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Publication date: August 8, 2018

Dear SIr/Mdm,

I had created a form bulider, however, how could i limit that the search on the form builder must totally match to our records data-base in order to show the database record?

Thank you.

Help Please

Publication date: August 8, 2018

So i want the database to be public so that everyone can search through it how do i do that

PW controlled DB querry

Publication date: April 30, 2019

We have a database of about 500 members by 50 variables. We have to migrate this from a server every day and put it on web. We want to create a query for one of the members in the database using PW and extract selected data for that member and show it. Can this be done by your software? Can you take a job to develop this capability for us if yes can you gibe indication of cost range.
Narain Bhatia

can i see a sample database

Publication date: August 20, 2018

Im curious about seeing an example databse built out (with team support, permissions, and customer access rights / forms, and client reporting).



Publication date: August 8, 2018

When a widget/form is published on a website and a record is submitted, does that record populate in the main database?

Arabic Lang

Publication date: August 10, 2018

Dear sir

I want to use Arabic language in my form

and i want to save all the data in the form in database

i user wordpress in my site

With thanks

Pricing Database Solution

Publication date: August 10, 2018

I need an email to discuss my project with.

Can I link MTH to an existing external database

Publication date: August 10, 2018

Just wondering can I link the MTH frontend onto an already existing MySQL database?

Many thanks


Publication date: August 13, 2018

I am doing ok creating my DB…but I am stumped as to what widgets are, and what I should, Or can do with them.

Please enlighten if you can.

I am a paying member.


Jon Lacy

Anyone Able To Help Me Build an MTH Databse

Publication date: August 13, 2018

I think that MTH will be able to do most of what I am looking for but, whilst it may be an easy interface for people with more technical skills than me, I am finding it quite difficult without a tutorial that shows you how to get started and what each of the choices in the fields options and advanced options do! I have no idea what ‘Validate on submit’ means or ‘FORMAT (REGULAR EXPRESSION’ means or what to use it for.

I am enjoying learning but I need to get my project up and running. Is there anyone that can help me put this together? I need help to create the user accounts, front interface and various reports etc.

This is probably dead easy for someone with experience of the software but for me, I think it is going to take too long to learn each part to be able to make it work.


I need 4 basic forms
lead entry
Agents information
Surveyor information
Manager Information

Agent logs in and loads up relevant lead information
Admin allocates to a manager who then begins process and checks
Manager, on completion of checks, books a survey and allocates to the surveyor
Manager on completion of the survey send to installer who books and carries out the install

The agent can only see progress of his leads
Agent and manager can see all leads.

Surveyors can only see their leads
Installers only see their own installs

I am able and have setup the fields and a few of the rules and formatting options but I need help with CSS and, report building.


Publication date: August 13, 2018

Is there a way to display calendar and time? I am trying to create a restaurant event reservation database and would like to view events in calendar format.

record filtering by user

Publication date: August 13, 2018

Is there a way to filter records by user. I have a database with records initiated by a single person but assigned to suppliers. When suppliers login, I only want them to see the records of their company. Can I do this?

table widget

Publication date: August 13, 2018

is there a way to allow filtering on 2 topics in a report widget.
example in my pipeline database.
2 customer names, or a customer name and an account manager’s name?
now I can only filter or sort.

Reports of specific records can't seem to be used as data sources for charts

Publication date: August 13, 2018


I’m attempting to use a report of a database that was through specific search, meaning I only have a few of the total entries that are in the full database actually in the report. When I attempt to use the report as the data source in a chart, however, I get no bars in the bar graphs, also no lines in the line graphs above 0, either. Still, when I use the entire database for that same specific form as the data source, it will show the graphs correctly each time.

Any thoughts on this issue I’m having?


how do I

Publication date: August 14, 2018

How do I publish my database? Can I have log in for people to access it?

Replace our access database

Publication date: August 14, 2018


We are trying to replace our access database for our inventory/invoice/purchasing system

We need to have tables/cells that can be edited and sub tables shown on the UX… is this possible?


