Questions tagged [field-update]

Field updates within Salesforce allow the user to automatically specify a field value.

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How to filter records based on parent object in process builder?

I am working on process builder. If the record passes the criteria node, I have added another filter before it tries to update the fields on the object. My object has a lookup to Account object, and ...
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Recursive Before Update Trigger Overwriting Saved Value with Null

UPDATE: Okay, so I've identified the issue. A workflow rule that checks for a specific opportunity stage and updates a datetime field with NOW() if true. Why would this field update undo other field ...
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APEX trigger lookup field value in onther custom object

This is what I have: trigger ComplaintInitialize on Complaints__c (before insert, before update) { for(Complaints__c Complaint : Trigger.new) { if(Complaint.RecordType_Name__c == '...
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I cannot update the unit price field on OpportunityLineItem

I am trying to update the UnitPrice on the OpportunityLineItem object; however, it does not update the field, my code is as follows: Id oliId = '00k1w000006SpWE'; OpportunityLineItem oli = [SELECT ...
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Workflow Field Update: Computing invalid date error - Invalid date formatting?

I have a workflow that updates a field based on a users schedule. The workflow action to update the field is telling me that it is computing an invalid date, I haven't been able to identify what the ...
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How to address multiple update actions on account through batch process

I have a batch process that does a query on an address object with a recordtype for billing / shipping / mailing. When I update the account there are multiple updates. Would there be a better approach ...
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How can I get my class to pull the exact record that made the trigger run?

Trigger: trigger UpdateLastActivitySubject_trigger on Lead (before update) { List<Lead> lead = Trigger.new; for (Lead ld : lead) { if (ld.Last_Activity_Date__c != trigger.oldMap.get(ld.Id) ...
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Does “Re-evaluate Workflow Rules after Field Change” behave more like a Boolean or a Set-ID for recursion prevention?

I'm refactoring 4 workflow rules into before-triggers, and one thing I noticed is that I'm not saving a lot of time. I'm investigating the possibility that this has to do with all 4 trigger handlers ...
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How to save a text field based on user input

I have created a LWC that displays a table of information for a user. I created a html lightning input, that looks like this. <td><lightning-input key={row.key} data-key={row.key} value={row....
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ActionHub (Mass Edit + Mass Update + Mass Delete) Lightning Customization?

We are currently migrating from Classic to Lightning. Our ActionHub Mass Edit + Mass Update + Mass Delete AppExchange package customizations rely on copy/paste of JavaScript for unincluded default ...
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The trigger that updates another object's field after inserting new record

I am new to Scaleforce. I created a new app, added three custom objects (Client, Property, Client_Property) and created tabs for them. So now CRUD is working correctly but I want to change Available ...
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update all child record when parent record is updated

I have created trigger on parent object (Vendor__c) to update child records(Transaction__c). Logic : when the Vendor Manager field is updated on a Vendor record, look for Transaction records ...
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Values in map overwritten by new ones

I have a Map where I put a String and a Decimal. Both of these fields are updated based on the day of the week. The String field can be converted into a date field since it's populated by the day, ...
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apex trigger is not updating a field on same object

I am trying to update the standard field of opportunity if custom field gets changed .. Here is my code for the same .. i want to run this in user mode o i am writtng class with sharing public with ...
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Can you update a lookup record field in apex? Such as object.relationship__r.field__c = x?

quick question here that's in the title. Is there any way to update the relationship record field in apex without looping through that object after querying a list of ids. Example snippet below that ...
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Update a lookup field to null

I need to update a lot of record to change their lookup field to null, I tried following code: public class UpdateContact implements Database.Batchable<sObject>{ public Database.QueryLocator ...
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Before insert is not taking effect

I'm trying to update an Email field on an sObject, we have lots of relationships, so using workflow rule is out of the question. Basically I need to send and email alert to the account owner of a ...
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Populate fields in service console for new record

I have a custom object called Refund under the Case object and there are fields called company name, address, Refund amount Address under the REFUND Object. My service cloud users want the Fields ...
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“INVALID_TYPE_ON_FIELD_IN_RECORD” while updating date/dateTime field using SOAP client

I have a SOAP client which connects with Salesforce and do CRUD operations. Earlier I used to use Axis to generate stub and in that case it works perfectly but then I replaced axis with force-wsc due ...
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How to update past values in to newly created field

I have created new field and updating the field with another field value using Workflow rule, When I create new record the field value is getting updated in the new field. Now the question is how do I ...
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How to pull an email address from one field into another

I'm wanting to insert the Account 'Email' value in to another field in a Workflow action but am having some trouble getting the formula right. This is what I Have so far.. Workflow rule = `Account: ...
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How to read lightning:recordEditForm Object instead of using API

I got 3 lightning:recordEditForm components on a wizard (3 pages handled by slds-hide/show) to capture details. At the last wizard page it must save first object, and 2nd object must get first object'...
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Send email or report only when a field value is updated

I have a rich text field on contact object. I want to send an email whenever the content in the rich text field changes. I have enabled field history tracking. If reporting is a right way to ...
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Workflow Field Update giving an exception Error

I am using the Field Update Workflow with the below scenario- If Length of name(Field)is Blank - Error Message: Name length is invalid If Length of name exceeds 35 - Error Message: Name length is ...
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Is it possible to reference custom field names of a child object in a text field to be used like a merge field on the child object?

