Flow now has a Lookup Component. This component includes type-ahead search, and a list of recently chosen records. Here are the input parameters that you can pass in to it: You configure it by pointing it at an existing Lookup field using the Object API Name and Field API Name fields. If you want to […]
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I’m pleased to report on the great things the Flow team has built over the Summer. These Flow Previews have become my favorite blogs to write because there are so many goodies to disclose. If you want to try these out immediately, get a free preview org. Scheduled Flows It’s now possible to schedule Flows […]
Great blog post based on a TDX session.
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Arnab Bose contacted me this morning and wanted a couple of Flow Actions for transforming strings. He’s building some cool Flow and Quip integrations and needed a way to easily take a string with spaces and URL Encode it so he could put it in a URL (for example: ‘my cat’ becomes ‘my+cat’). He also […]
Intro Video SOQL provides a useful IN operator that filters the query on a specific set of values: You currently can’t do this directly in the Flow Builder Get Records element, but you can install this FilterCollection Flow Action to provide the capability. Out of the box, this action is set up to support standard […]
Here’s a broadcast of one of the two Advanced Flow sessions from TDX.
In my spare time I’m experimentally rebuilding Approval Processes on top of Flow and I recently had a need for a way in Flow to retrieve a set of picklist values that I could then work with. So I built a simple Flow Action to enable all flow designers to do this without code. It’s […]
In the common diagnostic use case, you have a tree structure of information and you work your way through the tree, gathering information and using it to determine the next diagnostic question. This is useful for important and distinctive use cases like troubleshooting and coming up with a good offer. Here’s an example: Now, you […]
When we learn about a good component, we seek to: create a page for it on unofficialsf. This can either be a Post or a Page. make sure the install instructions on that page provide links to unmanaged and managed packages. Managed packages can be important if there are collisions between support files. For example, […]