Visual Workflow allows administrators to build applications, known as flows, that guide users through screens for collecting and updating data. For example, you can use Visual Workflow to script calls for a customer support center or to generate real-time quotes for a sales organization.

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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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Approval Process - How to get a visual on where a case is in an approval hierarchy?

Is there a way to get a "diagrammatic representation" of Visual workflow approval process (for Admin/Manager User login) as to get an insight on what step the current record is in the approval ...
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Unable to run a lookup in flow on a public Site page

I'm using flow on a site page, and after I enter my Club number and click next I get the below error message. "unable to parse field as dataType could not be retrieved for the passed field: ...
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Does Salesforce Visual Workflow support swim lanes?

I would like to know if Visual Workflow support swim lanes? If not, is there any (free) utility that can be used to generate flows?
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Email notification on password expiration

I need to send an email for all users using one particular profile if password expires within next 30 days... Implemented workflow similar to the one in ...
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API calls to backend from Salesforce flow

I'm trying to figure out how to create RESTful API calls to my backend from inside the Salesforce flow - for example i want to retrieve a field from my backend and then make a decision upon that ...
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Visual Workflow: fast lookup with cross object criteria

I've created a visual work flow that has a fast lookup. The lookup basically finds the Account_Share records that have a parent account id equal to a variable. I'd like to take this a step further ...
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Visual Workflow Launches Blank - Cannot See Existing Flows

The problem: When I attempt to open an existing flow, Visual Workflow takes a significant amount of time to load. When it does load, the flow appears as a blank, unsaved flow. This issue seems to be ...
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Visual Workflow

I want to learn about visual workflows, but I am kind of stuck. I wonder if it is possible to update a field of another object. For example: Object1 StartTime__c source__c : lookup to Object2 ...
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Visualforce Page and Visual Flow - Back and forth redirection - Solution?

I have a visual flow that is started on a click of Custom button. This flow is embedded in a visualforce page (standard way of using flows). Now, in one of the steps in the flow, I want to redirect ...
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Is it still impossible to start a Flow Interview for a VisualForce Controller's Unit Tests?

Currently looking at An Advanced Example of Using Been writing some unit tests for the VisualForce controllers I've been creating, which, with my original code would result in "Interview not ...
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How to make a flow run if Opportunity Closed Date equals Today

I have a flow created in Salesforce (using Cloud Flow Designer). This flow essentially duplicates an opportunity but changes a few fields - in other words, it creates a renewal opportunity. I ...
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How to handle No Records found in visual workflow

I have a flow which works fine when it finds records, however the issue is when there are no records found I want to exit the flow nicely but having a hard time with that for some reason. The error ...
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How can I send an email via Visual Flow that includes a record link?

I am fairly new to Flows and am working through a flow that sends an auto-notification email from a task, but rather than use an existing email alert to send the email, I am trying to build it within ...
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Visual Workflow - Format the display of each record for an SObject Collection Variable?

I'm using a Fast Lookup to retrieve a list of records in visual workflow. I'd like to format the output on the screen (e.g. show one record per line). Is this possible? When I use the "Display ...
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How to direct user to New Contact Page when New Account Created

I am trying to find a way to direct a user to the New Contact page automatically when a new account is created. I was thinking of using a VF page which overrided the edit on an account. The page would ...
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Visual Workflow - Passing sObject Collections back from SubFlow causes crash

Am having huge trouble trying to pass an sObject Collection (of a Custom Object) into and back out of a subflow. PreNote: When I try to save the Master Flow, it always gives an error that the types ...
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Visual Workflow: Add multi-select to collection variable

I have a visual workflow where I create (or lookup) a contact that includes multi-select picklist for school subjects. Now I want to create a Collection Variable where each entry is one of the ...
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How to create a Log a Call task using visual workflow?

I have a workflow for our inside sales team to use when prospecting. This first steps of the workflow create a new prospect account and assign a contact to that account. The next screen allows the rep ...
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Problem passing Account object from VF page to Flow sObject Variable

I have a problem passing an Account object from a visualforce page to an sObject variable in a flow. Error: When I go to the url: ...
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How to bulkify headless flow?

I have access to the headless flow pilot and I have a process I would like to bulkify. Basically a Lead could be Opted in, in which case we need to make some fields true, or opted out, marking the ...
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Workflow/flow to change opportunity owner to child object owner when child object is linked

Struggling a bit here. I am trying to create a workflow/flow that will automatically update owners of an opportunity without the complexity of creating a trigger. The relationship goes - The ...
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Flow variable is getting lost after clicking previous button

I have created a Visual Work Flow which creates a contact and opportunity record by clicking next button in the 1st screen. I am storing the created contact and opportunity in two different flow ...
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Visual Workflow - how to evaluate whether an sObject Collection Variable isnull?

