Update existing Airtable records with a form
Make a form that edits existing records from Airtable, and pre-fills fields with data from the record.
Check out Gareth’s tutorial on using Fillout to update existing Airtable records.
Airtableon the Integrations tab.
Then specify that you want to
You'll now get a formula that defines a unique link for every record in your table.
Create a new
formulafield and copy the formula Fillout provides on the integration page.
That's it! Click
Finish setup. Try out your form in
Previewmode, or click one of your unique links to update a record after you’ve published your form!
Your form is automatically pre-filled for whichever record it is updating.
Note: If you don’t provide an id in the unique URL, the form will create a new record instead.
You can use update forms in combination with products like Airtable interfaces, Softr, or Stacker. For example, instead of adding a formula in Step 2 above, we could have added a
And then we can display this button in an Airtable interface, for users to easily edit the record