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Validation rules verify record data meets the standards you specify before the record can be saved.

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REGEX Validation rule for multiple lines of dates

I'm trying to find a regex pattern for a validation rule on an opportunity that will allow dd/mm/yyyy one or more lines in a long text field named Dates_offered__c. For example, I want to allow: dd/...
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Validation rule to only allow core domain, ex: facebook.com [on hold]

I need to write a validation rule that only accepts core domains. I want to open up the ability for our end users to create accounts directly in SFDC but I do not want them to enter bad data. Accept:...
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Setting Contact mandatory in Cases

Our org Cases in SF, contacts are not set as mandatory. I want to set it to mandatory by using a validation rule to associate with Contacts. But the validation rule will not work, as we have designed ...
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Can I add custom error message on visualforce page instead of standard error message thrown by validation rule at the top of visualforce page?

Controller: Database.SaveResult[] sr = opportunityhandler.createOpportunity(oppObj); isErrorOcurred = checkErrorsInResult(sr); System.debug('isErrorOcurred>>>'+...
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validation rule on when case status is closed then not possible to re-open

my requirement is : When case status is Approved or Rejected , then not possible to re-open the case and show alert like "Approved / Rejected cases not possible to open...." How can we acheive through ...
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error with validation rule when making list of past roles

i'm working on making a list of past roles which include a start and end date from when the role was held. however i'm having trouble making it so before adding a new role, the previous role must be ...
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Custom Permission in Validation Rule evaluating as Null when assigned

We have a requirement to prevent changes to a contract record once active unless the you are a contract admin, which can span multiple profiles. I'm trying to accomplish this by using a custom ...
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can too many validation rules cause a performance issue with large data - Apex CPU Time?

I have a bulk update process which effects updates records in more than one salesforce objects like - Account, Contact, Contract , Opportunity and Oppt Line Item. This bulk process does not update ...
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How to display validation rule error message for opportunity multi line layout?

I am have requirement to display error message while adding opportunity products in multi line layout. i have created validation rule with respect to condition on custom fields which are added to ...
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My Validation Rule isn't working properly

I have a custom object that track several products, but none are required to be filled out. However, if there is a product, I want to make sure my users are inputting all the necessary information. So ...
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Validation Rule on Lead Conversion

I have a validation rule on Opportunity that I want to fire only when a new opportunity is created without Lead Convert process. It should not fire when an opportunity is created using Lead conversion....
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Validation Rule - Picklist being ignored

I am trying to create a validation rule that has multiple sets of criteria, one of them being preventing the LeadSource picklist field from being blank. Below is my formula which for some reason ...
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Validation Rule-If Active checkbox in unchecked, then Reason for cancellation is mandatory Applicable only to record type End Client

This is the Validation for Account Object -Person Account If Active checkbox in unchecked, then Reason for cancellation is mandatory Applicable only to record type End Client And I have written the ...
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Write a Validation Rule [closed]

In lead object Feilds called Industry,So seleted Industry Feild On Banking Then get error How to do this through Validation Rule
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Validation Rule for Phone with Extension

I'm trying to write a validation rule for phone numbers with extensions. I want to be sure there are exactly 10 integers to the left of the letter "x". It needs to ignore special characters and only ...
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Encrypted Text Field - Validation Rules - multiple Rules

I am using a encrypted Text Field. List of rules needed: Must be able to save a record if value is blank OR Must be Numbers Minimum of 10 Digits Max of 12 - (implemented with length setting) ...
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FIELD_CUSTOM_VALIDATION_EXCEPTION even when all validation rules are deactivated

I have a difficult troubleshooting situation involving a new accounting managed package, a complex flow, a mysterious validation error, and unit tests. I had built a custom REST API before the ...
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Help with Validation Rule on Contact

I want to Create a validation rule on contact object so that if the user profile = Services User, the Contact Name field is not editable. Solution : AND(ISCHANGED(FirstName), ISCHANGED(LastName)...
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How can I prevent users from updating the status to anything but closed?

I am trying to prevent a customer from updating the status of a case to anything other than closed with a validation rule. What I have works when I update the status, but also for closed. Here is ...
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What is the validation rule for a text field that shouldn't contain data if the correct picklist value has been selected first?

I created this Validation Rule that when a user selects Yes from the, Any_other_liens_filed_against_you__c picklist but tries to save the record without completing the text field, "...
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Use Picklists in Formulas - Admin Advanced Trailhead Module

Can someone help me with this error? There was an unexpected error in your org which is preventing this assessment check from completing: System.DmlException: Insert failed. First exception on ...
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City Validation rule

I am trying to put a validation rule in place: If City is Mumbai it should not be allowed to change it to another, whereas if City is not equal to Mumbai it can be changed to anything but not Mumbai. ...
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REGEX in Validation Rule

I have a custom field on an object which should allow values based on the following JavaScript REGEX. /[^\sa-zA-Z0-9.,:?;%/()'!""-]/g Can anyone help me how to use this REGEX in validation rule ?
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Validation rule that allow only number along with a specific string

I want a validation rule that should allow only number (0-9) and a specific string ('N/A') which contains a special character also. NOT(REGEX(Code__c, "[0-9,;N/A]*")) The above validation rule is ...
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Validation Rule - ISBLANK() not working as expected

On the Lead object, I am trying to validate that my custom "Zip_Code__c" field and the standard "Email" field contain a value in this validation rule, but despite the validation rule being active, it'...
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Validation rule error triggers page to switch from Lightning to Classic

