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Jeff BomarJeff Bomar 

Is it possible to create a button to start a flow

Hello everyone. I created a flow today using the flow builder flowId=30129000000ULTsAAO and added the flow to the lightning page layout. My question is there a way to instead of adding the flow to the page layout could you add a button to the page layout instead to execute the flow see the image I am gathering two pieces of information
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SUCHARITA MONDALSUCHARITA MONDAL

Hi Jeff,

Yes, you can create 'Actions' and call your flow using that button. Please find the article for the same

https://help.salesforce.com/articleView?id=flow_distribute_internal_action.htm&type=5

 

Hope this helps!
Thanks,
Sucharita

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SUCHARITA MONDALSUCHARITA MONDAL

Hi Jeff,

Yes, you can create 'Actions' and call your flow using that button. Please find the article for the same

https://help.salesforce.com/articleView?id=flow_distribute_internal_action.htm&type=5

 

Hope this helps!
Thanks,
Sucharita

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Maharajan CMaharajan C
Hi Jeff,

You can call the Flow URL in custom detail page button.

Please refer the below blogs:
https://trailhead.salesforce.com/en/content/learn/v/projects/flow_calculate/flow_calculate_implement
https://douglascayers.com/2016/09/25/how-to-run-flow-from-page-button-in-lightning-experience/
https://trailblazers.salesforce.com/answers?id=9063A000000peWxQAI

if it is a not autolaunch flow i think you can use the Quick Action also.
https://www.simplysfdc.com/2018/03/salesforce-call-flow-from-action.html
https://trailhead.salesforce.com/en/content/learn/modules/screen_flow_distribution/screen_flow_distribution_action
https://help.salesforce.com/articleView?id=flow_distribute_internal_action.htm&type=5

Thanks,
Maharajan.C
Jeff BomarJeff Bomar
Thanks, everyone for the quick response I have created the flow and it works, however, I can't figure out how to get it to work by adding it as a button or action when I add the flow to the page it works but I don't like how the collections of inputs are on the screen when I add the flow to the screen I can pass in the record ID of the record I am on but an action or a button I cant figure out how to pass in the record ID 
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Jeff BomarJeff Bomar
Was able to get the button working thanks everyone for the help