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How do I update values in Tables?

  • 21 September 2023
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Dear Community,


I import leads from Heyflow to Zapier Tables, which is a form builder. This works perfectly for new records, which are stores in tables. 

Now I would like to update this entry each time this person fills out the form again. In Heyflow, this is a new entry each time, which is just how it works. 

Ideally, I would like to have a check if the lead exists already already and then either create a new entry or update the existing ones. Any idea how I can do that? 


This is my current configuration, which doesn’t do the job because I can not filter by a check if the lead already exists.



Best answer by Troy Tessalone 21 September 2023, 20:26

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Hi @ssielmann 

Good question.

It’s unclear what Step 4 is doing, so please clarify.

Try adding this Zap action: Zapier Tables - Update Record


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Thanks @Troy Tessalone :)

What happens if the record is not existing that should be updated? Does it create a new one? 

My problem lies here: The zap does not know whether it should create a new row or update an existing one. 

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Check the available Zapier Tables Zap triggers/actions:

Try using this Zap action: Find Record

Within the Zap action step config, check the checkbox to enable the Create Record option.


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Yes, that does it all :) Thanks to much!

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That’s excellent news @ssielmann! Shoutout to Troy for pointing you in the right direction!

If you have any other questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to the Community. We’re always happy to help! 🤗