miniExtensions Form to Edit and Create Airtable Records

Create & Update Records.

M P
164 articles in this collection
Written by Moe and Paulo
Prefill Form

How to prefill a checkbox as unchecked?

I want to uncheck a validation box via the URL I send my users, so they must always re-check it.
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to update a record with just 1 click? or a webhook URL?

I want a field's value to change with the click of a button. I want the form to be prefilled and submitted automatically when opening a URL.
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to prefill hidden fields?

M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to prefill a value in the form when it's embedded?

I'm trying to pass a prefill value through the page url to embedded form
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to prefill miniExtensions Form?

How to prefill multiple fields in a form?
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

Can I still display the prefilled field even if it is hidden?

M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to prefill a form from another form after redirecting?

M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

Why are my prefill fields not being saved to Airtable after submitting the form?

When I submit the form, the prefilled field is not saved to Airtable.
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

Prefilling a value that has a comma in it (encoded into the URL as %2C) the prefill doesn't work, even when the linked record itself has the commas.

M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

Can I prefill a number field with zero?

I'm trying to set the field value to 0, but it comes up null.
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago
Linked Records Field

How to limit selections in the linked record finder?

I want the linked field to show only records connected to the logged-in user.
P
Written by Paulo
Updated over a week ago

How to show the linked records field as a calendar instead of a list?

I want to limit the records selection to certain days. Users see available slots during a specific date range and make reservations.
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to allow expanding records, but not make them editable?

In the option to expand and edit, I want to expand the record only, not to make it editable.
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to choose which fields show up on the linked records?

I want to customize the fields that the user sees to know the record's content without clicking on it.
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to prevent users from being able to remove linked records?

We need to remove the little "X" that appears next to each linked record so they can't unselect them.
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How does read-only work for linked records fields?

M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

What are the limitations of the conditional filter?

M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to display a title other than the primary field for linked records?

The primary field is an autonumber. I want it to show a different value (something more readable).
P
Written by Paulo
Updated over a week ago

How to add data to different tables using one form?

How to add and edit linked records on the form? Where to find the line items option?
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to add quantity to line items?

M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How does the add-only mode work?

I want to allow users to create new records, but not see their previously submitted records.
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

The linked records field is not "prefilled" in the child form, why?

The linked field in the child form is empty. I can choose any parent record. I want child records to only link to their parents.
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to customize the button for creating linked records?

M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to limit the linked records field selection to only one record?

I'm not able to create another record. The "Create New" button does not show up.
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to prefill child forms?

I want to prefill fields in the subform/nested form when I click on the + button to create a linked record.
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

The linked records field is only showing the first 100 records in the dropdown?

Some records are missing even though they exist in Airtable.
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to search for linked records using a non-primary field?

I want to look up records by another field.
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

When do line items get linked if compute mode is enabled?

Compute mode and linked records line items.
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago
Attachment Field/Signature

How to add a signature to an existing record, not a new one?

The signature creates a new record entirely. It does not save to the original record.
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to allow users to upload attachments via a URL?

M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to change the attachment thumbnail size?

I need to make the image larger.
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to restrict the number of attachment uploads?

M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to allow users to add hand signatures?

M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to annotate an image attachment?

M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to set a file size limit on the attachment field?

M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to delete attachments?

M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

Can I have multiple signature fields in the form?

M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to upload multiple files at once in an attachment field in a form?

Does every file need to be uploaded separately?
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to restrict my form to only accepting specific file types?

How to force the attachment field to only upload certain formats? (e.g allow images or PDFs only)
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

Where do hand signatures on the form get saved?

M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How can I display an image from my Airtable on a form?

Display the customer's specific photo (pulled from an Airtable field)
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago
Conditional Field Visibility

Can I use a lookup field as a condition for a conditional field?

P
Written by Paulo
Updated over a week ago

How to set up a field to show up only when certain conditions are met?

M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to use a Rollup field as a Conditional Field?

Can I make field visibility conditional based on other rollup fields?
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to check if a record exists and only show the complete form if it doesn't?

M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

Can I have a condition that includes the operators "OR" & "AND" simultaneously?

A condition like this: or(and(x,y),and(x,z)).
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to have "is any of" or "is none of" conditions?

I need to select multiple options for conditional fields.
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

Which field types are supported as conditional fields?

M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to set a conditional field to show up if a record is one of two values?

I’ve tried using “Is Not” but it’s not working.
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to hide a form field when it's empty?

M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to use formula fields as a conditional field in the form?

M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

Conditionally hidden fields are not being saved, why?

M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

Can some conditions be "and" and some "or" in one field?

When I change the and/or condition, it changes all of them.
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago
Stripe Integration

How to enable Stripe integration in the form?

I can't find the Stripe option in my form - can you let me know why that would be?
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

Stripe Error "The value for payment price is not a valid number '0'"

Payment on my form is optional, but it would not advance to the checkout page.
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

Can I capture the full billing address when processing payment with Stripe Checkout?

M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to create a form that can take the amount the client owes and then process it through Stripe?

M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

Can the form from within a portal use Stripe so they don’t need to re-enter their email address?

M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to set up a Stripe payment form with a pre-defined product and quantity?

