Each table in Coda has a single Display column giving you control over which column Coda should show in the doc when you reference a row.
For example, if you had a table of tasks, you would want the Display column to be the unique tasks. That way, when you link to a specific tasks within a doc, Coda would show the task title instead of another column, like the status.
How do you know which column is the Display column?
The Display column will have a bookmark icon. In the table below, the
Task column is the Display column.
Where will the Display column of a row show up?
You'll see the Display column in a few places in your Coda doc. If you link to a row in the canvas of your doc, you'll see the Display column as the text.
And if you are pulling data into a column using the Lookup format, you'll see the Display column as the value:
How do I change the Display Column?
You can change the Display Column in two ways:
- Click the Columns button on your table and right-click the column on the right-hand panel you want to set as the display column:
2. Click the column name in the Table, and choose Set as display column: