Within Teamwork, you can create notebooks in your projects as a way to store important project information and notes.
This article relates to a new version of the Notebooks editor which is currently in an early release phase for some Teamwork accounts.
Go to the Notebooks tab of your project and click the Add a Notebook button in the top right.
The notebook editor will open in full screen view. You can give your notebook a title, description (optional), and add content to the main body of the notebook. You can use the editor toolbar to format text and insert items such as tables, links, images, and other content types.
At the bottom of the editor, you will see additional options:
- Keyboard shortcuts
- supported shortcuts for
formatting within the
be viewed via the keyboard icon in the
- Category - select an existing category to
associate with the notebook. Depending on
your permissions, there is also an option
to add a new category.
- Cancel - cancel the notebook creation and
return to your project.
- Note: All information
currently added to the draft notebook
will be lost.
- More options (three dots) will allow you
- Lock notebook - while locked, only you
can make edits to this notebook.
- Secure content - when enabled, the
notebook contents will not be included
in any emails sent to
- Publish - create the new
- By default, nobody is notified of a
new notebook being created.
- By default, the notebook privacy will
be open to everyone on the
At the bottom of the main content area, you will see a word count based on the current contents of the notebook. Clicking this will open a pop-up detailing the total word and character counts for the notebook, as well as an estimated reading time.
Adding privacy to a notebook
Once a notebook has been created, you will be navigated to the read-only view of the notebook.
From the read only view, you will have the option to apply notebook privacy. Click the padlock icon in the top right to edit the notebook's privacy.
Note: By default, the privacy will be set to Everyone on this project.
Clicking the current privacy setting will open a privacy modal where you can select specific project members, companies, and teams to include in the notebook privacy.
Once privacy has been enabled, the padlock icon will update to red with the selected user avatars displayed.
From the read only view of an existing notebook, you will have the option to select users to be notified of changes going forward.
Click the bell notification icon to edit notebook notifications. By default, nobody will be notified.
Click the current notify setting to open the followers modal where you can select project members, companies and teams to be notified of the notebook and any future changes.
Once notifications have been sent, selecting the bell icon will show the users avatars that are being notified.
For more information, see: Editing a Notebook