Table-to-Table connections in Quickbase allow you to link two tables together. One advantage inherent in this process is the ability create a lookup field which will link records of the child to the parent. (If you need a refresher regarding table-to-table connection please read our article here)
Great news: Quickbase has just released a new feature called ‘List Text Summary Fields’ which display lists of values from child records.
Why would you want to use such a field? Well, in the past, our only option to show these records within a report was to add a report link, which displayed like this:
Now, with the ‘List Text Summary’ field we can actually display the actual text from the child ‘materials’:
This is a huge improvement. Now you can use this field to:
In this article, we’ll look at how to display materials on a project using the combined text field, but the process is essentially the same in each example.
The steps are as follows:
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Author: Jake Rattner (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date Submitted: 03.01.19