Tag: Dynamic Formula

Commonly Used Salesforce Formulas – Good To Know

Salesforce Formulas are a powerful tool within the Salesforce platform, designed to enhance the functionality and interactivity of your Salesforce applications. These formulas allow users to perform calculations, manipulate text, and automate processes, thereby transforming data into actionable insights. They are akin to the formulas used in spreadsheet applications but tailored for Salesforce’s robust CRM environment. By utilizing Salesforce Formulas, administrators and developers can create dynamic fields, validation rules, and workflows that respond intelligently to user input and data changes. This capability not only streamlines operations but also ensures data integrity and enhances the user experience. Whether you are calculating sales commissions, formatting dates, or validating data entries, Salesforce Formulas offer a versatile and indispensable resource for maximizing the efficiency and effectiveness of your Salesforce instance.

In this blog post, I will share some of the most commonly used formulas. I will try to keep this blog post up to date by posting new formulas as I experience it in future.

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Evaluate Dynamic Formulas In Apex

“Evaluate Dynamic Formulas in Apex” is a new feature in Salesforce scheduled for release with Summer ’24 (currently in beta). It allows developers to programmatically evaluate Salesforce formulas within Apex code. This means you can write code that takes a formula as input (as a string) and evaluates it based on the context you provide, similar to how formulas are evaluated in fields or rules within Salesforce.

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