populate user ID to a field

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I need to be able to extract a user ID from a selected user.

The process is as follows:

When I select a user in a form, I would like to have a formula text field that populates the UserID from that user field.  I have read a similar article:


But i need a bit of help with the formula that needs to be inputted into the field.  Also, because its an API call, would I have to use a URL formula field and then run the script in that way?

If I can just get all the user information into a field, I can then run the following formula in another field: Left(Right([User Field],"<"),">") to extract the ID only

Please can someone assist with the format of the API call formula: API_GetUserInfo

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I read the post and do not like the native way. I would suggest the api call. You'll need the users email so could just have a field on the form. You'll need to implement the IOL technique if you have already. Feel free to contact me if you need coding help. Chuck@chuck.support
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> ... do not like the native way. ... You'll need to implement the IOL technique

Goofus employs the IOL, BOL and SW techniques with QuickBase to achieve the impossible.

Gallant uses only native QuickBase features and waits for proper releases.