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Use a field of type "Formula - URL (Link)". Set the cover text to "Click Here.." and then use a formula to point to a report that selects for only one record based on the Record ID# field which is unique for every record.

The URL for a report using the API is for example:

February 5th, 2009 - 6:02 PM

There is a way to do this using Application Variables and a Formula User field.

The first thing you need to do is define the number of users that will be participating in the 'round-robin' by creating an Application Variable. For this example let s call the variable [number_of_reps]

February 5th, 2009 - 6:02 PM

If your boss is like my boss, she wants to know what I accomplished this week, what I accomplished last week, and what I plan to accomplish next week. Building Reports in QuickBase to help you manage this reporting requirement can be a little tricky, but with some well-built formula fields in your data table, you can get it done.

February 5th, 2009 - 6:02 PM

By using a custom formula, you can create a report that displays the records where a date field in the record is equal to the current month (or previous or next month). If you want to base a view on the [Date Created] field value, then create a new report, choose Table report, and within the Filters section select the right button to enable filtering.

February 5th, 2009 - 6:02 PM

QuickBase formulas can be used within a record to compute and return a value. Generally formulas can only be used within a single record and can not span across multiple records in a table. For instance, in an employee table with a field Salary, the Salary for individuals can not be computed as a percentage against all other employees' salaries.

February 5th, 2009 - 6:02 PM

The formula looks like this:

Right("00" & Left([IP Address], "."), 3) & "." &

Right("00" & Left(Right([IP Address], -1 + Length([Ip Address]) - Length(Left([IP Address],"."))),"."),3) & "." &

Right("00" & Right(Left([IP Address], -1 + Length([Ip Address]) - Length(Right([IP Address],"."))),"."),3) & "." &

Right("00" & Right([IP Address], "."), 3)

February 5th, 2009 - 6:02 PM

right("000" & floor([octet1]), 3) & "." &
right("000" & floor([octet2]), 3) & "." &
right("000" & floor([octet3]), 3) & "." &
right("000" & floor([octet4]), 3)

February 5th, 2009 - 6:02 PM

The total value at the bottom of a column is the total of all values above it in the report. The same is true of the average value at the bottom of a report. The average value is the average of all the values in the column above it.

February 5th, 2009 - 6:02 PM

Here is a formula that will calculate the third Friday of the current month:

NextDayOfWeek( FirstDayOfMonth(Today()) - Days(1), 5 ) + Weeks(2)

It can be broken down to the following steps:

1) find the first day of the month containing today
2) go back one day to the last day of the previous month
3) find the next Friday (the number 5 represents Friday)

February 5th, 2009 - 6:02 PM

This can happen because the field property for [num1] called "Treat blank as zero in calculations" is checked. This is checked by default, so you can do things like add and subtract lists of values which contain some blanks.

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