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April 9, 2020

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New Feature: Create a SharePoint list from an Excel table

MC208460, Stay Informed, Published date: Apr 3, 2020

FROM MICROSOFT CORPORATION

We are making it easy for your users to create a SharePoint list by importing an Excel table.

  • We’ll be gradually rolling this out to Targeted Release customers in early April.
  • The rollout will be completed by early July 2020.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 61013.How does this affect me?

Users will have the ability to create a list from Excel in the Create a list panel

Choose a table from an Excel spreadsheet; then click import. SharePoint creates a new list with all the data and structure from Excel.

Insert table

What do I need to do to prepare for this change?

You might consider updating your user documentation and training materials.

Review the process for importing an Excel spreadsheet into a new SharePoint list.

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