Applying Column Formats¶
Column Formats are applied directly to list fields or site columns and stored with them.
Format this column menu¶
Most supported column types provide a "Format this column" menu option in the column menu within the modern list view:
This will open the Format column panel where you can paste your format and click Save to apply:
Some column types provide Design Mode wizards. These can be helpful, but to apply a format directly click the Advanced mode link and you can now paste your format and click Save to apply:
You can also apply formats directly in the field settings screen for both list fields and site columns. Just navigate to the field settings screen (List Settings > Field) and near the bottom is a spot where you can paste your format and save it with your field or site column:
This is currently the only way to apply formats directly to fields of type
Location since they don't provide a Format this column menu option.