We love hearing all the ways you make Coda work for you, and we also love hearing your feedback on how we could fine tune the experience to unlock worlds of new possibilities for you and your teams. Today, I’m excited to share two updates we’ve made to address some common feedback for a smoother, more powerful experience in Coda.
Drag-and-drop detail views
In Coda, reordering columns and rows has been as easy as grabbing them with your cursor and dragging them to your desired spot. That is, unless you were working with a detail view. Until today.
Now, when you present data in a detail view with left navigation configured, you can reorder the display columns (”tabs”) via drag-and-drop as well!
Note: As with any other view of your table data, if you have sorting or filters applied, those will override drag-and-drop actions, so you may need to adjust those settings.
Note 2: If you want to feel especially badass, you can refer to this feature as “Dragon Drop” or like one of our PMs, who I’m assuming has an airbrushed wizard on his car.
Adding duplicate page results
After launching our duplicate page action in February, one of the things we heard was that it can be tough to keep track of all of the pages your teammates and collaborators make as duplicates. With our latest update, when you add a duplicate page button column to a table, you can optionally retrieve & store the URL for newly created pages in another column of your choosing.
We hope this is good news for anyone who loves to organize pages of notes in one table, or wants to consolidate their teams PRDs into a library for easy access.
Here’s how to set this up for your table:
- Add a new column, and select the “Button” type
- While configuring your button settings, select the “Duplicate page” button type
- After making your selections for which page to copy, how to handle data duplication, etc., you’ll see a drop-down menu for “Results Column (Optional)”
- Simply select the column that should populate with the results when a page is copied to start building your index of copied pages
We hope this makes structuring you data in tables and pages even more powerful in Coda. We can’t wait to see how you use these updates to collaborate!