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Pat Borjon 9Pat Borjon 9 

Can a ProcessBuilder be started by a formula field pointing to a different object?

We have object Recommend__c which has a formula field pointed to the parent object Application:

Adm_Status__c = TEXT(App__r.App_Adm_Status__c)

Can the ProcessBuilder be defined starting on the Recommend__c object, looking for changes to Adm_Status__c ?  So far is not working in PB or Workflow.
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@anilbathula@@anilbathula@
Hi Pat,

process builder ,workflow or trigger can’t fire based on formula field changes.
you need to set up a process builder/trigger on the formula referring object.

Thanks
Anil.B

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@anilbathula@@anilbathula@
Hi Pat,

process builder ,workflow or trigger can’t fire based on formula field changes.
you need to set up a process builder/trigger on the formula referring object.

Thanks
Anil.B
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Pat Borjon 9Pat Borjon 9
That's what i was afraid of - thanks for the quick reply.  Our customers are starting to see timeout errors when we have too many ProcessBuilders on the Application object, so I was hoping to trigger off a different/related object - one that has a field which is actually referencing the remote field.