Tutorials and Live Sessions


Reference and Choice Dropdown List Filtering

Filtering a reference or choice column’s dropdown list is very useful. In May we’ll show you how to write dropdown condition formulas for common cases.

AI Formula Assistant Best Practices

Grist’s AI Formula Assistant simplifies the hardest part of spreadsheets — formulas. On this webinar we’ll share tips on how to get the most out it.

Controlling Spreadsheet Chaos: Grist v. Excel

Learn how Grist can contain the spreadsheet sprawl. See how Grist is designed to avoid many familiar problems associated with spreadsheet workflows.


Learn how to create a beautiful form view to collect data that will populate a Grist data table upon submission.

Markdown Widget Magic 🧙‍♂️

Learn how to use the Markdown widget to create printable PDF files, populated with data from your Grist document.

Multimedia Views

Learn all about multimedia views, like our map and video player widgets, and explore even more ways to display your data.

Charts and Summary Tables

Learn all the tips and tricks of Charts and Summary Tables to get the most out of your data.

Calendars and Cards

Learn all the tips and tricks to get the most out of calendar views in your documents. Cards pair nicely with calendars!

Deconstructing the Payroll Template

Rebuild our Payroll template to learn how to use formulas to look up hourly rates based on person, role, and date.

Deconstructing the Class Enrollment Template

Learn how we built our Class Enrollment Template to better understand relational data and how to build productive layouts.

Deconstructing the Digital Sales CRM Template

Rebuild our Digital Sales CRM template to identify common structural patterns used in Grist documents.

Deconstructing the Software Deals Tracker

We rebuild a template that has multiple pages and widgets, built one only one data table — and explain why.

Importing Data

In May, we explored Grist import features: incremental imports, merge fields, and formula transformations.

Trigger Formulas

In April, we learned all about trigger formulas, when to use them, and common uses of trigger formulas to keep your data organized and productive.

Data Cleaning

In March, Natalie shared tips for cleaning your data fast in Grist, including a few Grist-only tricks.

Working with Dates

In February, we learned how to work with dates in formulas and filters.

Access Rules for Teams

In January, we learned how to create access rules to limit which team members can see or edit which data.

Modifying Grist Templates

In December, we learned how to look under the hood of a template from our template gallery, and modify it to meet your needs.