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Is it possible to move a triggers such as BeforeDelete to a workflow or process? What would be the best/most optimal design for such a case? Process objects are triggered on creation and edit, but I would need one that just says delete. I also tried to scope moving the effort to workflows but did not see a way to move the logic to workflows either.

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  • I have thought of a batch process, but is there a better way? – amanda fouts Mar 20 '15 at 18:09
  • Your question doesn't make sense. Can you please elaborate? – the_phantom Mar 20 '15 at 18:27
  • Triggers can only be moved to workflows if the trigger should have never been written in the first place (Click not code). A trigger is meant to provide different functionality than a workflow would for the most part. – Eric Mar 20 '15 at 19:07
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Workflows only trigger on inserts and updates. As such, you can't do configuration-based logic on deletes. This is one of the times when Apex Code is required.

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