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Create a Chatter FeedItem using Visual Workflow containing @Mention

I know that it is possible to create a FeedItem using Flow (as I have done so!), but is it possible to create an @mention in the body of that FeedItem?


I have tried doing @[{!varManagerName}], as well as using just the Id and another number of combinations, but it doesn't seem to want to work :)



If someone can help me figure it out, I would be ecstatic. This would be an absolutely perfect solution to a process issue we are currently experiencing!

Do you know if there is a way to @mention through the API? If so, then following the same approach should work. I would first check with the chatter team
@jessicamcq, Curious how you you created a Feeditem using Flow?  I am interested in a similar capability.
@jessimcq @Rajaram @Nickers I'm looking to do the exact same thing.  Did you get it working?
Douglas AyersDouglas Ayers
In the Winter '15 release, the new Post to Chatter action will support @mentions


https://help.salesforce.com/HTViewHelpDoc?id=vpm_designer_elements_action_feed.htm&language=en_US (https://help.salesforce.com/HTViewHelpDoc?id=vpm_designer_elements_action_feed.htm&language=en_US)

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Laurent LemazurierLaurent Lemazurier
@jessimcq , same for me, I would to add an @mention in post built using a flow.

@Nickers, here is a great tuto of this method: https://automationchampion.com/tag/feeditem/