A picklist is a field type in Salesforce that contains a list of values from which a user may select a value. A picklist is represented as a drop-down box in the UI.

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How we change dependent picklist drop down value to input field value?

i have one controlling picklist Type and value is Hourly and Fixed. If i choose hourly then it show value Rate, Hours per week and Duration. And if i choose fixed then it show Prize and Duration As a ...
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Change field visibility based on Opportunity picklist value

When i select stage picklist value as "Closed Lost" in Opportunity, then i want show text fields. By-default these text fields will be hide. I tried so many ways but i didn't get. tried using ...
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Visual Workflow: Cannot get choices to display properly

I am very new with VWF's and do not have any coding knowledge. I am trying to create a flow where my users can lookup a contact, view the existing information, and then update any changed information ...
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Creating Picklist based on a other text field value

I have a list of questions (150+). Each question has a particular type of answer and some of the answers can be picklists. Now I want to create the response picklists based on the question, how can I ...
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Picklist value with “Like”

I have to select a value from a pick list having values starting with 'PR' I have tried ISPICKVAL(Order_Type__c, 'PR%') But I am not able to use expression Like or wildcards here.
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How to use IF Statement in Formula field for checkbox

I want to copy data from one field in another if checkbox is true, I know I can do it by trigger but I want to do it in formula field, I don't know how to check the checkbox field my code is like this ...
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How to remove a picklist from a record type?

I have 10 Picklists Available for Editing for Record Type 1. So how do I remove Picklist X from Record Type 1. I have added a screenshot. I can't find the option to remove a picklist from a record ...
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Prepopulating multiselect picklists in a flow

I have a multiselect picklist on a record. I want to display its current values in a multiselect picklist in a visual flow. But when I tried setting the value of the picklist to a variable and setting ...
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Help with a junction object

I created a rollup summary on opportunity object to count on object 1. If count > 0 then field1= abc else xyz. I tried the following... created roll up count on object 1 created a formula text on ...
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Insufficient Privileges error when changing value of picklist

I have picklist of values Lead and Opportunity, By default value of picklist is Lead When I change it to Opportunity and, if change it back to Lead, it gives error of Insufficient Privileges.
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help with Validation Rule on Multi picklist

I have two multi picklist fields(A,C) and 1 pick list field(B- yes/no). A has 5 values (1,2,3,4,5) and B has 3 values(7,8,9). If user selects value 1 in A and B pick list value is Yes, user should be ...
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Why do some picklists (dropdowns) have an empty --None— value, and others do not?

I'm looking at a form on Salesforce that uses a custom object. The object has picklist (drop down) values that are showing an optional --None-- selection. Most of the drop downs have the --None-- ...
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User profile dependant picklist values

Can I hide/show picklist values in dropdowns dependant on the user profile?
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My Formula is not working in the Reports generation

We have a requirement that need to display the date&time when user select as 'Completed' from a Status picklist filed.I used below formula to achieve this.It is working exactly perfect in the ...
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Trigger to validate selection of Pick-list values

I got an object called 'Category' which has a master detail relationship with 'Scheme' object, 'category' has a pick list field called 'Type' & it has different values Ex:Cost,Time etc. I need ...
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Controlling Field link broken

It seems that the Controlling Field link is broken / disappeared on one of our custom fields I detected this when I wanted to add a new picklist value to a dependent field, and found that 4 of the ...
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How can I auto populate text on multi select pick list based on the text field in the same object

I have text field (value:abc)on custom object,based on this value "abc" I want to auto populate value on multi select pick list. Thanks Sona
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Possible to use a “list” custom setting on a standard layout picklist field?

I've searched it and found a few things where people have put it as an idea to be voted for a few years ago, but I haven't seen any response from Salesforce on any I've seen, so what I want to know is ...
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Action Predefined value: use picklist value

I am trying to create a publisher action which receives some predefined values. With this action I am creating a new custom object from account. The newly created object has to receive some values ...
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User-defined field dependent on values in picklists, formula needed

I am looking for a solution how to express a formula for an user-defined field with the following description: the formula should show the corresponding letter salutation dependent on the picklist ...
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Detect changes in picklist values

I have an external system which keeps synchronized with Salesforce. I have triggers in every object that send the inserted/updated/deleted records to my webservice, and every minute I send the ...
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Creating record in visual work flow for each selected value from a multi select picklist

I have a Screen in my visual work flow containing multi-select picklist with dynamic options (records of another custom object CustomObj1). And CustomObj2 looks up to CustomObj1 in the data model. ...
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Synchronizing (Add/Remove Items) Pick list with some External source by using Metadata API

By using Salesforce Metadata API, we can retrieve/read the pick list value. We have a pick list, which contains few values which needs to be synchronized with some external items. One solution is ...
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Validation Rule giving me a huge headache

Basically I need a validation rule to say IF field “HasOptedOutOfEmail” is unchecked, and mailing country = Canada, then field Canada_Email_Consent__c needs to be Updated. However the record ...
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Basic Validation rule which has baffled me

Yet again this has simple validation has me baffled Aim – If mailing country = Canada, then Canada_Email_Consent__c needs to be captured, if mailing country not equal to Canada then ...
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Need to create a picklist formula …but the results needs to write to another field

