I’ve seen requests to have specify a color for linked records, but I’d like to request a feature where the linked item actually gets its color from the linked table.
I have tasks with a “completed” field in one table. I created a nice color coding in that table to see at a glance, what’s in progress or done.
I then link to these tasks from another table. But there, I only see a long list of grey boxes that don’t give me any information other than their name. To see which of these linked tasks are actually finished, I need to click every one of them and open the detail window.
Imagine I could specify that the boxes should inherit the color from a view of that linked table. In the column config dialog, I pick the view the color should come from and voila.
At a glance, I see what tasks are done, in progress, not started, without changing tables or clicking into every one.