Non-Searchable and Non-Reportable Fields | BEGINNER
NON-SEARCHABLE AND NON-REPORTABLE FIELDS – BACKGROUND
In Quick Base, fields are used to build, sort, and filter reports. By default, when fields are added to a table, they are reportable and searchable. From the edit page of reports, fields are available to choose as new columns, sort criteria, or filters. Additionally, when a user searches from
There are two options to change a field’s reporting and searching properties:
- Field-level Properties
- Table-level Properties
NAVIGATION – OPTION 1
To make a field non-reportable or non-searchable, click on the table icon from the Table Bar (A). Then click ‘Settings’ (B). Click ‘Fields’ (C) and then search for the field you would like to edit. Click the field and scroll to the ‘Advanced’ section of the page. To make the field non-reportable, uncheck the ‘Add this field to all new reports’ and ‘The field may be used in reports’ checkboxes (D); to make the field unsearchable in
NAVIGATION – OPTION 2
To make a field non-reportable or non-searchable, click on the table icon from the Table Bar (A). Then click ‘Settings’ (B); then click ‘Fields’ (C). Click ‘Advanced Options’ in the top-right corner (F) and then select ‘Reportable’ and ‘Searchable’. After you click ‘Save’ you will be able to check/uncheck reporting and searching capabilities for any field in that table.
If you want to learn more about filtering reports, check out the article, Updating the Default Table Home Page and Default Report Columns.
- Author: TJ Lawless (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Date Submitted: 1/30/2018