Getting started with Airtable kanban views
  • 23 Aug 2023
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Getting started with Airtable kanban views

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Article Summary

Learn about kanban views in Airtable, a way to view Airtable records as grouped stacks of cards.


Plan availabilityAll plan types

Owners/Creators - Can create, delete, modify, and lock/unlock fields.

Platform(s)Web/Browser, Mac app, Windows app, and mobile support

Adding a kanban view

From an open base:

  1. Open the Views sidebar on the left side of screen if it isn't already open.
  2. Under the Create... section click the Kanban option. 
  3. Name the view, select whether the view is Collaborative, Personal, or Locked (Paid plans only), and click Create new view
  4. This will open the kanban view's configuration menu.  Select an existing single select or user field, or create a new one. This field will be used to group records together in stacks of cards. Click Done once you've selected or created the appropriate field.

Customizing kanban cards

After creating a kanban view:

  1. Click the Customize cards button in the view menu near the name of the kanban view.
  2. Toggle on (or off) the various fields in the base to show or hide those fields on each card.
  3. You can also search for a field in the Find a field box in bases that contain many fields.
  4. Lastly, you can click Hide all or Show all to show or hide every field on each card.
As noted in-product, individual records that contain no information in a particular field will not appear in the resulting kanban card.

Changing a grouping field

From an open base containing a kanban view:

  1. Click the Stack by (your_field_name) option in the view menu next to the name of the kanban view.
  2. Choose a different grouping field or create a new one.
  3. Click Done.

Other kanban field options

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