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Previous - Quick Start Guide - How to Create a Schema with the On2Air Schema App

Install the App from the Airtable Marketplace

Find the On2Air Schema app in the Airtable Marketplace

  • Open the Apps panel in your Airtable base
  • Click Add an app
  • Search On2Air Backups
  • Click Add
  • Click Add App
  • Agree to the Terms
  • Click Get started

Once the app is installed

  • You will see a screen welcoming you to a free trial
  • By default, we offer a 7-day free trial


Choose a Plan or a Free Trial

Choose whether you want to sign up for a plan or a 3 day trial


Once you’ve chosen your option, you’ll be directed to create a new schema

Create a New Schema

Click Create New Schema

You can add a different schema name or leave as-is

Click Create new Schema

Your Airtable base schema will automatically be created!


Schema Diagram

You can move all your tables around to view the schema

You can hover over the fields to see Field Descriptions and the Field type


If you have Relationships chosen in your filter, you can hover over fields to see connected fields and tables


Diagram Expanded Field Information

When you click on a field in the Diagram area, another window showcase more details about each field, such as the field type, formula, referenced fields in the formula, and more.


Options Included in the Details tab:

  • Field Type
  • If the Field is Editable
  • If the field is a Primary Field
  • If the Formula is Vali8d
  • Actual Formula
  • Formal Result Type
  • Is the Result is an Array
  • Fields Referenced in the Formula (You can also click the field to go to the field)


Expanded Field History

You can view any changes to the specific field and when it happened


Expanded Field Relationships

You can view all Field Relationships, where they are linked and where they are referenced


Expanded Field Views

See all Views where the field is visible


Expanded Field Notes

Add internal notes to any field. These are only visible in the Schema app



You can create custom filters to showcase specific tables or specific field types


Save your filter

Once you have filter options selected, you can create a custom filter

Click Save Filter

Enter the name of your filter


You can Manage your filters and switch between different ones.

Click Manage Filters


Note: After 50 tables, you won’t be able to see the relationships on the diagram. You’ll need to expand each table and click on the field to see related fields and tables

Snapshot History of your Schema

Each time your Schema changes, you can create a Snapshot to track changes.

You’ll be prompted to “Save Schema Changes” and create a snapshot when it changes

Click the button to generate a new snapshot



You can then see a list of your Snapshots. When you click them, you can see what was changed.

In this example, you can see we changed the table name of Events to a new name of Company Events


See Changes in Base, Tables, Views, and Fields

You can display the changes in the base name, tables, views, and fields in each tab

Click the tab you want to see and then choose the specific table, view, or field

The Snapshot column will show you which snapshot the change occurred. When you click the Snapshot name, you can see what change was made in that Snapshot


In the Tables tab, you can see a list of Tables and the associated Snapshot

You can also enable or disable Deleted Views



In the Views tab, you can see a list of Views and the View Type.

You can then switch between Tables to see the Views for various tables

You can also enable or disable Deleted Views



In the Fields tab, you can see a list of Fields and the Field Type

You can then switch between Tables to see the Fields in various tables

You can also enable or disable Deleted Fields


Share Your Schema

You can share the base schema with others

Enable sharing with the toggle


You can then choose to view the Public version of the Schema or Copy the Schema link to your clipboard


Print Your Schema

You can print your schema for easier viewing

Click View Print Layout above the diagram



Export Your Schema

You can export and download your Schema in the Export tab

Choose between JSON or CSV format and click Download



There is a code for security purposes. You can use this to

Code is used for security purpose of transmitting your schema data.

Refresh to generate a new code and invalidate previous code.

Delete Your Schema

Delete your Schema by clicking Delete Schema in the Settings tab