Often, SharePoint users wants to remove(or hide at-least) 'Title' column from the lists and document libraries. We can hide title column in SharePoint 2007 by enabling content types.
How to hide title column in SharePoint list?
Follow these steps to hide the title column in SharePoint List or Library:
- Navigate to the List setting >> Advance setting
- check Yes radio button for "Allow Management of Content Types"
4. Then Select Title >> Select Hidden
- Go to the List settings
- Click on the Title field
- Rename it, Save your changes by clicking "Ok" button
Disadvantages When You Hide Title column from SharePoint list:
By default Title column gets the context menu, if you hide it then, will loose the Context menu functionality. So, you may need to put the Edit button in all of your views just to edit the item or you can use SharePoint Designer to link with Edit/Views item.
Another disadvantage is we can't control the order of columns on the list settings page again until we turn off "Allow management of content types".
Alternatively, You can hide title column (or any other column) programmatically: Hide Columns in NewForm, EditForm and DispForms
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