Use UpsertRecords when you want to take a collection that may or may not already exist in the database and save it. If the records in the collection have valid Id values, the corresponding records in the database will be updated with the flow’s collection. If not, new records will be created and saved. UpsertRecords […]
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June was a big month for Flow demo videos. First we had Summer ’20 Release Readiness Live, with special cameos by my mother-in-law’s dog, a baby, and a dubious plant. A week later, at TrailheaDX, another Flow presentation was given. This one included a sneak preview of two upcoming blockbuster features: Multicolumn Screens and Autolayout […]
This solid post has a nice comparison of standard picklist behavior and QuickChoice behavior. Check it out!
Very detailed and effective blog post. Check it Out!
As Vihor writes, “If you are not in love with Flows already it is probably because you haven’t started using and playing around with them. I was in the same club till 3 months back. But since I have started using them I cant imagine myself not using them for most of the automations nowadays.” […]
Ryan Cox is a Technical Architect here at Salesforce, and he has built some very sweet Flow functionality. The FlowButton is a button that launches Flows. Simple concept, but no one has ever really shown what you can do with this. Let’s start with what you can do when you put a FlowButton on a […]
Two very substantial new guides have just been published. They are the product of a huge internal effort spearheaded by Salesforce Flow Product Managers Sam Reynard and Tim Peng. Check it Out! Introduction to the Architect’s Guide Architect’s Guide to Building Forms Architect’s Guide to Building Record-Triggered Automation
Summer ’20 provides a new trigger: Start your Flow when a record is created or changed, just like Process Builder. Gidi’s post shows how you can use this to prevent unexpected values from being set on picklist fields. Note that Gidi’s solution features a workaround that allows the Flow to use ‘IsChanged’ functionality: Check it […]
As discussed in the Email Templates section of the Send Rich Email action, Salesforce Lightning Email Templates have an ability to merge data in dynamically, but it’s limited. You can only merge in fields from a core set of supported Standard records: Lead, Contact, User: What if you want to merge in additional dynamic data? […]
Michael Schmidt-Korth from Salesforce has published a nice updated comparison, complete with updated polar charts. Check it Out!