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We need to manually set/change the API Values of a Geolocation Field being used by web-to-lead.

To populate the Geolocation field the web-to-lead form has the fields added like this

GPS Location (Latitude):<input  id="0BC36000000Ztsfd" name="0BC36000000Ztsfd" size="20" type="text" /><br>

GPS Location (Longitude):<input  id="0BC36000000Ztfs" name="0BC36000000Ztfs" size="20" type="text" /><br>

We need to be able to override/change the 0BC36000000Ztsfd to a different custom value (0BC48000000Tsdf) How can we change those values on our salesforce instance?

Another option would be to forward the data from a custom value (0BC48000000Tsdf) to these 0BC36000000Ztfs values.

Values have been changed for security.

Would really appreciate help.

Thanks David

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  • Can't you change the value from 0BC36000000Ztsfd to 0BC48000000Tsdf?
    – Saroj Bera
    Feb 23, 2017 at 10:17
  • I can not update the web2lead side as its hard coded into an app that will need to be updated to fix this that will not be possible for a while - so I need to make salesforce capture the data sent to the field with ID 0BC48000000Tsdf and set it in to the field with value 0BC36000000Ztsfd
    – Dieskim
    Feb 23, 2017 at 13:03

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You could create a workflow rule with a field update so that any leads that came in with (some critera) update GPSLocation field to 0BC48000000Tsdf.

Or you could use a hidden field in your web-to-lead form:

<input type=hidden name="Campaign_ID" name="0BC36000000Ztsfd" value="0BC48000000Tsdf">
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  • Would the workflow be able to capture data send to field with id 0BC48000000Tsdf and set the value in to the field with id 0BC36000000Ztsfd?
    – Dieskim
    Feb 23, 2017 at 13:04
  • Yes it would. Your would create a workflow rule to change the record when it is created. Criteria would be FieldName__c equals 0BC48000000Tsdf You would then assign a new field update to the workflow rule and the field update would simply be FieldName__c value=0BC36000000Ztsfd
    – Joe Hayes
    Feb 24, 2017 at 9:42
  • I think you dont understand: The field ID / field api name = 0BC48000000Tsdf not the value, and our salesoforce instance does not contain a field with that ID / api name. So the value is being sent to a wrong API field and dropped before the lead gets created.
    – Dieskim
    Feb 27, 2017 at 3:44
  • As far as I know theres nothing you can do with this. If the ID used in the web-to-lead does not exist salesforce just wont accept it. The only option is to update your web-to-lead.
    – Joe Hayes
    Feb 27, 2017 at 14:03

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