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Sorting line items (records) via drag-and-drop

I am developing an extension to manage orders based on an ‘Orders’ table and a (linked) ‘Order Line Items’ table. My next objective is to allow line items to be re-ordered by the user via drag-and-drop.I assume I can achieve this by adding a integer ...

Tom_Keysers by 6 - Interface Innovator
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How to make a field appear in another table?

Good day team,Let's say I have this table specifically for "Date of data fill up", Then I would like for that column to appear here on a table called Individual Request Tracker, that would also correspond to the Candidate Email ID shown here as well?...

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Shared script or library support?

My team of 7 disciplines uses airtable, each having their own base.   Each discipline has the same structure, but different syntaxes to describe their tasks.   Every time I create a new tool or script I have to set it up in each base. I could really ...

jdavis by 5 - Automation Enthusiast
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ReferenceError: _airtableReact is not defined

I am getting the following error when trying to run a custom app (have tried 4 different apps and same result with each one). Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks ReferenceError: _airtableReact is not defined at Object. (https://static.air...

John_Kane by 4 - Data Explorer
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Where to find the own released custom Extension?

I created my own Extension under "Build an extension". Result was a full functional extension I was able to use in my Base over localhost:9000.Then I clicked "Delete Extension" inside the Extensions Menu in Airtable.Extension is gone, fair enough.But...

Resolved! Should my Airtable apps slow down as my base gets bigger?

I’ve noticed my (custom) apps are taking much longer to load lately, coinciding with a steady increase in records. The apps load records from filtered views, which don’t necessarily have a ton of records in them at a time. Would the amount of records...

Sticker_ninja by 6 - Interface Innovator
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Anyone using the Cdata Excel Add-in?

Hello, I represent a manufacturer who makes custom objects. We use Airtable to manage our sales leads. We've developed a macro spreadsheet in excel to provide pricing in the way we need to. I'm considering a new workflow which allows customer to uplo...

Estimator by 4 - Data Explorer
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I have been trying to get the script "Create records for multiple templates" to work in an automation script. I am trying to get this to work because the button I have in the base the run the extension script does not work in Interface Designer. Any ...

Blake_dye by 4 - Data Explorer
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Resolved! "An error has occurred" on script extension

HelloI've been working on a script all day in the Script Extension thing, and it's been working fine until just now when I went through to comment out my console logs I was debugging with to tidy up the code. I went to run the script one last time an...

MrLuke by 6 - Interface Innovator
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Resolved! Check if base/table has automations using Block SDK

Hey, I am wondering if it is possible to do these things using the Block SDK:1. Check if an automation exists in a base/table by name. 2. Create Automations on a table if they dont exist3. Automate updating an automation scriptUse Case: I have a Bloc...

Resolved! Write to the currency field in Airtable using Javascript

HiI'm reading my Airtable data using the API which is working fine, I'm now trying to write back to Airtable but I am having issues.I can write to Airtable successfully if the field is a string or a number but I can't when it's a currency. Any ideas ...

Evos_World by 6 - Interface Innovator
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Resolved! Scripting Extension external Api calls Limitation

Hey Guys, My question is how many external API calls we can make in Scipting Extension Block per execution.FYI, my usecase is to read records(around 2000) from a table view, make 2000 API calls for all of these records, and then finally update the re...

ruby_rails by 4 - Data Explorer
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Needing Trigger for Extension

We utilize the QR Code Extension in our data base & am looking for simple automation to trigger said extension when a form is submitted.  I have all the steps down but the trigger from the automation to hit the manual button on extension. I expect it...

JKules by 4 - Data Explorer
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Resolved! Uploading image via app

I want to create a file upload interface on my custom app so that collaborators/users of the app can upload an image from their file system to the base (instead of using the airtable interface) Is this possible, and if not, can you suggest any workar...

Gaby_Burkard by 4 - Data Explorer
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Button that runs a script to generate a random string

I'm not familiar with Javascript.Looking to make a button that will start a script to generate an alphanumeric string that's 8 characters long.  The code I found on Google to generate a string is:function makeid(length) { var result = '...

noelng by 4 - Data Explorer
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