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I have a requirement where field history of custom field Account_Update__c should be tracked as a log in an another custom field called Account_Update_Timeline__c which is a long text field.

I'm aware that we can do it OOB using object's field history tracking but I want to display the log on record detail page as a field.

Now, I found this link where it was suggested to use WF Rule to track the field value changes but i could only display last changed value instead of all the values as a log. I mean it should be as follows

datetime - oldvalue1
datetime - oldvalue2
datetime - oldvalue3

Do i need to make any changes to WF Rule here to display all the changes one after other or is there any better approach. Please suggest

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To keep all the historical changes, basically you just need to keep adding the updated timeline to the field Account_Update_Timeline__c.

In your Workflow, use the Field Update action to set the field value:

Account_Update_Timeline__c &
IF(NOT ISBLANK(Account_Update_Timeline__c), BR(), '') & /* Don't add new line for 1st line */
TEXT(NOW()) + ' - ' + Account_Update__c
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  • Thanks @Hengky :) – SK_112 Jun 24 at 9:08

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