Vote 4200  points

Garry Polmateer

Allow changes in formula field value to trigger workflow

Salesforce Platform, Applications, Customization, Database Services, Sales Force Automation, Large Enterprise Ideas, Large Enterprise

Under Consideration

Currently, if you use a formula field in a workflow trigger criteria, a change in the value of the formula field does not count as a record edit, and will not kick off the workflow. What I would like is to have an option to evaluate formula field values, and if a change is detected to kick off the workflow actions. We currently accomplish this with triggers that "touch" the record enough to cause workflow triggers to evaluate, but it would be great if Salesforce could build this in. Even if it was only once per day, it would still be a huge help.

5 years ago · 42 Comments ·Merge Idea · Report Abuse

Latest Comment from Product Management

Kristie Garafola

My sincerest apologies- we marked this Idea as "Coming in the Next Release" for Spring 15 in error. This feature is not slated for the current release, but we are targeting it for delivery in a future release as part of a series of enhancements to the Process Builder (safe harbor applies).

I don't have a firm date fo share at this point, but it will be a few releases out. I will post more once I have a more solid timeframe to share. I apologize for any frustration/confusion this may have caused. 

1 month ago · Report Abuse

1 to 10 of 42 | Next Page

Ideas

Apps

from AppExchange

Questions

Help us to keep IdeaExchange clean by pointing out overlapping ideas. We'll investigate your suggestion and merge the ideas if it makes sense.



 

 

Thanks for your merge suggestion. We will review it shortly and merge the ideas if applicable.

Salesforce.com takes abuse situations very seriously. Examples of abuse include but are not limited to posting of offensive language or fraudulent statements. To help us process your request as quickly as possible, please fill out the form below describing the situation. For privacy and security reasons, the final outcome of an abuse case may not be revealed to the person who reported it.


 

Thank you for your feedback. We take abuse seriously and will investigate this issue and take appropriate action.