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krishna 2619krishna 2619 

how to roll up text values to the parent object via lookup

Hi All,

I wanted to roll up the 2 text fields of a child object into parent object how to that 
Example :   Value 1 + '  ' +  Quality 1;
                   Value 2  + '  ' + Quality 2
                  Value  3 + '  ' +   Quality 3
I wnated to rollup this  vlaues to the parent obejct 
Manj_SFDCManj_SFDC
HI Krishna, 
you need to use Apex since the out of the box Rollup summary feature in Salesforce cannot be used to summarize text fields.
There's a good article from Jeff
https://blog.jeffdouglas.com/2011/08/23/salesforce-trigger-when-rollups-summaries-not-possible/
this will help you 
good luck !
Raj VakatiRaj Vakati
You can use the Declarative Rollup Summary Tool for Force.com Lookup 

https://developer.salesforce.com/blogs/2018/07/a-declarative-rollup-summary-tool-for-force-com-lookup-relationships.html

https://github.com/afawcett/declarative-lookup-rollup-summaries