kintone Plug-in: "Reference records update" Plugin [EN]

Series Outline

kintone Plaform Part 1 - Business database apps creation platform without coding

kintone Plaform Part 2 - Using Plug-in to extend your platform features

kintone Plaform Part 3 - Plug-In development Tutorial

kintone Plaform Part 4 - Plug-in List


Come back in the article, I will introduce to everyone a new plugin, which supports people when using related record fields. A reminder to anyone who wants to learn and install this plugin, please make sure to have some knowledge about:

  • What is kintone
  • What is Plugin
  • Plugin eco-system and Plugin development Tuttorial


When using related record in app , if you want to edit these records which are related to parent app, it is imposible because Kintone doesn't support this function . However , you can use Reference Records Udpate plugin . In my evaluation , this is an easy-to-use plugin , you don't need to setup . I will explain more about this in the next part .

How to use Plug-in

Setting config

This plugin-in does not need setup config. So you add plugin and update app. This app is usable.

Setting desktop

To view related record information, we see detail of this record. The edit of the reference record will be executed at the record details page. If you want to edit record, you need follow: Enter edit information If you want to cancel the edit, just click X button. To update, you need follow: The results we see


  1. We do not guarantee this sample to run.
  2. We do not provide any technical support for this sample Plug-in.

Downloadable Content

Zip file, please download the follwed link and upload whole package to kintone, don't extract it before upload to kintone.

It 's not the end

I hope that this plugin can bring some benefits to your work. This series is not yet end and we will still meet again to discuss about more interesting plugins afterward. If you have any questions, please place a comment and i will try to reply as fast as possible. Thank you !

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