Showing a child form in Parent Form

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Just wondering if we can actually embed the child form onto the parent rather than looking up values? 
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You can embed a form in a form if you create an iframe in a formula text field.  You then create a report link who's source and destination is the iframe field.  Check out any of the project records in the "Magic Buttons" app available in the Quick Base Exchange.  There is an example of embedding a mobile version of a form on a project record.

i.e example iframe.  I added mobile_ in front of the nwr so it would give me the mobile version of the form.

<iframe width="560" height="1675" frameborder="0" marginheight="0" marginwidth="0" src="https://team.quickbase.com/db/bnvx2unar?a=mobile_nwr"></iframe>

If you want to use the standard Quick Base form you can do the following:

<iframe width="560" height="1675" frameborder="0" marginheight="0" marginwidth="0" src="https://team.quickbase.com/db/bnvx2unar?a=nwr&ifv=1"></iframe>

The mobile version doesn't have the Quick Base header like the regular form so I've also added &ifv=1 so the page surroundings would be suppressed and show only the form.

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Kirk, I appear to be having issues getting non-mobile to display in my own app as well as the magic buttons app when performing the changes you've listed in this comment. Am I missing a detail here?