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The best way to create a user hierarchy in QuickBase is to have a table of users. The key field in this table should be a user field. For each level of the management hiearchy you add another user field to this table. So for example the first user field in this table would be called Sales Rep. If each sales rep has a manager then you would create another user field called Manager.

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

You can limit the number of characters end users can enter or store in a field. Use this feature to help avoid data-entry mistakes in text fields. Carriage returns count as one character. To learn how, please see our Set Maximum Length for Entries in a Text Field help topic.

February 5th, 2009 - 6:02 PM

When you click on a file attachment in QuickBase, Internet Explorer will normally prompt you to either "save" the file to disk or to "open" it.

However, if you once uncheck the "Always ask before opening this type of file" option in the Save dialog, Internet Explorer will henceforth open the file without prompting.

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

Let's assume the text field is called "Notes". Create a formula text field with the following formula:

Left([Notes], 100) &
" " & URLRoot() & "db/" &
dbid() &
"?a=dr&rid=" &
[Record ID#] &
"&dfid=11"

where the number eleven above is the identifier of the custom form that displays only the field "Notes". To determine the dfid of your custom form please read:

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)

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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

Let's assume the Date field is called "My Date" and that the Time of Day field is called "My Time of Day". Let's also assume that you want the display format to be:

08-17-2001 01:01:01

Then the text formula to display the date and the timestamp fields together in one cell would be:

[My Date] & " " &

Right("0" & Hour([My Time of Day]), 2)

& ":" &

February 5th, 2009 - 6:02 PM

'Append Only' fields that have the "Show the name and date on their own line" setting turned on do not export to Excel correctly because they contain the leading dashes. Data gets cut off because Excel sees the leading dash and reads it as a numeric field which has a limited size.

February 5th, 2009 - 6:02 PM

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