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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 - 9:07 AM

Table size can significantly affect QuickBase performance, including the speed with which QuickBase searches tables and runs reports.   We recommend that you schedule regular reviews of your applications to see how much storage space each table is using and whether you can tweak your tables to optimize performance.

December 14th, 2011 - 10:12 AM

If you have a QuickBase Enterprise account, you can take advantage of the Developer Sandbox feature. The Developer Sandbox provides you with a safe environment in which to try out your changes, without affecting users or data in your live application.

November 19th, 2009 - 1:11 PM

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 - 2:06 PM

QuickBase returns this error when you ask it to process an overly large or complex operation. There are a few ways to avoid running into this problem:

February 5th, 2009 - 6:02 PM

There are a variety of situations where text that is pasted into QuickBase from Microsoft Word can have unexpected consequences. Here are a few known issues:

February 5th, 2009 - 6:02 PM

If an App Manager or Billing Account Administrator is departing, but still available, he or she can easily transfer ownership to someone else. To learn more, please see our Transfer Management of an Application help topic.

February 5th, 2009 - 6:02 PM

The security message is displayed by your browser when QuickBase attempts to display an image not hosted by QuickBase. To prevent the security message from popping up, you'll have to store the image file within QuickBase.

To do this:
1. From your My Apps page, click + Create a New App.

2. Click Find an app in QuickBase Exchange.

February 5th, 2009 - 6:02 PM

Some probable causes are:
- an application manager has typed the wrong e-mail address
- the user registered with a different e-mail address
- the user has multiple QuickBase user accounts
- the user is assigned the wrong role

To resolve this problem, first check for the following issues:

Is the user's e-mail address correct?

February 5th, 2009 - 6:02 PM

Multiple user accounts belonging to one individual create confusion from time to time. For example, say you created an account using your Gmail address and someone has invited you to join their application using your corporate e-mail address. Once you sign on to QuickBase using both, you have two separate user accounts.

February 5th, 2009 - 6:02 PM

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