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Marco JanmaatMarco Janmaat 

Contact Reference doesn't work when making new field in different object


I tried to load the email of the contactperson into my orders objects.
I created a new field, formula > text.

In the formula I try to reference the contactperson email field by:
Text(contact.email). It keeps giving me the error: "Error: Contact field does not exist. spell check.".

However, when I try Opportunity, or Contract or any other field to reference, it does work.

Any idea?
Many thanks
SwethaSwetha (Salesforce Developers) 
HI Marco,
Can you try something like Contact__r.Email and confirm if that works.

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