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 […]
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 another 10 years as a Senior Sales Rep covering Government and Medical customers. I am now the Director of Software Development for a telecommunications company that specializes in fiber delivered broadband and voice services. I’m always looking for new ways to use Salesforce to improve our business processes, automation, and communications
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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.
Sometimes small changes can make a big difference. I’m creating a Configuration Helper for my Datatable component and I want the Admin to be able to select a group of fields from a list of all of the fields on an Object. The Dual List Box Flow Screen Component is perfect for this because it […]
Flow and Process Builder List View with Batch Delete I’ve been following a couple of ideas on the Idea Exchange for a while now. One has over 11,000 points and 13 merged ideas. Process Builder – List View and the other Allow Mass Deletion of Inactive Process Builder Versions has over 4,000 points with 4 merged ideas. I don’t […]