Hi! Is it possible to have a form populate a linked field? For example, if I want users to fill out information about themselves, and I want the “organization you work for” column to be a Linked Field, how do I allow users who fill out the form to “add” a new record for their organization? At present, it will only allow them to select organizations already in the database.
The workaround is to create a text field called Organization and then convert it to a Linked Field later, but that’s not ideal.
Right, that is the workaround to this major limitation in Airtable’s forms. You can create an automation to do the copying and pasting for you.
If you’d like a more advanced form that lets people add their own new linked records — in addition to dozens of other features that Airtable doesn’t offer with their form — I would highly recommend checking out the excellent form from MiniExtensions.com: