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6 - Interface Innovator
6 - Interface Innovator

Every record has a unique URL. It seems so obvious to me that there should be a field type that is a QR generator simply for the URL to that record.

My goal is to label physical items with a QR code so I can use a smartphone to scan the QR code and have the Airtable app open directly to the correct record so it can be viewed/updated. I can copy the record URL and generate a QR code and this works perfectly, but I’m not going to do that for every record. Seems like it should be an available feature.

There are so many work-arounds for creating QR codes but why not have unique record URL be an automatic QR code like so many other solutions out there…?

18 - Pluto
18 - Pluto

Yes, it would be nice if that was built into Airtable. In the meantime, @Moe at MiniExtensions has created a few QR Code extensions to help out with this:

And this one in particular might be helpful to you:

6 - Interface Innovator
6 - Interface Innovator

What Airtable needs is a formula function like QR() that outputs a QR code encoding whatever you want.

For example, Formula: QR({URL Field} + “/some-added-string”), returns a QR code that encodes a URL with an added “/some-added-string” directory to the end of it, and another example would be QR(“” + {Latitude Field} + “,” + {Longitude Field}), which would return a QR code encoding a google maps URL that is centered on a specific latitude and longitude stored as separate columns in the same row. That’d be amazing!

Even better would be to just allow users to choose “QR code” as a formatting option in the “Formula” field type, so a user can write any formula they want, or just output a simple field, and then whatever that formula returns would be encoded as a QR code.

9 - Sun
9 - Sun

Goqrme has an api you might be able to call

4 - Data Explorer
4 - Data Explorer

Hello, I have developed a tool that can generate QR codes in bulk within Airtable. It allows you to generate a large number of QR codes at once and also supports batch generation of barcodes and batch downloading of attachments. I hope this can be helpful to you.

Bulk QR Code Barcode Generator 

Airtable QR Code Generator