I have a ‘Journal of interactions’ database I use across my whole system. I use it to journal my personal activities as well as my social interactions and also my professional interactions.
I’d love a way to hide or make visible different fields in this database depending on what type of entry I’m recording … I have templates for various different types of regular records I create.
For instance … I run a semi professional sporting organisation. I have a template I use to record an interaction with a contracted athelete. I have a relation field in the database that links the athelete’s contract (held in a separate database) to this record, so I’d like that field visible as a cue to me to populate it. On the other hand, When I record an interaction with one of our Sponsors, I don’t need the contract field, I need the ‘Organisation’ field visible so I can link the sponsor Organisation to this interaction (so I can use it in a CRM system within Notion). I might need to record an interaction relating to one of our events, so for that one I’ll need my ‘event database’ relation field visible so I can link it to the event …. and so on.
I like the idea of having all these interactions in the one database, but as a result there are quite a large number of fields, and apart from the basic who what where when type fields, not all of the other fields are needed or appropriate for every single record, and I have to scroll down through them and manually pick which fields to fill in. Sometimes I forget one and a potential link is lost.
Is there a way to hide or unhide certain fields based on what template I’m using to create the records? at the moment it just seems to default to the last page I had open.