M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to support multiple items at Stripe Checkout with the order's total amount?

It works for purchasing a single item, but I need a checkout form with an add-to-cart option.
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

Product quantity is not filled in Stripe Checkout page, why?

All other info is properly displaying on Stripe.
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

We are getting an error log on Stripe “no payment method selected” after people get redirected to the payment page.

Stripe error: The PaymentIntent requires a payment method.
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

Does Stripe integration support recurring payments?

Does it support monthly subscriptions?
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

Does Stripe integration store cc info for easier payment in the future?

The credit card information is only stored in Stripe.
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

Error "The value provided for quantity is not valid. Quantity must be a number without any text."

M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

I'm getting an error that the email field is invalid before loading the Stripe Checkout page.

Unknown error code: email_invalid.
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago
Advanced Features

How to force email fields to only accept lowercase text?

First-letter of email addresses is getting capitalized due to mobile. It's causing duplicates of what should be the same email address
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to prevent records with duplicate values on the form?

I want to limit users from creating duplicate submissions.
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to allow the field to submit only if certain conditions are met?

I want the field to submit only if meeting certain criteria. (e.g. barcode value should always be 9 digits)
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to add a custom footer to my form?

M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to password-protect my form or portal?

M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How can I disable/enable creating or editing records on the form?

M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to disable editing a form conditionally?

How to make a form not available after a certain date? How to set a date for it to expire? How to hide the save button?
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to show "Comments History" as you do in your example?

M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to change a checkbox field to a toggle switch?

M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to enable Comment Mode in long text fields?

M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to hide/display the delete button conditionally?

M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to embed an editable form with a dynamic record ID?

Can the form auto-magically detect my website users?
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to customize the message shown when a form is disabled?

M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to mask the field's input as a password?

M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to add an image on the form?

M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to change the form button?

I need to customize the label and the color of the submit/save button.
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to set characters limit on field's input?

I need to set a limit for my users so they can't cross a certain number of characters.
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to add a section header in the form?

How to show a section divider?
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to make a field read-only?

I need to make just one field editable so that users can edit only ONE field but view the rest.
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

What does read-only mean?

M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to set a field as required?

M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago
Troubleshooting

My unique URLs per record are not working. I see the same record in my form even when I click on different unique URLs.

Different URLs are pulling the same record. Each URL should populate a unique URL to open a form with that specific record.
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

Where can I find my form URL?

M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

Error "Unable to open popup"

I get this in the Airtable desktop app when trying to sign in the miniExtensions Form app.
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

I added a field to my form, but it's not showing up.

I see it under Form Fields and I've synced the base, but it's still not there.
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to prefill linked records fields with multiple values?

How to prefill more than one option in a multi-select field?
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

The connection between the two table is missing when creating a record for the linked records field.

In the child form, I added the linked records field connecting to main table as read-only for informational use.
P
Written by Paulo
Updated over a week ago

"Insufficient permissions to create new select option"

M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

Error "Invalid conditional fields"

The fields have error, even if they don't have conditions
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to set a custom title for form fields?

M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to use the form to edit non-synced fields in a synced table?

M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to add a consent checkbox on the form?

Users who have not clicked on the checkbox should not be able to submit the form.
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

Error: "Could not find a record that matches the provided record ID"

M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

Can I create a multi-step form? Or group questions together under sections?

My form is too long. I was hoping for a multi-page survey (like Google Docs) instead of a single-page.
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

A field on my form is not showing the existing attachments. Why?

M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

Can I set some fields to not be editable after the first submission, but still visible in the "update" form?

M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago
FAQs

Is there a limit on how many forms I can create?

How many forms can I have per base and per table?
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to show the full text of a linked records or a selection field?

When the linked records or selection field has a long text, the value is trimmed in the display.
P
Written by Paulo
Updated over a week ago

Can I have the same form show a different set of fields when editing records vs creating?

I want a field to be in the editing form but hidden when creating. And make its title show differently depending on the creating vs editing.
M
Written by Moe
Updated this week

Are the old extensions and forms still supported?

Will they be maintained indefinitely? Will they be phased out? Is there anything we need to know moving forward?
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

Can I change font family and size?

M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to make a form that pulls fields from multiple tables?

M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

Do the form users need to have editing access in Airtable?

M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

Can I track who made the edits in the record's history?

Edits made through miniExtensions show up as "You edited via API." Can I get a more accurate history in the record "activity"?
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

Can I use CSS to have additional styling?

M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

I need the "submitter" field to be auto-filled for the person that I send the form to.

Do I need a new form for each person like with Airtable's forms or is there a different flow for miniExtensions?
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

Do you have any solution for an Address field?

My users input wrong syntax because it is long text. I would love to auto-populate the address which shows address as you type it
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How can my clients look up their records using the form?

I want a simple way for our team to update records. I want them to look up the contact by Client Name and then add/update fields.
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

What are the specific improvements of the new form?

M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

Can I migrate my existing extensions to the new app?

M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

Can I use my custom domain for the form?

Can I set up the form on a custom domain?
M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago

How to fill out fields from multiple tables within one form?

M
Written by Moe
Updated over a week ago