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KIRONKUMARKKIRONKUMARK 

Unique Record Name field with the Data Type as TEXT

Hi, I need to eliminate duplicate records from the Record Name filed(data type is TEXT, I dont want to use 'Auto Number' datatype), in 'LOOKUP DIALOUGE' I am getting duplicate values, so, How to make 'RECORD NAME' field UNIQUE by using the data type 'TEXT' Any help will be greatly appreciated Kiran.
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KIRONKUMARKKIRONKUMARK
But I dont want to use Workflow rule... is it possible?

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Hi,

 

You can create a Name custom field Name__c on object in which you use lookup field by selecting the unique identifier and use a workflow rule to update this field with the Lookup field.

 

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KIRONKUMARKKIRONKUMARK
But I dont want to use Workflow rule... is it possible?
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KIRONKUMARKKIRONKUMARK

Thanks a lot for the nice idea