A Tip A Day #11 – Workaround for PriceBookEntry Trigger/Workflow

This post is a part of the daily blog series  A Tip A Day, daily dosage of learning! Day #9 - Workaround for PricebookEntry Trigger Salesforce has quite a few limitations on Product, Pricebook and Pricebookentry objects. The one that I recently faced on Pricebookentry is that we are not allowed to write triggers on Pricebookentry …

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A Tip A Day #10 – ISCLONE in Trigger

This post is a part of the daily blog series  A Tip A Day, daily dosage of learning! Day #10 - ISCLONE in Trigger Triggers work on events like Insert, Update, Delete, Undelete.  There are requirements where you need to perform actions on Cloning of records too.  Salesforce has the default method that checks whether …

A Tip A Day #9 – VALIDATION ON CLONED RECORD

This post is a part of the daily blog series  A Tip A Day, daily dosage of learning! Day #9 - Validation on Cloned record #ISCLONE Requirement: Is to not let the Users select Closed Won as the stage of the Opportunity when they clone an Opportunity.  In other scenarios, when users clone a Closed Won …

A Tip A Day #8 – Display Line Breaks of Long Text Area in VF Page

This post is a part of the daily blog series  A Tip A Day, daily dosage of learning!  Day #8 - Display Line Breaks of Long Text Area in Visualforce page. I have a field of type long text area called "Description" in Products object.  The value of this is generally a couple of paragraphs or …

A Tip A Day #7 – US Phone Validation Using RegEx

This post is a part of the daily blog series  A Tip A Day, daily dosage of learning!  Day #7 - US Phone Validation Using RegEx (Regular Expression) US Phone Number :  222-333-4444 String phone = '222-333-4444'; String WrongPhone = '222-333' //This is the pattern that matches with the above phone number format String regExPhone …

A Tip A Day #6 – Need a Free Salesforce Mentor? Want to become a Mentor?

This post is a part of the daily blog series  A Tip A Day, daily dosage of learning! Day #6 - Want to volunteer to be a Salesforce Mentor or Mentee for free? Seeking to volunteer as a Mentor? Want to learn Salesforce with the help of a mentor for free? Join Mentorship Central Mentorship …

A Tip A Day #5 – AppExchange Apps to scan Business/Name Cards

This post is a part of the daily blog series  A Tip A Day, daily dosage of learning!  Day #5 - AppExchange Apps to scan Business/Name Cards Lately, I have been researching on Apps that could scan Business Cards (Name Cards) so the Sales team can just scan the Name cards they collect to create …

A Tip A Day #4 – Formula To Add Months To Date Field (Easy? Read on!)

This post is a part of the daily blog series  A Tip A Day, daily dosage of learning!  Day #4 - Add Months to a Date field Requirement I have a Start Date field and No of Months field.  I need to calculate End Date using the 2 fields.  The idea is just just calculate the …

A Tip A Day #3 – Outlook & Salesforce Integration

This post is a part of the daily blog series  A Tip A Day, daily dosage of learning!  Day #3 - Outlook & Salesforce Integration There are 2 products offered by Salesforce and Microsoft for this integration.  The products help in syncing contacts, events, and tasks between the outlook and salesforce. The Sync features and other …

A Tip A Day #2 – Display custom popup message while Submitting for Approval

This post is a part of the daily blog series  A Tip A Day, daily dosage of learning!  Day #2 - Display custom popup message while Submitting for Approval Standard Approval Process Feature: When you setup Standard Approval process on any object, a standard button 'Submit For Approval' will be added to the page layout of …