to the page’s Columns section

 

Step 6 :

Select Column Order link. This will redirect you to “Change Column Ordering” page. Following figure shows the same

 

Change the Order of Columns –SharePoint

 

Step 7 :

Update the fields based on following table

 

SharePoint Column

 

Step 8 :

Click OK

That was the simple procedure to change order of columns. To learn more, browse through our other SharePoint tutorials available at our website.

 

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