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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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Getting started on scripts and extensions

I want to help make my company better with scripts and extensions.  However, I am not fluent with Github or Javascript.I am a quick learner. I think that there are some ideas that I have that could be accomplished through extensions and scripts.   I ...

Drew_Nemer by 7 - App Architect
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blockId mismatch Error

I’ve been working on a custom Extension (App) using the “Getting started” guide. The Extension has been working fine, running on my localhost at https://localhost:9000. Today, the Extension in the Airtable UI started showing the following message: { ...

Alex_M by 4 - Data Explorer
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input to more fields in todo-app

Hi!I'm trying to adjust the example todo-app by adding an input field when creating a new task.For example if I want to add a comment to a new task that should be created simultaneously. In my code below I get a form field to add the comment and the ...

Cannot init Hello World example extension

When I run block init I get the following error: Downloading template... done Extracting template... done Installing dependencies... Error › Warning: ❌ Something failed! Cleaning up... Error: Process exit with error 1 I’m using npm 8.3.1 and ...

How can I bundle external css files with block?

Hi there, This question is for the Airtable team. I see that you are using browserify to bundle the block code, would love to also be able to bundle external css files with the block, instead of loading them asynchronously using loadCSSFromURLAsync (...

Resolved! Clarity around Blocks API rate limit

Hello, I’m reading documentation here on the rate limits for the Blocks API and I’d like some clarity around these two statements: Batch methods ( updateRecordsAsync , createRecordsAsync , deleteRecordsAsync ) may only update/create/delete up to 50 ...

Eugene_Kim by 6 - Interface Innovator
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JSON Export App/Block

I am looking to export data from my airtable into JSON format. I am working with a Firebase Application, and I want to be able to collect data in AirTable, export it, and then dump it into a Firebase JSON based Database. Has anyone written a script/b...

Can't updateRecordAsync - Long Text Field

I'm trying to generate some content using OpenAi's new ChatGPT API and I'm having an issue with updating the record field in my table with the response from their API. I have no idea why but for some reason I can't update the Long Text Field with the...

clayc210 by 4 - Data Explorer
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Using primereact icons in custom extensions

Hi, I am trying to create a rather simple table view of linked records with some editing capabilities. As far as I managed to discover, the grid element is not available in the SDK, so am using using the Primereact library. It is going pretty well ov...

Andraz_Repar by 5 - Automation Enthusiast
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