Re: Expand synced records in embedded shared views?

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6 - Interface Innovator
6 - Interface Innovator

Hi folks,

I have embedded into a web page:

A table
Containing a lookup field
From a synced table - and it looks like this:

Screenshot 2022-10-24 112946

At the moment, expanding the record in the lookup field only opens up the one cell:

Screenshot 2022-10-24 113108

But I want it to open this:

Screenshot 2022-10-24 113223

Can this be done?

So many thanks for your attention.


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Expanding a record in an embedded shared view works just like it does when expanding a record in Airtable:

You can either:

  1. Click once in a cell and then press the spacebar
  2. You can click on the blue arrows in the left margin

Hi @ScottWorld - thanks for your reply.

This doesn’t do what I’m wanting to do, though.

Selecting the cell containing the items I want to open (circled in blue) and then hitting the space bar opens the record containing that field - circled in red:

Screenshot 2022-10-25 085735

When that record opens, the items I want to open (again circled in blue) are no longer available as synced records that can be opened; they are just non-editable text:

Screenshot 2022-10-25 090031

When I am in Airtable itself, I can select that cell, click the blue arrows, and open up a dialog box that allows me to open each individual record, and see all of its details:

Screenshot 2022-10-25 090245
Screenshot 2022-10-25 090312
Screenshot 2022-10-25 090408

But when I hit the blue arrows on the embedded version of the field, all I get is this:

Screenshot 2022-10-25 090550

Not clickable, no access to the information contained in those records.

Is there a way to set up an embedded table view so those records are accessible?

Oh, I see what you’re saying. Unfortunately, that is not a feature of shared views. You may want to submit this to as a feature request.