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Backups are part of our overall philosophy of high availability (HA) and ease of disaster recovery (DR). 

For more information on backing up and restoring QuickBase data, please see

July 25th, 2013 - 8:07 AM

Yes you can! You can create a formula text field that will display the value you want to see on the calendar as well as showing a color. In other words, if you want to see the Status of a record in red on your calendar, you could create a formula text field that displays the value from the field Status and is colored red.

June 25th, 2009 - 1:06 PM

During the import process, if you import your resources, or contacts, by name into a user field (such as Assigned To), QuickBase may not recognize the names as users (To learn more about User fields, please see our Manage Users in an Application help topic.).

February 5th, 2009 - 5:02 PM

You will need (at least) two related data tables to achieve this result. Assume that you already have a table called Projects with a User field called 'Assigned To'. This article will show you how to use this field in a relationship to a resources table, allowing you to bring one or more additional data values into your Project based on the fact that one of your users is assigned to the Proje

February 5th, 2009 - 5:02 PM

The "Edit" and "Display" Icons shown in table reports can be displayed in one of two styles: Descriptive or Small

This is a user-defined setting, effective for all applications with which user interacts, and is controlled via the User Preferences for each user.  

February 5th, 2009 - 5:02 PM

Customers are encouraged to maintain their own backups of their applications.  You can back up your application in several ways:

February 5th, 2009 - 5:02 PM

If you want to restrict the number of characters in a text field, please see our Set Maximum Length for Entries in a Text Field help topic.

February 5th, 2009 - 5:02 PM

Adding extra fields does take up space even if the fields are empty. To be precise each text field takes up a minimum of 4 bytes, so if you have 10,000 records and you add 50 new, but blank, text fields, you've bumped up your database size by 4 bytes per blank text field times 10000 fields times 50 text fields which is 2 megabytes. For more information on the space take

February 5th, 2009 - 5:02 PM

In order to show a portion of a particular field's data on a report and/or form, you need to take these two steps:

1) Create a new formula field that will hold the subset of the original field's data, and

2) Add the new formula field to the forms and reports where you want the condensed field showing.

February 5th, 2009 - 5:02 PM