When you create a text column (short or medium), you can choose the Selection option:
This option allows you to create a list of choices that will be available by clicking on the cell or pressing Enter. This list of choices will also serve as a possible ranking in Kanban view, Timeline view, filters, pivot tables...
To add a choice, click on "New option...":
Then enter the text in the box above the button :
You can assign a color to your choice by clicking on the small drop-down menu to the right of the text:
Here is an example of a list of status choices:
It is possible to change the order of the choices by clicking at the beginning of a line and then moving it up or down.
To allow the entry of a free text other than those suggested in the list, choose Allow free text:
Once your list has been created, click on .
The list of choices appears by clicking on the cell or by pressing Enter:
Modify the column