From Products in the back office press Settings and then Category layouts.
Press the +Category Layout to to add a new one or press the edit button to update an existing.
When adding a new layout you will need to assign a name first and then you may update the settings after
When setting up a column list in category layouts you will need to edit the category layout and press +Component with below settings.
Section - Body
Component Type - Column List
Product type - add preferred product type the layout will only include in the display, if empty it will include all product types in the category.
Item sorting - sets order of the products
Max Items - maximums products to display
# Of Columns - sets how many products in a row will be displayed
RSS Feed URL - field for the link if content will be taken from an RSS feed
Show CTA - to enable call to action icons in product list view.
Product Filters - this is optional if additional product sorting is needed within a product type.
Press Save and make sure to add in the category configuration in Categories to be applied