How to Solve the Notion "Name" Property Issue in Databases

How to Solve the Notion "Name" Property Issue in Databases

So, many people have pinged us on the Keep Productive Blog about how they can’t change the first column in their Notion database, the name property type. And for many it is frustrating.

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People want the ability to change this property type to a date, checklist and other such fields. But can’t.

How to solve the Name Property issue

For now, until Notion solves this, you can do the following to fix it. You simply drag the column aside and move to the end. Name it something like “notes” or “additional” - the sad news is you cannot remove this.

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