I created an Attachment field in Airtable and have uploaded multiple files to that one field.
I can show those attachments in Glide but I’m not able to add additional attachments to that field from Glide.
My ultimate goal is to show attachments (PDFs, Images, etc) to all users and make those clickable to open/download BUT also be able to upload additional attachments.
Any help or suggestions?
Is there a workaround on this @Robert_Petitto ?
Multiple File Picker doesn’t seem to work here, so I don’t see a native way of accomplishing this. Seems like Glide should be able to support this… might need to be a feature request? I don’t think this is a bug.
Is there a way to upload files with Glide and make those attachments visible to all users?
With an external data source such as Airtable, for whatever reason you can only create a Multiple Files column that is User Specific, so not very useful if other users need to see the files because only the user who uploaded the files will be able to see them. You can create a separate Glide Table with a multiple files column and a key to connect it to the rest of your data through a glide relation. That will allow multiple users to view the files, but those files/urls will not exist within your airtable. They will only live in glide unless you build an action flow to copy those urls from the glide column to an airtable column. Kind of a crappy situation with mediocre workarounds. The solution is great if you are completely within glide, but a little more difficult if you use external data sources.