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Resolved! Can a form be used to enter new info for two different bases?

Hi everyone, a coworker and I are designing a new AT system to help our communications team manage content production, marketing campaigns, and individual tasks related to both content and campaigns. To solve for multiple needs and use cases, we're t...

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Preserving existing record values while updating a pay rate

I have a payroll base that tracks timesheets and commissionable transactions for our employees. It includes the following linked tables:EmployeesTimesheetsThe Employees table includes information for name, address, email, etc. Additionally, there is ...

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Linked Record - editing the displayed fields

I have a screenshot above where the linked record displays Tags and Employee ONLY. I discovered that they normally pull the displayed fields from the primary view of the table. However, I already checked my Tasks table but I really cant find the view...

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Navigation in New Base

Very new user here.I have a simple base with one table and one form.  It is designed to add new people to a mailing list.  I created a form to add new records, and that seems to work fine.  Now I need to create a navigation.  I would like to see a si...

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Connect to multiple tables for "link to another record"

Is it possible when selecting "Link to another record" to be able to connect to multiple tables? I can only see the option to link to one table (multiple records, yes, but multiple tables, no)? Or any workarounds for this?I'm building out a content m...

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Resolved! Why can't I convert text to date when importing excel sheet?

Hi,Every time I try to convert the multiple select field (automatic field from import) to Date (with time included), I get this message that some cell data may be cleared. And indeed, most of the cell data were cleared. I don't understand this as my ...

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How to filter linked records?

I have two tables:A. MeetingsB. Representatives'Representative' on table A (Meetings) is a 'Link to another record' leading to the items on table B (Representatives).I have a need to filter the Representatives table so that it'll show stats for a giv...

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Which is better: Single select vs Linked record?

I usually use linked record for choice option instead of single select, just in case of use with other tables. As my records keep growing, I am worried about the record limit.Does number of choice in single select also count as record limit per table...

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Don't know how to make this architecture

Hi everyone.I'm helping a teacher to manage student's lessons.Let me tell the need:There are lessons that students have to assimilate.Each student is in a group.Each group has courses.During this course, teachers note progress for in lesson for stude...

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Limit Multiple Selection total

Hi there! I'm trying to design a base with a public facing form for camp registrations. I was planning to use multiple select as the camp selections field, so folks can sign up for Camp A, Camp C, and Camp D all through one form. Where I'm running in...

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Link tasks in Kanban board

Hi, My team have being using the Airtable and the Kanban view for almost two years now. We have for a while lacked/cant set up a link between two tickets on the board. Just a simple link, so we don't forget an input or task.Is this possible? and how ...

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Creating Junction Table

Hi Everyone, Thanks for your help in advance and ill try articulate this as best i can.Im trying to create a junction table from 2 tables.One being a table that contains "new leads" exported from a CRM. It contains a persons name, contact details  pr...

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Form View: US State drop down field

I am creating a form for our website that I will need external users to fill out. I want to minimize user input error so I have created a table with state names/abbreviations to link to the form. When they start to fill out the state it populates opt...

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Newbie hoping to replace Jotform, to help African wildlife rangers

Hi there, we’re looking for an alternative solution to Jotform. We are wildlife rangers working in African National Parks. We use a Jotform to complete our ‘Daily Station Report’ which includes daily roll call and station statistics. We use ruggedise...

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Use Airtable to create workplace

Hi Folks,I was wondering if you know if we can use Airtable to create groups and allow collaborations between participants and allowing chats (something similar to idea of Facebook).  Thank you 

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Resolved! Can I repair a broken linked field?

Hi. My nonprofit is using an Airtable base to support and manage data from youth teams that are conducting service-learning projects. I have a table called "Teams" that holds all the data about each team. Then I created a form through Fillout.com whe...

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