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LesKimbler
Qrew Cadet
9 months ago

Pipelines - Functional or Not

Quickbase has always advertised itself as a Low-Code/No Code system. But with Pipelines, it seems that you have to be able to code to get it to do anything you want it to do.

I loved Automations. I could build a pretty complicated one in like 5 minutes to do what I need it to do. After months of trying, and even trying to duplicate Migrated Automations, I have yet to successfully build a working functional Pipeline.

On top of that, The migration tool does not always work with the Automations. I have multiple ones I have tried to migrate, and the tool fails everytime. So I literally have multiple jobs that the automations did every morning that I am having to physically do manually because I can't make a pipeline do it.
And come to find out searching through this community, the migration tool was not set to correctly migrate Table to Table imports, so that has become another manual process.

If someone has any options of how to create a pipeline to run a Table to Table import on a daily basis, that is not impossible to build, please help.



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Les Kimbler
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  • Yes, T2T imports don't convert nicely but it's pretty easy to convert them manually.

    Just use a Quickbase "Make Request"

    Here is an example  

    For the URL do this:

    https://mycompany.quickbase.com/db/xxxxxxxx?a=API_RunImport&id=11

    So its really just a copy and paste of the table URL and suffix it with the API_RunImport and you get the ID by editing the Saved T2T import and observing the URL.

    Then just select Method of POST  and you are done!



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      LesKimbler
      Qrew Cadet

      Thank You So Much. I just tested this and it worked. 
      Now I can do ones for the imports and not have to do them manually every day.



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