Within Visual Workflow ("flow"), I need to evaluate whether an sObject Collection Variable contains any record Ids. I.e., is the sObject Collection Variable null or 'empty'? If the sObject Collection ...
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VisualFlow - Field Lookup

I'm creating a flow and was wondering if there exists the capability to lookup records on the input screen. On the standard record creation page, some fields have a lookup icon, shown in the ...
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Workflow Email Alert Error: “action name not found: <Email Alert Object>” when in package

So I have a workflow I am developing as part of a package in the Developer Edition. This workflow sends out an email alert. Now I am having issues with it. When the package was not name-spaced, the ...
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Visual Workflow not running due to FLOW_ELEMENT_FAULT

I'm pretty new to this Flow Designer, so that's out there... I'm kicking off a Flow (screencast.com/t/1BzgE0D7L) with a Flow Trigger (screencast.com/t/wDcb5TESKdwY). But when I look in the logs ...
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Land on Child Record Create after Saving Parent

I have a Parent child relation, Insured and Insured Coverage. This is not master detail. The goal is to end on a new child record creation screen with the parent lookup field prepopulated after the ...
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Why Trigger ready Flow can't have a Screen element?

I am new to salesforce.I am getting this warning while crating a flow. Trigger ready Flow can't have a Screen element. Remove this element If you want it to be trigger-ready flow. This is the my flow ...
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How to get ids of records I created in visual flow

I have a flow where I've looked up and looped through service contracts and looked up and looped through contract line items storing sobject variables which I've placed into a collection. I then ...
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Redirecting in flow without code

I am trying to redirect my flow back to a standard page using this <apex:page standardController="Opportunity" > <flow:interview name="My_First_Flow_New_Primary_Contact" ...
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Creating a flow that will on an existing account create an opportunity and populated some details

i have been working on this for the last 2 days and making bit of progress, i am stuck at the first part which is crutial to me and i cannot get my head around it yet, i think once i can understand ...
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Is it possible to create a flow that creates an opportunity and an event from the account screen?

I am building out a new SFDC org for my new company and i want to use flows to try to cut down on my users using multiple objects, i have tried this in the past but a few years back in a different ...
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2 vs 1 columns in visual flow causing unneeded white spaces

If you are creating a visualflow, styling is messy... Salesforce already offers some sort of workaround by exposing some styles but it's still limited. The biggest problem I'm having with flows (like ...
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Visual Workflow - getting field values from sObject into a flow field

I'm absolutely not clear on this so I'm gonna go ahead and ask: Can I - when using a flow - get the field values for a dropdown value from a sObject variable, like you can when using a Visualforce ...
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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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Redirect Flow to starting record without custom controller?

I'm using Visual Workflow embedded in a VF page from a button on an Opp, and I want the user to be redirected back to that same Opp record when the Flow completes. The page is using the standard ...
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Unhandled Process Fault Exceptions in flows after Summer 14

I have been receiving lots of complaints from our Call Center agents and many others trying to use Flows after Summer 14. The errors that they are seeing are "nested exception is: ...
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formula field in flow

Formula fields in flow. I have created a formula field of Concatenation of 3 variables used in a flow which are text fields. This formula field is later used when creating a record. Name field(type ...
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apex:actionFunction stopping previous button to show previous screen

i have a visualforce page <apex:page controller="ActionFunctionDemoController"> <flow:interview name="Calculator" rerender="ddff" /> <apex:outputPanel ...
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Salesforce Flows in Salesforce1 app

We are considering the idea to use Visual Workflows (Flows) for a few business scenarios in our project. However, we have several users dependent on Ipad or other smart devices. We are not sure how ...
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Visualforce error Not Serializable: Component.flow.interview

i am using dynamic Visualforce component created in Apex public with sharing class Sample3 { public Component.Flow.Interview flow{get;set;} public Sample3(){ flow= new ...
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Loop Element in salesforce Visual WorkFlow

there is a loop element mentioned in Visual Workflow.but in my developer org in which i can create a Flow.when i see palette tab there is no loop element.i can create Apex Classes and Apex Pages with ...
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How to update a record created on a flow?

I am having the following issue with a flow: The flow creates an account, after a couple of extra screens it needs to update that account, this is a simple version of the flow: The flow saves the id ...
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Redirect to Lead detail page from visual workflow

I have a flow which involves a record lookup to Lead object. If the record is found, then user needs to be redirected to the corresponding lead detail page. Lead_id is the flow variable that stores ...
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How to get id of record create on visual workflow?

I am trying to get back the id of a record created via a visual flow, I have try to use the same code as the following question on stack overflow ...
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How to create Apex Class Object Of Flow Type generated From Metadata WSDL

i am using library https://github.com/financialforcedev/apex-mdapi .i used readMetadata function for getting flow objects.but this function doesn't support flow.so only option that i am left with is ...
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Getting meta data related to a Visual Workflow From Rest Api

i want to retrieve list of Visual Workflow in VisualForce page.i dont want to use SOAP api because its very bulky in size(Metadata Service class size).Is there any soql query method or rest api method ...
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create flows button using JavaScript in salesforce

I want to display flows in lead object direct button no need to use visualforce pages,i think it is possible in javascript can you please suggest me... Thanks, Bhaskar
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Error: Compile Error: Invalid type: doubler

i am trying to write a class which will be used as Apex Plugin in flows .i write the code public class FlowController { //Instance of the Flow public Flow.Interview.doubler myFlow {get; set;} ...