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Record Processing Functions
Record Processing Functions

Record Processing Functions

Default Values

Set Default Values to be used fill in empty fields (ex: on record creation) - This will not fill in records with information already in a field.

Copy Field

Copy the value from one field to another field (can copy over multiple fields)

JSON Field

Save Record Fields as JSON in a single Notes field

Arrays

Manipulate Arrays (Collections of your Airtable data)

Array Function Options:

  • Extract/Convert to String - Extract data from Attachment, Collaborator, or Button fields to store info into separate text fields
  • Items in One List But Not in Others - Extract values from one field that are not found in multiple other fields and add it to another field. This is useful for searching fields and finding any values that are not present and adding it to another field.
  • Unique Arrays - Search 1 or multiple fields for unique data and store the unique values in another field. Useful for filtering out duplicates.
  • Combine Arrays - Store data from multiple fields into a single field. Some duplicates may be in final results. Use the Unique Arrays function if don't want duplicates in your output.
  • Select Random Item(s) - Select a random count of items from all fields provided
  • Slice a subset from the array - Extract a subset of data from an range of data to store separately and add to a different field
  • Reverse Array - Reverse the order of your field data and store in another field
  • Sort Arrays- Sort the array (range of data) and store newly sorted data in another field
  • Count Items - Determine the count of all items across all fields. You can store the data in a text or number field.

Attachments

Process Images and Attachments

Attachment Function Options:

  • Convert URLs to Attachments - Convert URL to an attachment and add to an Attachment field
  • Extract URLs from Attachments - Extract full URLs from attachments and add the URL to another field
  • Calculate Filesize Sum - Calculate the total file size of all attachments from a single Attachment field

Field Diff Log

Keep a running log of changes to any fields within a Long Text Field

Math

Perform an extensive variety of math equations in your records

Math Function Options:

  • Write Math Equation - Perform an extensive variety of math equations in your records (Algebra, Basic usage, Bignumbers, Chaining, Complex numbers, Expressions, Fractions, and more)
  • Format Numerical Number - Format incoming numbers and output as a different format
  • Convert to Another Unit - Convert units to a different unit (Length, Surface area, Volume, Liquid Volume, Angles, Time, Frequency, and more)
  • Statistical Formula - Perform statistical functions on your records

Finance

Perform Financial Calculations on Records

Finance Function Options:

  • Present Value - Returns the present value of an investment, or the total amount that a series of future payments is worth now.
  • Future Value - Returns the future value of an investment based on periodic, equal, payments and a constant interest rate.
  • Payment - Calculates the payment for a loan based on a constant stream of equal payments and a constant interest rate.
  • Interest Payment - Returns the calculated interest portion of a payment for a specific period based on a constant stream of equal payments and a constant interest rate.
  • Principal Payment - Returns the calculated principal portion of a payment for a specific period based on a constant stream of equal payments and a constant interest rate.
  • Rate - Returns the interest rate per period for a loan or investment.
  • Net Present Value - Returns the net present value of an investment based on a constant rate of return and a series of future payments/investments (as negative values) and income/return (as positive values).
  • Internal Rate of Return - Returns the internal rate of return for a series of cash flows. NOTE: There must be at least one negative and one positive value as part of the cash flow. Cash flows are assumed to be due in the same order they are arranged in the cash flow values array.