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Set record id, when creating a new record using the API

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Tommy_C
5 - Automation Enthusiast
5 - Automation Enthusiast

Hey All,

When creating a new record using the API, is it possible to explicitly set the record id?

Thanks,

Tommy.

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JonathanBowen
13 - Mars
13 - Mars

Hi @Tommy_C - no, the record ID (“recXXXXXXXXXXX”) is set by Airtable when a record is created and you have no control over this. You could, however, create your own ID field and set this.

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JonathanBowen
13 - Mars
13 - Mars

Hi @Tommy_C - no, the record ID (“recXXXXXXXXXXX”) is set by Airtable when a record is created and you have no control over this. You could, however, create your own ID field and set this.

Thanks @JonathanBowen much appreciated.