Connect a record based on a key

Search for a record based on a value


With the action “Connect a record based on a key”, you can Search for a record based on a value and link it to a different record automatically when the chosen trigger is activated.


Trigger -> Action

The most important thing about a trick is understanding its conditions and actions. They have a simple generic structure:

When the condition (trigger) happens, then do (action).
Trigger -> Action

How to create

You just have to click on the "+ Automations" icon on the upper right corner of the screen to open the No code automations panel, and then on the "+ Create new automation" button:


Select the trigger of your choice to activate the action, then select the "Connect a record based on a key" action, and fill in the options:

  • Table to search the record on:
    • Select the table where you want to search the record (for example, "Clients")
  • Field to search the value:
    *Select the field where the key value is (for example, "Email" if you're searching a "Client" by their email)
  • Value to be searched:
    • Select the key value to search for
  • Table to link connected record:
    *Select the table where you the record you're going to connect is (for example, "Reservations")
  • Field to link connected record:
    • Select the Connect tables field that points to the previous table
  • Record to link connected record to:
    • Select the id of the record that will be linked to the record you searched

Click on save