Couple of quick Qs before signing up for paid plan

Publication date: August 14, 2018

Q1: Is it possible to use mathematics in forms.

So that for instance if you have a list if items with prices could you set the database to calculate totals?

Q2: Is there any way to display or embed only CERTAIN form elements on a web page

For instance, you may want just an “analysis” web page which just shows:

Client Name / Booking Name / Technical Details / Running Total So far

Is this possible

Please could you point me in the direction of some tutorials or let me know.

Great service so far!!


Search Zip Database

Publication date: August 15, 2018

Hi, I am looking for away to search an business contact database to return all the businesses in my database within a specific radius of a zip code. Can Mytaskhelper do that?

Relational data

Publication date: August 15, 2018


Just evaluating mytaskhelper and I have a question. In the general information you claim that this is a “MTH is a relational online database.” When I create a form. How can I add a question that may have several answers (unknown number of answers may be 4 however it could be 30)?

So far I can create a table with multiple lines but I need something a little more dynamic!


Nick Simpson
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Publication date: August 15, 2018

Dear Sir or Madam:

My name is S.Matt Read, and I’m the Research Director at GREY2K USA. We currently use My Task Helper to store public records in an online database.

Our last contract just ran out, so I’d like to renew. However, none of the options match what was on our last billing invoice. If you could help me decipher which option will simply be a renewal of our last contract, I’d appreciate it.

Our username is danielle@grey2kusa.org. My email is matt@grey2kusa.org.

Once I know which payment option to choose, I’ll log in and pay.

Thank you,
S.Matt Read

User's manual

Publication date: August 15, 2018


I’ve been working with Microsoft Access for several years and I’m used to use it’s standards.
It’s very difficult for me to understand MyTaksHelper’s philosophy as to database basics, eg. tables, indexes, references, SQL-queries, views, etc.

I would also like to know whether it is possible to create 1:many forms in MyTaksHelper. For example I have one record in Tasks table and it has several “subrecords” (subtasks) stored in (sub)table called Subtasks.

Another problem is that I do not understand how to build comboboxes (dropdown) which are based on lookup tables. For example:
lookup table: Persons (id_person AUTOINCREMENT, name VARCHAR)
Tasks: (id_task AUTOINCREMENT, id_person TINYINTEGER, …)
There a 1:many relation between Persons and Tasks.

Is there a complete manual (brochure) about how to use MTH?

Thank you very much for your time.

Setup a relational database

Publication date: August 15, 2018

I’d like to setup a relational database

Input say a badge number and the detail from another table is pulled into the current form – ( typical relational database).

I’m trying to figure it out.



user limitation

Publication date: August 15, 2018


I have question abouw mytaskhelper. I created a second user en i set him only on read. But wen he log’s in he can still create a new database? how is it possible to remove that when he log’s in.


Kind Regards,

Bert Smets

Trying to build a database

Publication date: August 15, 2018

I am trying to put together a database for an award that I run for a non-profit. I am somewhat tech familiar but I usually need someone to walk me through things the first time so I can get it. My husband is a techie and showed me a few things last night but I’m floundering today. Is there any way I could talk to someone on the phone and ask some questions to point me in the right way?


How I can integrate database with our website

Publication date: April 30, 2019

We want to manage our project profile online on website for example our project is placed in five country each country have some specific project each project have profiles like 4 to 5 profile so we want to customer see our country first when he will click on particular country then show all project after click on particular project then show all profile related to this project. so please let me know how it is possible.with your software and there are any online support so we can easily understand my requirement.like skype or any other contact option like live chat etc.

Search within PDF

Publication date: August 15, 2018


I am in the process of evaluating MyTaskHelper.
The current software I am using (Appgini) has a search feature which unfortunately does not search and provide results of text contained within pdf files in my database.

Is this something I can do with MyTaskHelper?

How to change database iframe size and database table size

Publication date: April 4, 2019

Please, see how to change the database table size and database iframe size.

Database table width, database table height

Short instruction:

1) Go to the WIDGETS – Table module.

2) Open the Design tab.

See the screenshot below:

Hope it helps!

