Introduction to Lookup Columns in SharePoint

SharePoint has the ability to act as a basic relational database. Thus, you can create one list that if referred to by other lists. This means that you can maintain only a single location for all your information. The most basic method to achieve this is by using Lookup Columns.

This tutorial will show you how to create a lookup column in a new list and then how to work with the information. You’ll see how to add and update information as well as edit the column headings in the new list so they present better.

This video is another in my Intermediate SharePoint series that you can follow through. Of course don’t forget my Getting Started with SharePoint series which you also get via email or download and install on your own SharePoint Team Site. You can subscribe to the free Getting Started with SharePoint lessons by entering your email below.


#mc_embed_signup{background:#fff; clear:left; font:14px helvetica,arial,sans-serif; }
/* Add your own MailChimp form style overrides in your site stylesheet or in this style block.
We recommend moving this block and the preceding CSS link to the HEAD of your HTML file. */

Subscribe to free SharePoint training via email

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s