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niki s 7niki s 7 

Hello I have a requirement, I want to show error message if any user try to create a new contact with same  name  that is already association with a account. using workflow or validation rule. 

Hello I have a requirement, I want to show error message if any user try to create a new contact with same  name  that is already association with a account.
using workflow or validation rule. 
Please don't recommend to use trigger. I know how to achieve this using trigger 
 
CharuDuttCharuDutt
Hii Nikis
You Can Try
A: Matching Rule
B: Duplicate Rule
To Stop From Creating Contact With Same Name

Please Mark It As Best Answer If It Helps
Thank You!
niki s 7niki s 7
How can you please explain
CharuDuttCharuDutt
Go To Setup > Quick Find > Matching Rule
Select Contact Object Click Next
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Click Save Click Activate.

Go To Setup > Quick Find > Duplicate Rule
Click New Rule Select Contact Object
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In The Matching Rule Section  Click on Matching Rule input From DropDown Select the Matching Rule You Created Above
Click Save Click Activate.

Please Mark It As Best Answer If It Helps
Thank You!


 
mukesh guptamukesh gupta
Hi Niki,

Please follow below screen shot:-

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if you need any assistanse, Please let me know!!

Kindly mark my solution as the best answer if it helps you.

Thanks
Mukesh 
niki s 7niki s 7
Thanks all.. but can I achieve this using workflow