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Delete Record with Airtable API

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Getting Started

Create a workflow to Delete Record with the Airtable API. When you configure and deploy the workflow, it will run on Pipedream's servers 24x7 for free.

  1. Configure the Delete Record action
    1. Connect your Airtable account
    2. Select a Base
    3. Select a Table
    4. Configure Record ID
  2. Select a trigger to run your workflow on HTTP requests, schedules or app events
  3. Deploy the workflow
  4. Send a test event to validate your setup
  5. Turn on the trigger

Details

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Delete Record on Airtable
Description:Delete a record from a table by record ID.
Version:0.2.0
Key:airtable-delete-record

Code

import airtable from "../../airtable.app.mjs";
import common from "../common.mjs";

export default {
  key: "airtable-delete-record",
  name: "Delete Record",
  description: "Delete a record from a table by record ID.",
  version: "0.2.0",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    ...common.props,
    recordId: {
      propDefinition: [
        airtable,
        "recordId",
      ],
    },
  },
  async run({ $ }) {
    const baseId = this.baseId?.value ?? this.baseId;
    const tableId = this.tableId?.value ?? this.tableId;
    const recordId = this.recordId?.value ?? this.recordId;

    this.airtable.validateRecordID(recordId);
    const base = this.airtable.base(baseId);
    let response;
    try {
      response = await base(this.tableId.value).destroy(recordId);
    } catch (err) {
      this.airtable.throwFormattedError(err);
    }

    $.export("$summary", `Deleted record "${this.recordId?.label || recordId}" from ${this.baseId?.label || baseId}: [${this.tableId?.label || tableId}](https://airtable.com/${baseId}/${tableId})`);
    return response;
  },
};

Configuration

This component may be configured based on the props defined in the component code. Pipedream automatically prompts for input values in the UI and CLI.
LabelPropTypeDescription
AirtableairtableappThis component uses the Airtable app.
BasebaseIdstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
TabletableIdstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
Record IDrecordIdstring

Enter a record ID (eg. recxxxxxxx).

Authentication

Airtable uses API keys for authentication. When you connect your Airtable account, Pipedream securely stores the keys so you can easily authenticate to Airtable APIs in both code and no-code steps.

Airtable uses simple token-based authentication. To generate or manage your API key, visit your account settings.

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