Story Page: Make note card that stores historical data and filters with page date filter?

I am building a story page for a weekly situation report, that used to be on an excel file. The file stores historical data, but also includes a comments section that can be looked back at. How can i make a note card/document card that my controller can make notes in every week that has a date filter so that historical data can be looked at when the filter is applied and past comments can be looked at?


  • MarkSnodgrass
    MarkSnodgrass Portland, Oregon 🟤

    I would suggest you look into the Dynamic Textbox card to accomplish this. It could be powered by a Domo Webform or an Excel file that you or the controller updates. The dataset would have a date column and then a notes column and the notes column would go in the category field of the Dynamic Textbox card. The date column should interact with the page filter. 

  • @MarkSnodgrass thanks for the advice! I think i am going to go with the online data sheet and just display the data as a table with date filters. It's a bit more manual, but it provides the SLT with historical data

  • jaeW_at_Onyx
    jaeW_at_Onyx Budapest / Portland, OR 🟤


    It's a bit nerdy, but you can build a dataflow that recursively appends historical comments to a dataset, and then output that dataset as a webform.  This will remove the manual element of copying in the historical data into a dataset, while retaining the ability to modify or update the comments in Domo.



    If you then pull that webform into your dataset or a separate card, you'll be able to filter the data and see comments relevant to the data in a story / dashboard.

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