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Steve MolisSteve Molis 
The "Check Syntax" button in the Formula Editor only tests the Syntax of a Formula, not the Formula Logic.  

For example both ( A + B ) / C and  A + ( B / C ) are Syntactically correct, but they will return completely different (and potentially bad) results. 

Validation Rules are boolean, and so are Checkbox fields.  So if you ever want to test the Logic of a Validation Rule Formula, just create a hidden Formula Field that returns a Checkbox result and then put your Validation Rule Formula in it.

Then create a Report or a List View that displays all of the fields that your Validation Rule is evaluating, and your Formula(Checkbox) field side-by-side to check for loopholes.
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*** Caveat Alert *** 

Not all Functions, like ISCHANGED and PRIORVALUE are supported in Formula Fields 
Best Answer chosen by Jayson (salesforce.com) 
Steve MolisSteve Molis
PS.  I've added the Validation Rule Test custom Formula(Checkbox) field on most Standard Salesforce objects in the Autumn'19 release of my Custom Formula Field Mix-Tape unmanaged package

The package is free, but if you really like it and are feeling generous, there's a link to my PayPal in the package (no obligation)

Install URL = sforce.co/36wqroz
Password = UoweB33R

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Christine MarshallChristine Marshall 
I do know how to link my Trailhead account with my success community profile!

BUT my Trailhead account is already linked to a previous community profile I had via a job. I now use my personal profile and would like to link it to Trailhead to display my badges. I know you cannot link your Trailhead to 2 community profiles but I do not have access to the old account to remove the link...

I have contacted Salesforce but they won't help me and keep telling me to post in the community/developer community. Does anyone have contact details for someone at Salesforce who can remove the Trailhead link on my old profile so I can re-link to my new profile?

Thanks! 
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Chris EmmettChris Emmett

Here are ALL the details I provided. Hope it get's you further :-)

Problem Type: General Salesforce Functionality
Product Topics: All Help or Online Training Questions
Case Subject: Linking Trailhead/Webassessor to Success Community
Severity Level: Level 4 - Medium
Instance Type: Production
Have you granted login access?: No
Steps to Reproduce: Click Connect Certification Account in the Success Community profile.

Daphne ThompsonDaphne Thompson 
I'm trying to do Apex Specialist  challenge. As prerequisite an unmanaged package needs to be installed. But on clicking the link, the package is not available. Below is th screenshot. Error is - "Package Not FoundThe requested package doesn't yet exist or has been deleted. If this is a recently created package version, please try again in a few minutes or contact the package publisher." 
Could somebody please suggest me on how to go ahead with this challenge ?

Unmanaged package Link
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Daphne ThompsonDaphne Thompson
Issue is Resolved !!!
Bill DavisBill Davis 
I have built a process that checks a few fields at the opportunity level and if true, the action is to create a post.  I first built the action to post to 'This Record' with a message that contained an @mention to a group. 

When the criteria is triggered, I checked the chatter posts to test this process and found the following:
  • Opportunity and group had the post duplicated
I then changed the action to post to the group only and the same thing happened.

I'm sure this is a simple fix, but wondering why the posts are appearing twice when the criteria is met as my action is only appearing once.

Any tips?
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Jeff MayJeff May
Is your Process set to run multiple times on the same transaction?
Tuan NguyenTuan Nguyen 
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I created the quote and tried to update the discount from the quote edit screen but I don't have an option to edit.
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I then tried to apply a discount to the opportunity page but it's also locked.
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I went to the Opportunity page layout to see if I can unlock the discount field so I can make changes, but even the option to unlock is locked!
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This is a new super badge so I haven't been able to find any help on Google.Can someone please help me out? Thanks!
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Jake BrushaferJake Brushafer
Check the opp or quote lines. 
Tobias HaggeTobias Hagge 
Hey.

When trying to send an email from a Case you are not the Case Owner off, it doesn't allow to send an email unless you have access to the Contact you select.

Now if you want to send an email and don't select any Contact (but use the additional to), it doesn't allow you to send the email due to insufficient privileges.

Any permissions that would get around this?
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Ben MBen M
Just ran into this problem. Get the user to login to salesforce in a private/incognito window and see if that fixes it. If so, then clear their browser cache and cookies and it should work.
Siem SpeckSiem Speck 
Hello, where is it possible to edit this view / layout - clicking on "new quote" in an opportunity? (on related lists on the right)
create new quote at opportunity

where to edit this layout?

steps
- open an opportunity
- click on the upper right corner in related list "quote" 
- klick on "new quote"
> how to edit the popup window is openend in lightning?
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Naveen DhanarajNaveen Dhanaraj
Setup >> Object Manager >> Quote >> Pagelayout >>

Like this,
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Niels DonningerNiels Donninger 
Hello all,

I hope any of you is able to answer/resolve my question.

Because 1 of our users is a lead generation agency and should not have access to all the information except for its own leads, I have set all the organisation-wide defaults to 'private'.
I have included all our employees in a group named 'everyone (except lead generation)'.
This group should be given full access to all the information and because of the lead generation agency not being part of this group, the organisation-wide defaults apply.

BUT

somehow the 'lead sharing rules' are no longer available, so I cannot create a rule which gives everyone in our organisation access to everyone's leads (etc).

QUESTION:
How can I re-enable these 'Lead sharing rules'?

Thanks in advance,

Niels Donninger
Tricode
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Sunil KeshariSunil Keshari
Yes. Lead sharing rules are not available for Professional Edition.

May be
earlier you had higher Edition of SFDC so it was available to you and later SFDC license was downgraded to Professional Edition.

Pls check with your SFDC account manager.

Thanks

Jo-Ann WestJo-Ann West 
I am doing a trailhead module and I keep on getting an error message. I have deleted this 3 times and started from the beginning each time and I still get the same message. Can someone please assist and tell me what I am missing?
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Narender SinghNarender Singh
I see!
Go to Account Annual Revenue field detail page. Click on 'Set Field-Level Security' button. Check the 'Visible' checkbox to make the field visible for all profiles. Save.

You should be able to see the field now in the record details.
 
Sharon AylwardSharon Aylward 
A number of acquisitions mean that our company has multiple instances of Salesforce but wants one reporting output. Is there a way that this can be achieved?
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Pruthvi RajPruthvi Raj
@SHARON: So each instance will have different reports which will view/return their own instance's data. So YES the results couldn't be viewed in one report.