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Is it possible to activate a trigger when the opportunity owner is changed? Please help

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Of course it is. Your trigger should fire on before update:

trigger OpportunityTrigger on Opportunity (before update)
    for (Opportunity oppty :
        if (oppty.OwnerId != trigger.oldMap.get(oppty.Id).OwnerId)
            // Owner changed, do something

When using on update triggers you can always reference the new and the old values of the record.

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Thank you. I tried this, it did not activate the trigger – user7499 Mar 25 '14 at 10:30
Sorry it worked. Since I had only 1 user it did not work – user7499 Mar 25 '14 at 14:15

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