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Getting User custom permission in Visual Flow

I need to check if the running user has a specific custom permission in their profile within my flow logic. How can I check that?
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Detect if record is new from Flow Designer

Is it possible to detect if a record, from a custom object, is new within the Flow Designer? I have a process which executes an autolaunched flow and passes in the record id. I then do a record ...
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As part of Default Outcome, go to next element of the loop

Want to the default outcome of the decision to iterate to the next item of the Loop Variable but it moves to the end of loop. Kindly correct me on what I'm doing wrong here.
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Assign all numbers between StartingNumber and EndingNumber to collection using flow

I am trying to setup a flow that allows a user to input two values: StartingNumber and EndingNumber. I then what the user to press "Finish" and have all numbers between StartingNumber and ...
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Is it possible to pre populate text field based on some text field in visual flow in salesforce?

I have a requirement to pre-populate a text field based on another text field in visual flows in salesforce. Can we do this with the help of visual flow in salesforce?
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Trying to Send Email Alert on Contact with Multiple Accounts

I created a flow where it will do the count of accounts. The purpose is to get the flow to be invoked once the 2nd account is created. However, when I create an account/contact under the contact, the ...
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Salesforce Flows by default selects a picklist value

I have a flow in which there are two dropdown fields. By default Salesforce makes these fields mandatory (No complaints) but it is defaulting the first choice value. I want that not to happen. I want ...
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Use the c:updateScreen local action to refresh a related list from a flow

Has anyone figured out how to use the c:updateScreen component to refresh a related list from a flow? Here is what I am trying to do: Launch a flow from an Account page using the new Guided Action ...
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How to access a Org Level Custom Setting in a Flow

How can I read a custom setting in Salesforce Flow. I have created a Org level Custom Setting called FeatureFlag__c with only one boolean field IsActive__c. The idea is, of the org level IsActive__c ...
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Auto Task Creation

I have created Flows and Process builder process for renewal opportunities, where renewal opportunities are created 1 year from the close date of current opportunities. Now business user requirement ...
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Error deploying mdapi flows to packaging org

I have 4 flows as part of my mdapi deployment from sfdx to my packaging org. I get an error on all 4 flows when trying to deploy. I've tried deactivating them first, no go. I've tried saving them ...
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metadata api code to fetch the active status of process flows

CODE: MetadataService.MetadataPort service = new MetadataService.MetadataPort(); service.SessionHeader = new MetadataService.SessionHeader_element(); service.SessionHeader.sessionId = UserInfo....
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Flows issue when deployed to packaging dev org

I have a set of flows that I want to include in a managed package. The flows were built in a dev/scratch org with no namespace. After deploying (sfdx) to the packaging org with a namespace, I get an ...
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cannot add sms plugin to visual workflow

i am creating a flow in salesforce and following the instructions as given in the screen shot. I am not being able to understand how to add the sms plugin in the flow (as per the instructions given ...
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Flow Screen shows two headings in Community page

I have a visual flow which runs on a button click. When the button is clicked a modal window appears showing a title - the label of the button - and a spinner: When the flow returns a screen the ...
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Binding variables in Apex and Visual Flow

I have this below flow which i am triggering it from apex trigger. he scenario is When i am creating an Account, i have a email field Email__c. I will be filling this Email__c like Email__c = 'test@...
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Visual Workflow creating duplicate records

I am developing an Autolaunched flow to lookup a list of existing Salesforce Affiliation records (a child object) between an Account and a Contact. In my example, I am looking to check to see if a ...
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Flow calling Apex, can't pass Collection Variable

I have an invokable apex method that I need to call from a Flow. Invokable methods are strict in the data type of their parameters -- I can't simply pass a string, instead, I have to pass a list<...
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Visual flow is not saving address to record in Lightning Experience

I have a visual flow that captures input values of basic address info: Street, City, State, Zip. I am writing them into a "Create New Contact" record but I am having an issue where only the zip code ...
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Inserting an iframe in a Visual Flow

Has anyone ever experimented or successfully included an iframe inside of a visual flow? I understand there is some HTML you can experiment with in the TextArea resource but I have not had any luck ...
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How Can I Get the Current URL in a VisualFLow [closed]

Can anyone please suggest how to get the Current URl in a Visual flow.
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Using @InvocableMethod Apex Class how can I AutoConvertLead, but using Existing Contact ID from a custom field within same Lead record

Can anyone kindly help with amending the below code so that it can convert the Lead to an existing Contact (and contact's Account) by using the specified Existing Contact ID which would be stored on ...
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Why Queue is not an option in Developer Edition Org Process Builder Flow Update Record Action?

Why Queue is not an option in Developer Edition Org Process Builder Flow Update Record Action? I am creating a package where I set an owner of record to Queue. While on usual sandbox I can select a ...
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How to show visual flows in service cloud? [closed]

I created one visual flow for lead conversion on using Lead object. Now my requirement is How to show visual flows in service cloud for customer? Can you please help me.
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Flow not recognizing enter key/line breaks in long text area field

I hav a flow that fetches data from a custom long text area field and populates its values in the contentnote. I have used HTMLEncode() in my flowformula so that it includes any spl characters in the ...
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Sending an Email alert using Visual Flows?

