October 2022 Newsletter#

What’s New#

Quick Sum#

Need to quickly sum or count values? Select a range, and a handy total and count will appear in the footer of the widget. Finally! 😉

Quick Sum

Duplicate Table#

You can now quickly duplicate a table! Go to the raw data page and open the table’s menu.

You may duplicate a table’s structure with or without the table’s data.

Duplicate Table

New Table and Column API Methods#

You may now add, modify and list tables and columns in a document. See our REST API reference to learn more

Multi-column Formatting#

You may now select several adjacent columns and edit their column type and formatting simultaneously, saving you time.

New Add + Remove Rows Shortcut#

Shortcuts to remove or insert a record have changed, to avoid interfering with page zoom.

Key (Mac) Key (Windows) Description
Enter Ctrl + Shift + Enter Insert a new record, before the currently selected one in an unsorted table
Enter Ctrl + Enter Insert a new record, after the currently selected one in an unsorted table
Delete Ctrl + Backspace,Ctrl + Delete Delete the currently selected record(s)

New PHONE_FORMAT() Function#

Formatting phone numbers just got easier with a new helpful function. Learn more about PHONE_FORMAT().

Learning Grist#

Webinar: Building Team Workflows#

In November we’re continuing our Grist for Teams series. November’s webinar will focus on how to build productive workflows for teams, while making use of features that make Grist easy to use by anyone on your team.

Tuesday November 22nd at 3:00pm US Eastern Time.


Team Basics#

In October, Natalie walked us through team basics: team sites, workspaces, sharing, and more.


Sprouts Program#

Grist often surprises people with its capabilities. Schedule a free Sprouts call with an expert to see if Grist can address your needs.


New Templates#

Novel Planning#

Every writer has their own unique process – but for most, that process involves some level of planning. Our Novel Planning Template is just in time for this year’s NaNoWriMo. Keep your novel structure, outline, research and notes all in one place!

Want more guidance on how to use this template? Read our blog.

Novel Planning


Potluck Organizer#

We made this template with Thanksgiving in mind, but it works for all potluck dinners! Potluck logistics can be tricky to handle, but this template makes it easy to juggle who brings what. Everyone can collaborate by writing down what they’re bringing and making sure all the essentials are covered.

Potluck Organizer


Wedding Planner#

Recently engaged? 💍 Congratulations! Planning a wedding can be chaotic but not for you because you have Grist 😊 Use this template to organize vendor notes, guest lists, contracts and more!

Wedding Planner


Help spread the word?#

If you’re interested in helping Grist grow, consider leaving a review on product review sites. Here’s short list where your review could make a big impact. Thank you! 🙏

We are here to support you#

Have questions, feedback, or need help? Search our Help Center, watch video tutorials, share ideas in our Community, or contact us at support@getgrist.com.