Notebook overview

Where the magic happens.


Notebooks are the heart of Count. They are a powerful, flexible tool that changes the way you find and share insights with your team.

Draft mode

When you create a notebook it will appear in draft mode. Draft notebooks are fully editable and can only be seen by you.

Draft notebooks are where you create all of your analysis.

Draft mode

In draft mode you can:

To share a notebook, you will need to first publish it by clicking the Publish button.

If you want to update a notebook that you have forked from, click Merge instead of Publish. Publish will publish a new version of your notebook instead of updating the original. Read more about publishing and merging in Version control.

Published mode

When you publish a notebook the default appearance of the notebook will change:

  • All visible cell inputs (SQL and drag/drop) will become invisible.

  • Any linked text will be displayed as the computed value rather than the cell reference.

  • The side bars will disappear.

  • The notebook share menu will become active allowing you to share the notebook with others.

Published mode

If the person viewing your published notebook does not have permission to edit notebooks in the project, they will not see the 'View code' toggle