Can I send an e-mail to a QuickBase app to add a new record?

Can I send an e-mail to a QuickBase app to add a new record using data in the e-mail for certain fields in the record?

I've searched through the forum and the knowledgebase, but only find info on having Quickbase send e-mails out.  This would be the reverse.  Don't know if it is possible or not.

 

Thanks in advance.

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If I were you I would require the users to submit a HTML form and not support email. An email message describing  the support request would not have any individual fields and would probably consist of just one large narrative blob of text. The email request would have to be parsed into fields by the help desk person to work its way into your QuickBase application. Just require the user to directly submit an HTML form and you won't have to worry about developing a PHP script or insuring that the email to QuickBase gateway is up and running 24/7 for occasional submissions.

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