Here’s why: When you create an app from a data import, you have the chance to select one spreadsheet, and Quickbase will build an app around that in a standard row-and-column form.
When you start from scratch, Quickbase brings you to the visual schema builder, which allows you to drag and drop the elements you want in the app onto a canvas. This way, you have control over the tables, the fields within those tables, and the relationships across them. Importing data is a step that comes later, after the app has been conceptualized.
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It’s the difference between working around your data and having your data work for you. When you begin in the visual schema builder, you’re able to visualize how you want the app to work, and how you want to innovate on the process. Starting from scratch allows your team more granular control over how your app will solve a given problem, creating a better and more cohesive experience for workflow and capabilities.