Validation rules help assure entered data meets basic requirements for consistent and clean data.

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Prevent user returning from 'Qualified' Lead status value

Requirement: When users set lead to 'Qualified' I want validation to prevent them returning to any other status. I have tried the below but the validation kicks in when I am trying to convert because ...
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Nesting IF Statement in Validation Rule

I'm trying to figure out a nested IF statement for a validation rule on a custom object I've created. The goal of the validation rule is check to see if option 1 OR option 2 or option 3 is selected ...
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any way to handle validation rule errors nicely in flows

When working with a visual flow, it seems that when you get an error saving a record because of a validation rule, that the only error Salesforce will give you is: An unhandled fault has occurred in ...
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Validation rule bypasses null value

I have two percent fields in this validation rule Day_Split__c + Night_Split__c < 1 Works well when both values are entered. However, if one of them is null, the validation rule evaluates to ...
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How to validate aggregate on child records

I have an object, lets call it Bill__c, that has a related list containing Contacts. In this relation each of the Contacts can be assigned a percentage of the total fee due on the Bill__c. I'd like ...
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How can I fix my birthday reminder to support leap years?

I have created formula field name as 'Next Birth date'. Without code for leap years: ...
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Salesforce Function For Validation on Selection a value from Picklist

What function should I use for validation rule as I want a validation rule to be used if I select a value from a picklist. for example, IsChanged can be used for updating the record. I cant use IsNew ...
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What are the data validation when upload data

Wanted to see if anyone knows what rules ET use to validate email address when it imports?
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Dealing with legacy data violating validation rules

In a traditional database, constraints will be applied to all data in the database. In Salesforce, however, validation rules only apply to data that has changed. As I update my schema, I also update ...
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Proper method to get validation rule into Production

I have created a "Validation rule" on "Opportunity" object in Sandbox based on my requirement. It worked out fine. Now i would like it to move into production. I just copied the validation rule ...
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Validation rule that requires a picklist value in a contact record once a picklist value in an opportunity record is selected

Is there anyway to make a contact record picklist value (Customer) become a required selection once a opportunity record picklist value (Closed Won) is selected? I ask because sales reps forget to ...
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Restrict a particular alphabet combination in a field by validation

Can I restrict ' PO Box' , ' P.O. Box' or these values alongwith hyphen or so from being entered in a particular text field on a custom field on Account?
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field validation on approve or reject for approval process

I am creating an Approval Process. Its a simple process with 2 approval steps I have a requirement where an assigned approver (user) must populate one or more fields on a record before they approve or ...
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How to perform validation “If Priority is selected as Critical or High OR Requested Due Date is less than 10 working days show a message ”

How to perform validation "If Priority is selected as Critical or High OR Requested Due Date is less than 10 working days show a message. Requested due date is populated by adding 10 business days to ...
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Changeset items diff between changeset and org

Before the new deployment status page was added, there used to be a feature which showed you the items in your changeset that are new, that will modify the existing items, or that have not changed ...
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Validation Rule Only Fires If Field NOT Blank

I am attempting to create a validation rule on a field that ensures a time is formatted correctly. This is only if the user enters a time, whereas if left blank, one is automatically generated and ...
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REST API to get validation rules NodeJS

How do we get the list of all validation rules in SalesForce through the REST API? I'm using NodeJS. I see that there are methods in SOAP API (listmetadata) which can help, but can't find anything in ...
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Opportunity product validation

I want to create a validation rule at Opportunity product to validate the following. Opp record Type – sample And Stage not equal to ‘Pending Approval’ Product or product code(item number) ends ...
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Any way to validate XML against XSD file in Apex?

Im currently using an apex class with Dom.Document to generate an XML file which then gets sent off to an external endpoint. I would like to be able to validate the XML file against an existing XSD ...
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Zip/Postal Code Validation on Lead Object

I would like to create validation on the lead object that ensures a user must enter the Zip/PostalCode in the correct sequence of characters. The Zip/PostalCode must always end with a space and three ...
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Adding a validation rule to a Javascript Button

In advance, thank you for your help. What I am trying to do is to create the following validation rule (whether it will be an actual validation or a javascript API validations, that remains to be ...
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Add Error on standard list view

does someone know how to show an error in an object's listview after a dml operation? I have written a simple trigger that prevents user to delete closed opportunity List<Opportunity> ...
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Validation Rule for Phone Numbers

I'm trying to create a validation rule for our phone numbers. Every number has 3 parts: Country Code (numerical, min. 1 digit, max 3 digits, starts with '+') Area Code (numerical, min. 1 digit, max ...
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Prevent validation from running if field rendering is set to false

I have a zipcode input field on a visualforce page. This field could be hidden (rendered = false) based on certain needs. I have the following field validation to ensure a proper zipcode format is ...
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Need Help with Validation Rule(s) on Stage Changes

Need help with validation rules: Just found out our salespeople are not required to move their opportunities stage by stage. In other words, they can go from ‘Set Meeting’ to ‘Negotiation’ and bypass ...
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Want to restrict a user from creating more than 10 records w/o RSF

