Shoulder Surf Sessions #3: Using Template Buttons to Create Dynamic Layouts

Case study: Creating a Pinterest-style pin board. Third in the Shoulder Surf Sessions video series we explore how to create dynamic layouts using Template Buttons....

Multi-Select Progress (Count Number of Options Selected)

Have a lot of tasks or habits to complete, but don’t want to create checkbox properties for each of them? Here’s an alternative way to...

Project Tasks Progress Display

Here’s a fun, new way to visualize the status of tasks for a project! We use formulas to calculate how many tasks are “incomplete” and...

Calculate the Next Occurrence of a Date (After Today)

If you have an event, task, bill or subscription that happens on a weekly, monthly or yearly recurring cycle, here is a formula that will...

Timeline Progress Visual Display

Here is a nice visual way to display progress within a timeline using a formula. Our formula is going to require a few different properties...

If “Today” is Within Date Range

I have found it immensely useful to be able to calculate if today’s date falls within a specific date range. For example, when using sprints...

Shoulder Surf Sessions #2: Building a Visual Habit Tracker (in Under 5 Minutes)

Second in the “Shoulder Surf Sessions” video series, we explore how to build a visual daily habit tracker in Notion. It’s so easy it can...

Shoulder Surf Sessions #1: Building a Visual Food Log (in Under 5 Minutes)

Here is the first in the “Shoulder Surf Sessions” video series, where I build a solution and show how it can be done. Watch the...

Populate Select or Multi Select Lists Quickly

Sometimes, adding the values to a select or multi-select option in Notion can be a pain, especially if it is a long list. But there...

Word Count / Page Count Formulas

Readers, writers and students – do you need to be able to calculate a word count on your stories, articles and essays? We can do...

Create a Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) Calculator

Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) is the number of calories required to keep your body functioning at rest (otherwise known as “metabolism”). BMR is calculated using...

Create a Body Mass Index (BMI) Calculator

Body mass index (BMI) is a simple measure of body size based on height and weight that applies to adults and non-pregnant women. You can...

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