DatatableV2 Flow Screen Component There is now a new Output Parameter that passes back the number of Selected Records. This helps with being able to easily check later in your Flow to see if any records were selected. This feature can also be used to set Component Visibility for components on the same Screen as […]
About Eric Smith
I have spent over 40 years in the business of technology. I founded my own IT firms, ValCom and VTec, where we provided Sales, Service, Consulting and Training for personal and mini-computers throughout northern New England. After 23 years as a business owner, I spent 10 years as a Senior Sales Rep covering Government and Medical customers, then worked 8 years for a telecommunications company spending the last few years as the Director of Software Development.
I'm a Salesforce MVP and Lightning Champion and now I am thrilled to be putting my experience to work as a Technical Architect for GearsCRM.
Entries by Eric Smith
The Get Limits component is designed to assist with exposing Salesforce governor limits within Flow via a simple unmanaged package. In many instances in order to get to this data, you need to dig through your flow’s debug logs to determine there’s no potential issues. This app allows you to easily surface that information within […]
Thanks to a great addition from Kevin Hart (datapharmer), you can now display Rich Text, Images and Custom Links in your Datatables. When you view a regular Listview with a Rich Text field, this is what you will see. Here are the same records displayed in the Datatable component. Notice the Rich Text, Images and […]
Vibhor Goel wrote an excellent post on using Visualforce to keep record data displayed in Flows in-sync with any changes made on a Lightning Record Page. He shows you how you can automatically update and refresh a Screen Flow when a record is updated. Check out the article here: https://www.accidentalcodersf.com/2020/09/keep-screen-flow-in-sync-with-record-page.html.
We have been posting about great things you can do with Flow and do in Lighting for quite some time now. When you click on Flow from the Home Page and then look at what is available to Extend Flows, you get to view and select from a number of different Flow Screen Components, Flow […]
Many of the components on this site get updated on a regular basis with new enhancements. All you should need to do is follow the installation instructions to bring the component version up to date in your own orgs. Unfortunately, the methods and versions of the packaging tools we’ve used to produce these updated releases […]
Import and Export Flows between Salesforce Orgs Have you ever wanted to copy or move a Flow or Process Builder from one org to another without having to create a Change Set or rebuild it from scratch? How about seeing a great Flow that you or someone else has created and would like to share? Install […]
Check out this great new component from Clifford Beul.
Check out the new links on the Flow Home Page for Flow ideas on the Idea Exchange.
Check out the new Flow Action that can be used to create/convert a Datetime value in your local Timezone.