How to disable columns on integrated database

Publication date: April 30, 2019


Please, see below how you can show or hide columns in your integrated database. It may be useful when some of the columns shouldn’t be shared with everyone, i.e. should be disabled.

Hope it helps!

Problem with importing CSV file to create a Table/Form

Publication date: August 16, 2018


I’m unsure as to what the root of the problem is but when I try to test the DB out by importing some of my CSV files, it won’t import and I would like to find a resolution to my problem.

May it be because the file size or the number of input data is too much?

An example CSV file is attached below for reference. Attached is the most populated of the bunch that didn’t import properly.

Thank you very much

Different Views

Publication date: August 16, 2018

Can you have different views on the same database form? Say for example I want a set of records to be viewed in one case and edited in another?

clone DB with relationships

Publication date: August 16, 2018

Relationship’s field do not send data in database from cloned form.
It mean if you will clone some form then in relationship’s column will be null strings only.

Trouble with big databases

Publication date: August 16, 2018

At the moment, there was a problem when adding new entries to the database with many records.
In the case of a long delay, you can perform resorting base (bottom left button under the records).
re-sort base may take some time, but after it all new records appears in the database.

MTH experts are already working on a solution to this problem


Publication date: September 17, 2018

Can you help with this please. I have a acquired a new computer that I am keeping as virgin so that I can test applications. One issue that I have with my Record View html content is that IE8 and 9 display the Mixed Content message – which the only solution I know is to change the browser security settings. However, I note that on the QuintaDB web site your own examples do not have this message displayed in your demo databases.

I can see that my using my own html content I have replaced what could be the calls to prevent this, here is a paste from one your demo sites;
<br /> <!DOCTYPE html><br /> <html><br /> <head><script type="text/javascript">var NREUMQ=NREUMQ||[];NREUMQ.push(["mark","firstbyte",new Date().getTime()]);</script><br /> <title>Templates - Yellow Paper</title><br /> <meta name='robots' content='nofollow' /><br /> <meta name='norton-safeweb-site-verification' content='5nfikchek440qhex6rp4dkx9npmeh28xacb9rvrrepzszlqdkwyw-pt9y2ihu305uvqebpgyvc74zxc4yhlop2t0izzl67sl9469gy9nfm18qukwywqtobu5qd3b5hix' /><br /> <meta name='verify-v1' content='EoGNPmzsb8tOdi3BLwyMOJWLuZ+ukwVWNq6vQ7hxgzY=' /><br /> <meta name='wot-verification' content='37363603f1e6ae4be0db' /><br /> <link href='/blog.rss' rel='alternate' title='RSS' type='application/rss+xml' /><br /> <meta http-equiv='Content-Language' content='English' /><br /> <meta http-equiv='Content-Type' content='text/html; charset=utf-8'/><br /> <script type='text/javascript'><br /> __RULES = []<br /> </script><br /> <script src='/javascripts/all_app.js' type='text/javascript'></script><!--[if lte IE 7]><br /> <link href='http://MyTaskHelper.com/stylesheets/ie.css' media='screen' rel='stylesheet' type='text/css' /><br /> <![endif]--><br /><br />

Should I be using a similar head content in my html? If so, what are the defaults?

The links are called within a Record View html directly from QuintaDB url fields. The only exception is a Mail to link calling an QuintaDB email link. There are no other links than within the QuintaDB database record. Here is a test page url;


It seems that if QuintaDB calls Record View then the fact that it uses https and other links in the database are normal http that IE (fine in Firefox and Google Chrome) wants the user to respond to a badly phrased security message. For the time being I will insert a help link on the pages to explain the issue but we really should have a better work around that this. Is it possible for QuintaDB to either detect the existence of http calls and then use http to access Record View? Or is there some way that Record View be parameter set by the developer/user to use http?

I know and understand this is not an issue of your making, however if users are to feature url links in their database and call these from Record View then QuintaDB should be able to facilitate this without having web site visitors be potentially frightened away from applications by a Microsoft message.

