Edit-Locks for (Table) Views


Before you roll out a detailed permission system, you could first do the following: add a new lock icon to the rest of the table options / icons which opens a pop-up menu with a set of checkboxes

  • disable adding / removing columns
  • disable adding / removing groups
  • disable changing column types
  • disable changing group types
  • disable re-ordering of columns
  • disable re-ordering of rows

This would disable (as needed) most of the in-place editing controls when a user hovers over various areas and prevents people from accidentally doing actions they shouldn’t do in that view.

For example in your public coda.io release doc, I added a new group to the table. Sorry for that but it shows the problem.

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