Microsoft Lists and SharePoint Online edit grid view - use undo and redo changes


⭐ Microsoft Lists and SharePoint Lists undo and redo commands are now live in the Grid/Datasheet view

Microsoft Lists and SharePoint Online users can use undo/redo commands to retract any unwanted changes or bring back previously entered information when working in grid view.

This feature will be available to all Microsoft 365 tenants between November 2020 - December 2020.
The option to undo and redo changes will be added to the Ribbon. The commands will be available with SharePoint List, Microsoft 365 Lists, Lists app in Microsoft Teams.

SharePoint grid view ribbon undo redo
SharePoint grid view ribbon undo redo

The only option users had until now with SharePoint Online List "Edit in grid view" was to close the browser/tab instead of clicking "Exit grid view", but that would cancel all changes and you may lose important changes and required to make changes again.


Keyboard shortcuts will also be enabled to perform undo and redo operations while editing from grid view.

  1. Undo for Windows: Control + Z
  2. Redo for Windows: Control + Y AND Control + Shift + Z
  3. Undo for Mac OS: Command + Z
  4. Redo for Mac OS: Command + Shift + Z
Microsoft Lists SharePoint - undo or redo.png
Microsoft Lists SharePoint - undo or redo

This feature comes as part of Microsoft 365 Roadmap 68810 - As you work across rows and columns within Microsoft Lists, mistakes will happen and it needs to be easy to recover information. Similar to how you can remove sentences and phrases in a Word document, you will be able to do this in Lists by using the undo button. The same is true in reverse if there was something in a field previously that you want to bring back - just click the redo button.


Comments:

  • This is very useful, saves lot of rework.
    anon 12 Dec 2020 23:11:32 GMT
  • Does this also undo a version? like revert to previous version.
    anon 07 Sep 2020 03:03:43 GMT
  • Where is this option? I can't find while editing SharePoint custom list using datasheet view?
    anon 09 Sep 2020 21:28:11 GMT
  • Will this option be accessible with SharePoint onprem versions too?
    anon 07 Sep 2020 11:51:10 GMT
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