Display Database on Mobile Device

Publication date: August 16, 2018

I am looking to imbed a database on a mobile website, but can’t get it to display correctly. I have tried setting the table width to 640px but it doesn’t seem to reflect that.

Duplicate Form Redirect

Publication date: August 16, 2018

When duplicating a form and setting ‘Submit Data To’ to the original database, the ‘Redirect To Another Website’ option under Redirects in ‘Customize and integrate’ does not work for the duplicated form, only for the original.

Database Field Name

Publication date: August 16, 2018

Perhaps there can be a difference between the “Common Field Name” (what people see on the form) and the “Database Field Name” (what is actually used on spreadsheet or relationships. For example, the common field name can be = Student Email and the database field name could = StuEmail. By default, it could equal the common field name and if someone want to change the database field name it can be done on the validation page.

how do you turn off inline images?

Publication date: August 16, 2018

How do you turn off inline images in the database?

Database Time Zone

Publication date: August 16, 2018

I used today as the default date feature and it moved it up a day. What time zone is the Database in and if its not correct how do I switch it to EST USA

Relational databases for different cases

Publication date: August 17, 2018


It would be great to have pre-defined templates with relational databases for different cases.

integration with word press

Publication date: August 17, 2018

Hi. do you have any integration plugin for wordpress in order to show databases and charts over there.?

whit this capability to set permission to edit or to show or search databases.

Database search widget - compatibility with IPhone and Mac

Publication date: August 17, 2018

Hi again.

It seems that the database search widget doesn’t work for people using iPhone or Macs. Would you be able to take a look at this?

The widget I’m currently using is at http://www.foundationtefl.co.uk/verification/

Thanks in advance for your help

Database search widget change

Publication date: August 17, 2018


It would be great if you could change the database search widget. I’d love for it to be changed so there is only the option to search for “is” (and not select this from a list including “like”, “is not”, etc. Would that be possible?

Let me know if you need any more details – you can take a look at the page on the website here – http://www.foundationtefl.co.uk/verification/


Backup if MyTaskHelper closes in the future

Publication date: February 13, 2019

Dear Sirs,

In the (remote) hypothesis of someday your company come to close its doors, what kind of data backup would we have to be able to use another database system?

Best regards


Same Database - Two Views

Publication date: August 20, 2018

I have been thinking it would be very handy to be able to have more than one view displayed on my sites from the same database.

I would like one where the administration staff can delete a record (for example)on one view, however the user cannot delete a record on another view of the same data.

Is this possible within the existing framework?

Create full change logging and field history

Publication date: August 20, 2018

Per the Advanced Options it looks like the DB logs changes – at least Create and Update times.

You should also enable “full audit” logging, so that it records value changes and users effecting changes, and with the implement an automatic “History” view of a record or field.

Line Colours in Online Database Table

Publication date: April 30, 2019

As we continue using our database and the number of records increases the need for a new feature arose.

Would it be possible to have each line in online database table to be coloured differently depending on a value of a certain field of each particular record ?

This will be useful to anyone working with clients.

Example: The line of a certain record in a database table (online) will show in red if “renewal date” filed value is less than current date; will show green if “renewal date” filed value is more than today’s date.

Example 2: The line of a certain record in a database table (online) will show in red if “status” filed value contains word “pending”; show green if “status” field value contains word “completed” etc.

A combination (“or”/“and”) of just 2-3 conditions could turn it into a very powerful tool that would dramatically increase efficiency of work.

Imagine opening database and seeing at a glance what needs your attention on the fist place…

Accountants will LOVE it !

Relational database request

Publication date: August 20, 2018

When a relational database is created and then linked to it’s form the drop down field generated does not have an option to select a default, this will lead to problems with data entry as it is inevitable that a user will forget to make a selection and then all field rules and image fields that are brought into the database are null and void. I can see no way around this issue other than MTH to allow an optional default selection for the SELECT drop down that is created.


Publication date: August 20, 2018

It would be great to add Subdomains to MTH. This way Companies can have URL for their database, like this:


and when they open this link they will see Login page, with the ability to upload their own Company Logo. So it would be like the door to their companies portal.

