VLOOKUP Auto-link is a popular alternative to using monday.com connected boards and mirrored columns for connecting multiple boards while maintaining the ability to use monday native automations, permissions and reporting.
With VLOOKUP one to many and many to one Auto-link builder you can easily build repository boards while keeping data across multiple boards aligned and protected from human error.
Setting up VLOOKUP Auto-link is easy. Just install the app on your monday.com account, add our integrations and start mapping the columns you would like to auto-link.n
Auto-link App app consists of 2 integrations you’ll need to install on a source board and Target boards for logging source board activity (New items, Item edits, deletions and additions) – and a board view that is installed on the target board for mapping auto-links between boards. Once integrations is installed and columns are mapped, columns on the source board will be automatically linked to the columns on the target board.
The app is always free to auto-link a column between two boards. Once you decide to use it for more columns and boards you’ll need to purchase a monthly subscription.
A monthly subscription cost is $45 for unlimited usage within your monday.com account. You’ll get 2 months free if you purchase the annual plan ($420/ Year).
None of your account and board data is being stored outside of monday.com. We do not transfer or store it anywhere else. Auto-links store only the relationships between boards and columns so it will be able to link the data between boards.
The OAuth scopes we are requesting are required for reading your boards data and linking between mapped columns. We do not store any of your boards data outside of monday.com
me:read – Read user profile information. We use this to be able to create an account on our information system.
Boards: Read – Read users boards data. We use this to be able to link boards columns
Boards: Write – Modify user’s boards data. We use this one to edit and post data linked to the target columns
Users: Read – Read the profile information of the users on the account. We use this to be able to link “person” columns
Teams: Read – Read information about teams on the account. We use this to be able to link “person” columns.
Assets.read – Read information of assets user has access to – We use this to be able to link files columns.
We support most columns types. Here is the list of columns we do not support: Formulas, Time tracking, Location, Color picker.
Here is a list of column types you can use as target value column but not as a source column: Tags, dropdown, Rating, Week.
Yes! VLOOKUP is the only app that lets you share Files, text, links, timelines from Internal boards to external shared boards for customers and partners! How amazing is that
Yes! Sub-items are supported – To connect sub-items select sub-item board name from the boards list in our auto-link editor. Make sure the vlookup integration for sub-items is installed on all connected boards.
No. Columns auto-link does ONE WAY linking between Source board and target board. Any change in the data in the target board will trigger an action that will result with fetching the source data back to the target board.
Make sure Auto-links integration is installed on your source boards and target boards.
Source boards are the boards you store the source data you want to link to your target boards.
Yes! Auto-link lets you link multiple boards data to one board and multiple columns data between multiple boards. For example, when you want to calculate the cost of human resource in a project you can pull cost per hour of people that participated in the project from one board and number of hours each put from another board.
When linking between status columns and drop down columns, these columns content is not reflected in the target boards unless you’ll recreate same statuses and dropdown items you have in the source boards.
To link Statuses and drop down lists you will need to create the same drop down or statuses in the target board when you set-up the auto-links.
Once this is created auto-links will be
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If you are using a form to input data to your source board but it is not getting linked you should make sure you installed the 2 VLOOKUP Auto-link integrations on your target board.
To be able to auto-link sub-items you need to create a sub item in your board prior to installing the VLOOKUP sub-item integration.
Cross board resource Management, task tracking and estimate vs actual project cost calculations.
Client tasks tracking across multiple boards, Client projects, cost estimations, Customer orders tracking and more.
Recruitment status across multiple boards, Time Entries tracking in multiple departments and workload management.
High and low-level board auto-links and automations for manufacturing, construction, creative use-cases and more.
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