On2Air: Actions

On2Air: Actions is an Airtable automation and workflow tool with integrations and pre-made functions to connect your Airtable data to other Airtable bases and with over 2,500 software tools used in your business.

Create automated business processes with 33 pre-made functions, such as financial calculations, default values, copy field values, and many more! Additionally, our On2Air connector provides almost 20 additional action options beyond the standard Airtable connectors.

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Functions Available

Set Default Values to fill in empty fields every time a new record is created. Great for creating templated records.

Copy the value from one field to another field. This can also copy over multiple fields at a time.

Save Record Fields as JSON in a single Notes field

Manipulate Arrays of Data

Compare field data by extracting data from one field that is not in another and adding it to another field, search for unique data and store it another field (useful for detecting duplicates), count items across fields and store in a text or number field, and many more array options. See the entire list of Array options.

Process Images and Attachments

You can convert URLs to Attachments, extract URLs from Attachments, and calculate the filesize sum in an attachment field.

Keep a Log of Changes to a Field

Keep a running log of changes to any field within a Long Text Field. Track changes made to fields.

Perform an extensive variety of math equations in your records.

Write math equations (Basic uses, Algebra, Complex numbers, Expressions, Fractions, and more), Change incoming number formats to a different format, convert units,  and create statistical formulas.

Perform Financial Calculations on Records

Use financial calculations such as Present value of an investment, calculate Payments, determine the Internal rate of return for a series of cash flows, and more financial options.

Import Data from a URL into a Table

Bring data from a URL into your table in Airtable

Export Data from a table in your base to a URL

Grab data from a table in your Airtable base and send it to a URL.

Sync Linked Records in the Same Table

If using a Linked Record to the same table, Airtable does not automatically create the backlink field like it does with linked records between 2 tables. This fixes that by auto-populating the backlink fields.

Lookup Values from Another Table

Lookup values from another table based on a field match and set in each triggered record. Similar to a VLOOKUP() call.

Update, Create, or Upsert Data

Perform an Update/Create/Upsert any time a record triggers.

We are regularly adding new functions!

See the entire list of Functions available
 

Function Types Available for Record Processing

 

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

 

Save Record Fields as JSON in a single Notes field

 

Arrays

 

Manipulate Arrays

 

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.

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

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

 

Perform an extensive variety of math equations in your records

 

Math Function Options:

  • Write Math Equations – 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)
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.

 

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Function Types Available for Table Management

 

Import Data from a URL into a Table

 

Export Data from a Table to a URL

 

If using a linked record to the same table, Airtable does not automatically create the backlink field like it does with linked records between 2 tables. This fixes that by auto-populating the backlink fields.

 

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Function Types Available for Base Management

 

Lookup values from another table based on a field match and set in each triggered record. Similar to a VLOOKUP() call.

 

Perform an Update/Create/Upsert any time a record triggers

 

App Highlights

Pre-Made Function Tasks for Your Airtable Records, Tables, and Bases

Use pre-made functions to convert URLs into Attachments to store in your Attachment field, import data from a URL into a table in your Airtable base, create simple and complex math equations, and many more.

Use a Variety of Functions for Complex and Simple Tasks

Whether simple or complex, use functions for a variety of calculations and tasks.

No-Code and Easy to Use

Simple setup with step-by-step instructions. Pre-made tasks that only need quick connections to your bases, tables, and records.

Begin a free trial today!

 

On2Air includes 6 premium Airtable apps.

It's available as a monthly or annual subscription with an Essentials, Professional, or Premium plan.

We also have subscriptions available for each individual app.

Action Connector Features

Create connections between Airtable and any other tools used in your business without coding. From financials to marketing to sales platforms, On2Air: Actions connects with over 2,500 other tools to ensure your Airtable data flows wherever you need it to be. Currently connects to Zapier. Integration with Integromat coming soon.

Define step-by-step actions for specific tables, views, and fields. Maximize your business using the most vital information you need to see at a glance.

Do more with your data beyond the current selections. Use our almost 20 enhanced action options to create better outcomes. See the entire list of advanced actions.

Go deeper with your workflows and use formulas to create customized values and outputs.

Use additional options to clear unused values, update empty records, or overwrite stale data. Keep your information fresh and current.

When data is changed in one app, ensure the content is updated in another. Sync finely-tuned business information on a large scale.