I've created validation rules to dissallow users to change a 'status' field until certain fields are populated. This issue occurs when a user tries to change the 'status' without populating necessary ...
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Restricting picklist values on Opportunity, when field is a formula text

I have a situation not sure how to solve. Trying to make a pick list field with 4 choices for all users except Administrator and 2 specific users. There will be 15 other choices for Administrator ...
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Custom validation rule of lookup field is being called from Aura component of custom object

I have a custom Object which has look up relation with Account. I have made a custom lightning component on custom object as quick action in which user selects the lookup field for account and save a ...
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How do we handle existing bad data on restricted picklist value

I have a bunch of existing values for picklist and now we want to make the picklist as restricted picklist. Some of the records may contain values which are not in the restricted picklist. I ...
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Error: Incorrect number of parameters for function 'IF()'. Expected 3, received 4

I keep getting Error: Incorrect number of parameters for function 'IF()'. Expected 3, received 4 Can anyone advise on where its pulling the 4? IF ( $UserRole.Name = "x", IF( AND (Quantity >...
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Lock Record with Exception of enumerated fields

I have a case where we want Closed Opportunities to be read only for a certain profile, with the exception of two fields, Opportunity Owner and a custom field we have (then I also assume I would need ...
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Validation rule to allow number, decimal and percentage

I am trying to write a validation rule which will allow only numbers, decimal and % symbol. Below are the samples i am trying but it is not working. If I put 17.5% it is not working Any number upto ...
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Validation Rule (Multipicklist field)

Field 1 is Multi picklist field and Field 2 is a text field. Trying to create a validation rule if Field 1 is not blank and Field 2 is blank, an error message should appear. Similarly when Field 2 is ...
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Validation Rule Error when converting a lead

I have two picklist fields with dependencies in place. One is Lead Status and One is Status Subcategory. I have a VR so that forces the user to complete the Status Subcategory if the lead status is ...
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Validation Rule to fire only when updating field Manually

I am trying to create Validation that fire only when someone try to update record manually but it should not get fire if changes due to Process/Apex/Flow Any suggestion ? Validation Rule : AND(...
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Validation rule on lead conversion. preventing specific users ownership of records

I'm trying to prevent a specific user from owning Opportunity/account/contact records upon reassignment on lead conversion. Here is what i got so far and I cant seem to get it to work... Any kind of ...
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Syntax Error - Missing ')'

I am user69787. I can't seem to register that account. Thank you @PartOfTheOhana. I am now getting syntax error. Missing ')' OR( AND( ISCHANGED(OwnerId), OR( $...
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Lightning modal - Scroll to top of page when there is a validation rule error

I am making a component that has a similar functionality like the standard lightning component. I am using modal mode and normal mode based on a value provider. I want when there is a validation error,...
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Verify input origin of a sObject field

I have a field that is filled by file import, so I need to check if this field was fill by hand or imported. Is there any way to implement a validation rule with a condition that verifies whether or ...
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validation rule for sum of percentage field should not be more than 100%

HI I am looking validation rule and am not sure whether can be done with validation rule. I have a task where I will mention an account executive and assign quota and revenue % for that account ...
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ISCHANGED always return TRUE on RichTextArea

I have a validation rule that should prevent changing of Rich Text Area field after creation. In order achieve this I created a validation rule that use ISCHANGED(RickTextArea__c) formula, but it ...
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Validation Rule- Field update for 2 profiles

I'm trying to have a validation rule to allow 2 profiles to update a date field. it throws an error each time saying the user cannot update the field. AND( NOT( ISBLANK( PRIORVALUE(...
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Regex - Syntax error

This is my regex (for international phone number), i have the message "Syntax Error" with this part of regex highlighted : s*[)]?[-\s.]?[(]?[0-9]{1,3}[)]?([-\s.]?[0-9]{3})([-\s.]?[0-9]{3,4})') ...
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Help in Permission Set in Validation Rule

I have this below scenario - I have a Custom Object - CustomObject__c , which has a picklist Status__c. Status__c field has values as New Approved Rejected Hold I have two permission set - ...
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Validation rule to prevent entering same data on

We have child object "Auto" on Account object.There is a text field Auto Number on Auto object. We need to prevent reps from entering same number for this field for different records for same account....
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REGEX Validation Rule for Phone Number [closed]

I am trying to create a validation rule for phone number and using the following regex Validation : NOT(REGEX( Phone, "^(?=.*?[1-9])[0-9()/\\-\\+\\s\\.\\ ]+$")) The above regex is working fine if ...
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Validation Rule on Conga Composer Button

I have a button as per below, that will generate a document for the client when clicked. However, I want to ensure this only fires when a field Job_Number__c has been filled out. And if the field is ...
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Assign leads per slot time

can validation do this ? Max 10 leads on Slot time per branch.. For example only 10 leads must be in 10:00am(Slot Time) per Iron Man(Machine).. Or apex/triggers will the job
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How to bypass out of box and custom validation rules when Close Opportunity Request is automated

Earlier we used to close the Opportunity manually but before closing it there are some validation rules and apex validation rules gets triggered. Now with the help of apex, I have automated ...
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Validation rule Scheduled Apex

I have a scheduled apex job which updates a field which is controlled by a validation rule as follows: AND( Not(ISNEW()), $Profile.Name != "System Administrator", ISCHANGED(...