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Jaime BlalockJaime Blalock 

How can I launch a notification to the creater of a record on a custom object if a new note is entered?

Hello. I have built a custom object in our instance of Salesforce that contains the standard note functionality. I would like to be able to have a workflow that will ping the creator of the record if someone enters a new note on the record. I did not see a way to do this with the standard workflow builder and I'm gussing some sort of code or formula will be needed? I would greatly appreciate any suggestions. Thanks!
Fahad-AkhtarFahad-Akhtar
Hi Jaime,
There is no out of the box way to do it, You can do following steps to create a custom solutions:
  1. Create a custom field on your parent object as checkbox
  2. Create a trigger on note object 
  3. In your trigger using first three digit of the id check the type of the object and if it matches with your type query and update your checkbox field.
  4. Once checkbox is true create a workflow to fire and update that field back to false and send an email from workflow
Thanks,
Fahad Akhtar