How to Create Additional Columns – SharePoint


We have already explained the method of creating new column in one of our previous tutorials. Now, when it comes to adding extra columns, the method is a bit different.

In this tutorial, we will learn how to add two extra columns to the existing Documents list.


Let’s go through the steps involved in the process –

Step 1 :

From your team site’s main page, select “Documents


Step 2 :

Select ribbon’s Library tab


Step 3 :

Go to “Manage Views” section available in the Library tab. Next, select “Create Column


Step 4 :

Enter following properties for your additional column


Create Additional Columns - SharePoint


Step 5 :

Click OK. This will create your new column


Step 6 :

Repeat steps from 1–5, by making use of the following table for step 4


SharePoint Column


In this way, you will be able to create two additional columns.

If you want to learn more, feel free to browse through our other SharePoint tutorials.


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