The Problem: I recently wanted to date stamp when an account became a customer. For my purposes this date was the 'Close Date' of the very first won opportunity. My first instinct was to reach for Process Builder (I love it!), but I had a niggling feeling I was over-complicating things and there was a … Continue reading MIN for the win! Date stamp when an account became a customer 📆
Ah standard report types....how we love your default columns. We absolutely do not spend an age removing the default columns every time we create a new report (hint: we do). The Lightning report builder has a really nifty solution for this! You can use the 'Remove All Columns' button. It does what it says on … Continue reading Time saving tips: Remove all report columns with a single click using the Lightning report builder!
I love Lightning, I really do, but for today's post we're heading back to Classic to take a look at the 'Sharing' button on the account page. Sadly the 'Sharing' button hasn't made it to Lightning yet - be sure to check out the useful links section below and click on the link to up … Continue reading Time saving tips: Back to the future…wait, I mean Classic, to discover the power of the ‘Sharing’ button
Last week I answered a question on the community about automatic opportunity creation upon lead convert, more specifically, how to avoid the creation of opportunities on lead convert. The solution was simple (more on that in a minute) but it got me thinking, how many more users missed the memo about enhancements to lead conversion … Continue reading Time saving tips: Did you miss the memo about streamlining lead conversion without opportunities?
Last week I had a very simple user request: the requirement was to add all campaign members from last year's Christmas card campaign to this year's campaign, and ideally our users would be able to do this themselves, not wait for me to do something magical in the background. No problem I thought, I've got … Continue reading Time saving tips: Where’s the ‘Add to Campaign’ report button gone in Lightning?
Did you know you can set field properties as 'Read Only' or 'Required' on multiple fields whilst editing the page layout?! No more setting properties one field at a time... Edit your chosen page layout Click on a field you want to edit the properties on (you've done it right if the field is highlighted … Continue reading Time saving tips: Set field properties in bulk on your page layout