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I have the following validation rule written thus far to use a Vlookup on a custom object to verify that another record has not been created with the same name
Name = VLOOKUP
$ObjectType.Finale_Asset__c.Fields.Name, Name ),
( $ObjectType.Finale_Asset__c.Fields.Id ,$ObjectType.Finale_Asset__c.Fields.Name, Name )))
This indexes against all other Finale Assets to confirm the name is not the same and then does a check to make sure that it is not producing an error message because it found itself.
I need to expand this to include another field, a picklist with different asset types.
Ultimately the rule should work as follows.
An individual can not create a new record with the same name and type as an existing record. A record can have the same name and a different type.
We could have Name = Doc A Type = Document and Name = Doc A Type = Rule but not
Name = Doc A Type = Document and Name = Doc A Type = Document.
Can anybody provide some assistance in getting the picklist portion of the rule included in this validation rule. Where I'm coming across trouble is becuase it is a picklist, there is a limited number of formulas to try and work around this with, since we can't do another VLOOKUP against a picklist.