I have a object where 1 user can only create 10 record not more that that. If I don't want to code (by count() we can achieve it) but is there any other way that we can count the number of records no ...
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Prevent users from adding more than one Products to an Opportunity

I would like to prevent users from adding more than one Product to an Opportunity (Number of Opportunity products must = 0 or 1) without using code. I have tried creating validation around the ...
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Trigger deployment to production shows “maximum trigger depth exceeded” error

I am deploying a trigger from a sandbox to a production org. During validation it gives me "maximum trigger depth exceeded" error for some other trigger which is not part of the change set. The error ...
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Lock a checkbox based on another field

I have a picklist on my object called Type: New / Pending / Historical when the Type field is set to: New, then I would like to prevent another picklist field from being edited. This field is ...
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Validation rules on picklist field and text field

Need help in creating a validation rule, As per the requirment,(see below) I need a validation rule that does the following: IF: Production Type = Full Production, and Version = 1, or Production ...
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Java Code to check validity (expiration) of access token using rest api

I am using username/password flow . I am getting access token . But when will that access token expires, so that I can request for new access token. i don't want to get access token with each request ...
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The input text <apex:inputtext> in a repeat (for loop) doesn't work with the validation required field

I have a custom object Team member contains four text fields First Name , Surname, location and job title and First Name and Surname is a required fields (When i create them i make them required). ...
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Three tier Validation Rule / Validation chain?

I am stumped so I hope I can present my question in a manner that allows me to get some support. I am creating a Lead validation rule that in essence is 3 tiers i.e. if tier 1 is selected require ...
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Regex to validate Credit Card numbers

I have created a validation rule on a Log Text field, to check for Credit Card number for all major companies "(VISA, Master Card, Discover and Amex for now). Here is the validation rule: NOT( ...
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How to make a field editable only if a checkbox is checked

I have a text field that is set to un-editable for all profiles. However if another field (checkbox) is checked, then this text field should become editable and required. I have created a validation ...
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Validation Rule on Lookup Field

I'm trying to validate a Lookup field so that the CONTACT I add to the field has the same CONTACT.ACCOUNT.CUSTOMID as the ACCOUNT governing the record I'm adding the CONTACT to. To be more specific, ...
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Can I write a validation rule to make a field enabled or disabled based on picklist value?

Note: in standard page layout is it possible to write a validation rule to make a field enabled or disabled based on picklist value? i have a picklist - values cycle - monthly ...
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Why does ApexPages.getMessages() return multiple Message objects for field validation errors?

I'm using a standard controller with a command button that saves a record. When one of the fields is invalid, the ApexPages.getMessages() function returns multiple messages like this: 19:36:58:445 ...
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There were custom validation error(s) encountered [Mailing Longitude]"

There were custom validation error(s) encountered while saving the affected record(s). The first validation error encountered was "Required fields are missing: [Mailing Longitude]". this just started ...
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Date Validation in Apex programming

I need to check that the user has given a valid date in a text box. For example if user enters 2014-02-29 it should throw an error saying it is not a valid date. I can use Date datatype but my ...
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Required field validation rule for [Billing|Shipping]StateCode with State & Country picklists enabled?

When using State & Country picklist functionality, is it possible to write a Validation Rule that targets the Billing State or Shipping State fields to make them required but only when the Country ...
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Lead cannot be converted if owner is Queue

I have validation rule where lead cannot be converted if owner is Queue, i tried different sets of validation rules but none of them works, any help is appreciated 1) AND( IsConverted = TRUE, ...
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You have reached the maximum number of 10 object references on Case

While creating a validation rule the have got this error(You have reached the maximum number of 10 object references on Case), can i have a trigger used instead.
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Validation for inputFields inside Pageblock table is not working

I am trying to do a simple validation, if qty received ENTERED is different than qty ordered, a JQuery dialog box should open. For some reason this validation is working only for the first ...
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Formula field for the Difference between 2 time values in picklists

I am very new to Salesforce and have to write a formula field based validation. I have been trying but so far haven't been able to write a correct formula. My requirement is as follows: I have 2 ...
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testing if something is null in visualforce, NOT(ISNULL())) vs. != null

Is there a difference between the two statements? {!NOT(ISNULL(variable))} and {!variable != null} What is the appropriate way to check if something is null? EDIT: What if it's a SF checkbox? ...
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Basic Validation Rule not working

I want to create a validation rule where only users with the role “UK: Institutional Team” are able to create cases record type called “Benchmark Change”. My Validation rule is; AND( ISNEW(), ...
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Validation Rule: Voiding Order

Kindly help me construct my validation rule here AND( ISCHANGED(Status__c), OR( NOT(ISPICKVAL(PRIORVALUE(Status__c),"Draft")), ISPICKVAL(Status__c,"Void") )) Description of ...
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Opportunity Validation to exclude certain Profile types

Unfortunately, I'm not able to use simple Validation Rules to do my conditional statement validation. Instead I have to use a trigger to do so. That being said, currently, I'm trying to only run this ...
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how to show the validation error below the input field in VF page

I have used the following code for the email validation and the validation is working fine but I would like to show the error like the the image. how to do that? My Code: <apex:pageBlock ...