Notion is a powerful tool that offers various features to manage and organize your data effectively. One such feature is the ability to freeze columns in a database view. This function is particularly useful for large databases, as it allows you to keep one column visible on the left side no matter where you scroll in the database, eliminating the need for constant back and forth between properties.
This article will guide you through the process of freezing and unfreezing columns in Notion.
Before we dive into freezing columns, it's essential to understand how to create and navigate between different database views. When you first create a database in Notion, you'll need to choose the layout of the default view. After this, you'll see the option to create additional views at the top left, with the "+ New view" button. Your database can have as many views as you want!
If you have a large database, it can be tedious to keep toggling between properties to compare their data. Here's where the freeze column feature comes in handy. Follow these steps to freeze a column:
The selected column will now stay visible on the left side, no matter where you scroll in the database.
If you want to unfreeze a previously frozen column, follow these simple steps:
That's it! You've now learned how to freeze and unfreeze columns in Notion. This feature can significantly improve your productivity by allowing you to keep crucial data in view while navigating large databases. Happy organizing!