Prevent Duplicates During Automation

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I am pulling in data from a webhook to create entries.  I need to prevent entries from being created if they already exist.

Is there a way to use the Find Records and Conditions to prevent this from happening?

If so perhaps there is a guide somewhere?  This is a very confusing part of Airtable imo.

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Yeap, just use a "Find Records" action to see if a record already exists with that data, then have a conditional that'll create a new record if it can't find anything.  It'll look something like this:

Screenshot 2024-02-01 at 1.15.37 PM.png

And this is how the conditional's set up:

Screenshot 2024-02-01 at 1.15.34 PM.png

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