I'm trying to create a formula using a pick list that will render the output of a revenue field based on the method of calculation(Method_of_Revenue_Calculation__c). Here is what I have. I keep ...
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How do I write a formula using a picklist and a date + value from picklist

I have a pick list that contains service level A, B, C. I need to create a formula that uses the service level from the pick and custom field (last review date) to populate field (Next review date) ...
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parent picklist automatically get selected if child selected

How can I select parent values automatically to another picklist if any of its child is selected in a picklist? For example.. parent picklist object11 child picklist object11 child picklist ...
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How to save a list/array to an object

I just started using Apex and Visualforce and I have a question regarding how to save a list to an object. I currently have an Asset object which contains information about a particular asset built ...
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How to populate value from account into new created opportunity on creation?

We have a custom Pick List field on Account: Payment Terms The same pick list field (but a different one) is oppty, I need that when creating a new oppty, the value from the account will be populated ...
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apex:param value not getting assignTo the controller

I have create a VF page from where i am trying to pass the value to controller. I have a picklist on which when i change the picklist value i need to send this value to controller. But the changed ...
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When is it appropriate to use Record Types?

The documentation for Record Types states: Record types allow you to offer different business processes, picklist values, and page layouts to different users. It seems to me that unless you are ...
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Maintaining MultiSelect Picklists

How do I maintain a multiselect picklist? I want to be able to update values in the picklist without doing too much manual work. Workflows aren't able to do field updates on multiselect picklists, and ...
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Is there a good way to “untranslate” picklists in Apex?

The project I am working on supports many languages and Case record types. There is also a large amount of dependency between the Case record type and the Case type field (but it isn't one-to-one and ...
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How do I copy (and map?) a custom lookup field from Leads to Opportunity and to Account

I have been asked to add a new picklist field on the leads page which I have done but this also needs to follow thru to the opportunities and accounts page if the lead is qualified. Can someone ...
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AggregateResult for a multi-select picklist

I am doing an AggregateResult SOQl query on different picklists on a Contact. List<AggregateResult> results = [select LeadSource, COUNT(id)cnt from Contact where LeadSource != null group by ...
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help text when mouseover on picklist values

I have a requirement for the community portal. It says that for picklist fields, when the user is checking the available options in the piclist, when the user mouse over each one of the values, the ...
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Are State and Country Picklist values enforced for data inserted through the API?

We are going to be turning on State/Country picklists soon for Leads and Accounts. There is currently a process for us in place that inserts new Leads using the SForce SOAP Api). Data that is ...
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Dynamically display picklist values based on Record type in vf page

I am having two record type "Record Type 1" and "Record Type 2" on case object. In this two record type we are a having a picklist field call state__c. In Record Type 1 State__c values are "A,B,D" In ...
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how to get this requirement? [closed]

In opp i have some custom fields like 60 Minute Funding %,3 Hour Funding %,Same Day Funding %,Next Day Funding % and 60 Minute Funding $,3 Hour Funding $,Same Day Funding $,Next Day Funding $ so now ...
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Tool to migrate field dependencies

Currently we have several controlling picklist fields that have 300-400 dependent fields under them. We are doing the field dependency matrix manually in the UI. Is there any tool that can be used to ...
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Picklilst custom field with grouped values?

we have a picklist custom field for Opportunity objets where we have all the countries where my company works. It would be possible to group the values in this field by region or continent? For ...
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How to create a master-detail object picklist to picklist trigger

I am new to creating triggers and would love some assistance in creating a trigger that can mirror a picklist values. I have two identical picklists called "Test_Status__c" on both the Account object ...
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Add some custom Id into inputField - dependent picklist

I have in controller inner class with sobject and custom id. In visualforce page I have apex repeat over this inner classes. In repeat block are two fields (picklists) which are dependent. Everything ...
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Trigger to update a picklist field from another picklist field

I'm still pretty new when it comes to Apex, so I apologize in advance if this is an easy thing to fix. I'm trying to create a trigger that auto populates a picklist field in the Lead object, based on ...
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different picklist values only on the Salesforce1 app

How can I make a picklist show a more restricted set of items on the Salesforce1 app compared too the regular Salesforce screens? In my case, I only need to show the first 2 values from the picklist ...
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Parsing the datetime field in Site.com for pick lists

I am creating pick lists that contain months and years on an event list page in Site.com. The page brings in data for the events using a data-repeater. One of the fields being used is datetime which ...
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IsPickVal having issues inside of OnClick Javascript

For some reason this if statement is always triggering regardless of if the criteria is met or not. {!REQUIRESCRIPT("/soap/ajax/27.0/connection.js")} {!REQUIRESCRIPT("/soap/ajax/27.0/apex.js")} ...
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Visual Flow Picklist Choice Value does not map to Picklist value on record

I have created a Visual Flow that allows a user to create a Case record in Salesforce. On this Flow I have Checkboxes, Text fields and Picklists. All are mapped accordingly to the records that they ...
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Validation rule to check whether the status field on the opportunity is changed or not

I am trying to write a validation rule on the status of an opportunity object. The scenario is like when the Opp Record type is " IN APP" the status should be read only. No one can change the ...