Flow Actions

Flow Actions get added to the canvas using the Action element. They’re powerful ways to extend the capabilities of your flow. Each action expects certain inputs from ‘upstream’ in the flow and makes outputs available.

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Install Flow Actions:

ActionDescriptionTypeLatest UpdateVersion
Compare two Multi-Select PicklistsInvocable Apex that compares two multi-select picklist fields and determines their common and unique values.Misc8/26/17
Convert Files to AttachmentsFile management utility that makes it easier to take files that are associated with records and email them as attachments using FlowConversion10/13/19
Extract Text From Non-Text FieldGet Text values from fields like Email and PicklistConversion12/4/19
Filter CollectionFor every record in a collection, filter out all records except the ones that have a specified field that meets the provided criteria. Collection Processing12/17/191.12
Flow Actions for QuipA set of useful Quip integration actionsIntegration4/5/19
Generate Flow LinkCreate a URL from a recordId. You can then launch that URL from your flow with the Open URL actionNavigation12/27/191.1
Get Distance between Cities Uses Google Map APICalculations4/5/19
Get Layout FieldsGet the Fields for a specific Layout. Useful for driving customized RecordDetail displays in Flow ScreensRecords and Layouts12/25/191.22
Get Layout Info by Record Type and ProfileGet Layout ID corresponding to a particular record type and profile combinationRecords and Layouts12/25/191.22
Get Oracle SSN via AWSA demonstration of Direct Data Queries. Makes a REST call to AWSIntegration
Get Picklist ValuesSimple Flow Action to enable all flow designers to retrieve a set of picklist values to be used in subsequent stepsMisc7/4/19
Get Random NumberGenerate a random numberCalculations10/6/18
Get REST DataLoad data from a REST endpointIntegration
Load Web Page Opens a new browser page or tab with a desired URLNavigation
Map CollectionFor every record in a collection, change the value of one or more specified fieldsCollection Processing12/17/191.12
Minimize Utility Bar WindowAllows you to minimize the utility bar item that is currently openMisc7/1/19
Navigate EverywhereNavigate to records, list views, and other destinationsNavigation12/26/191.0
Navigate to Related List (Deprecated)End a flow by going to a related listNavigationDEPRECATED
Navigate to SObject (Deprecated)End a flow by Loading a Salesforce RecordNavigation
(Replaced by navigateToRecord)
NavigateToRecordEnd a flow by Loading a Salesforce Record in either View or Edit ModeNavigation9/20/19
Object Available Record TypesFor a given target object, returns a list of IDs and an sObject collection of the record types available to the current userMisc
Open URLLaunch URLs into new web pages or tabs. Navigation9/16/19
Play SoundPlay audio from a file or urlMisc.
Post Rich ChatterPost Rich Chatter messagesCommunication1/4/201.0
Send Email via SendGridUse the high-performance email transport service in your FlowsCommunication12/3/19
Send Rich (HTML) EmailSend Rich Text Email from Flow and use three different kinds of Salesforce email templatsCommunication11/24/191.31
Set Sharing Manually on a Lightning RecordSet Sharing Manually on a Lightning Record. Works around the absence of a manual sharing button in LightningMisc10/23/19
Show ToastLaunches a toast message to pop up on the screen.Notifications12/14/192.0
SOQL Query "LIMIT N" results"SOQL Query "LIMIT N" results"Queries12/26/19
Unlock Records (for Approval Processes)Provides actions for Unlocking records and getting their lock statusApproval Processes11/3/191.0
Update ScreenTell the browser to intelligently refresh a particular visible recordNavigation
Get Record Type InfoGenerate a list of record types for a specific object.Misc.1/19/20201.0

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