Notebooks V2

QDS launches a new version of the Notebooks page with usability enhancements.

Note

This version of the Notebooks page is not enabled for all users by default. Create a ticket with Qubole Support to enable this feature on the QDS account.

The new version of the Notebooks page has the following enhancements:

  • Numbered paragraphs.
  • Blue highlight on the left of the paragraph to indicate that the paragraph is active or selected.
  • The Run button, option icons and the settings option appear as floating options in a paragraph when you hover the mouse on the paragraph.
  • Line numbers are displayed in paragraphs by default.
  • Titles are bold. You can add a title to a paragraph in the Title box with one click.
  • Status Saving appears when you are working on the paragraph for better accessibility.
  • Code and the corresponding output are distinguished in a paragraph.

Accessing the new Notebooks page

Perform the following steps to launch the new version of the Notebooks page:

  1. Navigate to the Notebooks page.

  2. Open any existing notebook or create a notebook.

  3. Click on the Gear icon on the top right corner, and select Switch to New UI from the settings menu as shown below.

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  4. Click Confirm on the pop-up box.

The following GIF shows the new Notebooks UI with the changes.

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The new Notebooks UI is displayed as shown in the following figure.

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The following image shows numbered paragraphs, line numbers, the Run button, option icons and the settings option, bold title, and the active paragraph with the blue highlight on the left.

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The following image shows the code and the corresponding output in a paragraph.

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The following image shows the Saving status in a paragraph.

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