How to add descriptions to assets

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Description can be added to your assets, including tables, views, and even individual columns.

For tables, views, and databases, you can even add a description in the form of a Readme.

✍️ How to add descriptions

Looking to add or update a description for your data asset? Just follow the steps below.

Step 1: Click on the asset

Click on the asset to open the "Overview" page.

Step 2: Add or edit your description

Click in the text box below the "Description" title. As soon as you do this, it will switch to editing mode where you can add new text or edit existing text. Once you are done, click anywhere to automatically save your changes.

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And you're done! πŸŽ‰

πŸ“Š How to add column descriptions

What if you want to add a description for a single column, rather than a whole data asset? It just takes one more step.

Step 1: Click on the asset

Click on the asset to open the "Overview" page.

Step 2: On the right panel, click on the "Columns" tab

Here you will get a list of all the columns in the table with their description.

Step 3: Click on the description box

As soon as you click on the description text box, it will switch to editing mode. Once you are done entering the text, click anywhere to automatically save it.

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And you're done! πŸŽ‰

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