My Smartsheet Wishlist
I wish, I wish upon a sheet that these will someday be a reality...if some of these are already posted, I apologize... Product team - most, if not all, of these were sent to Scott Willeke verbally or via e-mail so he could lend more context. These items are some of the things that would make Smartsheet even smoother.
Product Enhancement Visibility and Upvote
Let us see where our enhancement requests go once they are submitted and allow us to upvote others' ideas. Would save the product team TONS of time they likely spend reviewing duplicate upon duplicate request.
Move Just CERTAIN Columns
Just like when we move from house to house, we may only want to take certain stuff with us. Allow the Move Row function to move just certain columns into the destination sheet.
Update Request and Send Row Column "Sets"
Select, save, and reuse sets of columns (with the ability to name and set as default) to send with manual Update Requests and Send Row. Set it and forget it.
Ability to tag attachments so they can be grouped and sorted within the attachments of a row. Maybe use part of the description capabilities? #thiswouldbecool
Card View in Reports
Show report results in Card View to be able to roll up multiple sheets with the benefit of Card View. Everyone loves Card View so let's spread the love.
Sometimes we want to attach a file to a row, but we don’t want to have everyone that’s shared to the sheet to have access to it. One workaround is linking to a file that’s stored in an area where we can manage access/permissions (e.g. OneDrive or SharePoint). We’re making do with it, but would be nice to segregate attachments into segments for different audiences. We could then select an attachment segment to be associated with a Send Row, Update Request, or automated alert in a template (the same templates we talked about today for selecting specific columns to go with a row alert/send/update request).
Manually Force an Automation
Ability to force an automation without waiting for a trigger to happen.
Ability to Add a Time to a Date
When using the calendar view to manage new hire HR appointments we find the iCal publish feature helpful, but the calendar contents come over in Outlook as all day events. If we could associate a time with the date and have that flow over into an appointment with a default time block duration (set when setting up the Date/Time column type) that would be superb. So you would add a column, use the Date/Time column type (which does not yet exist) and then pick the default duration. Tick tock, tick tock.
Report on Cell History
Ever want to do a search on what a cell USED to contain? Yeah, me too!
Auto-Assignment of Subtasks
When creating a subtask, specifically in Card View, have a prompt that asks if the subtask should auto assign to the parent card’s assignee.
Hide Hidden Columns
Allow for hidden columns to be hidden when using the row or card edit function. Currently those cards are visible. To see what I am looking to have happen look at what happens when Print is selected on a row with hidden columns. The hidden columns are not visible unless you say “Include Hidden Columns”. This would get rid of a lot of confusion for those that like to use the Edit row or double-click a Card in Card View and are seeing columns they don’t see in the Grid view because they are hidden.
Be able to create checklists related to a card or row that are not necessarily subtasks. More so a guidance of steps for a particular task that are not large enough to be considered subtasks (and where using subtasks would leave a lot of rows that have blank cells for each column that does not apply to a small, simple microtask). We could use additional columns, but that ties us into using the same columns for each row where each row may not have the same microtasks. We could use attachments linked to SharePoint or OneDrive docs for this, but having it right in the context of the row or card would be ideal. This brought to you by a list lover.
Anyone out there please feel free to comment and add your wishlist items that fit into the theme I am going for here...