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I have a time based workflow but the criteria I have set up is not being evaluated to true even though the results are the value that I believe them to be. Here is the debug log showing the workflow formula and results:

12:04:46:282 WF_FORMULA Formula:AND(ISPICKVAL(Management_Response__c,""), 
ISNULL(Management_Response_Detail__c))|Values:Management_Response_Detail__c=null, 
Management_Response__c=null

Management_Response__c is a picklist and I am checking to see that nothing has been selected and Management_Response_Detail__c is a textarea and I am also checking to make sure it has not been filled out.

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You should use the ISBLANK function instead of ISNULL. You get the wrong results for text otherwise.

See this much better answer for more explanation ISBLANK vs ISNULL

  • If the next line in the debug log does not say it evaluated to false - is it assumed to have evaluated to true. Because now I get no indication of whether it passed or failed and no actual display of the values they equated to. – Chris Nov 8 '13 at 17:32

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