Sharepoint : how to change the column width of a list

 

I had to do it this evening : here is how to proceed :

Let’s start with an existing list in Sharepoint, a task list for instance :

 

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Start Sharepoint Designer and open up the corresponding view (AllItems.asxp, here)

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Make sure the view shows up in design mode :

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Right Click anywhere in the view and select the menu option “Convert to XSLT Data View”:

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The DataFormWebPart will display the view;

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You can now visually modify the list width :

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Save the page; refresh your page in the browser.

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