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Page layouts

We are visual thinkers. To better differentiate between different types of objects and to utilize their unique constrains and properties Capacities now offers different design and color settings so you can define how they should look and feel.

The page layout is the way in which the information of an individual content of a custom type is arranged. In the base version of Capacities, there is just one page layout (standard). If you have subscribed to Capacities Believer, there are three additional page layouts available: index card, profile, and encyclopedia.


This is the default page layout with an unoppinionated, neutral design focused on functionality.

The standard layout supports a wide mode. It lets you use the full availble width of your screen for your content. This is great for building dashboards or using multi-column layouts. Using a wide layout might not be great for working text, as it reduces legibility. You can set wide mode as default for all entries of a type in the object settings. Additional you can toggle the wide layout for individual contents.

The following three page layouts are are Pro features and available with Capacities Believer. Learn more here.

You can change the page layout in the object settings for each custom type:

Page layout settings

Index card

Capacities Believer

Index card example

Inspired by the analogue index card (or zettel), this layout is aimed at short-form or more draft-like content. Through its design, it enforces a visual constraint on the length of the content. Properties and a small preview image can be collapsed, to hide non-essential details.


Capacities Believer

Profile example

The profile layout is great for content such as people, companies, or organizations. Its main features are the circular preview image and a separate property section on the left side.


Capacities Believer

Encyclopedia example

The encyplopedia layout is designed to offer great overview through a table of content and backlink-navigation, a structural overview, and a high information density.

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