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How to View Airtable Charts in Amplify
How to View Airtable Charts in Amplify

How to View Airtable Charts in Amplify

Here’s how you view the Airtable Chart App in On2Air Amplify.

This tutorial uses the On2Air

app - Start a trial of Amplify to test it out!

There are 2 ways you can view Charts in On2Air Amplify. You can view charts through a shareable apps dashboard or through the Share app beta.

Note that both ways will require you to create a private Share link for your base. Please determine if you want have Share enabled before proceeding with this tutorial.

Display Charts by Sharing an App Dashboard

You can display Charts in Amplify by creating a shareable apps dashboard. Once you share your base, you can share the apps in it. Then, you can display an entire app dashboard or a single app in Amplify.

  • First, create your Chart App
  • Create a URL field type in your preferred table - You’ll add the App URL in this field in the next steps
  • Add the Block to your Amplify dashboard
  • Choose the URL field you just created as the Previewable Field and leave the Content Type as Auto-Detect

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  • Create a base share link and enable Show apps added to this base

  • Open the newly generated Share link

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  • Open your Chart App OR the full dashboard in full screen
  • Copy the URL displayed in the browser bar

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  • Paste the URL into your URL field
  • Open the Amplify app and your dashboard with the Record Previewer Block
  • You should now see your Chart in the block!

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Display Charts with the ‘Share App’ beta

If you have the Share App beta enabled in your base, you can display a specific Chart app in Amplify. You can email Airtable support to request the Share App beta. It’s at their discretion whether they give you access.

  • First, create your Chart App
  • Create a URL field type in your preferred table - You’ll add the App URL in this field in the next steps
  • Add the Block to your Amplify dashboard
  • Choose the URL field you just created as the Previewable Field and leave the Content Type as Auto-Detect

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  • Click the drop-down menu on your Chart App
  • Click Share App
  • Click Share app and all tables
  • Copy the URL given

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  • Paste the URL in your URL field
  • Open the Amplify app and your dashboard with the Record Previewer Block
  • You should now see your Chart in the block!

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