Adding a new item to a Lists tool

  1. On the Home tab, click New and select a form from the list.

    There are two types of forms you might see on the menu, depending on the design of the Lists tool:

    • New, main (top-level) forms. A Lists tool must contain at least one main form.

    • Response forms. These are forms used to create items that are hierarchically subordinate to another item. Not all Lists tools include this type of form. Response forms typically have a name such as "Response" or "Comment" to inform you about its form type.

      Note: External lists always have one form and provide only a New button.

  2. Fill in the form fields.

    Required fields are denoted by a red asterisk.

  3. Save the item.

Expand your skills
Explore training
Get new features first
Join Office Insiders

Was this information helpful?

Thank you for your feedback!

Thank you for your feedback! It sounds like it might be helpful to connect you to one of our Office support agents.