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Yerko_Begic
6 - Interface Innovator
6 - Interface Innovator

Is there any possible way to run Data Fetcher from the Interface?

I have created a Button following this info https://help.datafetcher.com/advanced-options/run-request-from-button-field but this resides in the data which is not ideal. I want to be able to fetch the data on demand with the click of a button from the interface without ever opening the data. Is this possible

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TheTimeSavingCo
18 - Pluto
18 - Pluto

Hmm, you can run automations via Interface buttons and you can run a DataFetcher request using a webhook so it should be doable I think?

https://help.datafetcher.com/create-requests/run-request-using-webhook

Automation buttons require a source of some sort though, so you might need to add a record picker element to your Interface that you never use just for this

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ScottWorld
18 - Pluto
18 - Pluto

Extensions are not supported in interfaces, but there may be other workaround to get Data Fetcher to work.

Although your best bet may be to use Make’s integrations and automations to recreate the functionality that you’re looking for.

If Make doesn’t natively support the app you’re looking for, then you can use their HTTP module to make your own custom API calls.

Make also offers custom webhooks with custom webhook responses.

If you’ve never used Make before, I’ve assembled a bunch of Make training resources in this thread.

For example, here is how you would instantly trigger a Make automation from Airtable.

Hope this helps! If you’d like to hire an expert Airtable consultant to help you with anything Airtable-related, please feel free to contact me through my website: Airtable consultant — ScottWorld

TheTimeSavingCo
18 - Pluto
18 - Pluto

Hmm, you can run automations via Interface buttons and you can run a DataFetcher request using a webhook so it should be doable I think?

https://help.datafetcher.com/create-requests/run-request-using-webhook

Automation buttons require a source of some sort though, so you might need to add a record picker element to your Interface that you never use just for this

jasonsamuels
5 - Automation Enthusiast
5 - Automation Enthusiast

This looks possible and this Data Fetcher support article is relevant: https://help.datafetcher.com/create-requests/run-request-using-webhook

Other workable options are creating a checkbox field on the object and triggering Data Fetcher based on an update to that field, or a button that creates a record in a new table in your base like "DF requests" and trigger off that new record creation.