How to Add Descriptions to Tabs and Columns in Jotform Tables

May 16, 2024

Joform Tables makes managing your forms and data easier for you and your collaborators. You can add descriptions to tabs and columns to provide context and clarity to your collaborators so they can better understand the purpose of each associated data.

Adding Descriptions to Tabs

To add a description to a tab

  1. In Jotform Tables, open the tab menu in the upper-left corner.
  2. Select Add description.
Steps to add tab description in Jotform Tables
  1. Enter your description in the editor, then select Save.
Steps to add tab description in Jotform Tables

An exclamation icon should appear in your tab.

A tab with description in Jotform Tables

Selecting the icon will display the tab description. As the form owner, you can edit or delete the tab description using the icons at the bottom of the dialog.

Options to delete or edit tab description in Jotform Tables

You can also edit an existing tab description from the tab menu.

Adding Descriptions to Columns

To add a description to a column

  1. In Jotform Tables, open the column’s menu using the down angle icon.
  2. Select Add description.
Steps to add column description in Jotform Tables
  1. Enter your description in the dialogue, then select Save.
Steps to add column description in Jotform Tables

The column description supports plain text up to 280 characters.

An exclamation icon should appear in the column heading. Collaborators can hover their mouse over it to view the description.

The column description in Jotform Tables

To edit the column description, open the column’s menu, then select Edit description.

Steps to edit column description in Jotform Tables
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