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June 26, 2024

Mastering Retable: Creating workspaces, projects, and tables

In this guide, learn how to master Retable by creating and managing workspaces, projects, and tables, enabling you to maximize productivity and streamline your workflow with Retable!

Arzu Özkan-  Digital Marketing Manager
Arzu Özkan
Head of Marketing

In today's fast-paced business environment, effective data management is essential for success. Retable offers a powerful platform that combines the flexibility of databases with the simplicity of spreadsheets, making data management a breeze. In this guide, we'll walk you through creating and managing workspaces, projects, and tables in Retable, so you can maximize your productivity and streamline your workflow. 🌟

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Creating workspaces: Your collaborative command center

Workspaces in Retable are like digital rooms where you can cluster related projects and tables, ensuring a streamlined workflow and easy collaboration. Here's how to get started:

Creating workspaces

creating workspace in Retable
How to create a workspace | Retable
  1. Click on the “Add workspace” button.
  2. Enter a name for your workspace in the workspace name field (this is a required step).
  3. Choose the workspace's purpose: “For use in organization” or “For personal use.”
  4. Click on “Add workspace” to finalize the creation.

You can create as many workspaces as you like, categorizing your projects within different workspaces and sharing them with your team. 🗂️

Renaming a workspace

renaming a workspace in retable
How to rename a workspace | Retable
  1. Locate the workspace you wish to rename.
  2. Click the three dots next to the workspace name.
  3. Select “Rename Workspace” and enter the new name.

Editing workspace description

editing retable workspace description
How to edit workspace description | Retable
  1. Click the three dots next to the desired workspace.
  2. Choose “Edit description.”
  3. Modify the workspace name or its description and save changes.

Sharing a workspace

sharing a workspace in Retable
How to share a workspace | Retable
  1. Go to the workspace settings by clicking the three dots.
  2. Select “Sharing settings.”
  3. View all workspace members and invite new ones by typing their email addresses, assigning roles (Owner, Editor, Viewer), and clicking “Invite.”

Deleting a workspace

deleting a workspace in Retable
How to delete a workspace | Retable
  1. Click the three dots next to the workspace you intend to delete.
  2. Choose “Delete workspace” and confirm the deletion in the pop-up window.
  3. You can also restore the deleted workspace from the project trash bin.

Managing projects: Bringing your tasks to life

Projects in Retable are where your tasks come to life. Whether starting from scratch, importing from another source, or using templates, Retable makes it easy to manage and customize your projects.

Creating a new project

creating a new project in retable
How to create a new project | Retable
  1. Click on “Start from scratch.”
  2. Enter the project name, choose a color, and select an icon to customize your project.
  3. Click on "Create" to establish your new project.

Editing and managing projects

editing and managing projectss
How to edit and manage projects | Retable
  1. Access project settings by clicking the three dots next to the project name.
  2. Here, you can edit the project’s details, rename it, modify its description, or change sharing settings.

Deleting a project

deleting a project in retable
How to delete a project | Retable
  1. Within the project's options, select “Delete Project” and confirm your choice to remove the project permanently.
  2. After deleting the project, you can always restore it from the project trash bin.

Setting up tables: The heart of your data

Tables in Retable are where your data lives. You can create new tables, import data, or even lock tables for controlled editing, ensuring your data is manageable and accessible.

Adding a new table

How to create a table | Retable
How to create a table | Retable
  1. Choose “Add new” and select “Empty table.”
  2. Name your table and confirm by clicking "Create."

Importing tables

How to import table | Retable
How to import table | Retable
  1. Click on “Import a .csv or .xls(x)” to import files.
  2. Follow the prompts to upload and integrate your data into Retable.

Managing tables

Managing tables | Retable
  1. Use the options next to each table to rename, duplicate, move, or delete it.
  2. Lock tables for editing or unlock them as needed.

Exporting tables

exporting tables
How to export tables | Retable
  1. Select “Export table” from the table options.
  2. Choose your export format and download the table to your device.


Mastering Workspaces, Projects, and Tables in Retable unlocks a world of efficiency and collaboration for your team. With these tools, you can seamlessly organize, share, and manage your data, all while customizing the platform to fit your project’s unique needs. Dive in, explore, and transform the way you work with Retable. 🌟

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