As we continue to improve custom experiences in modern SharePoint, we are pleased to announce improvement to the column creation experience in modern SharePoint lists and libraries.

In addition, to creating columns in the setting page for a list or a library, users will be able to create and customize the following additional column types by clicking the ‘plus {+)’ sign after the rightmost column on modern list or library views.




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 NewColumns.pngAdding a new column


Read more about column creation in the help article, Create a column in a SharePoint list or library.   Administrators can choose to remain in classic mode in advance of the rollout by implementing the steps in this support article, Switch the default experience for lists or document libraries from new or classic


We expect to start the rollout of this feature around July 25, 2017.   Please continue to watch the TechCommunity for the latest rollout news.  Thanks.