Is it possible to export a revision history? And if so, can a specific date range be specified?
This is not possible. You might want to add it as a feature suggestion in the #show-and-tell:product-suggestions category.
Hi David, and welcome to the community.
Hypothetically, there is now a way to do this and more. I haven’t actually done it, but it goes something like this:
- For any table you want to track revisions on, create a condition that causes modified records to appear in a “revisions” view.
- Create a script action that is performed on any records in that view; the script action simply creates a revision log (internally as another table or externally in another system). It should contain the record ID, dates/times, with other meta data as desired.
- Create a reporting process (API or otherwise) to export the log data.
Optionally, such a process could send the entire changed record to another system, thus negating the need to export at all.
Hypothetical, non-trivial effort, possibly achievable with Zapier and Integromat, but likely to work.
I settled on creating a new (hidden) field that automatically inserts the date/time any information I want to track is changed - e.g., “Mobile Phone changed”, “Home Phone changed”, etc. So I can filter and sort that field for changes in a specific time range. Not real sexy, I know, but since I have no idea how to write scripts it seemed a reasonable approach!
Lots of people in this forum, including myself, love Integromat! I use it almost every day!
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