See a full list of Action connector features
  • Integrates with Zapier to connect to over 2,500 other apps
  • Sync and send data between your Airtable bases
  • Send data to Airtable or to any other software you use
  • Triggers, Searches, and Updates available
  • Process multiple records at one time in bulk
  • Process single records
  • Add new records
  • Delete records
  • Update records
  • Send records to other bases or workspaces
  • Conditional actions – Actions will run only if certain criteria are met
  • Trigger on Checkbox, Field Updated, Date, Formula, Last Modified Time
  • Use custom formulas if needed
  • Multiple plans available
  • Access to the entire On2Air Apps Toolkit to make your Airtable experience even better (Actions, Backups, Forms, Schemas, Scripts, 1 in Development )

App Highlights

Connect Airtable To All Your Business Tools

Create connections between Airtable and any other tools used in your business without coding. From financials to marketing to sales platforms, On2Air: Actions connects with over 2,500 other tools to ensure your Airtable data flows wherever you need it to be.

Initiate Workflow Processes Automatically

Move your business data automatically from one app to another. Eliminate frustration and hours of manual data entry. Spend more time on running your business and taking care of customers and clients.

Create, Search, and Update Your Airtable Data Seamlessly

Create, search, delete, and update single or multiple records or entire fields, tables, or views. Use specialized options to lookup and maintain your essential company data on a granular level.

Begin a free trial today!

 

On2Air includes 6 premium Airtable apps.

It’s available as a monthly or annual subscription with an Essentials, Professional, or Premium plan.

We also have subscriptions available for each individual app.

Customers

“Openside enabled our business to function property for a long time without having to to think about building our own software, and that is pretty invaluable. Their On2Air: Actions <-> Airtable integration is amazing, we use it very often and are very happy with the results”
(see their story here)

John Parker, CTO

“Openside has allowed us to bridge the gap between Airtable and the many other tools we use. It has saved us time and effort in creating multiple steps in Zapier, and has enabled us to consolidate many actions into one step. It has also allowed us to do more with Airtable to power our initiatives.”
(see their story here)

Aparna Kothary, Director of Technology

“Openside has provided a reliable solution to our business that has saved us countless hours by helping us to automate different steps associated with helping and tracking our customers as they move through our process to sell their home with our service”
(see their story here)

Kris Lippi, Owner & Broker

“With the help of Openside’s products and services, we saw over 70% improvement in efficiency of our business process and workflows” (see their story here)

Gabe Amey, CEO

FAQ

What is On2Air: Actions?

On2Air: Actions is an advanced automation tool to integrate and connect your Airtable data with any other software tools used in your business. Create powerful business processes with almost 20 additional action options beyond the standard Airtable action connectors. Connect your Airtable data to over 2,500 other apps. On2Air: Actions is the solution you need to optimize your systems and enhance the information flow between Airtable and other apps.

What is an Action?

An Action is a series of steps you create to connect and perform tasks related your Airtable data with another software platform or online app. You can create, sync, search, update, or delete data in either Airtable or the corresponding app.

What is a Trigger?

A Trigger is initiated when you complete an action or task in Airtable which initiates a single record or multiple records to be updated or deleted using On2Air: Actions.

How do I create Actions?

Read the On2Air: Actions App Overview to set up your first action. 

What features does this app have beyond the standard Airtable connectors?

We have almost 20 enhanced action options beyond the standard connectors. See the entire list of advanced options here

How many Actions can I have?

Choose the plan that works for you. From a single action to many actions, we have pricing plans to fit your needs.

Do I need to have a Zapier account?

Yes, On2Air: Actions integrates directly with Zapier in order to use their extensive catalog of over 2,500 apps to enhance your Airtable data. While we are a certified Zapier Expert, Openside, the company behind On2Air: Actions, is not directly associated with Airtable or Zapier unless otherwise stated.

Why do I have to enter my Airtable API key?

In order to use this product, we need to connect to your Airtable data which requires entering your API key into our connector and Zapier. While we do have access to your API key, we do not store it on our systems. It is only stored on Zapier’s systems, similar to the existing connector.

What pricing plans are available?

We have price plans containing one Action to many Actions. You can also bundle multiple On2Air apps together to improve your business workflows in Airtable. View our plans here.