I have a pick list field name status and i want that when “Declined” is selected, then Status Date is auto populated Today.

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  • I have a piclist field name status and i want that when “Declined” is selected, then Status Date is auto populated to “todays date – Rohan Sharma Feb 1 '16 at 10:01
  • Have you tried to create workflow and field update ? – Ratan Paul Feb 1 '16 at 10:04
  • no i didn't can you please help me with workflow thanks for help – Rohan Sharma Feb 1 '16 at 10:10
  • Why don't you just google it. He already gave you a hint to look for. Search for Workflow field updates. – Salesforcesmarty Feb 1 '16 at 10:16
  • check this out youtube.com/watch?v=wHdqKvio8P0 – Ratan Paul Feb 1 '16 at 10:18

You can create workflow rule on that object.

Go to setup > create > workflow & approvals > workflow rule > continue > new Rule > select 'object' that contains the status field > Give rule name > select evaluation criteria according to your needs > under criteria select status in field, equals under operator and Declined under value.

Now click Save & Next.

Now we will create an update field task.

Click on Add workflow action drop-down, select new field update

Give any name, unique name would be automatically generated

In field to update select Date field > under Data options select use a formula to set the new value>

Click Show Formula Editor

Double click 'today' function from the right side of all function categories.

Click on save.

Now Click on Done.

Now click on Activate

its done..!


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