Block row or column information or modification history

Hello Baserow team :slight_smile:

I would like to help with ideas for innovative features for Baserow. I think this software has everything I need.

But, I’m having some difficulty using baserow. Below is a list of personal problems and some possible solutions.

I tried to send this suggestion in contact area, but got no response.

Feature name

Block row or column information or modification history

Reason for this feature:

Greater security and control of data in Baserow.

Problem 1

If someone deletes a row or column from the table, how can I retrieve that deleted row or column?

Ideas for solving problem 1

  1. What if we had a cool feature where you want someone to access a specific row without being able to change another specific row or column too?
  2. What if we had a cool feature where you can have a history of changes like Google Sheets?

Solution for problem 1:

Modification history or even a lock on this row or column of the table.

Problem 2

  1. In addition to this problem, another problem is that as there is no history of changes and blocking, I end up having to export the data from the table.
  2. Every time I have to import the data I saved or I backed it up. About this, it is difficult to manage my data because in some cases it is overwritten.

Solution for problem 2:

Modification history or even a lock on this row or column of the table.

References

Hm, have you see the trash / restore functionality? This exactly solves your first problem.
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For your second problem we definitely do plan to add change history! When you talk about a lock do you mean a way of password protecting a row and column so only some users can see/edit it?

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When you talk about a lock do you mean a way of password protecting a row and column so only some users can see/edit it?

it could be a password or even a lock, something a person cannot see or edit.

reference

Cool, can confirm we have plans to add access control to Baserow so that feature will be coming :slight_smile:

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Thank you for the information and I await your brief contact if this feature is implemented.

I realized that there is only a 3 day history to retrieve the information. Gmail has a similar feature to retrieve messages, in gmail you have 7 days to retrieve the message from the trash. After that, the message is automatically deleted. So it is not possible to recover.

  • This official Baserow usage plan price comparison page doesn’t say about it, would it be interesting to add this information - If there is 3 days to recover the deleted table or row? - in the price comparison table?

Another thing, there are more modern softwares in which the user has the possibility to put the time that the table or row would be deleted. For example, in Quire io you can create a task with a start and end date. Upon completion of the task, you have an option to remove the task history for 1 week, 1 month, 1 year, 1 day etc.

Is there any intention or idea of ​​Basedow having a history of temporary modifications? In the sense of having an end date (for example 1 year or 1 month) to be removed or updated the information referring to rows and columns of any database?

Examples

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