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Create Christmas wishlist in Lumeer

We are all looking forward to Christmas and to time spent with our families. We probably don't want to think about business and about business data management application Lumeer then. 
But did you know you can use Lumeer even to create and share Christmas wishlist?

We start with creating a collection for the wishes. Fortunately, there are many colours and icons available and we can select appropriate ones:




We then add column names for everything that a wish should contain: who is going to receive the gift, what it should be and if someone already fulfilled it: 





There is one attribute which is marked bold - it is called displayed attribute and characterises whole record. By default, it is the first one. We think that the most important attribute of the wish is the wish, therefore we change it:





Too seriously looking table probably isn't the best perspective for Christmas wishes. We rather switch to post-it perspective:





And fill it with wishes:





We then save the view as Christmas wishlist:





Saved views are great, because you can easily get back to them from the main screen:





Now comes the best and most interesting part! What would be the wishlist for, if no one could see it? We click on Share view button and add people we would like to share the view with. (Please note that they were already added to the project - that's why Lumeer suggests their addresses.) We then email them the link and they will be able to see and collaborate on the wishlist - add new wishes or mark some of them as fulfilled. Log in to Lumeer and try it yourself!





Merry Christmas from Lumeer!

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