I have Lookup field value of object A and used trigger to display the same field value in object B.If I use a field of type text,then I can see ID.if I use a field of type Lookup,then I can see the same name it hold in object A. Is it possible to get Name in the lookup field of object A into a field of type text as Name instead of Id in object B? how to achieve this?

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Use a formula field to show the name of the lookup field. Set the type of formula field to text

  • Thanks for reply,Saket Joshi.I tried it,but it is showing me ID instead of name.Please help me with a better solution. Jan 15, 2015 at 15:08
  • It worked for me.The mistake which I have done is: I entered field name as OwnerID instead of Owner.Name. Jan 16, 2015 at 12:24

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