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Using action steps

Dive into applying various action steps (functions) that come out of the box or via the block store.

21 articles
Send e-mail via SMTP stepLearn how to use the send e-mail via SMTP function to send e-mails in your Betty Blocks application
PDF-generator stepThis article explains how to generate a PDF file in your application using the block store's ‘Generate PDF’ action step.
(Re)assign text variable stepAssign a new or different value to a text variable.
Document generation stepLearn how to generate Word documents with a template that uses data from your data model.
Sub-action stepFind out how to install the sub-action step and how to use it, and why you should use it.
Applying the '{JSON} placeholder' data source & action stepsNeed some dummy data for your application? JSON placeholder makes displaying dummy data in your application a breeze.
Generate random UUID stepLearn what a random hex is and how you can use this functionality in your applications.
Date/time offset stepWant to adjust a date or a time by a year, a month, or maybe just a few minutes, in this article you'll learn how to use this custom step.
Creating an iManage integrationThis article will cover the steps to create a connection to your iManage models and use these in a Betty Blocks application.
Generate UUID stepHow and why you should use this custom step from the block store.
Update many records stepA use case overview of the update many records step to discover its functionality within a platform.
Transform text stepNeed some text to be lowercased, capitalized, or anything similar to this? The transform text step has you covered.
Raise error stepIn your action flow you might want to stop and the action and raise an error to inform the user, this step has you covered.
Using the mass mutate step: insertCreating multiple records 1-by-1 can take up some time, with the bulk insert you can create them all in one go.
XML to JSON stepRecode XML to JSON format using a special action step from the block store.
Prompt AI stepCreate custom prompts within your action step powered by OpenAI functionality.
Classifier AI stepExplore the use and configuration of the AI-powered classifier action step.
Summarizer & anonymizer AI stepsUse the two text-transforming AI tools to summarize and anonymize various text inputs.
Using the format endpoint result stepIn this article, we'll dive into a small use case explaining how the step works.
Search AI functionalityBuild your use case with the AI search functionality steps: collection search, query generator, and chunk.
Indexed collectionsLearn how to optimize creating, updating, or deleting data using the indexed collection functionality.