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# ExercisesExercises

In the videos, you walked through Coda’s building blocks and formulas, as well as common doc patterns and schemas. Now we’re asking you to apply all of that hard-earned knowledge with the exercises below.
Start by adding a table to this page, either by typing /table or clicking Explore in the upper right. Then use the checklist to build on to your table. And, most importantly, have fun!

Name the table by double-clicking the name
Add a column by clicking the plus sign to the right of the table
Make a change in either location

## ⁠Explore column formats.⁠⁠

Add a Due Date column to the table below - format the column as a Date
Add an Urgent? column and format it as a checkbox
Add a Status column and format it as a select list with "Not started", "In Progress", and "Done" as the options

Add a filter to the table by clicking Filter so it only shows "In Progress" tasks
Add another filter to show Urgent items

## ⁠And color.⁠⁠

Add a conditional format by clicking Options to highlight all urgent tasks in red

Add a comment to any cell.
Type an @ symbol and your name in the canvas below
Hover over the people and task @mentions you created to view details

Group by Status on the left
Ungroup the column, and group by Status on the top
Arrange Groups by dragging and dropping

## ⁠See your table in a different way.⁠⁠

Group the table by status along the top
Change the table to a card view
Drag and drop cards between groups
Change the display to a timeline.

## ⁠Connect the dots with formulas.⁠⁠

Add formula to calculate 2*2 in the canvas below
Type =User in the canvas below to see who's logged in
Count days till done using Tasks.Due.Max() - Today()

## ⁠Make your tables talk (to each other).⁠⁠

Add a column to the table below for Parent Project
Choose select list → New
After you add a few options, click Convert to Table

## ⁠Everyone loves clicking buttons.⁠⁠

Use the Explore panel or slash command to insert a Single Select control in the canvas where indicated
Right-click on the control and name it Selected Status and set the Selected Items to Not Started, In Progress, Done
Filter the Tasks table to show rows where: Status uses and interactive filter

## ⁠Put your doc to work.⁠⁠

Add an automation to this doc
When - Time-based
Then > Notify > To - select your name > Message - Enter a nice message for yourself

## ⁠Supercharge your doc with Packs.⁠⁠

Install the Gmail Pack
Explore the other Packs listings to see if any of the other apps you use are available

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