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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 - 6:02 PM

The "Edit" and "Display" Icons shown in table reports can be displayed in one of two styles: Descriptive or Small

This is a user-defined setting, effective for all applications with which user interacts, and is controlled via the User Preferences for each user.  

February 5th, 2009 - 6:02 PM

Access to a particular QuickBase application is controlled by anyone who has administrative privileges for that application. Permission for each user of an application can be set to permit: View, Modify, Add Record, Delete Record, Save Reports, and Full Administrator. The message you are receiving indicates that you are attempting to perform an action that you don't have permission for.

February 5th, 2009 - 6:02 PM

Customers are encouraged to maintain their own backups of their applications.  You can back up your application in several ways:

February 5th, 2009 - 6:02 PM

If you want to restrict the number of characters in a text field, please see our Set Maximum Length for Entries in a Text Field help topic.

February 5th, 2009 - 6:02 PM

Create two summary fields in the Projects table (To learn how, please see our Create a Summary Field help topic). The first summary field will be labled "Number of Tasks". It should be configured to count the number of Tasks. The second summary field should be labeled "Number of Completed Tasks".

February 5th, 2009 - 6:02 PM

Adding extra fields does take up space even if the fields are empty. To be precise each text field takes up a minimum of 4 bytes, so if you have 10,000 records and you add 50 new, but blank, text fields, you've bumped up your database size by 4 bytes per blank text field times 10000 fields times 50 text fields which is 2 megabytes. For more information on the space take

February 5th, 2009 - 6:02 PM

In order to show a portion of a particular field's data on a report and/or form, you need to take these two steps:

1) Create a new formula field that will hold the subset of the original field's data, and

2) Add the new formula field to the forms and reports where you want the condensed field showing.

February 5th, 2009 - 6:02 PM

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