New RESTful API to fetch application events
Available in our new RESTful APIs, we’re adding a call that allows an app admin to pull a list of all trigger-based events. This will include the primary meta-data, such as who owns it. This API call helps builders when documenting or governing applications. The following types of event triggers are covered:
- Quick Base Actions
- Event-based Automations
Note: For each type of event, only the base trigger information is included. Full details on what actions the events perform are not included.
New formula functions: NameOfMonth and GetFieldProperty
To assist builders both in simplicity of creating applications and more advanced use cases, we have added two new formula functions.
- NameOfMonth: Many builders create “if” and “case” statements combined with the Month() function to output the name of the month (“January” instead of “1”). This formula function simplifies that for builders.
- GetFieldProperty: For when builders are creating advanced use cases that require that application data be dynamic and configurable, this function allows builders to pull a subset of field properties for fields on the same table.
New table report enhancements
We updated the look and feel of our checkboxes to increase the color contrast and make them easier to read.
We also improved the interaction of our column headers:
- Click on the entire header cell to initiate a sort rather than just on the field name
- Visualize sort direction with improved indicators
- More easily resize columns with wider handles.
Data classification: Additional preset classification
We added "Public” and an associated description as a preset data classification.
IP filtering: Additional notes field
We've added a free-text notes field that customers can fill out when adding or modifying an IP filter. Now admins can leave relevant notes about the IP addresses they’re adding to their list, giving more visibility into why they’ve been added.
The Jira channel supports custom fields - if you have custom fields in Jira, now you can search and edit them.
In the Outlook Channel you can search through all the calendar events without having to enter a subject field.
Webhooks Channel’s DELETE method now lets you send a BODY. This is especially useful if you want to use our new RESTful API Delete records call.
If your filter is not valid, a message will display to let you know.
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Our new dashboards provide a refreshed modern interface and also new functionality for users. View collections of reports from across all of your Quick Base applications and users can now filter across selected reports by field values in the underlying data.
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|New table reports||The new table report provides a modern interface to view, filter, sort, and group Quick Base data available when users are offline. Use the toggle found on each report to turn the experience on.||Open Beta||Open to everyone|
What’s fixed in Quick Base
We continue to focus on quality. Below are the issues we fixed this month.
Note: Platform security, billing changes, back-end tooling, and performance are all ongoing commitments. Each release may include changes in these areas.
We corrected an issue where bar chart labels misalign when a date field is used as the x-axis and "Hide category labels with no data" is unchecked.
We fixed an issue where the Refresh button and timestamp for a connected table (Quick Base Sync) did not appear in the new table reports.
|QBE014954||We fixed an issue where a table does not appear to some builders when they are creating table relationships.|
|QBE014963||Now when you save a report, it remains in the group you assigned it to.|
|QBE014981||The Field ID and Relationship now appear by default on the field page under Advanced Options.|
|QBE014755||We fixed an issue with the copy link function on the new table reports not working in Safari.|
|QBE011866||We fixed an issue where some category labels on a horizontal bar chart would be hidden when the chart had many options.|
|QBE014994||We fixed an issue where the hide search setting was not available when dynamic filter setting was set to none on new table reports.|
|QBE015009||We fixed a bug in the RESTful APIs where versionMode was being returned as 1 or 0. It now properly returns keepallversions or keeplastversion.|
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