SharePoint Online Lists and Libraries Modern View Compatibility check

The following is a list of potential reasons for a list or library not to render in Modern View.

The View is not a List or Library View

Detection: The View is not a List or Library View.

Recommendation: Specify a List or Library View and rerun the diagnostic.

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The View is not in a standard List or Library location

Detection: The View is not in a standard List or Library location.

Recommendation: Create a List or Library View.

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The View utilizes Web Parts with relationships to other Web Parts

Detection: The View utilizes Web Parts with relationships to other Web Parts.

Recommendation: Create a View that has a single web part on it.

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Detection: JSLink based customizations detected on the View or Column(s).

Recommendation: Switch to SharePoint Column Formatting or Field Customizers and Remove the JSLink based customizations from the View or Column(s).

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Detection: XslLink based customizations detected.

Recommendation: Switch to SharePoint Column Formatting or Field Customizers and Remove the XslLink based customizations.

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The View's List or Library cannot be found

Detection: The View's List or Library cannot be found.

Recommendation: Create a List or Library View.

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The View contains External Data Column(s)

Detection: The View contains External Data Column(s).

Recommendation: Create a view that doesn't include External Data Column(s) or Remove the External Data Column(s) from the current View. You don't have to remove the column from the list or library.

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The View contains a Task Outcome Column(s), used for Workflow Tasks

Detection: The View contains a Task Outcome Column(s), used for Workflow Tasks.

Recommendation: Create a view that doesn't include Task Outcome Column(s) or Remove the Task Outcome Column(s) from the current View. You don't have to remove the Column(s) from the List or Library.

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The View contains a Publishing Column(s)

Detection: The View contains a Publishing Column(s).

Recommendation: Create a view that doesn't include publishing Column(s) or remove the publishing Column(s) from the current View. You don't have to remove the Column(s) from the List or Library.

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The View is either a Calendar or Gantt type and is not Modern compatible

Detection: The View is either a Calendar or Gantt type and is not Modern compatible.

Recommendation: Provide feedback through user voice if this is an important feature for you.

The List or Library is not Modern compatible

Detection: The List or Library is not Modern compatible.

Recommendation: Provide feedback through user voice if this is an important feature for you.

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Supported Lists:

  • Document Library
  • Picture Library
  • Contacts
  • Issue Tracking
  • Custom Grid
  • Promoted Links
  • XML Forms
  • Publishing Libraries
  • Announcements List
  • Links List
  • Web Page Library
  • Generic List.

The List or Library settings are set to Classic Mode only

Detection: The List or Library settings are set to Classic Mode only.

Recommendation: Navigate to the settings for the list or library, select Advanced Settings

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The View is not rendering using Modern due to a site collection feature being enabled

Detection: The View is not rendering using Modern due to a site collection feature being enabled.

Recommendation: Disable the E3540C7D-6BEA-403C-A224-1A12EAFEE4C4 feature to enable Modern in the site collection. This requires that you use PowerShell/code because the feature is hidden.

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Run the following PNP commands:

  1. Install SharePoint PnP
  2. Start PowerShell
  3. Enter the following commands:
    $UserCredentials = Get-Credential
    Connect-PnPOnline -Url https://YourTenant.sharepoint.com/sites/SiteCollectionUrl -Credentials $UserCredentials
    Disable-PnPFeature -Identity E3540C7D-6BEA-403C-A224-1A12EAFEE4C4
    

The View is not rendering using Modern due to a site feature being enabled

Detection: The View is not rendering using Modern due to a site feature being enabled.

Recommendation: Disable the 52E14B6F-B1BB-4969-B89B-C4FAA56745EF feature to enable Modern in the site. This requires that you use PowerShell or code because the feature is hidden.

More information:

Run the following PNP commands:

  1. Install SharePoint PnP
  2. Start PowerShell
  3. Enter the following:
    $UserCredentials = Get-Credential
    Connect-PnPOnline -Url https://YourTenant.sharepoint.com/sites/SiteCollectionUrl -Credentials $UserCredentials
    Disable-PnPFeature -Identity 52E14B6F-B1BB-4969-B89B-C4FAA56745EF -Scope Web
    

The form page has been customized

Detection: The form page has been customized.

Recommendation: Recreate the form page or consider using PowerApps.

More information:

  1. Navigate to Site Actions.
  2. Navigate to Site Settings.
  3. Reset to site definition (_layouts/15/reghost.aspx).
  4. Specify the customized page.
  5. Reset.

The current Document Library has a new item form, and this is not compatible with Modern

Detection: The current Document Library has a new item form, and this is not compatible with Modern.

Recommendation: Provide feedback through user voice if this is an important feature for you.

The form page contains Column(s) that are incompatible with Modern

Detection: The form page contains Column(s) that are incompatible with Modern.

Recommendation: Remove or set incompatible form Column(s) as hidden to render the form by using the Modern user experience.

The following columns are supported:

  • Attachments
  • true/false
  • Calculated
  • Currency
  • Choice
  • Multiline (append could impact modern) datetime
  • Integers
  • File
  • Lookup
  • Multiple Choice
  • Number
  • Text
  • Url
  • User and Taxonomy

The form page contains an invalid Column(s)

Detection: The form page contains an invalid Column(s).

Recommendation: Remove the invalid column(s). They are usually classic publishing page Column(s).

The following columns are supported:

  • Attachments
  • true/false
  • Calculated
  • Currency
  • Choice
  • Multiline (append could impact modern) datetime
  • Integers
  • File
  • Lookup
  • Multiple Choice
  • Number
  • Text
  • Url
  • User and Taxonomy

The form page contains an invalid control mode

Detection: The form page contains an invalid control mode.

Recommendation: Recreate the form page or consider using PowerApps.

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The form page is customized

Detection: The form page is customized.

Recommendation: Recreate the form page or consider using PowerApps.

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The View is customized

Detection: The View is customized.

Recommendation: Reset page to the site definition version.

More information:

  1. Navigate to Site Actions.
  2. Navigate to Site Settings.
  3. Reset to site definition (_layouts/15/reghost.aspx).
  4. Specify the customized page.
  5. Reset.

More information

For more information, see Differences between the new and classic experiences for lists and libraries.

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