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How to log name & date on notes fields in Quickbase

beginner fields forms how to Oct 02, 2018

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Notes, comments, activity logs, etc. are all great for allowing users to annotate records with important details.

However, things can get a little confusing when you don't know who made a comment or when it was made. 😳

On top of that when historical comments are deleted, modified, or otherwise manipulated, it can cause all sorts of problems. 😲

If you have these types of multi-line text fields in your Quickbase and don't have log entries turned on, you'll want to change that now!

  • Notes
  • Comments
  • History
  • Issue
  • Log

To begin logging the name and date/time for your notes fields you'll need to:

  1. Open the field's properties
  2. Click the box for "Log the edits to this field, and show them on forms"
  3. Select the options you want & save

AND if you do have them turned on, I have steps on how to make edits to historical entries if necessary (and absolutely essential).

After this, there will be no more wondering who put that note there!





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