column description on sheet does not show on report


I have two sheets with column descriptions. I have shared these sheets via a report for users to make their updates. From the Report they do not see the column descriptions.

Is there a way they can see the column descriptions?




  • Andrée Starå
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    Hi @Peggy

    I hope you're well and safe!

    Unfortunately, it's not possible now, but it's an excellent idea!

    Please submit an Enhancement Request when you have a moment.

    Here's a possible workaround or workarounds

    • Add a so-called Helper Row with the Description that would show at the top of the Report. I sometimes do this in my client solutions, and it works perfectly.

    Would that work/help?

    I hope that helps!

    Be safe and have a fantastic weekend!


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  • Although this is a good workaround, this does not work for us. We filter by user name and if i add the helper row, it would have to be set for all the users.

    Thank you for your help and response.