Concatenate Linked Fields

Hello!

I’m trying to simply show the aggregation of two lookup fields into a third column while keeping the linked values.

Concatenate will de-link the data as it only works with text values- how do I carry the link through concatenate? Is there a formula or AirTable workaround that will join data without losing the links?

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I’m trying to solve the same issue, did you end up finding a solution?

Hi @Mark_Lewis1,

Welcome to Airtable Community !

You have 2 scenarios here:

  1. Are both values linked to the same Table?

  2. Are both values linked to different tables?

I assume it is the latter?

In this case a work around would be to do the following:

  1. In the Tables you want to Link from, create a Field called Record URL, you will create a link to this record using the URL to the table and RecordID(). So the formula would be something like

https://airtable.com/tblCia60En5GONbn/viwJGm2vkEyq7TInn/”&RecordID()

  1. In the table where you want to Link to, you will create 2 new Fields (or one for each record you want to concatenate), Lookup the new field you did in the other Tables.

  2. In a final Concatenate field, concatenate both URLs. Now you have the records that are linked to this record in URL forms.

It’s a work around but it might help.

BR,
Mo

Hi @Mohamed_Swellam

Thanks for your reply! I’m actually looking for option 1.

I have 3 types of ‘attendance’ that I’m currently tracking in three separate columns in table A, I would like to be able to combine these with links into a single column in table B.

Cheers,
Mark

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Hi @Mark_Lewis1, did you ever find a solution for this? I need to do the same thing