Can a webhook be triggered by a formula field?

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I would like to be able to create a formula or If statement that would trigger the webhook with out a user having to go in and edit something and click save for the webhook to work.

Can this be done?
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Michael Scalera

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Yes, if you're using a service like Workato that will monitor for changes in your table's records, a change in the value of a formula field can trigger additional actions in the recipe.
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Thank you very much for your reply :)
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Gaurav Sharma

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If it is possible with the native QuickBase then, it would be great otherwise last option is to use the 3rd party solution?

Thanks,
Gaurav
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Natively this will not run because the formula value is not actually calculated (or Evaluated) unless something else changes.  

You will need to have something outside run an API, save the value, and then another API to see if the value has changed.  Hence, a 3rd party.
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You could potentially do this with a synced table, and trigger the webhook via the change there.  This is untested, and could get really nasty very quickly.

Maybe look at a different angle to accomplish the goal.  
Just ideas.
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Hi Matthew,

Thank you very much for your response... Do you know anyone or company that can do this?
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Yes,
In no particular order, here are a few QuickBase Developing companies that help people with this type of issue on the regular;

CirrusOps
MCF Tech
CirrusOps
Sympo
CirrusOps
Trinity
CirrusOps
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Thank you very much for your reply :)