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Summarize Data and Automatically Link Tables May 16, 2022

When getting summarized data from Airtable, it's common to use a rollup field. In many instances, you may need to create a specific table for rolling up the data you want to summarize. For example, you may want to look at the total number of hours of labor scheduled for a day, but without...

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Button Automation: Trigger Automation from your Airtable Interface May 09, 2022

Airtable recently released a new feature for Airtable Interfaces: the Button Element. This option allows you to drop buttons directly in your interface workflow, which each have the option of updating five fields within a record.

On the surface, this may sound like automation. While it's similar...

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Airtable Interface Updates: Calendars and Buttons May 02, 2022

Airtable Interfaces continue to be improved with the release of new features. We recently received four new upgrades to Interface Designer, namely:

  1. Duplicate an Interface Element
  2. Duplicate an Interface Page
  3. Adding a Calendar Element
  4. Adding a Button (with up to 5 actions)

In this video, I...

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What is "no code" or "low code"? Apr 25, 2022

The next generation of software is here. In fact, it has been here for years! "No code" or "low code" software allow anyone to create custom apps and workflows without needing to ever write a line of code. This is revolutionary for businesses and organizations, because it allows for faster...

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No-Code Interview - Meet Sebastian from WeMakeFuture Apr 22, 2022

In this interview, I sit down with Sebastian, the CEO and co-founder of WeMakeFuture. They are on a mission to build the world's leading automation agency.

During our chat, Sebastian shares a couple projects that he's built for clients that demonstrate the powerful things that no-code tools make...

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Allocating Resources in a Timeline View Apr 18, 2022

Airtable recently released a new feature that allows us to properly allocate resources in a timeline view. With a little background, you can create a view that alerts you when your resources are overcommitted. Imagine getting advanced notice if someone on your team has requested timeoff that...

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Smarter Charts in Softr Apr 15, 2022

Grouping your data in Airtable is important for data visualiziation. Not only can we draw smarter insights from Airtable, but we also get the ability to create better charts and graphs in Softr! In this video, I walk through the steps of creating an automated process that keeps your database...

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Supercharge your Airtable Workflows with Make Apr 11, 2022

Automation is the key to moving data through a workflow. While Airtable does have its own automation feature, you'll often need to go outside that environment to build more robust automations. In this video, I outline my favorite automation tool, Make (this link will give you 30 days on the...

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How to create insanely good SOPs and share them effortlessly Apr 04, 2022

As teams grow, it's critical to document and share your procedures in an organized manner. Some of the software out there costs hundreds of dollars per month, but you don't have to invest that much in order to produce and share some terrific SOPs with your team.

In this tutorial, I use two...

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Softr vs MiniExtensions Mar 31, 2022

Are you ready to do more with Airtable, but you're stuck with Airtable's limitations? If so, you may be ready to invest in some additional software. Two of the most popular "add-on" options are Softr and MiniExtensions.

In this video, I dive into what these tools do, where they differ, and how...

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Edit Records in a Shared View Mar 28, 2022

In early March 2022, Airtable gave us the ability to edit records in a shared view. For three glorious hours our thoughts were filled with possibilities, until they abruptly ripped the feature away and announced that it was granted in error.

But this feature is paramount to the workflows of...

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How to Prefill and Hide Form Fields in Airtable Mar 21, 2022

Airtable forms have allowed for fields to be prefilled for years, but that function has been limited. The most notable limitation is that (until recently) we couldn't HIDE fields on a form that were prefilled. This meant that if we wanted to prefill infomation for someone that we didn't want...

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