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We’re ringing in the New Year with new features designed to make it easier to manage and share your QuickBase applications.

What’s new in QuickBase?

Look for these new features in the January 23, 2011 release of QuickBase:

January 10th, 2011 - 11:01 AM

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.

December 7th, 2010 - 12:12 PM

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.

October 18th, 2010 - 2:10 PM

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

Just because an application doesn't appear on the My Apps page's application list, doesn't necessarily mean that you can't access it. There are a couple of reasons an application won't appear on your list automatically. If this happens, you can still easily access the application.

Why an application may not appear:

February 5th, 2009 - 6:02 PM

1. In the HEAD section of your Web page, add the following <script> block:

<script lang="javascript" src="https://mycompany.quickbase.com/db/dddddddd?a=API_GetRecordAsHTML&rid=n&jht=1">
</script>

where mycompany is your account URL, dddddddd is the database ID and n is the record ID for the record that you want to embed.

February 5th, 2009 - 6:02 PM

1. Create the report that you want to embed (To learn more, please see our Create a Table Report help topic.)

2. In the HEAD section of your Web page, add the following <script> block:


February 5th, 2009 - 6:02 PM

All you have to do is use the following URL:

https://www.quickbase.com/db/main?a=api_authenticate&username=yourEmailA...

Just plug your email address (or QuickBase screen name) and password into the appropriate places above. You can make this URL into a shortcut or a bookmark in your browser.

February 5th, 2009 - 6:02 PM

Yes, there is, the source is available from GitHub: https://github.com/QuickbaseAdmirer/QuickBase-Java-SDK

February 5th, 2009 - 6:02 PM

Please see our Components of a Query help topic for a detailed description of the QuickBase query language. 

February 5th, 2009 - 6:02 PM

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