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Let’s say you have a table for Products, another table for Line Items, and a relationship between the two where the product table is the master.

September 11th, 2014 - 8:09 AM

While QuickBase tables come with the key field set to Record ID#, you can use one of your own fields as the key instead. (To learn how to change the key field, please see this help topic). But what’s the difference? Is it worth making the change?

 

July 17th, 2014 - 9:07 AM

Before the release of address fields, you may have created several separate fields to capture address information. For example, you may have the following fields:

October 28th, 2013 - 3:10 PM

If you have recently upgraded to Windows 7 and Office 2010, attempting to open QuickBase file attachments saved in earlier versions (97-2003) of Excel, Word, or PowerPoint may produce this error. To fix the problem:

January 9th, 2012 - 9:01 AM

Prior to the July 2011 release, we allowed the behavior of file attachments stored in QuickBase to be handled by your browser, with the exception of requiring Microsoft Office documents to be downloaded rather than opened.

July 14th, 2011 - 2:07 PM

If you create a formula numeric type of field, you can reference the built in field Record ID # to increment your number automatically. If you're not familiar with creating new fields, please see our Add a New Field help topic.

 

June 23rd, 2009 - 8:06 AM

Append fields can become quite large and contain too much text to display in a report easily. You can use a formula text field to display only the most recent value from your append field and then display the formula text field in your reports instead of the append field.

June 2nd, 2009 - 4:06 PM

The simplest way to update a document stored in a file attachment field is to edit the record containing the document, and click on file link next to the file attachment field's entry box.

If you edit a document and want to ensure that no one updates it while you are editing it:

February 5th, 2009 - 5:02 PM

A number of customers have reported that they've deleted file attachments but that this has not reduced the total size of file attachments used by the application.

February 5th, 2009 - 5:02 PM

The reference field (aka record-picker field) in the details table when displayed read-only always displays the value of the key field in the corresponding master record. The key field in the case you cite above is the Record ID#.

February 5th, 2009 - 5:02 PM

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