Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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Edit List In SharePoint Designer This button simply opens the list for editing in
SharePoint Designer. If you do not have SPD installed locally, however, this button will pop
up a box suggesting that you download the program, with assistance for choosing the
language and architecture and a Download button to get you started (Figure 4.34).
The box prompting
New Quick Step This button requires SharePoint Designer to be installed locally;
otherwise, it will prompt you to download the program. It lets you create a custom ribbon button
to apply to items in the list, by essentially creating a macro with the limited options available
for workflows and then assigning it a button. When you create one of these buttons, a new
section appears, Quick Step, where these custom buttons are stored. Keep in mind that those
added buttons might require some scrolling if your users (or you) don’t have a high-resolu-
The final section of this ribbon, Settings, contains buttons used to modify settings directly
related to the list. Two of its buttons, Workflow Settings and List Permissions, are somewhat
redundant because their settings are also displayed on the List Settings page.
List Settings The first and largest button in the Settings section, List Settings will take you
to the List Settings page (Figure 4.35). This page contains the links to specific settings pages,
such as Versioning, Validation, Permissions, and Workflow, as well as settings for the list
such as columns and views. It also contains information concerning the exact URL,
description, and email address of the list if the list is incoming email enabled.