I am trying to create a way to use templates and merge fields on custom objects just like you can use merge fields on email templates using text fields and a field updates. For example: I have 2 ...
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How to update parent field with child field value FOR EXISTING records

There are two Objects with master-detail relationship (Contact and Certification__c) I need to copy a textfield(Name) value from the child object(Certification__c) and paste it on it's Parent's(...
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Can a process builder trigger a workflow field update?

I have an object (let's call it Object2), which has a lookup to account. Object2 has a field called combined, which concatenates the value of account.Customer type and a few other fields (including ...
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Field update workflow not updating field value

There is an object called CustomerOfTheWeek. It has a lookup field called Account. There is another field called Account Type, which is a field update (+ workflow rule) which for the purpose of ...
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field update in report not getting updated [closed]

I have an object, let's call it Object2. Object2 has a field called Account which is a lookup. Account has a field called customer type. Object2 has a formula field which gets populated by Account....
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Pardot's 'comments' field sync with salesforce for already existing email

A lead comes through a landing page form. This lead's email already exist in our records. The lead gets updated in pardot (including 'comments' field) but it doesn't in salesforce. Barring who is the '...
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Update existing records with before trigger [closed]

I need to update the fields of a few records (around 20) that were existing before I made a trigger. I know that before triggers cannot update existing records (or can they ?) but I think that using ...
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Field of new records not updated by trigger

I'm new to apex and trigger and have an issue. I need to update a field on a record when 2 other fields are updated. This field is supposed to calculate the time between 2 dates based on the business ...
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parent to child record changes using trigger [duplicate]

I have trigger on parent object which is used to update field Status of child object, I want to update child object's status field to Tested only if previous values is "ready for testing". And once ...
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Need help on trigger which is used to update parent record when child record value changes

Hi i have written trigger in which SC_Problem_Management__c is parent object and SC_Problem_Case_Link__c is child object having master detail relationship. I want to update status field of parent ...
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DUPLICATE_VALUE: Maximum number of duplicate updates in one batch (12 allowed)

I am getting this error when Leads are updated in bulk. Actually, it happens when the Lead Object Process criteria try to update a checkbox field on an Account. So when more than 12 child lead ...
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How to handle MOD returning a negative number?

I discovered today that Salesforce's MOD function (in formulae and workflows) will return a negative value if given a negative input. MOD(-5, 12) = -5 This goes against the mathematical definition ...
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How can I lookup an account ID for a Case using a field I am importing that is not the account name?

I have to import a history of cases in Service Cloud and, sadly, the account names I already have in Sales Cloud and the ones in the import don't match. I have a Client ID though in the Account object ...
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Records are not getting locked with “Approval.LockResult” class

On Using "Approval.LockResult" class, In debug logs i can see the records are successfully locked but in reality the records are not saved and i cannot even see the lock/unlock button on record detail ...
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Populate date fields on multiple records using a formula?

So we have a custom object called 'Sessions' (child). Sessions are automatically created via a trigger for a 'Course' (parent). Now depending on the value of the 'Level' field (on the Course) object, ...
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Update Account level fields through journey builder based on the response received from email sent to Lead?

We're using marketing cloud, integrated with sales cloud, to send emailers. There are two objects, "Lead" & "Account". Both object have a field named "email_status". Whenever a new Lead is ...
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PrePopulate Task with related data even before creating a Task

I am trying to populate the Task with related data even before creating a task. For example in this Task creation, I have RelatedTo(Loan) autofilled, similarly I want LoanNumber and ClientName to be ...
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Cloud page form update data

I have a CloudPage form. Is it possible to update a record already exist in the target DE? Let's give you an example: The target DE has a Primary Key email. Every other field is nullable. Person A ...
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Workflow or Process Builder?

I'm creating a scenario where upon a Queue change: The resolution (text area) is updated with "XYZ text" The Staff member (ticket owner) is changed to "XYZ user" Those are technically 2 field ...
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Computed an invalid date, such as February 29th in Salesforce,

I have a workflow rule in place that updates ReminderDateTime when from another custom DateTime field which is a formula field on the same object. But eventually when i tried complete a task, i am ...
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unable to update UnitPrice field in Opportunity line item

I am executing following code to update UnitPrice in Opportunity line item: OpportunityLineItem oli = [SELECT UnitPrice FROM OpportunityLineItem WHERE Id = '00k8E000007TzxjQAC']; oli.UnitPrice = 10; ...
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Assigning operators for Date fields and comparing with today(), Scheduled Apex Code

Exam_Date__c = 01/01/2018, Expiration_Date__c = 01/31/2018 (usually 30 days gap) I want to send an email 7 days prior to expiration, on say eg. 01/25/2018, likewise. I used the following formula in ...
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Need to get data from specific part of the JSON String

I have a field which has the JSON string. I just need to populate a part of that string into different field is that possible? log__c = JSON={"eventPayload":{"units":1.00,"name":"D-00889","...
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How do I use the Java API to update only a single attribute on a record?

I'm using Java 8 and v 33.0 of the SalesForce API. We are trying to update a single field on a record. Basically we are trying to do it like this final CventSession__c ...
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We have to update a field value from other object field value based on a certain condition via formula field or not

We have 2-objects called A,B and A is the parent and B is child. We need to update X-field value(Date data type) on B object with A object's Y-field value(Date) whenever A-object's STATUS changes to ...
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show updated fields without reloading Lightning page

We are creating an INVOICE through Lightning form. Once the cx filled the form and press SAVE button, we are making a REST api call to java application and getting more details like invoice number, id ...