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MaxaMaxa 

Error: Formula result is data type (Text), incompatible with expected data type (Picklist).

Hi,

I have following problem,

i'm trying to create a workflow that will update Subject field in Task based on specific cretiria,

When i get to field update part, it gives me 2 options

blank value

and formula editor

if i use formula editor and put this value in "First Contact"

i get this error

Error: Formula result is data type (Text), incompatible with expected data type (Picklist).

i have this value in my pick list, but SF does not let me choose from pick list

also why woudl it require it? when i create new task via workflow i can put any Subject i like

can anyone help please

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MaxaMaxa

just heard back from SF, it is a bug,

they will fix it in next release no ETA yet

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CRMGeneralistCRMGeneralist

Did you try something like ISPICKVAL or CASE like below;

CASE( INSERT PICKLIST FIELD NAME HERE , "FIRST CONTACT","FIRST CONTACT","" )

Message Edited by CRMGeneralist on 03-03-2009 01:36 PM
MaxaMaxa
Same thing, i'm still passing text value, i think its a bug
MaxaMaxa

just heard back from SF, it is a bug,

they will fix it in next release no ETA yet

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rockchick322004rockchick322004
Maxa, can you tell me the Case # for this bug?
MaxaMaxa
02481585