Working with SharePoint Apps in SharePoint 2013

SharePoint 2013    |    Intermediate
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SharePoint apps provide powerful flexibility through add-on apps. Explore app management, and discover how to create and use apps, including contact lists, task lists, custom lists, surveys, and calendars.


  • Managing your apps
    Adding an app
    Creating a list
    Adding an item to a list
    Creating a custom list
    Creating a contact list
  • Adjusting your list display settings
    Creating a survey
    Creating a calendar
    Using the calendar
    Creating a task list
    Customizing your task list


  • 3m 27s
    If you want to add new content to your SharePoint 2013 team site, you are going to need to know how to add an app. Apps are tools that can be used to organize lists of data or records, store documents and other files, or even manage your project deadlines. Once you have installed an app, you can adjust its settings, and even remove it if you no longer need it. FREE ACCESS
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    SharePoint 2013 features a number of different types of apps, two of which you will find yourself returning to on a frequent basis. These two are lists and libraries. Regardless of the type of app you want to add, you are going to need to use the site contents area of your team site to create it. From here, you can browse the available apps or search for specific apps using defined keywords. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Creating a list in SharePoint 2013
    5m 7s
    If you have a number of records or data entries that you want to organize in your SharePoint 2013 team site, you can use a list app. A list app can be used to manage contacts, customer records or tasks. To begin organizing your data, all you need to do is install the app you want to use and begin adding your entries. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Adding an item to a list in SharePoint 2013
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    Once you have created a new list app in SharePoint 2013, you can add new entries in a number of different ways. As well as being able to use the data entry form, which gives you access to all the different information fields available, you can also add new records via the list edit mode. This mode can also be used to edit existing records on the fly. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Creating a custom list in SharePoint 2013
    6m 38s
    If you have a particular type of data that you want to organize in your SharePoint 2013 team site but you cannot find a list app that suits your needs, you can create a custom list. A custom list app gives you full control over the columns that you insert and the type of data you want to store. Once you have set up your list, you can add new records individually using the entry form or by activating the list edit mode. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Creating a contact list in SharePoint 2013
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    In SharePoint 2013, you can use a list app to share contact details with your colleagues via your team site. For example, you can create a list to organize all your supplier details or client contact information. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Adjusting your list display settings in SharePoint 2013
    4m 10s
    In SharePoint 2013, your list apps have a particular display style. In some cases, you will find that the information you want to see is not displayed by default. You can, however, change the view settings to include just the information that you want to see. Each user can adjust the view settings to suit their preferences. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Creating a survey in SharePoint 2013
    6m 14s
    An effective way of polling colleagues on your team site is to create a survey. In SharePoint 2013, you can do this by installing the survey app. Once you have done this, you can add your own questions, define how participants are expected to answer them, and visualize the results once the survey has opened. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Creating a calendar in SharePoint 2013
    4m 32s
    If you have a lot of meetings and events to organize or a large team to manage, you may find it useful to add the calendar app to your SharePoint 2013 team site. You can use the calendar to create new events, store meeting details, and organize your daily schedule. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Using the calendar in SharePoint 2013
    3m 23s
    Quickly add events and meetings to your calendar in SharePoint. Once you've added items to your calendar you can adjust the calendar to display in day, week or month format--and you can even view your events on the shared calendar to make sure that you don't miss any other upcoming events. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Creating a task list in SharePoint 2013
    3m 17s
    SharePoint 2013 includes a task list app, which is useful for organizing your to do list or daily tasks. Once you have added the task list to your team site, you can create new tasks, assign them to colleagues, and add a deadline. FREE ACCESS
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    12.  Customizing your task list in SharePoint 2013
    4m 26s
    If you have added a large number of tasks to your task list app in SharePoint 2013, you may need to change how you organize them. You can, for example, create subtasks, which are tied to a parent task in your task list. You can also change the order of your tasks in the click of a button, and even add tasks to your timeline to keep track of your progress and deadlines. FREE ACCESS


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