Different Default Value for column in different Views

Hi, I have a unified to do list with different projects. i have different views for different projects on their respective pages. When I add an item to the todo list from a project page, I’d like to populate some columns automatically with different values depending on the view in which i add the row.

I found this suggestion to use a button: Default value different per view?

Which works fine (although I personally dont’ like using that interface for data entry and much prefer the table interface but that’s just me), but I feel like this is a fairly common use case and it would be great if this feature came out of the box!

Ideally what i’d like is to just configure this in the view configuration rather than have to add a custom button to every page.

New rows in a view, will take the values from filters that have been applied to that view.

While testing this, I found out that I the system will evaluate the formula in the “New entry” option of your column definition. I have not noticed this before, and this is something really interesting to explore.

I.o.w, you can have one “trigger” column, and then you can use that entry in as many other columns you want to determine the values to populate in new rows.

There are SO many hidden gems in this tool, it is amazing…

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