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I am trying to use SP 2010's links web part on my page. I want to show only Titles of my hyperlinks but under different headers. For Example i want to display 3 headers and under each header there are links to urls or documents. How this can be done?

I am looking for something like

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All items are external links.

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Assuming you're using the Summary Link Web Part.

Create three groups with the correct header names. Reorder the links to go under the correct headers.

Summary Links Web Part with groups and links

If you're using the "My Links" on MySite, it's almost the same approach. There's groups for the links there as well, which will show as headers in the web part

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  • No My site is not a publishing site, I am using "Links" web part not Summary Link web part.
    – V.B
    Commented Jan 31, 2013 at 9:16
  • Okay, I would add that information to your question
    – tarjeieo
    Commented Jan 31, 2013 at 9:17
  • I have updated the question with the "My Links" web part
    – tarjeieo
    Commented Jan 31, 2013 at 9:24
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Add a column to the Links list. In this column enter the category for each link. Then create a list view that is grouped by the category.

Edit after clarification:

I see several possible approaches without involving code:

  • use several list view web parts side by side, filtering only on the categories you want to display
  • use a DVWP with a table structure and manipulate the XSL to display as desired
  • use a DVWP with a nested list structure and use CSS to format the list output into a horzontal display
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  • I tried the way you said but it doesn't give me a tabular view rather it groups the items like a Tree view with "+" sign in front of each category (group by column). What I am looking for is I have added in my question.
    – V.B
    Commented Feb 1, 2013 at 5:54
  • Can you please explain a bit more what you want to see? The text in the question does not tell much about grouping. Work it up in Word, formatting and all, then take a screenshot and upload that. Then at least we know what to aim for without guessing.
    – teylyn
    Commented Feb 1, 2013 at 8:20
  • please see my updates.
    – V.B
    Commented Feb 1, 2013 at 8:31
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Maybe you can also try to work with the Content Query Web Part, depending on your exact requirement. CQWP allows you to display different styles (one for example is with a category, header and link).

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