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

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Trigger to validate if the update is for rejecting the timecard? [on hold]

I have 2 custom objects Timecard (pse__Timecard_Header__c) Period (c2g__codaPeriod__c). Here I want to compare timecard and period but before doing that I want to validate the timecard. Assume there ...
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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 ...
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Validation rule assistance

I'm looking for input on how to adjust an existing, working validation rule so that it doesn't fire when the running user is a specific Profile. Here is the existing rule: AND( ...
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ISNEW() Validation rule causing triggers to fail

I created the following validation rule on my contact records: IF( ISNEW()&& ( FormAssembly__c =""&& TEXT(LeadSource)="") && TEXT(Contact_Source_List__c) ="",TRUE,FALSE) I ...
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Validation fails, but no exception generated

I have a VF page for input of a custom object. As part of the object, I have validation rules. My problem is that a failing validation fails to generate an exception. It also fails to create the row ...
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Change Opportunity's owner without validating Opportunity's fields?

I want to change Owner of an Opportunity (an owner of an opportunity left company and all his opps need to be transferred to another user). Is there any way it can be done without validating record? ...
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Validation Rule that Exempts a certain Account

I'm trying to write a validation rule that will exempt a certain Account from the validation rule. The conditions are If the Quote_Issued_To is EricSSH Electronics and the Product_NCNR = 'Yes' don't ...
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REQUIRED_FIELD_MISSING, Required fields are missing: [Last Name]: [Last Name] error

Im trying to create a visualforce page and do some validations on it. If my first name and last name are same then it should throw me an error ..or else it should insert the record.When i tried ...
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Can a validation rule error message resolve to a custom label?

Is there anyway to make the error message of a validation rule resolve to a custom label? The following url indicates that it's not possible, but I just wanted more verification: ...
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Opportunity Conditional Automation

I'm really unsure how to go about the following validation rule based on a certain condition. My issue is, If Sole Proprietor is selected from the Win Reason drop-down, i.e. ISPICKVAL(Win Reason, "No ...
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How to freeze a record once stage value got funded

I have a following validation rule for "need to allow to create opportunities and be able to update opportunities as long as the deal stage is not funded. and do not allow them to change the stage to ...
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how to validate two picklist values are same

I have this validation rule that will prevent two pick list field values from being the same. That means if both fields are empty it is also firing, but that shouldn't happen. And(IF( ( ...
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Priorvalue in Validation rule

Iam trying to simplify my validation rule but i get error. My VR restricts users from role from chaning ownerid for subset of users, since all my users first name is "TBD" i want to simpify the rule ...
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Opportunity Validation

I'm trying to perform some validation on my opportunity page and I'm having difficulties. The following is the scenario.. If stage = close won (100%) or closed lost (0%) AND competitor = not known at ...
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Validation rule for phone number

how to write validation rules for phone number in below format +()- Example : +(91)-1234567890 When end user entering value for phone number it should only allow mentioned special ...
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Why i get “An error occurred when processing your submitted information.” after a standard field validaton?

I have 3 inputfields from Account object in a pageblock table: personemail personbirthdate personmobilephone If i type a misformatted email address (for eg. missing @ sign) or birthdate than i ...
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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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How do we calculate the average value of a field in a lookup relationship?

We have a lookup relationship between a meter (parent) and an index (child). We would like to calculate the average of all indexes, and then validate if the entered value of the index is not greater ...
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Is it possible for a popup window to appear after a validation rule returns false?

We need a validation rule to check if a entered value is not twice as large as the average of the last three years. If the validation rule returns false, there should be a popup window displaying the ...
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Is it possible to auto-deactivate a validation rule when running test

In our system, we have recently added a validation rule, which works fine with the actual usage but most of our existing test code doesn't comply with that rule when creating test data. Since ...
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validation rule and triggers

I have a field on case linked to an order that is present both in the case object and in the object order. When the case field is true, the order field becomes true in a trigger (after insert or ...
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Retrieve all validation rule from Lead and cases

I am using PartnerWSDL for integrating salesforce with my application. I am facing one problem while creating Lead, as user has created some Validation rules in Lead Record. Lets take an example, User ...
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Validation rule fires - not sure why

I have a validation rule on an accounts' field AND (ISBLANK(Bill_To_Account__c),ISPICKVAL( Owner.UserType ,"PowerPartner")) That checks for the 'Bill_To_account__c' to have a value, if the ...