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RecordCard override onClick

Hi, I was trying to override the default onClick of the RecordCard component with a custom one that send me to the corresponding table. I didn’t see in the doc the way to prevent the default expending behaviour. But in the code there is the undocumen...

Documentation for useSynced

Hey, Noticed that in the latest block sdk version you export useSynced (great feature). There is no documentation for it in the docs. Cheers, Ronen Babayoff

TODO List tutorial link broken

In this tutorial - Airtable Blocks SDK there’s a link ( to copy this base for “Tasks”. But it says " The private share link you tried to reach is not available." Can somebody from Airtable please take a look?

Ashwin_P by 6 - Interface Innovator
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Charging for my blocks and possible billing api?

Hi there, I assume that custom blocks are the beginning of some kind of app store, similar to the one shopify has, where we will also be able to charge for our custom blocks. Question for airtable - do you guys plan on providing some kind of billing ...

New! Five open source blocks

Hi! As you might’ve seen, there are five new blocks in the gallery: base schema, flowchart, flashcard, name quiz, and URL preview. The special thing about these blocks is that they’re open source. We hope that they help you get started more quickly –...

Kasra by 9 - Sun
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Resolved! Close Settings Menu with Button

I’m trying to implement a settings menu in my custom block. I have the settings component properly showing, and the settings inside working as I want. The only missing piece that I can’t figure out is how to trigger closing the menu from a Button com...

Airtable is hiring a Developer Advocate

We’re looking for a Developer Advocate to help grow our developer community worldwide. As our first Developer Advocate, you’ll be integral in crafting the developer engagement strategy and executing on the Airtable vision. You’ll support our develope...

Resolved! `$ block release` fails

Are we not supposed to be doing this yet, or did I do something wrong? schedule_conflicts| |master=> block release building copying package.json files installing node modules [npm] [npm] > core-js@3.6.4 postinstall /private/var/folders/lx/d2z19t052...

Resolved! Can't Access Example Blocks

I haven’t been able to access the example custom blocks for some time now. When I try to build one from the template, I get this: blocks|=> block init appFalshZ06hLqEPb/blkmXtdrOPFKUVPIW --template= flowcha...

Notification UI component?

Hey, Would love to have a notification component, similar to the black ‘Undoing last action’ and ‘Record moved to trash’ notification you get in the primary Airtable UI. One that slides in and disappears automatically. Cheers, Ronen

Watch / unwatch example documentation

Hey, I’ve been looking on all the sample blocks, but couldn’t find an example of how to use the watch / unwatch functionality in a fine grained matter. Specifically, do I need to call unwatch to cleanup after I call watch and if yes, use react useEff...

Resolved! Feature request - get the currently selected fields

Hey, would love to be able to not only get the cursor.selectedRecordIds, but also the selected fields, if any fields are selected in a grid view. Seems like there will be many use cases that would require such functionality. I personally have a few. ...

Resolved! How to secure API keys in Airtable Block Code

Not sure if I understand the use cases for Blocks but I am trying to create a little mini GUI to pull data from Google and save into Airtable. How do I go about securing my API key? Is it secure to bundle with code that gets released to Airtable?

Bryan_Lopez by 4 - Data Explorer
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