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Create a secret

The instructions below explain how to create and attach secrets.

Open the New secret dialog

  • To create a secret via Account settings:
    • Click the avatar in the upper-right corner of the Home page or the editor screen.

    • Select Account settings and go to the Secrets tab.

    • Click the Create secret button.

  • To create a secret for a selected notebook:
    • Right-click the notebook to open the context menu.

    • Select Attached secrets.

    • In the Secrets attached to [notebook_name] dialog, click the Create secret button.

  • To create a secret for a notebook in the editor:
    • Go to Main menu | Tools | Attached secrets.

    • In the window to the right of the editor field, click the Create secret button.

Add a secret

In the New secret dialog, do the following:

  1. Provide a title for the new secret.

  2. (Optional) Provide details about the new secret in the Description field.

  3. Provide a key name. This is what will be referenced in the notebook code.

  4. Provide a key value. This is the protected value that only you can manage.

  5. (Optional) Click Add key-value pair to provide another record.

  6. Click Save and close to finish your work in the dialog.

This is how the secret from the example is created. One key-value pair (with the API token) is added.

Creating a secret

Attach a secret to a notebook

You can attach any of the secrets you previously created to any of your notebooks.

  1. Depending on where you begin:
    • On the Home page, right-click the notebook to open the context menu and select Attached secrets.

    • In the editor, go to Main menu | Tools | Attached secrets.

  2. In the Secrets attached to [notebook_name] dialog, click the Select to attach button to expand the list of secrets.

  3. Select the secret you want to attach.

    Attach a secret

  4. Close the Secrets attached to [notebook_name] dialog:
    • On the Home page, the Close button is in the upper-right corner of the dialog.

    • In the editor, the Close button is in the lower-left corner of the dialog.

Last modified: 16 July 2021