Hi guys! I run a small business where we sell vacant land and use airtable as a hub of property data.
We have three tables (that are sent to customers) 1. Current inventory with CASH prices, 2. Current inventory with FINANCING prices and 3. Current inventory for a specific sales agent
We have a status section for when a property is “available” or “pending”. Since we all work out of different tables, I wanted to see if there would be a way to create an automation that can update the status in ALL three tables when the status is changed in one? I have been trying to do it with update records in one, run two actions but I keep running into a “fix testing error”. so I am hoping someone more techy than me can provide some insight!
I don’t think that that sounds like the best way to structure your database.
Instead of duplicating your inventory across 3 different tables, the ideal way to setup your system is to keep all of your inventory in just ONE table, but create 3 different views that you can work out of.
So instead of 3 different tables, you would have 3 different views.
Then, whenever you make a change to a status, you only need to update it once.
My free Airtable training course discusses views in great depth.