I am very new to the Flows. Already I came across this link: Visual Flow Guide which just gave some definitions for the fields but not the execution. I've already configured a Process flow that ...
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Visual flow to send out an email to the Selected users from a Multi-select picklist?

Is it possible to send out an email via Visual flows where I have the capability to Select/deselect users(Multi-Select picklist of users)? The users would be Customer Community User licensed users. ...
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Linebreaks in Flows to populate body of contentNote

I have a flow that populates the content of a ContentNote record. i use a formula that combines values from various variables in the flow and concatenate it.This concatenated text is displayed in the ...
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Record create in Visual Flow

I am simply creating a record from visual flows. Below is the snapshot of the record create page. On execution of the flow I receive an exception in my mailbox saying INVALID_ID_FIELD: Record ID: ...
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How to debug flow errors?

We have some flows in application which do operations like record update etc, we have WF rules, triggers, process builders as well which also update records. Sometimes i see error like this in logs ...
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Visual Flow - Rich Text inserting unwanted Line Breaks

In my Visualflow all Radio Button Lists, CheckBox Lists, and Multi-Select Checkbox List, give me unwanted line breaks if I convert the label to Rich Text. It's a normal VisualFlow that is not ...
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email alert on a multiple related objects

I have a junction object which holds multiple accounts, whenever a contact is created on one of the accounts I send an email to the primary contact of the related account. I'm using flow to achieve ...
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Is there a way to make a PageReference method an InvocableMethod?

This is the scenario: I had a VF page call a controller extension,that would have some criteria and redirect the user to a different page (or not, depending on the criteria). Now, everything starts ...
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Returl in Lightning doesnt work

Ive recently update our org salesforce to use the new cool lightning ui for the visual flow, yet - its seems that the flow allways return to the start after I click finish - the Returl I put doesnt ...
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Visual Workflow - Issuing with copying email attachment to new email

I am trying to create a flow that can duplicate an email message including attachment onto a new case from an existing case that has been closed. So far I have been able to create the flow as ...
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Visual Flow Lookup from Lookup

Can I not have a fast/record lookup that returns a collection of IDs and then do a second fast/record lookup using that collection of IDs in the filter criteria? I think the answer to this is that ...
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How to map name value pair in custom fields to object field name and set the value as field value?

I have a custom object X that stores name value pairs. I need to populate a custom object Y which has field names same as the name part of the value. Through visual flow I need to query object X to ...
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Packaging login flow OR connecting a login flow to profile programmatically in Post Installation Script

I have created a Login flow in my Dev org. When I packaged and deployed it on another org I noticed that Flow is created but there is nothing under Login Flow. The question is that how can we package ...
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sObject variable typeof Input and output in flow

I want to create an sObject variable in the flow and type is Input and Output. I could not find anything related to my requirement.
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Email all child records when parent is updated

Is it possible to use process builder and visual flow to send an email alert notification to all child records when the parent record is updated? I have a custom group object (parent) and member ...
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Can we send an automated notification to customer Who sends an email on closed case which is more than 30 day

A case is closed and closed more than 30 days ( created a field to calculate - Today - case closed date ) and If Customer sends an email (Email message - incoming true) then send auto notification to ...
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visual flow - how to get existing field values of record and fill it on flow screen fields

working on visual flow and created one flow for insert and working fine. again added one flow for update the records and that also working fine but the problem i am facing is that at time of updating ...
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Using Python API to Update Assets fails with CANNOT_EXECUTE_FLOW_TRIGGER

We have an asset object that has a child asset attached to it. We have a Process Flow that updates the AccountID and State of the child asset if the parent asset is changed (so the parent and child ...
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How to combine VF page with visual flow to upload file

I am building a wizard with visual flow and one part of it has to be screen for uploading file. I found that there is no way to put file picker in flow, so indeed it has to be done in vf page. What is ...
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Config Flow to Create a Record A Using Record B Data and Reevaluate B Records to Associate Record A to Other B Records and Avoid Duplicating Record A

I have configured a complex flow for a data sync using an ingest file and mostly fast elements to update and create records. For context, I am working with a child object, contact role, to drive ...
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Flow exception, but flow is not visible in setup

I encounter Flow error when trying to Insert record in test class: System.DmlException: Insert failed. First exception on row 0; first error: CANNOT_EXECUTE_FLOW_TRIGGER, The record couldn’t be ...
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Flow - how to empty an sObject collection

I created a flow where I have to empty an sObject collection and I done this by assigning it to an empty sObject collection variable. When I check if it works using the decision item it shows that the ...
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How to Auto Pause/Save Flow Interview when browser window is closed accidentally

When users are using Visual flow, if they accidentally close the window or page refreshed, the flow getting restarted when they are in middle of the conversation. The values that they have collected ...
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I'm not able to retrieve FlowDefinition using Metadata API

I tried calling readMetadata method to retrieve FLowDefinition metadata. I ran below code: MetadataService.MetadataPort service = new MetadataService.MetadataPort(); service.SessionHeader = new ...
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Process Builder and Flows

I have a custom field which has a lookup to contact. How do i extract the Id of the lookup and pass it on in a flow using a process builder ?