When I go to create a Lightning Email Template, a custom object I recently created doesn't appear alongside other custom objects in the list of objects available for merge field filtering.

What do I need to configure about the custom object to appear as an option in the "Related Entity Type" merge field filter for a Lightning Email Template?

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    The usual things to check are that the object definition has Track Activities checked and is Deployed. But I'm not seeing an object that I changed to Track Activities in the list afterwards, and even tried a different browser to eliminate caching as an issue. Is the object available if you try to create a Classic template for it? – Thomas Taylor Jun 26 at 21:38
  • That did it! I could have sworn I'd checked the "Allow Activities" checkbox in my troubleshooting steps... I must have forgotten to refresh the Lightning page and so didn't refresh the view for the new Email Template modal (aggressive Lightning caching is turned off). Thanks @ThomasTaylor! – Brent Bow Jun 26 at 22:06
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    I had this issue as well. What did it for me was to relog into salesforce. It seems to be a bug that it doesnt appear in the list right away. – Andreas86 Jun 28 at 12:53
  • That must have been it. Thanks for restoring my faith in my sanity, @Andreas86 – Brent Bow Jun 30 at 5:24

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