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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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;} ...
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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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visual workflow: country list dropdown

I am building a Visual workflow where one of the fields is a drop down for the user to select a country. Is there a way to bring the list of all the countries in the world via Dynamic Choice? or do I ...
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Visual flow not able to select resource on Record create

I have build a visual flow that creates accounts records. For some reason when I am mapping the fields, the system doesn't allow me to select resource, to some of the fields, please see image below: ...
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Receiving SOAP messages in APEX

I have been trying to figure this for a long time now, my issue is : There is an outbound message that is being sent from a workflow rule (on create) with the Record Id, I want to capture this ...
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Visualforce Error dealing with visual flow and custom button

I created a visual flow that creates an opportunity, contact, and account department from one form. I made a custom button called "Create Service Contract" and put it on the account page layout that ...
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Display Rich Text Field in Visual Workflow (Flow)

Use case 1: We need to implement a Flow to ease the data entry process for a particular custom object record that has somewhat complex logic/validation rules. Flow allows us to provide screen text and ...
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Data not being passed to a Flow within a Flow

I've created a visualforce page that has a "popup" (aka outputpanel that is rendered when the flow is called). This works fine for Flows that don't reference another flow. I've created a flow that ...
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strange behaviour of validationrule on opportunityline in test coverage

Some time back, I asked the following question: different behaviour when adding opportunityline through visual flow? This has always remained a mystery... Now today, I stumbled upon this behavior ...
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Trouble with Test Class

I need to create a test class to test an apex Controller/Extension I have created. Functionality Objective: Embed flow in Visualforce page, so that the flow is started from a custom button on the ...
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Validate Visual Work-Flow to ensure at least one field is selected

I have a Visual Work-Flow that has a 10 checkbox fields on page. I wish to insert validation so that the user cannot get through to the next page without selecting at least one checkbox to True. Can ...
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apex plugin creating and event with visual workflow

Seeming as creating an event with user defined date and time is near on impossible from normal visual workflow, does anyone have an example of an apex plugin for visual workflow which i can use to ...
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Packaging Visual Workflow - can I install into professional edition?

I have created a simple visual workflow which is run by clicking a button on an Account. I understand that I can package up this component so it can be made available as part of a managed package. So ...
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Salesforce visual workflow creating event

Does anyone know how to create an event in visual workflow - i know how to create the record i am just having issues creating the date time piece as you can not create datetime fields in VWF. At the ...
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Can we do Custom Datetime in Visual Flows?

I want to create an Event from Visual Flows, and in that I need to generate an Event with fixed Time but for a Date read from another record ( a custom object). The idea is to click a Button and it ...
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Guest User “Record Create Task” Permissions

Have researched and been working on this for a week with no avail. Really need any help in the right direction because I am so frustrated. I have a visual workflow that runs perfectly while in Setup ...
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Pass parameters to Visual workflow part2?

I think/hope this question will be a good complement to the question: How do I pass parameters to a Visual Workflow? I am trying to pass a url param to populate a flow using the information on this ...
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Record Create on the GoogleDoc object within Visual Workflow

I'm a low level SF admin who can assemble code 'recipes' but can't hard code things myself. I have the following use case: Attach GoogleDoc to an Account object within the Flow functionality. I ...
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Visual Flow - Unable to update record

I have a Visual Flow with which launches from the Contact records and creates a Case record during the Flow. The case is then successfully assigned to the Contact from which the Flow was ...
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URL not working for Custom Button that directs to Visual Workflow

I have created a visual flow in Salesforce that automatically creates an opportunity, contact, opportunitycontactrole, and a custom object. The only trouble I am having is creating a Custom button to ...
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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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Using Multi-Select Checkbox Visual Flow

I have created a Visual Flow in Salesforce and I wish to use the option of a Multi-select Checkbox. I cannot seem to find a way to map these Multi-select checkbox choices to a record. I have tried ...
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How to add Flow-Specific CSS Classes?

I've just created a Visualforce page with an embedded flow. This is the code so far: <apex:page controller="FlowController" standardStylesheets="True" showHeader="False" sidebar="False"> ...
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Creating an email alert based on information in 3 objects

I have an issue that has me banging me head. I think at this point I am making it more complicated than it needs to be. Background - We needed a process to allow our Product Managers to enter new ...
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Best Way to implement a Questionnaire in Salesforce?

I am new to the platform and have basically gone through the Force.com Workbook and Fundamentals. I have a requirement wherein I need to create a questionnaire. I was initially planning to use ...
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How do I audit which users are marked as “force.com Flow User”s?

When using flows, there is a checkbox on the user details to enable that user as a "force.com Flow User." I have tried to create a user view that shows this field, but I can't see it as an option for ...
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different behaviour when adding opportunityline through visual flow?

To give some context, I had the requirement that I needed to guide the users through a couple of screens when closing an opportunity. So logically, I started implementing this requirement using ...
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Crop text in variable in Visual Workflow

I am trying to manipulate a text variable in a visual workflow to reduce the text down to 30 characters to use as a default for an input field. Typically this would be something like ‘Left(variable, ...
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Passing Variables in and out of Visual Workflow

I am creating a record using a visual workflow and would like to be able to open the object I created within the flow in edit mode when the user clicks on the finish button. I am using the ...
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Calling Flows from batch apex

Is it possible to call a Visual Flow (or Flow) from Batch APEX and pass in parameters? I can work around it by using REST API and call out to the flow URL with parameters, but is there a ...
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My visual workflow doesn't work as expected, but doesn't create an error message either

I have a visual flow which looks up a contact, looks up the record owner, updates the contact then creates a case. This all seems to work, but when it creates the case, it doesn't create the case with ...
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Is there any way (CSS, static resource?) to change the font size of all dynamic choices in Visual Flow?

I have been successful overriding the font size for different field labels but not the elements of my dynamic choice fields.
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options for dealing with larger objects in Salesforce1

I have an object which holds about 45 fields. That's not an awfull lot but still, if you are creating such records, you already need to do quite some scrolling on a mobile device. I have been thinking ...
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Refresh Case via Visualflow running in Custom Console Component

I have a VisualFlow related to a case that runs via a Visualforce page loaded in the Sidebar Custom Console Component. The case is not in Edit mode, but the Flow does make updates to the case ...