Free Video Tutorial: Airtable Update - Pt 1 - Apple Mac, iPad & iPhone Tutorials from ScreenCastsOnline

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Airtable is one of the tools we use daily here at ScreenCastsOnline to assist us with our show creation and our post production workflows. It's been quite a while since we covered this indispensable service, so we decided to start from scratch.

In the first of this two-part series, Don goes over the basics of Base and Table creation, taking a look at some of the most commonly used fields. In addition, he also shows you how to link tables and configure a rollup fields. You also get familiar with the many views available in Airtable.

The full tutorial covers:

  • Introduction [00:00:39]
  • Creating a Table [00:02:55]
  • Linking Tables [00:13:50]
  • The Rollup Field [00:17:10]
  • Working with Views [00:18:50]
  • Form View [00:23:32]
  • Calendar View [00:25:20]
  • Gallery View [00:26:50]
  • Kanban View [00:27:19]
  • Timeline View (Pro) [00:29:16]
  • Gantt View (Pro) [00:29:56]
  • Views Recap [00:30:31]
  • Customising and Sharing [00:30:57]

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Video Tutorial Comments

(2 comments posted)

Ferrers Young

Thanks Don, I never understood the value of the Kanban view, until you demonstrated it — I'd seen the Airtable announcement video…
Quick Tip: Inspired by your demo, I had a play… a Base symbol defaults to its first two letters, unless you select one of the Airtable icons, so I used an an emoji as the first character, followed by a space — "???? Wine List" now I've a colourful wine glass as the Base symbol. Unfortunately my wine inventory doesn't warrant a Base : (


Don McAllister

Hi Ferrers, Yes, the Kanban view is very useful. I'm in the same boat re the wine inventory - we constantly have a dozen bottles but all of the same wine :)

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