Also this way we’ll reduce link size, it will not have /apps/app_id part. It will be still long, but better then now.

Add New Record link

Publication date: August 20, 2018


Is it possible to add an option to have “Add New Record” link on top of the Editable Database table, next to Pagination for example, or before it. Clicking on it would show Add New Record form below the table OR in the same Window as the Whole New page.

The above would eliminate the need to always have both Database and Form links at hand.

Will be extremely handy !

Thank you


Editable/non-Editable Database Links

Publication date: August 20, 2018

Hello Igor

It would significantly enhance the possibilities of the system if users are given a choice of Editable AND non-Editable links (both Embanded and Direct) at the same time simultaniously.

At the moment as a user I can only choose to have one of the above. However, ideally I would need to give my client a link to the table that is only possible to view and to my employees the link to the same table that would give an option to Edit. Without need to log it to mytaskhelper website.

I understand that the above would probably mean significant amount of work, but the result is obvious. Then, also, there will be no need for a “tick” to be put to allow users to edit records as those unauthorized to edit would just be given non-editable link.

Whould you be looking at something like the above. I know there was a similar request already to do multi profile (if I’m not mistaken).

Thank you


Redirections for online Edit mode

Publication date: August 20, 2018

Dear Igor

It will be very useful for the layout of the database to have Redirection features for Edit mode online.

When I click “Edit” next to any table entry and after making changes click “Update”, I would prefer to be redirected somewhere else, rather than see Brief details of what I’ve just edited. Especially taking into account that it only shows those items that I have not specefied as hidden initially, not necessarely including the field that I’ve just edited.

I’m sure other users will find it useful too.

Many thanks again.


Label placement property for Edit Mode

Publication date: August 20, 2018


First of all would like to thank you for the excellent product and trully GREAT customer support.

I have few vital things that are missing for me in Customize and Integrate module however.

Here is one:

Online Form properties have an option to set Label placement (Top aligned, Left aligned, Right aligned), however, Database Edit form (which looks exactly the same) does not have it and when I press Edit in Database Table online (if enabled of course), the same form is shown only in Top Aligned mode on default and there is no way to set it for Left Aligned (which is nicer and more organised).

I would really need this to be configurable as well.

Many thanks,


Update existing entries via import (match on record ID)

Publication date: August 20, 2018

This is a must-have feature that was incredibly useful in DabbleDB. As a application developer, it is often necessary to have users outside the database update information that is inside the database. In this situation, it is critical to be able to bulk update existing records. There are also cases where it is simply faster to manipulate/update data in bulk in Excel and import it back into the database.

Here’s the link to the DabbleDB description of the feature: http://blog.dabbledb.com/2008/10/plays-well-with.html

Column Heading

Publication date: August 20, 2018

I gave a class today to 7 people from the organization (Christian Friends of New Americans – CFNA) for which this database supports. There were 2 suggestions from then – one follows:

Since there may be many records on a page and there may be many columns per record, when a User scrolls-down a page, they may not remember what a particular column is for, so, they have to scroll back up to determine this.

Please devise a way to “freeze” the column heading (like they can in a spreadsheet) such that, when they scroll-down, this column heading always shows.

Way to filter the database without user intervention ? One database... different views ?

Publication date: August 20, 2018

Way to filter the database without user intervention ? One database… different views ?

Kind Regards from Belgium

Temporary remove database access to logged in users

Publication date: February 13, 2019


I know it there somewhere, but I need to temporary remove database access to logged in users, so I can work on the form builder, change/add fields etc.

In basic terms – whist Im working on DB, I want no one else to login or to be on DB.

Can we do this and if so can you point me in the right direction.

Many thanks

Online DB that end users can edit?

Publication date: April 3, 2019

I am a summer camp director and each camp we have parents submit what we call a “Camper Profile.” I ask things like allergies, gender, learning issues. Historically I have been making parents fill out the entire form each year but what if nothing has changed with their camper?
I wonder if there is a way I can have this information online and send each parent a login so they can go in and change information ONLY if they need to or say everything is correct.
Is this possible with your product?
Thank you