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If you have a QuickBase Enterprise account, you can take advantage of the Developer Sandbox feature. The Developer Sandbox provides you with a safe environment in which to try out your changes, without affecting users or data in your live application.

November 19th, 2009 - 12:11 PM

There are a variety of situations where text that is pasted into QuickBase from Microsoft Word can have unexpected consequences. Here are a few known issues:

February 5th, 2009 - 5:02 PM

No. Setting permissions to "Everyone on the Internet" means that anyone with access to the QuickBase Web site has access to that application. You should only use this feature for applications you consider public.

February 5th, 2009 - 5:02 PM

This would occur if the spreadsheet's or database's CSV (comma separated values) parser is substandard. Excel comes with an excellent CSV parser that knows how to deal with hard returns (aka line breaks, paragraph markers, etc.) that are embedded within the contents of a field.

February 5th, 2009 - 5:02 PM

1. I have a time of day field set up as military time but when it exports to Excel it converts to normal time and adds AM/PM.

For example, 18:00 exports as 6:00 PM.

2. I have a duration field that is exporting differently than on the view.

For example, 2:30 exports as 2.5 hours.

February 5th, 2009 - 5:02 PM

Sure! Apps in the QuickBase Exchange are provided to help you get started, so once you download one you can customize all aspects of the application.

February 5th, 2009 - 5:02 PM

Assuming you have the ability to create applications in your billing account, the scenario whereby an application manager can not copy an application is most likely caused by one of the following two restrictions:

1) One of the tables in the application contains more than 20 MB of application data.
2) More than 75 MB of attached files are present in the application.

February 5th, 2009 - 5:02 PM

The information in angle brackets uniquely identifies the user so that upon reimporting into QuickBase, QuickBase can unambiguously set the user field to the proper value.

February 5th, 2009 - 5:02 PM

The Google toolbar now has a spell check feature that works really well on web forms. This means that you can do spell checking when adding or editing records in QuickBase. The Google toolbar is available from:

http://toolbar.google.com

February 5th, 2009 - 5:02 PM

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