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Combo field

Hello,

 

In the Professional version, is there a way to force validation on a field (we will call it field B) based on the particular item you select in a combo box.  For example, if the options in the combo box are 'test1', 'test2', and 'test3' and the requirement is not to allow the record to be saved if field B is empty and the combo box contains 'test1' or 'test3'; however, if the combo box contains 'test2' and field B is empty (null) then the record is ok to save.

 

In addition, I am trying to clearly understand the differences between the various versions and ORG, DEVELOPER, SAND BOX, etc.  Can anyone point me to the documention that gives me a better understanding of the various environments.

 

Thanks,
Tom

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snugglessnuggles

You can do the validation you are talking about with a custom validation rule.  If you go to SETUP--> Customize --> [CHOOSE AN OBJECT] --> VALIDATION RULES.  For custom objects, go to the custom object and find the validation rules displayed as a related list.

 

Here is an edition comparison page:

http://www.salesforce.com/crm/editions-pricing.jsp

 

but this will have the major editions, not developer/etc.  A sandbox will mirrior what ever environment it was created from but will give you the option to author apex.

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snugglessnuggles

You can do the validation you are talking about with a custom validation rule.  If you go to SETUP--> Customize --> [CHOOSE AN OBJECT] --> VALIDATION RULES.  For custom objects, go to the custom object and find the validation rules displayed as a related list.

 

Here is an edition comparison page:

http://www.salesforce.com/crm/editions-pricing.jsp

 

but this will have the major editions, not developer/etc.  A sandbox will mirrior what ever environment it was created from but will give you the option to author apex.

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Eager-2-LearnEager-2-Learn

Thank you for the information.  How do I mark this post stream Resolved.

 

I never had a chance to actually try your suggestion because they changed the requirements on me!

 

Thanks

snugglessnuggles
i think you just click the green solution button. i clicked it!