QuickBase is designed for the business user, and this product release is all about your most requested features. We’ve taken some complicated queries and made them easy to create without knowing or writing a stitch of code. And we’ve made reporting improvements that allow you to find the information most relevant to your business, with features like customized fiscal year and time zone. This product release reflects our continued focus on empowering the business user to make the QuickBase work for his/her needs without requiring help from IT.
On Sunday, October 24, we’ll release a new version of QuickBase.
Streamlined process for creating apps
In this release, we’ve simplified and streamlined the process you follow to create apps. The Create Applications page presents a tabbed view of the three methods you use to create apps—creating from a template, starting from scratch, and importing data.
As you know, Intuit QuickBase has taken number of steps to enhance the stability and resiliency of QuickBase. We’ve begun implementing high availability capability across two sites—our primary data center in Quincy, Washington and our secondary site in San Diego,California.
Typically in QuickBase, forms usage is determined at either the role level, or at the report level. You can, however, use a formula URL button to call upon specific forms regardless of forms usage settings. This is useful if you‘ve created multiple data entry forms, each with their own layout, that you wish to call upon at various stages of the record entry process.
In a recent webinar a customer asked how they might use an email notification to embed an "approve" and "reject" button such that when their client opened their email, they could make the selection right there in the email and the result would be to update the record and log the client's choice to include an audit trail of the person, the decision date and time.
The table below describes some of the most common actions QuickBase performs and how they affect system performance. If you are trying to optimize performance in QuickBase, it’s helpful to understand these actions so that you can make any necessary adjustments.