can you please help me with my query:-
What is the use of $ symbol, especially in validation formula's please explain with example?
I have attached screenshot of validation rule where $ symbol is used before RecordType tag and profile name tag
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In Validation Rules, Symbol "$" is used to identify the current record and user (whom create/update that record) field values.
On your question,
$Recordtype.Name points to current record's record type.
$Profile.Name points current user's profile whom try to create/update that record.
You can refer this kind things in here
Please let me know if it helps.
$ is used for Global Variables. These are used in all kinds of formulas, including formula fields, validation rules, Process Builder, etc. They are used exactly as you would any other kind of variable, they just have special meaning in context (e.g. referencing the user's profile via