We’ve added QuickChoice and DualListBox to FlowBaseComponents. Another change: the size of fbc_MetadataService was reduced by converting spaces to tabs. Install here.
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Alex Edelstein is a product manager at Salesforce. Any views expressed here, however, are his own and not those of Salesforce.
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Enable this pilot to see a new component in Screen Builder: Section. Each section can be divided into up to 4 columns. Customers can use Sections to create multi-column layouts on their screens, and then embed whatever screen components they like in those components. To register for the pilot, you currently need to request access […]
I haven’t had a chance to really dig into this topic, but was asked about it recently and thought I’d assemble some known information. Creating a Named Credential for AWS Signature V4 Salesforce has GA support for this as a Named Credential type: Testing AWS Named Credentials Use code like this Apex code to verify […]
There have been a lot of changes to what you have to do to let Guest Flows read and write data. Here’s a guide: Check it out!
One thing I really like to see: Flow Components with price tags. That typically means customer support and solid, deep functionality. A recently available ‘pro’ component for your consideration: AddressTools from ProvenWorks. They already had a potent lightning component that checks the validity of addresses. They’ve now exposed that functionality via two new Flow Screen […]
A really nice use case from Vibhor Goel: he pointed out that the common situation where a delete is prevented by related records can be addressed with a Before Delete flow like this one: Check it out!
DetectAndLaunch has been updated to include an option to launch screen flows modally. It also has the ability to launch different flows depending on whether the record has been edited or deleted. More info and installation here.
The DateMatcher action lets you achieve more precise scheduling of your Schedule-triggered Flows, enabling you to run Flows that activate on ‘the third Wednesday each month’ or the ‘the 23rd of August, each year’. Here’s how you configure it: Note the use of a Custom Property Editor. The action compares the current date/time to the […]
Suppose you have a screen flow that you want to automatically launch whenever you’re on a record page and the record changes. Most likely, this will be because you just edited the record. As an example, suppose you want to make it so that every time a Case is edited and its priority changes, a […]
Some actions and screen components have input attributes of type SObject or SObject. When configuring an instance of one of these, you need to provide a concrete type in order to save the flow successfully. The standard property editor does this by providing automatically generated mapping UI: As the developer of a custom property editor, […]