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Kristina JoslynKristina Joslyn 

Can i create an additional opportunity stage type?

Matthew LambMatthew Lamb
Yup, just go to Setup > Customize > Opportunities > Fields, click the Stage field, and you can add new values from there.
Kristina JoslynKristina Joslyn
Thank you but I'm actually talking about the "type".  So the Prospect stage is considered the type "open", closed won is considered "sold", closed lost is considered "lost".  I need to add an additional type that doesn't fall into the category sold, lost or open.
Kristina JoslynKristina Joslyn

Thank you but I'm actually talking about the "type".  So the Prospect stage is considered the type "open", closed won is considered "sold", closed lost is considered "lost".  I need to add an additional type that doesn't fall into the category sold, lost or open.
Matthew LambMatthew Lamb
Ahh, I don't believe you can change that. What is the additional type that isn't covered? This is really just used to say "Still working on it" vs. "Finished working on it", along with the outcome.
Kristina JoslynKristina Joslyn
We have a "Product Migration" stage which really isn't new membership but existing members that are changing products and they don't count toward goal.  I want to track the migration activity but I don't want to include it as an open opportunity.  Rather then put a filter on all the reports, I was thinking I could assign it a different type and maybe that would take care of that.  I may just have to filter that stage out of the reports.
Matthew LambMatthew Lamb
Are you on EE or UE? Can you use record types to set up two different sales processes?
Mike LimasMike Limas
I have been looking for the same thing.  Did you find any help?
Chris UttleyChris Uttley
Also looking for a solution to this. Has anyone resolved this?
In our company, we had Closed Won and Closed Lost. But if we withdraw from the opportunity, or the customer withdraws the opportunity, then I was hoping to have a Closed/Withdrawn stage type.
Terry QianTerry Qian
As I know before, Salesforce is limited for this feature "The Opportunity Stage Type, the only choices are Open, Closed/Won, Closed/Lost", do you know any update for this?
Jim WishallJim Wishall
 I would like to know this as well.  I want to setup a "closed for new opp" stage name but it wouldn't fall under the 3 available types.

Chris Utley - I have created "closed-no bid" as a stage name and the type would be "closed lost"  Has worked well for us.